Six Perfect Heats

The only flawless heats in the history of the World Tour

In the entire history of the ASP, only four surfers have been able to put together a perfect heat. Kelly Slater and Joel Parkinson, two of those surfers, have done it twice. Here’s a look at the six perfect heats in ASP history:


Joel Parkinson def. John John Florence / Round 5 of the 2013 Oakley Pro Bali


Kelly Slater def. Sebastian Zietz / Quarterfinal of the 2013 Volcom Fiji Pro


Jeremy Flores def. Michel Bourez / Round 5 of the 2011 Billabong Pro Tahiti – (Flores’ waves start at 3:14 below)


Joel Parkinson def. Dusty Payne / Round 3 of the 2008 Billabong Pipe Masters – (Parko’s waves start at 1:03)


Kelly Slater def. Damien Hobgood / Final of the 2005 Billabong Pro Tahiti


Shane Beschen / 1996 Kirra Pro