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Women's SriLankan Airlines Pro winner, Courtney Conlogue was loving the rippable right handers.© 2014 Will H-S
2010 ASP World Longboard Champion Duane Desoto continued his winning ways at this year's Sri Lankan Airlines Pro and is looking good to take the World Title for the 2nd year in a row. "I'm on top of the world baby!" Dusoto said. "This is a dream come true, this is what we work so hard for. The waves here have been amazing, it's never been flat and we had the best surf in the final, it was perfect. Aruman Bay is an awesome wave!"© 2014 Will H-S
TukTuks are the best way to explore the coast north and south of A-Bay. They're cheap, the drivers know all the spots and are decent at tying boards down. Oh, and they're pretty fun too.© 2014 Will H-S
Always a favourite with the photogs, Alana Blanchard showing off her tan.© 2014 Will H-S
Australian Harley Ingleby scored the best tube ride of the event on his way to an equal 3rd place finish.© 2014 Will H-S
Helmets on the beach? Must be all those damn falling coconuts.© 2014 Will H-S
Lakey Peterson is only 16-years-old, and she landed this air-reverse less than a minute after the final had finished. Take note, you'll be seeing more of this young lass.© 2014 Will H-S
The people in Sri Lanka are genuinely friendly and loving people. Show respect and you'll be welcomed with open arms, sat at the table with family and given waves your whole trip.© 2014 Will H-S
The Sri Lankan civil war has been over for more than 2 years, but soldiers like this stationed all over the place is a constant reminder of the troubled past.© 2014 Will H-S
Playful pets on the point.© 2014 Will H-S
Aurgam Bay is a unique surfing spot. The waves are super clean in the morning, followed by howling trade winds that mess up the surf anywhere from 11am to 1pm. Then around 4 or 5 pm the winds go offshore and the ocean glasses off making conditions perfect again!© 2014 Will H-S
A 40ft long sleeping golden Buddha. There's a temple in Sri Lanka that actually has one of Buddha's teeth.© 2014 Will H-S
More Buddhas.© 2014 Will H-S
Soldiers are everywhere, this is country still reeling from it's recent civil war, a conflict which bubbled along for years before erupting for the final time.© 2014 Will H-S
Frenchwoman Pauline Ado showed why she's the only European on tour, surfing sharp and precise all the way to an equal 3rd place finish.© 2014 Will H-S
Alana Blanchard was eliminated in round one despite throwing down some nice moves like this tail slide.© 2014 Will H-S
Aurgam Bay is a hidden treasure in the surfing world, great waves, the friendliest locals, warm water and great food.© 2014 Will H-S
Californian Taylor Jensen finished runner-up, but was in-form surf of the men's event. His style and flow were unmatched, his bag of tricks was full. But he was unlucky to have his leggie come off in the final wasting precious time and energy chasing it down the point.© 2014 Will H-S
Australian Dane Pioli may have bowed out of the competition in the first round, but he's one of the most stylish guys on the ASP WLT.© 2014 Will H-S
A sunset not to forget.© 2014 Will H-S
Oliver Nermerich went to the Algarve for a blogger event and stayed to make a surf movie.
A pin sharp glance through the Hurley Pro as we (roughly) approach the mid point.
It may be too late for the ASP Big Wave World Tour, but Dungeons lit up.
Conor Maguire harks towards a time when the cold and dark wraps back in and the lows deepen, spinning thick ropes of swell towards Ireland.
Italy has waves and Sardinia has some of the best spots, places you would not believe. Leonardo Fioravanti knows that better than most...