Flores, en route to his first World Tour and Pipeline Masters victory. © ASP / CESTARI
The final event of the ASP World Tour season ended in fine form on the North Shore of Oahu. Jeremy Flores, of France, won his first Pipeline Masters victory and Word Tour contest in clean, four to six foot barrels.
Joel Parkinson, of Australia, although bowing out in the early rounds at Pipe, took home his third Vans Triple Crown trophy.
Competitive surf fans now have to wait until the start of the 2011 season at the Quiksilver Pro on the Gold Coast of Australia on February 26, 2011. And of course, the annual question: will Slater be back in 2011? He never tells, but always does. See you there.