First Pro Surfer to Use a GoPro During Major Surf Competition – Sunny Garcia



in the wild May 17, 2013

GoPro started as an idea born on a surf trip. It has grown to become the world’s most versatile camera and used by more consumers and professional productions than any other camera in its class.  And the HD HERO2 has now taken a momentous leap by doing something that’s never been done before – when GoPro athlete and professional surfer, Sunny Garcia mounted the new HD HERO2 to the nose of his surfboard during his heat in the Vans World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach, HI. This is the first time a surfer has used a GoPro camera during a major competition.

“The guys at GoPro have been helping me out for the last year or two so I was trying to help get them footage,” said Garcia. “They asked me if I would use it during the heat because it’s a new camera and we wanted to see what we could get.” – Sunny Garcia, courtesy of Surfing Magazine

Photo By: Rusty, RussellBros.Pictures


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