Another day of strong offshore winds. I tried to sail, but no way I could enjoy it. So I happily derigged and went to Hookipa where the pros were having good time (when not falling in the jibes or catapulting in the gusts or having the sail ripped off their hands when water starting...).
Sailor of the day: Kevin Pritchard.
When I took this picture I thought:"I better use less zoom with Kevin... he's starting to go out of the screen!"
On the next wave I used less zoom and he did another big aerial, this time one footed, perfectly landed on the wave face. He may not know how to spell poll ;-), but sure enough he knows how to rip in offshore conditions. Remember that crazy aerial at Cabo Verde?
10 from the italian judge.
I took tons of photos, it was hard to select a few more main page deservers.
Levi destroying a lip.
Keith got confused. He thought he was surfing and he got barreled.
Mark Angulo (the photographer survived).
John Skye had a session at Sprecks earlier. Looks like he didn't get too tired...
Hey, he has a blog too!
In this slide all the other worthy photos.
Unfortunately there's an annoying song as a soundtrack (you can mute it on the top left), that's why I didn't embed it.
That's the end of slide.com for me. Anyone feels like recommending a good slideshow site?
Big waves on the horizon. Next swell is going to pretty damn big, but pretty damn west too... 300-315 uncle Pat says. God bless the West Maui Mountain...