Road to Ripcurl Pro 2017

The Road to Ripcurl Pro. If you have been to Bells Beach in Torquay, Australia within the past couple weeks you will have noticed some contruction going on. This pristine area is well known for its scenic coastline, natural walking trails and abundant wildlife.

The annual tranaformation of Bells, turns this natural wonderland into a bustling beach, where thousands of people from around the world will gather over the next week. Here they will see the best surfers around the globe compete in the Rip Curl Pro.

The Rip Curl Pro is considered the benchmark of surf competitions. In the world of surfing sports it is comparable to Wimbleton, Masters or the Super Bowl.

Day 1 brought eighteen of the best women surfers competing on great swells, all hoping at a chance to ring the iconic Bell. Day 2 is TBA, but fingers crossed there will be some big swell this Easter long weekend.