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There’s surfers. There’s big-wave surfers. And then there’s a select few on this planet like San Clemente, California’s Greg Long. Greg’s an effin’ maniac. Since devoting his life (from around 15 yrs old) to the pursuit of riding the biggest waves in the world he’s won a couple trophies in the process.
The window for the final event of the ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pipeline Masters, begins on December 8. With a decent run of swell forecast to arrive from the north and northwest at the outset, look for the contest to get going early. Here are the top five threats to win the most prestigious competition in surfing.
Whether it’s the crowds, the waves, or the locals, there is no stretch of beach quite as notorious as Oahu’s North Shore. Despite being one of the most intimidating locales in the world, Hawaii is the destination de jour every November when surfers arrive with bloated board bags, uneasy stomaches, and the dream of scoring the best waves of their lives.
There are more than just a few waves on Oahu’s North Shore that can scare the bejesus out of you. All the breaks on that hollowed strip of coastline unanimously break harder with the lips slamming into those shallow reef slabs with a ferocious and eerie intensity, not found in many other places on earth.
Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) International has announced the 2014 world tour schedule, featuring the ASP Men’s World Championship Tour (WCT), ASP Women’s WCT and ASP qualification tours.
After getting a copy of the just-released book 100 Greatest Waves, we decided to take a deeper look at some of the featured surf spots. What we found is this: We were trying to kill you! True there are the typical high profile and user-friendly spots mentioned (Malibu, Costa Rica, New Jersey, Lowers, etc.) but along with these beginner friendly locales are far more menacing locations with names that sound medieval in nature and photos that will make you think twice about paddling out
Red Bull release a full detail video about the terrifying day when Maya Gabeira nearly died and Carlos Burle became a legend.
Twenty years ago, Volcom emerged as a brand for those who felt most comfortable standing sideways, whether on streets, water, or snow. Two decades later, Volcom is still firmly planted as one of the most influential companies in boardsports.
Surf cameraman Larry Haynes filmed Kirk Passmore’s wave at Outside Alligator’s that lead to his death. “His father contacted me and said he we wanted me to share his son’s last wave,” said Haynes.