Filipe Toledo: hang time in South Africa

Tiago Pires, Filipe Toledo, Dillon Perillo, Tim Reyes, Jadson Andre, Adam Melling, Matt Wilkinson and Jack Freestone are in the quarterfinals of the Mr Price Pro Ballito 2014.

Despite breaking his magic board, Toledo put on yet another show-stopping aerial performance, earning his second Perfect 10 point ride of the event.

"I don't have words to describe what I am feeling. I broke that board but I think God helped me to get my backup board and it worked out much better," says Toledo.


Surfing: stop smoking and increase paddle power

There many surfers who smoke. If you're passionate about the ocean and the waves, consider quitting cigarettes. You can't imagine what you'll earn.

Smoking and surfing. Two words with the same number of characters, two words with opposite meanings. The good news is that a surfer can quit on any day of the year. What for? To live more, to surf better, to catch more waves, and to ride waves others couldn't catch.

Each cigarette contains around 4,000 chemicals. Now, add nicotine and you'll know you'll be losing money and decreasing your life expectancy.


Tiago Pires: no rules, great sprays

The Mr Price Pro Ballito 2014 has entered man-on-man competition, in South Africa.

The biggest Qualification Series event in Africa plays a decisive role in the qualification hopes for the 2015 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT). There are only 20 surfers battling for big points.

Jack Freestone scored the highest heat total of the day, after displaying his aerial arsenal. As a result, he got through to Round 5 with 16.84 points (out of a possible 20.00).