Gillie Bevis looks out at the surf for the Quiksilver Pro.
Gillie Bevis looks out at the surf for the Quiksilver Pro. John Gass / TWE200212quik

Snapper ready for world event

SNAPPER Rocks has undergone a transformation in preparation to host the world's best surfers.

The Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro starts this weekend and organisers are putting the final touches to the venue.

Scaffolding and giant billboard has replaced the views of rocky headland that has given the break its namesake.

Although surfers will compete at the beaches with the best breaks, the home of the competition will be at Snapper Rocks.

Ollie Bevis, 11, was at the famous break today to have his first surf.

It will be a few years before Ollie has a chance to compete against the world's best, but he can tell his friends that he has surfed one of the world's best breaks.

The Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro start on February 25.



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