12 Pack: The Best Photos From The Quiksilver Pro France

12 Pack: The Best Photos From The Quiksilver Pro France

The best photos and the moments behind them from the 2013 Quiksilver Pro France

Adriano De Souza

Adriano De Souza, all 5’2″ of him, buries the rail at La Graviere in front of the sun-soaked Quiksilver Pro France fans. Photo: ASP

Mick Fanning

Mick Fanning on a thick La Graviere tube. Breaking mere yards from the beach, the guys were getting blown onto the sand after packing barrels in the shorebreak. Photo: ASP

John John Florence

Never one to hold back, John John Florence puts everything into every turn. Photo: ASP

Gabriel Medina

Qukksilver Pro France runner up Gabriel Medina finishes with flair on the final day. Photo: ASP

Wave Garden

Not all the action was on the coast. During the Quiksilver Pro lay days, the Wave Garden in nearby Spain was the place to be. Here’s former World Champ Tom Carroll laying into an artificially generated wave. Photo: ASP

Kelly Slater

We’re still trying to figure out how Kelly Slater lost to Filipe Toledo in the quarterfinals… Photo: ASP

Julian Wilson

5th place finisher Julian Wilson with a monstrous frontside air. Photo: ASP

Pat Gudauskas

A pulled back look at the eternally stoked Pat Gudauskas. Photo: ASP

Hossegor

The lovely beach town of Hossegor, France as seen from the lineup at La Graviere. Photo: ASP

Alejo Muniz

Brazil’s Alejo Muniz at La Graviere. According to reports, Alejo is still digging sand out of his ears. Photo: ASP

Sebastian Zietz

Sebastian ‘Seabass’ Zietz on a frothy one at La Graviere. After losing this heat to John John Florence, Seabass went over to the nearby closeout and pulled in ’til his board broke. Photo: ASP

Mick Fanning

Hands down the best champagne-to-the-face shot ever. Well done Gabriel Medina, and thanks for not crying. Photo: ASP