Congratulations Kelly Slater! - Volcom Pipe Pro Champion!

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Congratulations Kelly Slater! - Volcom Pipe Pro Champion!

Banzai Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii (February 5th, 2014): The final day of the Volcom Pipe Pro was one to remember with Kelly Slater earning the coveted warrior helmet in his first-ever appearance in the event over Hawaii's Mason Ho and Brazilians Wiggoly Dantas and Adriano DeSouza!

Photo: Bielmann

Pipeline and Backdoor were firing all day and we saw many amazing rides, brutal wipeouts and memorable moments.

Photo: Bielmann

Kelly started off early in the final snagging an open Backdoor tube within the first 5 minutes racking up a massive 9.53 then backed it up almost immediately with a 6.17. Subsequently the ocean offered up a select few opportunities for the other competitors during the next several minutes. Mason Ho then scored a solid 7.70 at the finals half way point and held 2nd place until a late flurry of waves shuffled the positions. Adriano scored a dramatic 8.43 taking 2nd place until Wiggoly tuned in with Pipe and paddled into two lefts within a couple minutes, the first an 8.27 and the second a 5.5.

Photo Bielmann
The performance of the day was eventual champion Kelly Slater in his round of 32 heat, first scoring a 9.73 on a massive backdoor runner, then perfect 10 point ride with an unreal air-drop into a gaping Pipe tube-ride, finally backing it up with a 9.77 by stalling on his backhand for a lengthy Pipe barrel. "That was some of the best Pipe I've ever surfed in a contest." Slater stated on the podium after being crowned the champ..

Photo Bielmann
A special congratulations out to Mason Ho for earning the Todd Chesser award as well as Stevem Kassin for winning the Give Like Sion Grand Prize and a trip to the 2015 Volcom Pipe Pro!

Be sure to check out the Photo Gallerys, Heats on Demand and Highlight Videos!


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