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Andy Irons gives his take on Billabong Pro J-Bay

Andy Irons : photo ASP/Covered Images




Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay

ASP World Tour event #4
Supertubes Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
15 - 25 July 2010

Live Coverage  |  Results/Photos/Videos etc


Andy's experience at Jeffreys Bay will help him at contest time  |  francais ci-dessous

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 23 June, 2010 : - - Former three-time ASP World Champion Andy Irons provides his thoughts on the Billabong Pro J-Bay, the waves at Supertubes, visiting Jeffreys Bay and the pressure of the recently introduced One World Tour Rankings in the third in a series of webisodes uploaded to billabongpro.com, the official website of Africa’s most prestigious surfing event.

The 31 year-old Hawaiian, who took a 12 month sabbatical from the ASP World Tour last year, has been one of the standout performers at Supers throughout the last decade, winning the Billabong Pro J-Bay in 2004, and the superb footage amply demonstrates his superior tube-riding skills, powerful bottom turns, slashing cutbacks and vertical off-the-top manoeuvres.

Ranked No. 23 on the ASP World Title Race leaderboard going into J-Bay, Irons explains why he will arrive early to fine-tune his equipment and is frank about needing a good result in the Billabong Pro to ensure he’s in the mix when the ASP World Tour competitors are cut from 45 to 32 after the fifth event in Tahiti in August

The billabongpro.com website features heaps of content including background information, news, photos and videos and will provide LIVE coverage of the all the action during the event with multiple camera angles, slow motion replays, up to the second scoring, commentary in English and Portuguese, email messages to the commentators, interactive competitions and video-on-demand highlights of previous heats.

The Billabong Pro J-Bay is scheduled for 15-25 July 2010 at the internationally renowned Supertubes surf break in Jeffreys Bay. It is stop No. 4 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the series of events that determines the annual ASP World Surfing Champion, and the field comprises the world’s top 45 ranked professional surfers along with three wildcards.

The 2010 Billabong Pro J-Bay is proudly supported by Eastern Cape Tourism, Virgin Atlantic, Monster Energy, Vida e Caffe, Corona and Tavcor

www.billabongpro

 

 

 

francais

BILLABONG PRO J-BAY 2010 - Le WEBISODE 3 est en ligne avec Andy Irons

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 23 June, 2010 : - - Le troisième Webisode de la série est maintenant en ligne sur le site officiel : billabongpro.com. 4e étape de l’ASP Men’s World Tour 2010, le Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay débutera le 15 juillet prochain en Afrique du Sud.

Dans ce 3e Webisode, le triple champion du Monde ASP et surfeur du team Billabong, Andy Irons (Hawaii), revient sur l’histoire du Billabong Pro J-Bay et ses performances passées, défaites et victoires… et sur l’une des finales les plus excitante et les plus controversée de l’histoire du Tour contre son grand rival Kelly Slater.

Le  Billabong  Pro  J-Bay  est  soutenu  par  Eastern  Cape Tourism, Virgin Atlantic, Monster Energy, Vida e Caffe, Corona et Tavcor. Restez connecté, un nouveau Webisode sera dévoilé prochainement...

www.billabongpro.com

Previous reports:
# 1 : Jeffreys Bay celebrates 25 years of top 45 surfers
# 2 : VonZipper Superheat streamlines JBay trials event
# 3 : Jordy Smith on Africa’s most prestigious surf event
# 4 : Coming soon  


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