THE MOTOR-SURFER

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Documenting life during the first attempt at restoring a vintage motorcycle.

Similar to the zen -like feeling that is realized through surfing,
motorcycle repair can elevate the mind to a meditative state that eludes time and space...
Meaning I obsess over it, get frustrated, yell, laugh at myself and overall waste a lot of time.

Tuesday

Billbong Pipeline Masters - Begins Tomorrow!!!


"And so, after nine events, 10 months of surfing, globe trotting and parties, the 2010 ASP World Tour is pulling into its last stop: the 2010 Billabong Pipeline Masters. And it most certainly has been a year not to be forgotten. Kelly Slater was anointed the winningest surfer in the sport's history, a bold new generation -- spearheaded by the likes of Jordy Smith and Dane Reynolds -- seized the limelight, Aussie upstart Owen Wright's a shoo-in for Rookie of the Year honors, and sadly, this year the tour also lost one of its own in Andy Irons -- a four-time Pipeline Master himself."


The Super Bowl of Surfing. The world's most respected (and deadly) wave. Pipeline is surfing's ultimate venue, which celebrates it's 40th anniversary this year. Even with the world title already decided 48 of the best surfers in the world are about to go to battle for the most prized trophy in the sport. "I'd rather win Pipeline than any other contest," explained the late Andy Irons, four-time Pipe Master. "Unlike other breaks, Pipeline is the only wave in the world where a surfer could make a living by only surfing that wave", says CJ Hobgood...

words and photos from the web, Mike Newman from ESPN.com, surfline.com etc...

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