Surf competitions take place all around the world. Fans of the sport travel all over to watch their favorite surfers compete and command the waves. Although each surf spot will offer sandy beaches and choice waves, not every location for competitions can be held in the same regard. These are the best spots to catch pro surf competitions:
Possibly one of the most known surf spots in the world, Banzai Pipeline is like no other. On Oahu’s North Shore of the beautiful Hawaii, viewers will get to experience the Billabong Pipe Masters. The Banzai Pipeline is known for their difficult and barreling waves that challenge the best surfers from all around the world. Every surfer dreams of riding the perfect winter waves that surface every December. Watch the competition on the sand or from the myriad of team houses lining on the beach.
Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa
Across the world surfers will find Jeffrey’s Bay in South Africa. This spot was once a small fishing village that is now a top spot for surfing lovers everywhere and where the Billabong Pro Surf Contest and the WSL championship stage takes place. The famous right-hand point is made up of several sections, but the best three sections are Boneyard, Supertubes, and Tubes. Every pro surfer dreams of catching a wave here and spectators will get to watch the top ranking pros surf.
Another little island packing some seriously big waves is Teahupoo, Tahiti. Besides the beautiful views and perfect weather, Champs and amateur surfers flock to this paradise to to experience the island’s exceptional waves. Every wave tubes and folds into each other to create the perfect pipe for surfing. In Teahupoo spectators can catch the The Billabong Pro Tahiti, which is known as one of the most important competitions of the year and is a part of the World Surf League. Fans and fellow surfers will get the experience of a lifetime in Teahupoo, Tahiti.
Snapper Rocks, Australia
Known as Australia’s main surfing spot, Snapper Rocks is made up of the best barreling waves for surfers to take on. Rippers and long-boarders will find exactly what they are looking for here. Pro surfers from everywhere come to the Australian shores to rip the waves apart. Snapper Rocks is home to the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro every year. The best and most known competitors, from locals and international surfers compete to take home the title. Spectators will not only get to watch the best names in surfing compete, but also enjoy other attractions taking place at the competition.