Above frame grab: Occhi’s winning wave…
The Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach was blessed with a Heritage Heat between legendary World Champs and rivals Mark Occhilupo and Tom Curren.
Watch how the latest chapter played out. Bells Beach means Australian surfing heritage.
As one of the sport’s longest-running events, it’s an old-school test of power and rail-to-rail surfing for today’s progressive athletes.
The deep history, combined with the pressure of the fast-approaching Mid-season Cut, makes getting a win and ringing “The Bell” one of the great honors in the sport.
Watch live April 4-14 on worldsurfleague.com