Deep Water – Teahupo’o – Koa Rothman goes huge at Chopes

Great Deep Water video from Patagonia

Koa Rothman barrels huge in the Teahupoo session.  Kealii Mamala barrels in the cloud at Chopes.
Chopes surf picked up to huge walls later in the session.  Laird Hamilton and Manoa Drollet share a 20 footer.

Others joining the fest:

Nathan Fletcher
Dean Bowen
Billy Kemper
Nathan Florance
Heidrii Willliams
Ben Wilkinson
Mark Healey
Lapu Coutinho
Karl Atkins
Raimanna Van Bastolaer
Benjamin Sanchis
Will Skudin


Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach

About jw60sea

Jim Caldwell has over 26 years of experience in the public safety sector in occupations ranging from professional ski patrol, and ocean lifeguard to firefighter. Jim has worked for the Redondo Beach Fire Department for the last 22 years holding successively higher positions of responsibility. For the last six years, Jim has held the rank of Engineer with responsibility for driving and operating the Department’s Engines and Tillered Aerial Ladder Truck. Throughout his career, he has shown a dedication not only to public safety but also community service.
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