Bede Durbidge: judges loved this new trick | Photo: ASP/Kirstin

Wipeouts and upsets marked the near conclusion of Round 2 at the Billabong Pro Tahiti 2014, in Teahupoo.

With six-to-eight foot barrels on offer, the world's best surfers repeated the daily dose of tube riding performances.

Josh Kerr survived the first elimination round against fellow countryman Mitch Coleborn. Kerr put out a solid surf, with an excellent 8.83 for his first wave, and a nine-point for a long tube and narrow escape.


Polaroid Cube: small is beautiful

A new waterproof camera promises to challenge the GoPro domination. Meet Polaroid Cube, a tiny device with 124° wide angle lens and 1080p HD video.

Polaroid Cube hits the market in September 2014. It will be the smallest surf camera ever, standing at just 35mm (1.37 inches). With its six megapixel photo CMOS sensor, Polaroid's Cube will compete directly with GoPro.

The brand founded in 1937 by Edwin H. Land became famous for the instant film cameras, but the digital revolution forced new adventures in photography and video.


Ribeira d'Ilhas, Ericeira: European surfing capital | Photo: Tó Mané

Surf photographer Tó Mané is hosting an innovative photo in the waves of Ribeira d'Ilhas, in Ericeira, Portugal.

Hailed as the European surfing capital, Ericeira is a World Surfing Reserve since 2011. The multiple surf breaks, which includes Ribeira d'Ilhas and Coxos, have been explored since the mid-1970s.

Tó Mané, the man who photographed Garrett McNamara's stunt in the giant waves of Praia do Norte, in Nazaré, will put out a lifetime experience for professional and amateur surf photographers.