Drama @ The Pipe Masters



Wow, what an exciting end to an epic year! We lost some legends and we gained some new ones… Kai Otton retired (after a stellar 10 year career), Nat Young just fell short of re-qualifying, Kanoa Igarashi got 2nd and double qualified opening up a spot for Zeke Lau, Conner Coffin barely missed winning rookie of the year (lost by .07 of a point), and Jordy Smith finished 2nd in the overall rankings on the CT! It’s been a great year for Team CI! Can’t wait for 2017…
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Kanoa Igarashi– 2nd place finish at pipe riding a 6’1 x 18 1/2 x 2 5/16 Semi Pro, 20th on the CT & 5th on the QS

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Jordy Smith– 5th place finish at Pipe, 2nd place overall. 6’3 x 19 x 2 5/8 32.3L Taco Grinder

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Nat Young- 9th place at Pipe, 23rd overall. Riding a 6’1 x 18 1/2 x 2 5/16 27.2L Rook15

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Conner Coffin– 13th at pipe, 17th overall. Riding a 6’1 x 18 1/2 x 2 5/16 Proton

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Zeke Lau6’3 x 19 x 2 3/8 SP12

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photos by Ryan MillerTrevor Moran & Steve Sherman