The Best of MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal

The Best of MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal

by DHD Surf

There have been some epic waves ridden this event at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal with Mick Fanning still to battle through his Round 4.

Mick Fanning - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

Mick Fanning waxing up the step-up boards preparing for a solid heat of a heavy Supertubes at 6-8ft.

Ducksnuts 6’3 x 18 3/4 x 2 5/16 #TravelSeries
Sweet Spot 2.0 6’0 x 18 3/4″ x 2 1/4 #TravelSeries
Sweet Spot 2.0 6’1 x 18 3/4 x 2 5/16 #TravelSeries
Height: 177cm / Weight: 77kg

Mick Fanning - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

Mick Fanning all fired up dropping the biggest combined total of the day of in Round 1. | Ducksnuts 6’3 x 18 3/4 x 2 5/16 #TravelSeries
Photo T. Moran

Mick Fanning - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

Mick chasing the early warming up with the Sweet Spot 2.0 Step-up board | 6’1 x 18 3/4 x 2 5/16 #TravelSeries

Mick Fanning - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

Mick surfing his new 3DV shortboard while the waves where smaller | 3DV 5′ 11″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 1/4 #CoreSeries

 

Nat Young - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

Nat Young
Height: 180cm / Weight: 72kg
Stance: Goofy footer

Nat Young - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal

Nat taking on a solid set wave in Round 3 | DucksNuts 6’4 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8

Nat Young - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal
Nat Young - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

Nat Young putting the hammer down in Portugal tearing apart this wave | 3DV #CoreSeries
Photo T. Moran

Nat Young - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal

Nat Young in full flight in Portugal | 3DV #CoreSeries

 

Matt Wilkinson - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

Matt Wilkinson heading into pumping barrelling conditions for Round 3 | DNA 6′ 3 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 #StepUp #TravelSeries
Height: 180cm / Weight: 82kg

Matt Wilkinson - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes
Matt Wilkinson - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

When the swell steps up so do your boards! Matt Wilkinson loaded with the DucksNuts 6′ 2 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 and SweetSpot 2.0 – 6’1 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 ready for Portugal’s Meo Rip Curl Pro
Photo R. Miller

 

Jack Freestone - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

Jack Freestone dialing in before the start of competition | DX1 6’2 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/2 #ProSeries
Height: 185cm / Weight: 86kg

Jack Freestone - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

Jack ready for Round 3 | DX1 6’2 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/2 #ProSeries
Photo R. Miller

 

Ethan Ewing - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

Ethan Ewing finding his rhythm early in this event with a Round 1 win | Ducksnuts 6’1 x 18 1/2 x 2 5/16 #TravelSeries
Height: 180cm / Weight: 79kg
Photo R. Miller

Ethan Ewing - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

Ethan Ewing | DNA 6’1 x 18 5/8 x 2 5/16 #ProSeries
Photo T. Moran

Ethan Ewing - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes
Ethan Ewing - MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Supertubes

Ethan Ewing | DNA 5’11 x 18 7/16 x 2 1/4 at 26.51L #ProSeries
Photo R. Miller

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