QUIKSILVER team members Balaram Stack & Chase Wilson joined up with Tofino B.C’s Raph Bruhwiler for three days of remote cold Canadian.
To come and surf in Tofino and not spend most of your time on the beachbreak is a rare experience, unless of course you come and visit Raph. These guys mainlined a lifetime of local surfing knowledge and got to see it all in a very short time.
Dialling into a decent pulse of North Pacific heft the trio scored some chunky tubes at a rarely surfed left hand point. Not satisfied they took on a right near Tofino which looks the spit of the cold water twin of HTs, also home to a friendly pod of killer whales.
Two separate systems gift glorious barrels to surfers on both sides of the Atlantic.
Jamie O'Brien takes Poopies and Kalani Chapman to Jaws, but this is not your ordinary Jaws mission. JOB and the boys rent Catch Surf soft-top boards and this happens...
Gabriel Medina won, Stephanie Gilmore won. They both won on the same day.
Entry to The Winter Session has closed for this season. The task remains of picking a pair of winners for February, then sorting through all the edits in search of an overall victor.