The 2014 Lowers WCT saw the top men and women take to their heats with …Lost surfboards under their feet. There were no winners this year despite all the free surf ripping. Here are some shots we got around the contest.
Train track trophies.
Taj Burrow. photo: Jimmy Wilson
Coco Ho. photo: Jimmy Wilson
Kolohe Andino. photo: Jimmy Wilson
Travis Logie. photo: Jimmy Wilson
Jeremy Flores. photo: Jimmy Wilson
Adam Melling photo: Jimmy Wilson
Tyler Wright. photo: Jimmy Wilson
Taj Burrow big backside float. photo: Jimmy Wilson
Taj one-footed layback hack. photo: Jimmy Wilson
Taj flat section speed carve. photo: Jimmy Wilson
The cobblestone dance.
Taj coming in after winnig his round 5 heat.
And Taj showering. …Lost surfboard team manager Rick Downes used his all-access pass to its fullest potential.
The rights at Lowers were reeling down to Churches.
Lowers local Mr. Kobayashi was enjoying some performance surfing by Taj and representing NeckTans.
A sea of spectators.
This is how most Lower’s locals commute.
A supporter with one of our vintage rash guards. Old things are hip right now.
Couple of lady’s watching the surfers…
Cordell Miller, Mike Estrada, and friend about to make the trek back, with a …Lost surfskate.
Julian’s mum blending in with all the spectators.
Apparently this contraption can turn any liquid into water, they wouldn’t let us piss in it though.
A photo of the guy who usually takes photos of you. T-Sherms.
All sorts of people film WCT events. Here is “T-Loc”, Tony Hillerby and the unicorn guy is Jeff Crego.
Another technological advancement, a wetsuit.
Tiago Pires laying into a sick lowers right.
Tiago is one of the only surfers on the CT who doesn’t use traction pads, Just like Mason Ho.
Kolohe warming up at Middles.
And walking to grab his jersey.
Kolohe amongst the contest.
Noah Alani, Kolohe’s filmer, and his RED EPIC.
Lots of money near the water.
Kolohe’s final wave of the competition.
The wind went offshore and the competition was called off after Kolohe’s heat because of a rare thunderstorm/lighting evacuation precaution.
Parsons admiring Strider’s …Lost shirt.
Jimmy “The Professor” Wilson utilizing the unique thunderstorm lighting at the end of the day.
Travis Logie’s freshie and a perfect lowers peak peeling away.
We got a ride back in free shuttle. Our boards even got good seats.