Kelly Slater exploded on the surf scene at Lower Trestles in 1990. Now, 24 years later, he's hoping the Southern California point break can propel him to a record 12th ASP World Title.
For the first time, the ASP Top 17 will land in Southern California at famed break Lower Trestles for the Women's World Championship Tour, stop seven of 10.
Thanks to a solid south swell over the weekend, competitors on the ASP World Tour got to warm up for the Hurley Pro and Swatch Women's Pro at Lower Trestles in some of the best conditions of the summer. Here are the highlights.
Kelly Slater exploded on the surf scene at Lower Trestles in 1990, and now, 24-years later, he's hoping the Southern California point break can help propel him to a record 12th ASP World Title.
Women's World Championship Tour schedule for 2014 takes shape with the announcement of a women's Top 17 contest at Trestles next September
Taj Burrow edges out fellow Aussie Julian Wilson to win the 2013 Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles.
Slater makes an uncharacteristic stumble in Rd. 3 against a surging Pat Gudauskas, while Julian Wilson ends the day by elevating the performance bar to new heights
The unlucky few who had to surf in Round 2 of the Hurley Pro saw mushy surf, deteriorating conditions, and more than one upset.
Misty skies burned off at Lower Trestles to reveal precise performances in Rd. 1 of the 2013 Hurley Pro
Historically Kelly Slater's used his dominance at Lower Trestles to vault him to world titles, but with a stacked field going into the 2013 Hurley Pro he has his work cut out for him
At look at the contenders going into the 2013 Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles in California
Kelly Slater, Kolohe Andino and a crew of all-stars take to the Lower Trestles lineup as southern hemi swell pours through.
A steady stream of south swell brought out the talent for a few exceptional sessions at the high-performance playground of Lower Trestles
As video contests go this was a tight one, but even the combined power of Jamie Foxx and Cam Richards couldn't stop Dane Reynolds from winning the wildcard for the upcoming Hurley Pro.
After much speculation, the Lowers Pro at Trestles has officially been postponed for the year.