Swell of the year at Puerto
Down there in Oaxaca state in Central America, this wave is known as the Mexican Pipeline. Yes, it tubes. Yes, it breaks right and left. Yes, when a perfect a-frame breaks it does look like a dirtier version of Pipeline. But it’s not. It’s on sand. The wave is less predictable. Closeouts abound. But, this is […]
Down there in Oaxaca state in Central America, this wave is known as the Mexican Pipeline. Yes, it tubes. Yes, it breaks right and left. Yes, when a perfect a-frame breaks it does look like a dirtier version of Pipeline. But it’s not. It’s on sand. The wave is less predictable. Closeouts abound. But, this is was one the earth’s timeless classics. While our focus might leave more of the classic old school breaks, we’ll still be loving this place in 2050. We love our titles in surfing (Code Red at Teahupoo) and this one at Puerto is being known as the 4th of July holiday swell.
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