Rio Pro Day 1 Highlights

by on Thursday 10th May, 2012   10214 Views

TOP seeds dominated the opening round of the Billabong Rio Pro, right up until Ace Buchan thrashed out a last minute nine to beat Medina against the run of play.

Julian Wilson looked in ominous form but needs to prove he can keep it going. Taj Burrow another natural-footer dominated the lefthander of Arpoador today and in general the sectioning left didn’t seem to be doing much to benefit the goofies.

Forecast wise it’s dropping today (Thursday) before a small pulse on Saturday preceding a series of pulses next week which are forecast to hit a decent size. All in all the forecast looks promising and on the right patches of sand it should get pretty tasty so long as the can keep the satellite truck out of the bushes.

Average rating of 3.5231 from 0 votes

10214 Visits -

The Notorious El Gringo

The Notorious El Gringo

Alvaro Malpartida's WQS victory at the fierce Chilean wave

Video The Wedge From Above

The Wedge From Above

Drone footage of body surfers at the Wedge, Newport Beach, California

News Tropical Storm Bertha – Surf Outlook

Tropical Storm Bertha – Surf Outlook

Tracking the development of the Bertha storm system as it approaches the US East Coast

Video The European Hawaii with Guillermo Cobo

The European Hawaii with Guillermo Cobo

Guillermo Cobo flying high at home in the Canaries

Video Hawaii – Living Up to Expectations

Hawaii – Living Up to Expectations

An edit comprised of clips from Hawaii

Feature Sumatran Gold

Sumatran Gold

Photo Gallery of the goods on offer in southern Sumatra over the weekend