Tubos Grandes With J.O.B. And Amigos

Jamie O'Brien way down south of the border at a wave that resembles his beloved Backdoor Pipeline minus the coral reef. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Jamie O'Brien way down south of the border at a wave that resembles his beloved Backdoor Pipeline minus the coral reef. Photo: Noyle/SPL
TransWorld SURF Photog Zak Noyle takes one on the head just for us... what a guy! Photo: Noyle/SPL
TransWorld SURF Photog Zak Noyle takes one on the head just for us... what a guy! Photo: Noyle/SPL
Shannon "Hopper" Eichstaedt. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Jamie's sidekick while in Mexico; Shannon "Hopper" Eichstaedt. Photo: Noyle/SPL
JOB in old Mexico. Photo: Noyle/SPL
JOB in old Mexico. Photo: Noyle/SPL
The early bird gets the worm... and barrelled out of his mind while everyone sleeps off their tequila hangovers. Photo: Noyle/SPL
The early bird gets the worm... and barrelled out of his mind while everyone sleeps off their tequila hangovers. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Wondering what ever happened to Floridian barrel master Todd Morcom? He's still up to his old tricks... Photo: Noyle/SPL
Wondering what ever happened to Floridian barrel master Todd Morcom? He's still up to his old tricks... Photo: Noyle/SPL
With speed to burn, JOB downshifts into a full rail turn. Photo: Noyle/SPL
With speed to burn, JOB downshifts into a full rail turn. Photo: Noyle/SPL
A fullsuit in mainland Mexico? Thought this was an El Nino year? Photo: Noyle/SPL
A fullsuit in mainland Mexico? Thought this was an El Nino year? Photo: Noyle/SPL
Jamie O'Brien backdoors a Mexican beauty... a caption that sounds like the name of an adult movie. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Jamie O'Brien backdoors a Mexican beauty... a caption that sounds eerily similar to a movie I once saw. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Brian Conley made it back from Tahiti just in time to score the same swell in Mexico. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Brian Conley made it back from Tahiti just in time to score the same swell in Mexico. Photo: Noyle/SPL

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Damn Jamie we were about to make this a cover until we noticed your eyes are closed! Photo: Noyle/SPL
Rule #1 when shooting surf photos: keep your eyes open! Jamie O'Brien. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Anyone down for a casual bodysurf at one of Mexico's deadliest beaches? Photo: Noyle/SPL
Anyone down for a casual bodysurf at one of Mexico's deadliest beaches? Photo: Noyle/SPL
What Jamie, no switchfoot? Photo: Noyle/SPL
What Jamie, no switchfoot? Photo: Noyle/SPL
Another sleepy morning in Mainland... Photo: Noyle/SPL
Another sleepy morning in Mainland... Photo: Noyle/SPL
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Taking a break from the whomping barrels, Jamie O frees his fins. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Taking a break from the whomping barrels, Jamie O frees his fins. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Jamie O about 3,000 east of Pipeline but still right at home. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Jamie O about 3,000 east of Pipeline but still right at home. Photo: Noyle/SPL
JOB's patented pig dog, or, as they call it in Mexico, <i>el puerco pero</i>. Photo: Noyle/SPL
JOB's patented pig dog, or, as they call it in Mexico, el puerco pero. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Jamie O'Brien on a frothy one deep down in Mexico. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Jamie O'Brien on a frothy one deep down in Mexico. Photo: Noyle/SPL
Jamie O signs off as only he can... Photo: Noyle/SPL
Jamie O signs off as only he can... Photo: Noyle/SPL