Tag Archives: Chopes

Chopes Worst Wipeouts from Teahupo’o Tahiti

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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 … Continue reading

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Teahupo’o Summer 2012 – Surfing Magazine – Laird Hamilton

Laird Hamilton riding bomber in Teahupoo summer 2012. Surfing Magazine’s photographer Tom Carey disappeared this summer.  Most bosses fire an employee for an extended disappearance; Tom  returned with some great Chopes and still has job.  Check out the collection at … Continue reading

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Surfing Magazine interviews Bruce Irons about Teahupo’o

Bruce Irons relives Teahupo’o on one of its largest wave days in 2012.  The surf was huge.  Irons caught more than his share of large waves.  Irons lived to talk about his experiences at Chopes. . . Jim Caldwell Redondo … Continue reading

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Code Red Full Movie – Surfing Goes Huge At Teahupoo Tahiti

Billabong’s Code Red Full Movie – Surfing Goes Huge At Teahup’oo Tahiti probably is the best combined footage of Chopes, on what many (read ‘hype’) call the Biggest day ever.  In any case, Teahupoo was huge and the video is … Continue reading

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Gabriel Medina Perfect 10 Barrel Ride-2012 Volcom Fiji Pro

Amazing Cloudbreak barrel ride by Gabriel Medina at the 2012 Volcom Fiji Pro.  He seemingly disappears, to be swallowed up by the tube.  Seconds later he shoots out of barrel again.  The ride scores a Perfect 10.  An amazing shot! … Continue reading

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Surfer Magazine: How to surf TEAHUPOO: Michel Bourez on Navigating Tahiti’s Marquee Left-Hander

Jeff Mull August 7, 2012 Teahupoo has gained a reputation for handing out some of the world’s best barrels and worst beatings—often you’ll find both in the same session. If watching the upcoming Billabong Pro Tahiti inspires you to test … Continue reading

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Sean Collins Article on The Mechanics of Teahupo’o

This is reposted from Garrett McNamara’s website Teahupoʻo is a village on the south-west coast of the island of Tahiti, French Polynesia, southern Pacific Ocean. It is known for the surf break and heavy, glassy waves offshore, often reaching 2 … Continue reading

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