The North Shore of O’ahu delivered yet another day of excellent conditions for the ASP World Championship Tour and Vans Triple Crown of Surfing competitors, with just one layday inbetween rounds 1-4. The world’s best surfers took to the pumping barrels on offer at Pipeline and Backdoor, putting on an excellent show for the crowded shoreline on Day 2 of the Billabong Pipe Masters.
World title contenders, Kelly Slater (USA) and Mick Fanning (AUS) kept the race alive after both advanced forward through the event.
Watch Slater’s Backdoor Pipeline double barrel in slo-motion, raw and uncut in the video clip:
After an action packed day, the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Rankings shifted as well as qualification developments for the 2014 WCT. The Billabong Pipe Masters represents the pinnacle of the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour, deciding the ASP World Title, Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, and final slots for 2014 ASP WCT qualification.
Check out the photo gallery below capturing some of the best barrels from Day 2 of the Billabong Pipe Masters:
BILLABONG PIPE MASTERS ROUND 3 RESULTS: