Apr 30 2008

Pipeline Comes to Scotland?!

Published by at 12:44 pm under ASP Tour,Destinations,Travel

It’s April, which means the surf sucks everywhere in the North Hemisphere… Well, that is except for Scotland?!

thurso scotland drop oneill Pipeline Comes to Scotland?!

Thurso, Scotland is host of the ASP O’Neill Highland Open (link), which wouldn’t have normally raised anyone’s eyebrows especially in April, except that they managed to score some epic pounding waves. Continue reading for more photos.

Surfeuropemag.com reports Thurso as one of the “fastest barreling waves in the world’ and one of the top 10 waves in Europe (really?!). Wannasurf.com reports at least four 4 star waves in the area. The photos do look good. Check the bottom for a youtube clip of the wave.

thurso scotland barrel oneill Pipeline Comes to Scotland?!

thurso scotland right oneill Pipeline Comes to Scotland?!

thurso scotland contest oneill Pipeline Comes to Scotland?!

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