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  • BWWT Northern Hemisphere to produce Killer season
    BWWT Northern Hemisphere to produce Killer season
    The first half of the Big Wave World Tour (BWWT) did not disappoint. A highlight came when BWWT athletes competed with female surfers at the Titans of Mavericks competition. The BWWT has always been about breaking barriers. Long before it was a...
  • What's trending in surfing
    What's trending in surfing
    1. Australian WomenThere are four women surfers still in contention heading into the final events of the season for the ASP Women’s World Tour, and three of them are Australian: Sally Fitsgibbons (AUS), Tyler Wright (AUS), Stephanie Gilmore ...
  • Wildcard Makua Rothman wins first event of the 2014/2015 Big Wave World Tour
    Wildcard Makua Rothman wins first event of the 2014/2015 Big Wave World Tour
    On July 3, 2014, Makua Rothman, the Hawaiian waterman regarded for his loyalty with a jet ski in big waves, won the Billabong Pico Alto event in Peru, kicking off the start of the 2014/2015 Big Wave World Tour (BWWT). Not only was this the first...
  • Fitzgibbons in form at Fiji: the top women surfers return after seven years
    Fitzgibbons in form at Fiji: the top women surfers return after seven years
    TAVARUA, Fiji: After seven years, the top 17 professional women surfers returned to Fiji for the number five stop on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT). The women’s energy was electric as they prepared to...
  • 2014 Billabong Pro: That’s a wrap, Rio
    2014 Billabong Pro: That’s a wrap, Rio
    At the Billabong Pro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the slogan seemed to be “that’s a wrap.” The tag line caught on and infiltrated Instagram alongside the smiles of several professional surfers as the contest came to a close....
  • 2014 Billabong XXL Awards: broken feed, smooth surfing
    2014 Billabong XXL Awards: broken feed, smooth surfing
    So there were no world records broken, and there was a broken feed during the live web cast of the 2014 Billabong XXL Awards.Now that everyone is passed that, the good news is that all of the City National Grove of Anaheim attendees looked...
  • Kelly Slater divorces Quiksilver
    Kelly Slater divorces Quiksilver
    On Monday, Kelly Slater announced his separation from longtime sponsor, Quiksilver.Breaking up is hard to do. The untimely nature of the split (relatively close to April Fools’ Day) made it especially difficult to grapple with. Young love...
  • Mason Ho wins HIC Pro
    Mason Ho wins HIC Pro
    25-year-old Mason Ho is living proof that surf history repeats itself.His legendary father, Michael Ho first surfed Sunset at the young age of fifteen. Between the years of 1988 and 1996, Michael Ho had secured the HIC Pro on four occasions. Some...
  • Animals in the Bible beginning with the letter 'A'
    Animals in the Bible beginning with the letter 'A'
    Numerous animals are named in the Bible, although a number of them are not called the same as modern day titles, especially in some of the older versions such as the King James Version, and others. Our study will begin with those whose names begin...
  • Supergirl Pro: tide turns, narrows margin to 12
    Supergirl Pro: tide turns, narrows margin to 12
    The Ford Supergirl Pro is the largest all-women's surf contest in the world and the sole ASP 6-Star event in North America. This event has a little bit of everything. Paul Mitchell tamed wild surf hair with a braiding station and the Tribe put...
  • Emotional victory: Muniz and Moore take the Vans US Open of Surfing
    Emotional victory: Muniz and Moore take the Vans US Open of Surfing
    The finals were standing room only on the beach. The crowds were more sizable than in previous years. Today, the surf was building and the tide was coming up onto the beach where mass amounts of Brazilians would support Muniz and locals cheered on...
  • Vans US Open: permanent surf ambush
    Vans US Open: permanent surf ambush
    Today, the Vans US Open brought on less marker-riddled teens than before. Unfortunately, the unfavorable surf conditions would prove more permanent than the markers. Despite the slow heats and lulls between sets, the US Open of Surfing still...
  • Vans US Open of Surfing: day 7 match ups
    Vans US Open of Surfing: day 7 match ups
    Huntington Beach produced an interesting crowd. Spectators showed up wearing less clothing than the participants themselves. They sported body-painted hand prints and sharpie marker writing on their skin. Instead of having their favorite surfers...
  • Surf industry changes taking shape
    Surf industry changes taking shape
    Surfing as a sport is constantly evolving. Sometimes to improve performance, shapers have to sand down and cut away to get their desired outcome. This serves as an example for what is currently happening to the surf industry.Money has become an...
  • Drugs to thugs: surfing gets krunk at Kirra
    Drugs to thugs: surfing gets krunk at Kirra
    Surfing is getting quite the reputation as of late. The press has recently shed light on professional surfing’s illustrious recreational drug use as well as profane behavior between its top competitors within the sport. Are professional...