#Billabongbloodlines Hawaii Camp 2
Billabong’s 12-13 year old groms charge 12-15 foot faces on Oahu’s North Shore.
The second camp of Billabong's Hawaiian Bloodlines consisted of our 12 and 13 year olds. These little guys charged in some very solid surf, even when the conditions weren't great. Most of the surfing was done out in front of our house at Off The Wall, but they also had some fun sessions at V-Land and Leftovers. They all agreed that their favorite surf took place at Sunset Beach. The waves were pretty big, 7 feet Hawaiian style (12-15 foot faces) and our crew absolutely charged, not only impressing coach Rainos Hayes but some of the local guys as well. Overall it was another great camp where new friendships were made, and old ones strengthened. Every one of the attendess proved they are at the top level in their country and also the world.
Dakoda Walters (AUS), with a nice tail throw.
Kian Martin from Indonesia finds a clean little barrel at Backdoor.
Josh Grange (AUS), was our youngest attendee but still held his own with the older kids.
Brodi Sale (USA,) sprained his ankle on the third day of the camp, but his attitude stayed positive regardless.
Sammy Gray (USA), charged everyday of the camp and bagged the best watershots out of the group.
Donavan Frankenreiter made a guest appearance at the camp and showed the groms a thing or two.
Hendrix Frankenreiter (USA),lives one island over, and was a first timer to Bloodlines. He impressed everyone and was a welcome edition.
Laird Myers is from Virginia Beach but had no problem adjusting to the power of Hawaiian surf.
We had fairly strong winds the whole time which had the groms getting pretty cold. Kaya Horne (AUS), busted out a short sleeve full and made all the others jealous.
Part of reason we have the camp in Hawaii is to get the kids used to performing in solid surf. This shot of Tommy Coleman (USA), shows that it's working.
Our photographer got this shot on the last session of this trip- a great shot of a great group of kids.