Cho-poo) is a world-renowned surfing location
off the south-east of Tahiti, located in Papeete Island. Known for its heavy,
glassy waves, often reaching 7-10ft and higher. The
site of the annual Billabong Pro Tahiti surf competition, part
of the World Championship Tour (WCT) of the ASP World Tour
professional surfing circuit.
Tahiti’s Teahupoo is essentially a
glorified closeout - a hideous, deadly barrel promising a heap
of trouble for even the most capable of surfers. No other surf
spot extracts a higher toll than Teahupoo, the heaviest wave
in the world.