• International field of Teahupoo specialists competing for one wild card position into the ASP Billabong Pro World Tour event.

The little known South Australian big wave surfer was impressive in his opening round ¬ ¨'šÃ„' at ¬ ¨'šÃ„' the Air Tahiti Nui Von Zipper Trials in Tahiti today. Tomlinson won his opening heat defeating Shimpei Horiguchi (Jpn) and Liam McNamarra (Hawaii) to advance to round two. Tomlinson has honed his power surfer skills at Elliston'šÃ„ö?Ñ? ¥s famous break "Blacks" which has characteristics very similar to the world famous Teahupoo wave in Tahiti and Tomlinson looked right at home in his opening round heat win today ¬ ¨'šÃ„' . Photo: Steve Robertson/Surfing Australia.

Complimentary Image: Peter Tomlinson (AUS/SA/Elliston)

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