Posts Tagged ‘1996’

The best heat, I ever saw surfed.

Stepping back into the time tunnel to easter of 1996. The surf at the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach , was pretty good, but even better at nearby Winkipop. So good in fact, that they moved the event over there and the surfing was spectacular in 6-8 foot surf. Kelly Slater was already well […]

Classic surf contest moment; Bells Beach 1996

I was at the 1996 Rip Curl pro at Bells Beach in Australia. They had elected to move the event next door to winkipop on this day because it was 6-8 feet and going off. I witnessed Occy, Slater and Curren, all in excellent form on this day, but it was the guy from “Jersey” […]