Felipe Toledo: pocket timing

Clean and pristine surf conditions marked the second day of competition at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach 2014, in Victoria, Australia.

Michel Bourez was not able to repeat the Margaret River Pro performance. The powerful Tahitian was defeated by the injury replacement surfer Glen Hall, in Round 2.

"It's been a long road to get here but surfing in the first heat of the day with great waves and ACDC's Hell's Bells playing in the background has made it all worth it," reveals Glenn Hall.


Gabriel Medina: managing white waters

The first round of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach 2014 has been completed, in tricky wave conditions.

Kelly Slater snatched a last-minute victory against Kolohe Andino and wildcard Jacob Willcox. Despite Kolohe's early dominance first with a series of clean forehand carves, Slater managed to answer back with experience.

"I made a few mistakes and I was a little nervous to be honest because I haven't surfed in three days," explains Kelly Slater.


Prince George's brand new surfboard: shaped in Manly | Photo: DukeAndDuchessOfCambridge.org

Prince George has been offered a custom shaped six-foot surfboard by the mayor of Manly, in Australia.

We knew that the Duke of Cambridge was a keen water sports enthusiast. He was spotted catching waves in Cornwall and Portugal, several times in the last decade. Prince William owns surfboards and bodyboards, although he admits he's not good enough.

His father, Prince Charles, is an experienced windsurfer. In 1978, he was photographed by "Life" magazine sailing in matchless style.