Rip Curl On The Rock: The Golden Pineapples

Day 20, and the final instalment of Rip Curl On The Rock sees us hand out the annual Golden Pineapple awards. The biggest barrel, the best wipeout, the best world title win by a female named Steph Gilmore. Hosted by Pancho Sullivan.

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Day 19 of Rip Curl On The Rock and we go surf with Kauaian super grommet, Koa Smith.

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On The Rock takes Mick Fanning’s good mate and wheelchair crusader, Barney Miller surfing. We find long, perfect walls, and “Uncle Bryan” Surratt paddles Barney out and pushes him into the best waves of his life.

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Renaissance man Jean da Silva takes us on a tour of Hawaii’s North Shore for the 17th of Rip Curl’s daily On The Rock webisodes… Brazil style.

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Day 16 of Rip Curl On The Rock. Mick Fanning heads into Honolulu with Bede Durbidge, Tom Whitaker and their respective spouses to tackle the treacherous anklesnappers of Waikiki, tandem-style.

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Hawaiian surfboard shaper Wade Tokoro is the focus of the 15th of Rip Curl’s daily On The Rock webisodes – getting deep at the Banzai Pipeline and sharing waves with world champion Mick Fanning.

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Cabin fever sets in for the 14th of Rip Curl’s daily On The Rock webisodes, and world champion Mick Fanning breaks the boredom by inking up.

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Matt Wilkinson shines in the 13th of Rip Curl’s daily On The Rock webisodes, captured in full flight by videographer James ‘The Rat’ Kinnaird in a high action clip.

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The rivers flowed for the 12th of Rip Curl’s daily On The Rock webisodes. Mick Fanning picked off some brown bombs at Pipeline and Backdoor, while Kekoa Bacalso escaped the maddening crowd at a not so secret spot down the road.

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With the North Shore of Hawaii surfless and underwater, Rip Curl’s best photographers review their best work of the season so far.

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Hawaii’s Pancho Sullivan takes us on a “mysto” Search trip along the North Shore’s famed seven-mile miracle in the tenth of Rip Curl’s daily On The Rock webisode series. Check it out.

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This one’s a tribute to South Africa’s Ricky Basnett as he was unable to avoid an unwanted piece of history in episode nine of Rip Curl’s daily On The Rock webisode series – he finished the year without winning a single heat.

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Mick Fanning star’s in the eighth day of the Rip Curl On The Rock webisode. An action driven clip with an insight into Mick’s preseason and his ambition to be crowned a Pipe Master.

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The seventh of Rip Curl’s daily On The Rock webisodes is a love story – of a man and his surfboard, and the eccentric 70’s surf icon who created it – starring Nathan ‘Hog’ Hedge, Owl Chapman, and a nine-foot single fin.

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Kekoa Bacalso and Matt Wilkinson star in the sixth of Rip Curl’s daily On The Rock webisode series, stepping beyond the North Shore in search of uncrowded surf… and scoring something a little different.

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There's a golden, universal rule that applies to all surf trips: never leave home when the surf is good. A few afternoons ago, with Pipe 10-12 foot, Pancho Sullivan and Taylor Knox did just that – jumping a flight to another island in the Hawaiian chain.

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In between winning her world title on Monday, Steph Gilmore's been a busy girl. Several hundred interviews, a half dozen parties in her honour, and a hangover that would kill a lion, it's all been, as Steph says, "a bit of a blur." In this episode Steph takes it a bit easy and catches up with Alana Blanchard and Bethany Hamilton.

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Californian carver Taylor Knox takes you through a tour of a “typical day” on Hawaii’s North Shore on day three of Rip Curl’s On The Rock webisode series, joined by Mick Fanning, Owen Wright and Bruno Santos.

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18-year-old Australian phenom Owen Wright takes centre stage in the second of Rip Curl’s On The Rock webisodes, documenting his unique relationship with Hawaii’s infamous Banzai Pipeline on the biggest day of the season so far.

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Hawaiian heavyweight Pancho Sullivan kicks off Rip Curl On The Rock’s webisode series, with Stephanie Gilmore caught in a blur of friends, kisses, cameras, teeth, hugs, trophies and soundbites… clinching her second world title at Sunset Beach.