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Samsung VR Tech, Hobgood Treat You to Teahupo'o Bliss

Ever dream of getting barreled at Teahupo'o? Trekking along tropical roadsides and chatting with friendly boatmen? Experiencing visions of crystalline tubes and prehistoric mountains firsthand?

Well, now your dreams just got a little more real with former World Champion C.J. Hobgood and the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition.


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Hobgood and Slater in Tahiti Samsung VR Here the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition offers both a vision of C.J. Hobgood and his perspective as he approaches Kelly Slater inside a barrel. WSL

Following this season's Billabong Pro Tahiti, Hobgood teamed up with the WSL, world-renowned surf filmmaker Taylor Steele and the Samsung Innovation team to capture some of the more arresting images in all of sports.

Behind the Scenes: Samsung VR in Tahiti
See an inside look at the making of Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition Tahiti experience with legendary surf filmmaker Taylor Steele and pro surfer C.J. Hobgood.

In an unprecedented display of virtual meeting reality, the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition takes you to the dock in Tahiti and inside Teahupo'o without ever having to leave the confines of your home.

Click here and enjoy the experience.

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