JOSH KERR WINS IT!
The Mexican competition got underway on Sunday, January 17th.
The organization believes that the third event of the 2015/2016 Big Wave Tour will get underway with a projected 30-foot-plus swell and favorable winds. Twenty-four athletes are now traveling to Baja California.
“Having ran events in Chile and Maui so far, the Big Wave Tour has already produced exceptional moments. We’re looking forward to more fireworks come Sunday in Mexico,” says Peter Mel, Big Wave Commissioner at World Surf League.
Billy Kemper, who is currently on top of the leaderboard, won the last event run in epic conditions at Jaws. Makuakai Rothman is following closely in second place, and Albee Layer is not far behind. That is why the Mexican big wave stage will play a critical role in the world title race.
The town of Todos Santos in located in Baja California. The surf forecast for the region indicates a strong, long period west-northwest swell corresponding to waves in the 30-to-40-foot range.
Final heats decided at 5am today!