||Stop #3 of the 2006 Vans Triple Crown Of Surfing: Rip Curl Pro Pipeline Masters on the North Shore of Oahu. Classic match up in the Pipeline Masters finals, Kelly Slater, Andy Irons, Rob Machado, and Cory Lopez. Right off the bat three of the finalists are comboed, but that's not to say one of them comes back to win the coveted Pipeline Masters and the Triple Crown of Surfing title.
The Pipeline Posse throw a party on the beach and show us what it's like to take on Pipe in the winter. Also, Vans holds it's annual Triple Crown golf tournament at the beautiful Turtle Bay Resort where surfers are reminded why they surf and not golf.
On the women's side, Layne Beachley wins her 7th World Title, while Sofia Mulanovich clinches the Triple Crown title, and Jessi Miley-Dyer wins the Billabong Pro Maui.
||Kelly Slater, Andy Irons, Joel Parkinson, Bruce Irons, Fred Patacchia, Rob Machado, Jamie OBrien, Mark Occhilupo, Jamie Sterling, Mick Fanning, Aamion Goodwin, Ian Walsh, Darren ORafferty, Luke Stedman, Damien Hobgood, Chris Ward, Roy Powers, Nathan Hedge, Jake Paterson, Tamayo Perry, Cory Lopez, Randy Rarick, Kalani Chapman, Tom Whitaker, Evan Valiere, Tory Barron, Reef McIntosh, Travis Logie, Greg Emslie, Bobby Martinez, Hank Gaskell, Jason Frederico, Shaun Davey, Solomon Ortiz, Bruno Santos, Sean Moody, Mikala Jones, Randall Paulson, Tom Dosland, Braden Dias, Mark Healy, Layne Beachley, Keala Kennelly, Rochelle Ballard, Sofia Mulanovich, Jessi Miley-Dyer