Soli Bailey surfs one of the best giant waves ever at Cloudbreak

Soli Bailey surfs one of the best giant waves ever at Cloudbreak

On an epic day in the waters of Cloudbreak (Fiji Islands), the Australian surfer Soli Bailey was the name of the day when he surfed one of the best waves in history. He aussie He was in the right place at the right time to face an amazing wave on one of the most famous peaks in the world.

The wave brought back memories of his youth, when he saw the legendary Bruce Irons on screen sliding on a towering wave in Cloudbreak, 2011. The wave, which lasted eight to ten seconds of pure perfection, sent Soli Bailey into ecstasy: “I'm still shaking, man. It was amazing. I was talking to Billy, we were there chatting, and I felt like I was going to walk right under him. I started rowing to support him and he yelled at me, Let's go Soli! It was crazy. Holding on as if my life depended on it.”

The feat was captured by the expert lenses of Chris Peel and Surfline founder Sean Collins. The Australian surfer, who has established himself as one of the best in the world and who has been part of the CT or has won the Volcom Pipe Pro, shared his excitement at having had the opportunity to personally experience a wave that left him “blown away.”

Billy Kemper, swallowed

When the waves have this power, not everything always goes well. Let them tell the giant wave world champion, Billy Kemper, who suffered the other side of the coin. In this video also recorded in Cloudbreak you can see the wipeout of the day.

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