Billabong Pro Tahiti: Past Results 2010-2014

Billabong Pro Tahiti: Past Results 2010-2014

Here are the Billabong Pro Tahiti past results from 2010-2014.

Winner Runner-up Semis Quarters R5
2014 Gabriel Medina Kelly Slater Bede Durbidge
John John Florence
Adrian Buchan
Kolohe Andino
Dion Atkinson
Owen Wright
Michel Bourez
Tiago Pires
Kai Otton
Brett Simpson
2013 Adrian Buchan Kelly Slater Kai Otton
Mick Fanning
John John Florence
Josh Kerr
Julian Wilson
Fred Patacchia
CJ Hobgood
Jeremy Flores
Joel Parkinson
Jordy Smith
2012 Mick Fanning Joel Parkinson John John Florence
Owen Wright
CJ Hobgood
Gabriel Medina
Jeremy Flores
Ricardo Dos Santos
Damien Hobgood
Julian Wilson
Kieren Perrow
Taj Burrow
2011 Kelly Slater Owen Wright Josh Kerr
Travis Logie
Brett Simpson
Jeremy Flores
Matt Wilkinson
Raoni Monteiro
Chris Davidson
Fred Patacchia
Kai Otton
Michel Bourez
2010 Andy Irons CJ Hobgood Jeremy Flores
Kelly Slater
Adrian Buchan
Fred Patacchia
Pat Gudauskas
Tiago Pires
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J-Bay Open: Seeds & Heat Draw

J-Bay Open: Seeds & Heat Draw 2015

J-Bay Open: Seeds & Heat Draw 2015Here are the seeds and R1 heat draws (row=heat) heading in to the 2015 WSL J-Bay Open.

Note: JJF, Flores & Banting are out with injuries.

H6: 1. Adriano De Souza 24. Kolohe Andino 36. Slade Prestwich
H5: 2. Mick Fanning 23. Michael February 35. Tomas Hermes
H4: 3. Filipe Toledo 22. Adam Melling 34. Dane Reynolds
H3: 4. Owen Wright 21. Kai Otton 33. CJ Hobgood
H2: 5. Julian Wilson 20. Miguel Pupo 32. Alejo Muniz
H1: 6. Taj Burrow 19. Michel Bourez 31. Brett Simpson
H7: 7. Josh Kerr 18. Sebastian Zietz 30. Dusty Payne
H8: 8. Kelly Slater 17. Matt Wilkinson 29. Glenn Hall
H9: 9. Nat Young 16. Wiggolly Dantas 28. Adrian Buchan
H10: 10. Italo Ferreira 15. Jadson Andre 27. Fred Patacchia
H11: 11. Bede Durbidge 14. Jordy Smith 26. Ricardo Christie
H12: 12. Gabriel Medina 13. Joel Parkinson 25. Keanu Asing

J-Bay Open: Shea Lopez Pundit Picks

J-Bay Open: Shea Lopez Pundit Picks 2015

J-Bay Open: Shea Lopez Pundit Picks 2015

Shea’s picks

J-Bay Open: Shea Lopez Pundit Picks his team for the sixth stop on the WSL Championship Tour at the famous right point break in South Africa.

J-Bay is one of those few locales that can take an unruly open-ocean swell and transform it into corduroy perfection. Serving up everything from an easy entry and racing wall to ruler-edged tube sections that appear to stretch on forever, J-Bay truly has it all. Watching the tour’s upper echelon— Slater, Smith, Parko, Fanning— maximize every opportunity with minimum excess can be a mesmerizing show. However, watching a lesser surfer struggle to find their line or flow as they butcher a beautiful canvas can leave you questioning the future of our sport. Of the young crew, not many look prepared to match the veterans at a wave like Jeffrey’s. My Fantasy Surfer team is composed of a mix of surfers that have either proven themselves here before or have impressed me this year at other spots.

– Shea Lopez -more-

Kelly Slater $10,000,000
Jordy Smith $7,250,000
Joel Parkinson $8,500,000
Dane Reynolds $1,500,000
Julian Wilson $8,250,000
Dusty Payne $3,000,000
Owen Wright $9,250,000

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J-Bay Open: Jimmicane’s Passion Picks

J-Bay Open: Jimmicane’s Passion Picks 2015

J-Bay Open: Jimmicane's Passion Picks 2015

Jimmicane’s Passion Picks

Surfing Magazine’s Jimmicane gives his passion picks for the 2015 J-Bay Open in South Africa, the sixth stop on the WSL Championship Tour.

