Roar Power

THE Right, as big and as perfect as it gets, there's no way you'll get through this without wincing.

This wave normally gives you less than 50/50 chance of making it, even Laurie Towner, the fatalistic king of the barrel ride was shocked out here. Mark Mathews has seemingly made a career pulling into the inevitable at The Right, going red or black with the arbitrary, emotionless, guillotine end section

Locals, Chris Ross, Ben Rufus, Chris Shanahan were joined by Irish journeyman Fergal Smith in scoring what is by any yardstick an insane session. Capped-off by that bodysurfing moment and beautifully captured by Darren McCagh, Spencer Hornby and Russell Ord.


Ed Temperley

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