Quiksilver Waterman Peter Mel Wins the Billabong Pico Alto 2011

Yesterday, the world’s best big wave surfers battled 45 foot waves at the second competition in the 2011 Big Wave World Tour in Peru. Quiksilver surfer Peter Mel secured the first place prize, and his first ever Big Wave World Tour victory. The legendary Mel started the hour long final heat off strong with a 9 point ride, and sealed his victory in the final minutes of the competition.

Congratulations to Peter on this tremendous victory!

Final Results:
1. Peter Mel (USA)
2. Ben Wilkinson (Australia)
3. Felipe Cesarano (Brazil)
4. Joao De Macedo (Portugal)
5. Jamie Sterling (Hawaii)
6. Kodiak Semsch (Peru)