Exclusive Photo Gallery: P-Pass Perfection

Dusty Payne had a tough decision to make when this swell popped up: Stay in Hawaii and do the Da Hui Backdoor Shootout or bail to Micronesia for P Pass barrels. Looks like he made the right call. Photo: Nelly/SPL

Dusty Payne had a tough decision to make when this swell popped up: Stay in Hawaii and do the Da Hui Backdoor Shootout or bail to Micronesia for P-Pass barrels. Looks like he made the right call. Photo: Nelly/SPL

With his fins mere inches from the live coral reef, Eric Geiselman guns for the barrel and hopes for an exit. Photo: Nelly/SPL

With his fins mere inches from the live coral reef, Eric Geiselman guns for the barrel and hopes for an exit. Photo: Nelly/SPL

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Gavin Beschen on a P Pass wave that looks similar to Backdoor minus the eighty surfers and a dozen water photographers. Photo: Nelly/SPL

Gavin Beschen on a P-Pass wave that looks similar to Backdoor minus the eighty surfers and a dozen water photographers. Photo: Nelly/SPL