All Photos: Freesurf Magazine staff
Two bottles of water, Ibuprofen and 6-10 foot Pipeline: when mixed together into a juicy cocktail, these three items can undoubtedly cure a post-Volcom Pipe Pro celebration hangover.
Just ask those who shook off headaches and sunburns and sore shoulders and swarmed the lineup on February 3rd, one day after Kelly Slater, Makai McNamara, Jamie O’Brien and Bruce Irons went blow for blow in the VPP Final, showcasing nothing but glory and gore in the process (need a recap? Find it here!).
With sizeable remnants continuing to pour into Pipeline, Backdoor and Off the Wall on February 3rd, the day marked yet another opportunity for surfers to prove themselves at the ultimate proving grounds. Here’s proof, in photo essay form.