The Floridian sneaks into a narrow tube in his first entry into the Hawaii GoPro Challenge.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Updated: Monday, April 17, 2017
C.J. Hobgood (USA), who is due to retire after the Billabong Pipe Masters, scored a Perfect 10 in his first heat of the event. A "perfect" score is when all five judges give the surfer 10 points.
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The 2001 World Champion charged his way to the annual honor from Billabong.
The former World Champ shocked fans and himself by making it out of this throaty barrel.