Kelly Slater Wins 2006 Rip Curl Pro
Kelly Slater has just claimed victory in what was an amazing climax to the Rip Curl Pro. In eight to 10 feet plus waves Slater unleashed a flurry of turns to take down Joel Parkinson. What a day folks, what a day!
Afull report and images will follow shortly.
BANG! WHIMPER! Rip Curl Pro hangs on the swell
Started with a bang, ended with a whimper. That's the second to last day of the Rip Curl Pro. The day began with Joel Parkinson and Danny Wills smashing perfect sunny walls, and finished with Andy Irons and Bobby Martinez scratching their heads in a cold flat lineup.
Taj Burrow Stakes Claim for Rip Curl Pro Title
The second event on the Foster's ASP Men's World Tour was held in spectacular one to two metre (three to six feet) waves at Bells Beach in Victoria, Australia and Burrow had the huge crowd in attendance on their feet for the full 30 minutes of his heat.
Day Of Upsets At Rip Curl Pro As Wildcards and Rookies Prevail
With the famous Bells Beach Bowl firing in consistent one to 1.5 metre (three to four foot) swells throughout the day, spectators were treated to some spectacular surfing as the rookies and wildcards dominated round two of the Rip Curl Pro.