Κυριακή, 19 Νοέμβριος 2017
Γίνε μέλος
Σημεία αγοράς
Check out the market.
Sofia HQ
Εγγράψου στα νέα

Stay informed on our latest news by subscribing here.

Ακολούθησέ μας
Current Page 

Twitter Page Twitter Page

Facebook Page Facebook Page

Google Plus Page Google Plus Page

The final day of competition at the 2012 Volcom Pipe Pro ended in a spectacular showdown in the last 10-seconds of the 35-minute final with John Florence taking 1st place with a buzzer-beating 9.93 Backdoor barrel. His last wave, together with his earlier perfect 10-point ride, put his combined heat score at 19.93 out of a possible 20 to edge out former Pipe Pro Champion Jamie O'Brien in 2nd, Kai Barger in 3rd and Nate Yeomans in 4th.

O'Brien held the lead for the majority of the final, only to see the top spot disappear in the last minute of the heat. With a minute to go, Florence paddled over and congratulated O'Brien. Then a dark line on the horizon caught his eye. One last wave stacked up on the Pipeline reef. Florence clawed his way past Jamie, over the ledge, under the lip and into the heat-winning tube ride - a 9.93 - to claim the $20,000 first prize and a custom warrior helmet trophy.

"I wrote myself off half way through," said Florence. "Kai and Jamie both had nines and eights. Jamie had two nines. I can't believe it. Here at Pipe anything can happen. I surfed my first heat, then had my hand (injury) and tweaked my neck really bad and that was killing me. So I was seriously considering not continuing on. I got some work done on my neck, taped my hand up and it all worked out."

Back on the beach, O'Brien and Florence shook hands and O'Brien shook his head.

This event marks the second consecutive year that Florence and O'Brien have taken the number 1 and 2 spots at the Volcom Pipe Pro.

Also awarded today was the Todd Chesser Hard Charger Sportsmanship Award - presented to Costa Rica's Carlos Munoz who posted the first perfect score of the event in the early rounds and finished in equal ninth place.

As an added bonus, Electric's "Perfect 10 Award" was given out to any surfer that locked in a 10-point ride during the event. Winners received $1,000 in cash, handed to them directly after their heats. Recipients included: Carlos Munoz (Costa Rica), Dylan Graves (Puerto Rico), Dusty Payne (Hawaii), Balaram Stack (New York) and John Florence (Hawaii).

Check out more at Volcom's official Pipe Pro website here

Η αξιολόγησή σας: Κανένα Μέσος όρος: 4 (1 ψήφοι)
Παρόμοια θέματα
  •      The 2011 Volcom Pipe Pro ended today with a magical finish in incredible 6-8-foot classic Pipeline, with 18-year-old John Florence of Hawaii taking home first place and the $16,000 check for first pla...
  •      Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii (February 2nd, 2013). The 2013 Volcom Pipe Pro began just three days ago with 124 warriors going to battle at the fabled Banzai Pipeline yet by late this afternoon, only four me...
  •      Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii (January 23th, 2012): The third annual Volcom Pipe Pro, an ASP 5-Star World Qualifying Series (WQS) event, is setting up for another amazing showdown at Pipe.
  •      Lastnamefirst TV and Dtrean Media brings you the highlights of Da Hui  Backdoor Shoot-Out contest, one of the North Shore's grassroot competitions.
  •      John John Florence is possibly the best all around surfer in the world right now. On track to challenge Kelly Slater for the number of world titles. AMAZING SURFER with some awesome style. ...
Πρόσφατα θέματα
Join us today and start building the online extreme sport community.

Publish your market points and extend your business potential and online reach.Upload your files and get unlimited online media parking space.Promote your events to enable more people know what and where you up to.Post your comments, discuss on forum topics, chat live, build your profile and make new friends.
Γλώσσες
Ετικέτες πολυμέσων
Assist us grow
Στατιστικά
  • Καταχωρίσεις : 923
  • Μέλη : 47
  • Σχόλια : 21
  • Ημερήσιες προβολές : 813
  • Ημερήσιες επισκέψεις : 17
  • Συνολικές επισκέψεις : 1405617
  • Συνδρομητές πηγών RSS : 11
  • Ημερήσιες εξωτερικές παραπομπές : 4