Billabong Pipeline Masters In Memory Of Andy Irons: Day 1 Photos And Video

Joel Parkinson with an early morning slot at Backdoor. One more heat and Parko is a repeat Vans Triple Crown winner. Photo: Checky

Joel Parkinson with an early morning slot at Backdoor. One more heat and Parko is a repeat Vans Triple Crown winner. Photo: Checky

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Former World Champion Tom Carroll packs a bomb at Rockpiles while heat two at Pipeline is run in four-foot rights. Photo: Checky

Former World Champion Tom Carroll packs a bomb at Rockpiles while heat two at Pipeline is run in four-foot rights. Photo: Checky

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Meanwhile at Rockpiles... Photo: Dorsey

Meanwhile at Rockpiles... Photo: Dorsey

Not epic but better than any day ever at most spots. Photo: Checky

Not epic but better than any day ever at most spots. Photo: Checky

There were thousands of people on the beach, yet our talented photog managed scout out the hottest one. Photo: Stafford/SPL

There were thousands of people on the beach, yet our talented photog managed scout out the hottest one. Photo: Oliver Kurtz/Stafford's camera

While the Pipe Masters was going on at Pipe, up the road at Sunset Tom Curren was challenging the infamous inside bowl with his usual flawless style. Photo: Dorsey

While the Pipe Masters was going on at Pipe, up the road at Sunset Tom Curren was challenging the infamous inside bowl with his usual flawless style. Photo: Dorsey

North Shore upstart Kiron Jabour in his first ever Pipeline Masters. Good on ya Kiron! Photo: Checky

North Shore upstart Kiron Jabour in his first ever Pipeline Masters. Good on ya Kiron! Photo: Checky

Dueling choppers at the Billabong Pipeline Masters In Memory Of Andy Irons...only difference is that the little one had a video camera attached to it. Photo: Checky

Dueling choppers at the Billabong Pipeline Masters In Memory Of Andy Irons...only difference is that the little one had a video camera attached to it. Photo: Checky

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