A deconstruction of 2013’s standout heats. This time, Adriano De Souza vs Jordy Smith at Bells.
Welcome back to Heat Redux, in which world tour surfers, their coaches, team managers and the event commentators deconstruct the turning points in some of the most entertaining and standout heats from the 2013 ASP World Tour.
This episode is all about Jordy Smith and Adriano De Souza’s semifinal at Bells Beach. As surf journalist and commentator Sean Doherty says, both men seemed to think that if they won this heat, they’d win the event. Turns out one of them was right. Everybody loves a buzzer beater.
Kepa finds himself in a land of perpetual dancing and broad smiles.
Pick a solid swell, make the treacherous paddle, avoid the fang-like rocks on the inside, and you could score some of the longest rights of your life.
If Jack Kerouac surfed he would have chewed his beatnik leg off to get on this trip. Desert Point to Shipstern and everything in between.
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