One thing done: Kai Lenny wins the Sunset Beach Pro, and in a beautiful way.
Risk taking, energy, and just enough aggressivity were the only way for him to
win with the extremely high level of the riders this year,
Nice performance also from the localRobin Johnston who climbs up to a well deserved
second place, with his spot knowledge and his commitment. Wonderful third place of
Kody Kerbox, from Maui, another youngster who will have shown his value and his great
We will remember the biggest tube of the contest, by the local Kala Alexander!
Here are a few photos, brought to you by Naish and the recap video of the event!
The best SUP wave riders in the world were pretty spoiled by
mother nature in the last few days, with some big swells hitting
Link naar video reports hier: http://www.youtube.com/user/TheWatermanLeague?feature=watch
The contest went throught the first few tours already
and some names are already starting to stand out with some pretty
high scores: Dave Muir, Kai Lenny, Keahi de Aboitiz, Bonga Perkins,
Ian Vaz, Robin Johnston, Ikaika Kalama, Kala Alexander and the very
surprising Casper Steinfath will have gotten the best scores in the first
round and the event winner might very well be amongst these names!
But we could have a surprise: the australian Beau Nixon and Justin Holland,
as well as Mo Freitas and the legend Aaron Napoleon also made a great
impression on Staurday.
The contest is on hold for now, waiting for better conditions. Next call will be
at 7 am on Tuesday morning, but the organizers are looking more into Wednesday
morning, as a new swell should fill in. Stay tuned!
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