Pick ’em: Mick, Slater, Bede, Parko, Jordy, SeaBass, Melling, Dane
Maybe consider: Owen, Medina, Muniz

A couple weeks ago I sat in a boat, merely yards away, as Owen Wright made history scoring two perfect 10 point rides, twice, in one event. I screamed at the top of my lungs. I high-fived everyone within reach. I celebrated in the Cloudbreak channel with Owen during an all-time moment in his life. It was one of the coolest things I’ve ever witnessed… …and he wasn’t on my fantasy team.

– Jimmicane -more-

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J-Bay Open: Nick Carroll’s Picks

J-Bay Open: Nick Carroll’s Picks 2015

Nick's picks

Nick’s picks

Nick Carroll gives his pundit review of the J-Bay Open in South Africa, the sixth stop on the WSL Championship Tour.

SPEED: Parko, Jordy, Slater, Mick, Bede, Melling, ADS, Toledo, Keanu
WEIGHT: Parko, Jordy, Slater, Mick, Owen, Julian, Bede, Ace, Ricardo, Dane, ADS
VISION: Toledo, Wilko, Jordy, Italo, Kolohe, Julian, Freddy-P
PRIORITY: ADS, Mick, Slater, Owen

OK here comes the most testing event of 2015. Jeffreys Bay, we sense, is about to put the top 34 through the goddam wringer.

– Nick Carroll -more-

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J-Bay Open: Ross Williams Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

J-Bay Open: Ross Williams Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em 2015

J-Bay Open: Ross Williams Start 'Em, Sit 'Em 2015

Ross Williams’ picks

Ross Williams gives his start ’em, sit ’em pundit pick list for the 2015 J-Bay Open in South Africa, the sixth stop on the WSL Championship Tour.

Start ‘Em: Julian, Wilko, Keanu
Sit ‘Em: Kerr, Jadson, Hall
Darkhorse: Melling

Cloudbreak and Supertubes both require a high surfing IQ: Surfers who match their tempo with the speed of the wave have the most success. You need to take in the information the wall ahead is giving well before the time comes to launch your choice of maneuvers. That’s what makes guys like Tom Curren, Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson and Jordy Smith so great at Jeffreys Bay. Just like Fiji, J-Bay can be inconsistent, so a surfer’s ability to shrug off the pressure while he waits for that one perfect wave is key.

– Ross Williams -more-

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J-Bay Open: Groundswell’s Hot & Cold Picks

J-Bay Open: Groundswell’s Hot & Cold Picks 2015

J-Bay Open: Groundswell's Hot & Cold Picks 2015

Groundswell’s detailed write-up

Groundswell, the Fantasy Surfer forum moderator, lays down his Hot & Cold J-Bay pundit picks for 2015. For his detailed write-ups and other WSL Championship Tour contest picks, check out his forum posts.

HOT: Mick, Parko, Bourez

COLD: CJ, Medina, ADS

BOOM OR BUST: JJF, Jordy, Dusty

CAUTION: Flores

– Groundswell -more-

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J-Bay Open: Past Results 2010-2014

J-Bay Open: Past Results 2010-2014

Here are the J-Bay Open past results and winners from 2010-2014. The Championship Tour did not stop at Jeffreys Bay in 2012 or 2013.

Winner Runner-up Semis Quarters R5
2014 Mick Fanning Joel Parkinson Matt Wilkinson
Owen Wright
Taj Burrow
Gabriel Medina
Adriano De Souza
Alejo Muniz
Josh Kerr
Kolohe Andino
CJ Hobgood
Fred Patacchia
2011 Jordy Smith Mick Fanning Ace Buchan
Joel Parkinson
Alejo Muniz
Damien Hobgood
Josh Kerr
Julian Wilson
Bede Durbidge
Daniel Ross
Adam Melling
Michel Bourez
2010 Jordy Smith Adam Melling Bede Durbidge
Taj Burrow
Adriano De Souza
Damien Hobgood
Dane Reynolds
Sean Holmes
Adrian Buchan
Owen Wright
Matt Wilkinson
Andy Irons