12 Pack: The Best Photos From The Quiksilver Pro France

12 Pack: The Best Photos From The Quiksilver Pro France

The best photos and the moments behind them from the 2013 Quiksilver Pro France

Adriano De Souza
Adriano De Souza, all 5’2″ of him, buries the rail at La Graviere in front of the sun-soaked Quiksilver Pro France fans. Photo: ASP
Mick Fanning
Mick Fanning on a thick La Graviere tube. Breaking mere yards from the beach, the guys were getting blown onto the sand after packing barrels in the shorebreak. Photo: ASP
John John Florence
Never one to hold back, John John Florence puts everything into every turn. Photo: ASP
Gabriel Medina
Qukksilver Pro France runner up Gabriel Medina finishes with flair on the final day. Photo: ASP
Wave Garden
Not all the action was on the coast. During the Quiksilver Pro lay days, the Wave Garden in nearby Spain was the place to be. Here’s former World Champ Tom Carroll laying into an artificially generated wave. Photo: ASP
Kelly Slater
We’re still trying to figure out how Kelly Slater lost to Filipe Toledo in the quarterfinals… Photo: ASP
Julian Wilson
5th place finisher Julian Wilson with a monstrous frontside air. Photo: ASP
Pat Gudauskas
A pulled back look at the eternally stoked Pat Gudauskas. Photo: ASP
Hossegor
The lovely beach town of Hossegor, France as seen from the lineup at La Graviere. Photo: ASP
Alejo Muniz
Brazil’s Alejo Muniz at La Graviere. According to reports, Alejo is still digging sand out of his ears. Photo: ASP
Sebastian Zietz
Sebastian ‘Seabass’ Zietz on a frothy one at La Graviere. After losing this heat to John John Florence, Seabass went over to the nearby closeout and pulled in ’til his board broke. Photo: ASP
Mick Fanning
Hands down the best champagne-to-the-face shot ever. Well done Gabriel Medina, and thanks for not crying. Photo: ASP