While your were sleeping Team Los Angeles / Body Glove featuring Alex Gray and Cheyne Magnusson successfully tamed the phenomena known as the Silver Dragon, taking the win in the Red Bull Qiantang Shoot Out 2015. Neither surfers had any previous experience surfing the powerful tidal bore on the Qiantang River in Hangzhou China, but that didn’t stop them from making the most of the unique opportunity. There were 4 teams selected to compete for the $28,000 prize purse including Team Gold Coast, Team Huntington Beach, Team Los Angeles, and Team Surfing China. Surfing a tidal bore comes with many unusual and logistical challenges, something that Team Los Angeles was able to overcome to take home the $10,000 first place prize. Interesting to note, due to Typhoon Dujuan’s pending impact to the Hangzhou area, the event was compressed into One Big Day. Word is Alex Gray successfully got barreled during the event. We are looking forward to seeing the video, stay tuned…

Qiantang Shoot Out

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