January 31, 2011

Bacalso nailed the day’s only perfect score by threading through a long Backdoor pit, only to bust out somewhere around Off-the-Wall. “I was pumping for my life and it almost closed out on me but I wasn’t going to do all that work to get shut out at the end,” Bacalso quipped. “I dropped my head and dropped my shoulders, straight linebacker style. If I was a buck-fifty, I wouldn’t have made it. Luckily, I got some weight on my side.” Watch the clip here! Source: Surfline.com

Kekoa was rewarded $1000 from Electric Sunglasses for bullying his way through that wave at the Volcom Pipeline Pro. Photo: Magicseaweed.com