• WAITING PERIOD
    Day 12 of 12
  • EVENT IS
    Over
  • WEBCAST IS
  • WAVES
    6ft
  • WEATHER: Sunny
    WIND: None
  • SCHEDULE: Mick Fanning Wins!
    UPDATED: 1.47am, 27th August , 2012 (Tahiti time)

The Waiting Game

22 August 2012 Posted in Bonus Clips Behind The Scenes

There were fun little head high zippers rocketing around on the Teahupo’o reef this morning, a bit wobbly from a bad wind the day before, but cleaning up with a light trade. "Oh Yeah", thought Surfing Life, "it's on for sure".

But then, a little bit past 7am, came the Word into this playful lineup: Lay Day. And with that call, the 24 remaining competitors and the much shrunken retinue of broadcasters, photogs, judges and other event staff, and water patrol crew entered what they all vaguely dread but now cannot avoid: The Waiting Period.

Read the full blog on http://surfinglife.com.au/

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