Posts Tagged ‘1996’

The best heat, I ever saw surfed.

Dean Randazzo ripping at the Rip Curl Pro Bells contest  in 1996

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

Dean Randazzo at Bells contest 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” [...]