UNLIKE your typical lay day day malaise, in Fiji it pumps even when there is not a consistent enough playing field for the competition to run.
There might not be a comp but there’s a thumping tube and a spoofy short to shred. Ace Buchan, Taylor Knox, Yadin Nicol and Matt Wilkinson tearing up the turf at Cloudbreak and Restaurants. And how brutal is Matt’s fully buried forehand gaff? Ouch.
When are they going to finish the comp? With only a few days left in the holding period and the Volcom Fiji Pro forecast peaking for Tuesday, plus the trade winds lessening we’d be surprised if they didn’t run tomorrow (Tuesday, June 11th).
Welcome to the plateau. It's where we gather to watch Yago Dora soar above our heads.
These are the fortunate few. Many epic sessions have fallen by the wayside, victims to our ruthless monthly culls, but the results are wondrous to behold.
Patagonia is a challenging lover, said the English novelist, Bruce Chatwin. It haunts you, it bewitches you, it wraps you in its arms and does not let you go.
Welcome to the winners' podium. The cream of February lies before you in four spectacular Atlantic sessions, big barrels being the theme.
The symbiosis of surfer and winter. The Astray Collective and Finisterre bring you a short narrated by Matt Smith and produced by Mickey Smith