Billabong Groms Raid Java


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Unless you speak Portuguese you won't get a lot out of Yan. Call him the quiet ripper—the polar opposite of Mitchy Parkinson. Photo: McFarlane


Mitchy Parkinson, Soli Bailey, Creed McTaggart, Reef Heazelewood, Yan Daberkow, and Cam Richards journey to the Java in hopes of scoring the wave where covers are as common as malaria. While they may not have landed on page 1, the groms did pretty good despite not getting a macking swell.