2018 Tube of the Year Entry: Billy Kemper at the Pe'ahi Challenge, Maui, Hawaii on October 28, 2017. Photo by Richard Hallman.
With his runner-up finish at Nazaré, the Maui native has overtaken his friend Kai Lenny in the race for the Big Wave Tour world title.
Complete Podium at the 2018 Nazare Challenge at Nazare, Portugal.Billy Kemper (HAW), Lucas Chianca (BRA), Natxo Gonzalez (EUK), Grant Baker
B.Kemper vs. K.Lenny vs. N.Florence vs. N.Gonzalez vs. G.Baker vs. L.Chianca - Condensed Heat
B.Kemper vs. N.Florence vs. P.Mel vs. J.Mitchell vs. A.Botelho vs. L.Chianca - Condensed Heat
Lucas Chianca (Brasil) advances after finishing first on Round One Heat 1. Billy Kemper advances as well, in second place.
Billy Kemper (HAWAII) advances on to the Semis after finishing second in Round One Heat 1.
Billy Kemper (HAWAII) advances after finishing second on Round One Heat 1.
B.Kemper vs. N.Florence vs. P.Calado vs. J.De Macedo vs. L.Chianca vs. H.Vau
The two-time Pe'ahi Challenge winner brought his skills from the Hawaiian tropics to the chilly waters of Portugal.