Monday, April 21, 2014
Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
Another early start at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.
John John Florence waxes up at first light.
Taj Burrow jammin' his back foot in the lip.
Adriano De Souza drops his back arm, and throws a lot of water.
Adam Melling on his way to his best result of the 2014 season
Picture, Perfect, Pumping at the 2014 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.
Drug Aware Margaret River Pro runner-up Josh Kerr, couldn't get past a red-hot Adam Melling in Round 3 of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.
Adriano De Souza walking up the stairs he was carried up as event champion last year.
Filipe Toledo couldn't get past countryman Adriano De Souza in a tight Round 3 tussle.
Filipe Toledo and the long walk back to the locker room after a narrow loss.
Gabriel Medina jumping for the horizon.
John John Florence getting airtime out the back, Kai Otton carving on the inside, the heat finished with the pair separated by only 0.16.
Kelly Slater keeping a close eye on the line-up.
Kelly Slater - torque.
Kelly Slater dropping the hammer.
Joel Parkinson soaring and scoring on the shorebreak.
Today Mick Fanning's Dad watched him surf live for the first time. Here's Mick with coach and dad.
Jordy Smith on his magic Bells Beach board.
Kelly Slater - pre heat ritual.
Fred Patacchia Jnr one of three goofy-footers left in the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach draw.
Taj Burrow - pre heat prep.
Nat Young, last year's Rip Curl Pro Bells beach runner-up had to settle for equal 13th this time around.
Julian Wilson putting his aerial antics on display.
Mick Fanning's lightning fast whip frozen in time.
Taj Burrow enjoying the spoils of a Round 4 victory.
John John Florence posts a Perfect 10. Wow.
John John Florence after a heat that these spectators won't forget.
Jordy Smith and Joel Parkinson enjoy watching the surfing at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach as much as the rest of us.
John John Florence, tail high, wind in his hair and eyes on the landing.
Kelly Slater has fans young and old.
Owen Wright in the air on the way to his best result of 2014.