It's no secret there were a ton of great barrels during the 2014 Billabong Pro Tahiti. But there were a number of tube stops that saw memorable moments on last year's Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour (CT). Here are just a few.
If you think of one we missed, let us know in the comments below!
Courtney Conlogue (USA)
Courtney Conlogue earned two nine-point rides at the 2014 Roxy Pro Gold Coast, including this barrel. A motivated (and uninjured) Conlogue will be a big threat to Stephanie Gilmore's hopes for a repeat World Title in 2015.
Kelly Slater (USA)
Travis Logie (ZAF)
Tatiana Weston-Webb (HAW)
Tatiana Weston-Webb joins the women's Championship Tour as the only rookie. The young Hawaiian, however, had a few appearances on last year's CT as an injury wildcard and managed to walk away with the GoPro Challenge win in Fiji. Her ability to perform over a season is yet to be determined, but this barrel proves one thing -- Weston-Webb is committed.
Freddy Patacchia Jr. (HAW)
Hawaiian Freddy Patacchia Jr. doesn't have a World Title yet, but he does have years of elite level experience on his side. When Freddy starts the 2015 season, he will be one of only six surfers who have surfed at the elite level for over 10 straight years. Here he proves just how valuable experience can be.
Nat Young (USA)
The waves that appeared in Tahiti provided some of the season's most unforgettable moments. There were quite a few shots of surfers getting spit out of barrels, but here Nat Young takes you inside the dream tube that won him the event's GoPro Challenge.
Mick Fanning (AUS)
Three-time World Champ Mick Fanning surfed consistently well last year, but at the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal he could have put together a highlight reel all his own. This is just one of many tubes Fanning found during the event.
Laura Enever (AUS)
Laura Enever was the only member of the 2014 Tour to end the season above the cutoff for both the CT and the Qualifying Series (QS) rankings. Her work ethic is demonstrated by her drive to compete at every chance she gets, but also by her willingness to take on heavier waves like this one on the North Shore.
Jadson Andre (BRA)
The opening rounds of the 2014 Billabong Pipe Masters showcased some tricky conditions. Brazilian Jadson Andre somehow managed to make this one look incredibly easy. Not that he needed it or anything -- but this wave put him in good standing on both the CT and QS standings.
Carissa Moore (HAW)
Carissa Moore has proved her ability to compete in many waves around the world. In 2014 she added Pipeline to the list when she won the Women's Pipe Invitational. Watch out for Moore in 2015.