A big congrats to 18-year-old South African surfer, Slade Prestwich, for taking the win at the 2013 VQS Global Champs. The Quiksilver athlete from Durban took advantage of firing 4-6 ft Cloudbreak with precision barrel riding and some huge turns to take the lead over Brazilian surfer, Deivid Silva.
Watch the Heat Highlights from Tavarua, on the final day of VQS competition:
“I’m so stoked to have won this,” he said. “Thanks to all my friends back home, my sponsors, Volcom for putting on the event, and all the other guys in the comp — we’ve had the best time ever hanging out together at Smuggler’s Cove!”
Final results for the 2013 VQS Global Champs :
1st: Slade Prestwich (ZAF) $10,000
2nd: Deivid Silva (BRA) $3,000
3rd: Taylor Clark (USA), Jordan Lawler (AUS) $1,000