Watch: The Desert Hilton - Billabong Adventure Division

30 Oct 2018 0 Share

Ben Macartney

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Remember the Green Iguana? Maybe you weren't born then - but if you were, you might remember a young Mark Occilupo, among others, ripping it up between casks of wine in the Northwest. Billabong made a return for the Billabong Challenge in 95', in which Shane Dorian also featured. In The Desert Hilton both Occy and Shane, now subtly mellowing with age, make a return to Gnarloo - along with a bunch of spring chickens like Jack Robinson, Kai Hing, Laura Enever and Shaun Manners.

Hints of nostalgia aside, the old boys have still got it - and the chickens light up an excellent day at the famed left. They all rip, but you don't see too much of Jack. He spends most of his time in the barrel and out of the way of the lens - and that does not sell shorts guys. Still, you've got to wonder.. what's he thinking about? All that time in there...


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