In the new 21 Days, we ride shotgun with Julian Wilson and Taj Burrow through the end of the Billabong Pro and Hurley Pro lead-up.
Now in his third year on tour, Julian Wilson is coming off an event win in Ballito, followed by a fifth at the Billabong Pro, Tahiti. With new travel partner, girlfriend Ashley, the Sunshine-Coaster is feeling relaxed and ready.
Taj Burrow is a perennial world top five surfer and a danger at every event. He’s currently sitting at number five, and believes that since he now has the right trainer in his corner, he might be able to move on up.
In episode one, both surfers leave Tahiti for some downtime before flying to Cali for the big show. This is a story you won’t want to miss.
Like a lot of the waves in the edit, this one is a grower. Dusty Payne and Yadin Nicol make light work of things you'd sail on by.
Highlight of the day was the 17-year-old brother of local legend Manoa. He blew everyone away.
We break down the reasons why Edouard might be the most interesting storm of the season so far.
Next week we have great looking numbers for Trestles, the Wedge and elsewhere in Southern California.
Big old Tasmanian tubes and Marti Paradisis in the land of empty slabs.