x

Cloitre Wins Boardmasters

by on Monday 15th August, 2011   3041 Views

ROMAIN Cloitre wins 6 star Relentless Boardmasters in assoc. with Vans defeating Mitch Coleborn in a lead swapping final 14.77 to 9.36, to claim his maiden star tour victory in windblown 3-4ft peaks in front of a huge crowd lining the Fistral beach shoreline.

Cloitre searched the longer rights with rapid fire forehand snaps to build his scores and gain a slight advantage through the first half of the encounter to eventually seal his victory with a combination of two powerful backhand smashes securing an 8.17 out of 10 and an unassailable lead.

“I am really happy right now. This is my best victory in my career and I haven’t had any good results in the last few months so I didn’t have a lot of confidence but now I have some and I am really happy. The start of the Europe leg I was travelling with Tom Whitaker a lot and Oakley and he helped me to get my confidence back. He was always saying that I was going to do well in Europe and it has helped me, so thanks Tommy for that.

Comments
Average rating of 3.4945 from 0 votes

3041 Visits -

Video El Buey Lights Up for Arica
10449

El Buey Lights Up for Arica

Big barrels and big drops at one of Chile's premier big waves spots

Video Flooding in Switzerand Generates a Ripable River Wave
3675

Flooding in Switzerand Generates a Ripable River Wave

Swiss surfers make the most of their environment and shred this powerful wave caused by a flooding river.

Feature Chris Burkard, Under the Magnifying Glass
2411

Chris Burkard, Under the Magnifying Glass

The first instalment of the Definition series takes a closer look at Californian Photographer Chris Burkard

Video Skeet Durham Makes an Unbelievable Drop at Nias
6879

Skeet Durham Makes an Unbelievable Drop at Nias

Skeet Durham nails a huge drop at Nias and is rewarded with a deep tube which he comes flying out of arms akimbo.

Video Noa Deane's Homage to 'The Old-Skool'
2425

Noa Deane's Homage to 'The Old-Skool'

Noa Deane and Shane Fletcher brings us this clip equipped with fast tunes and weird editing

Video Nathaniel Curran Ripping at Home
2372

Nathaniel Curran Ripping at Home

Kyle MacLennan follows Nathaniel Curran tearing apart his home breaks.