Volcom Pipe Pro: fired up

The 2011 Volcom Pipe Pro is finally on. A steady NW swell and light trade winds will kick off hostilities in Banzai Pipeline, Hawaii.

The surf is pumping and the organizers have decided to run the $120,000 contest. The 2011 Volcom Pipe Pro is a 5-star ASP sanctioned event.

Kalani Chapman has won the 2011 Volcom Wildcard Challenge. He was voted best surfer by Pipeline legends Gerry Lopez, Derek and Michael Ho. Chapman will jump into the Round of 64.

The holding period for the event extends through February 5th.

Jarryd Wingfield, one of the most talented bodyboarders in the United Kingdom, has taken his own life. He was battling depression.

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Brad Domke calls Cylinders his home. He's been riding it for more than a decade. But you've never seen him in board transfers like these.

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