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This Time, Tyler’s Title Pursuit Is Serious

This Time, Tyler’s Title Pursuit Is Serious

Tyler Wright exploded onto the Championship Tour scene at the age of 14, becoming the youngest person ever to win a CT event. After becoming a full-fledged tour surfer, she proceeded to smoke the competition, finishing World No. 4 during her first year on Tour, which netted her the Rookie of the Year honor. Amid the fanfare, it was only natural that there were high hopes for her future as a World Champion.

Bethany Hamilton Will Compete at Swatch Women’s Pro

Bethany Hamilton Will Compete at Swatch Women’s Pro

The Hawaiian previously caused a series of upsets at the Fiji Women’s Pro earlier this year when she blazed through the draw, eliminating world No. 1 Tyler Wright and defeating six-time WSL Champion Stephanie Gilmore on her way to the Semifinals.

Kelly Slater Wins Billabong Pro Tahiti

Kelly Slater Wins Billabong Pro Tahiti

Kelly Slater (USA) has won theBillabong Pro Tahiti after defeating John John Florence (HAW) in the Final in eight-to-ten foot surf at Teahupo’o. The final day of competition at Stop No. 7 of 11 on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) has been treated to incredible performances by the world’s […]

Volcom’s Totally Crustaceous Tour 2016 Crowns Champions at Kuta Beach in Season Finale

Volcom’s Totally Crustaceous Tour 2016 Crowns Champions at Kuta Beach in Season Finale

In an exciting finale to the Volcom’s Totally Crustaceous Tour Indonesian Finals 2016, Rio Waida claimed victory in the Pro Am (Under 21) Division, Ketut Agus took out the 16 and Under Division, Dhea Natasya earned the Girls Under 21 championship, and her brother Dhanny Widianto nabbed his second consecutive 13 and Under crown.

Bruno Santos Wins 2016 Billabong Pro Tahiti Trials

Bruno Santos Wins 2016 Billabong Pro Tahiti Trials

Bruno Santos defeated Nathan Hedge at Teahupoo in the trials of the Billabong Pro, Tahiti. The Brazilian now secures an opportunity to challenge the world’s best at the tour’s most exciting stop when the official window opens August 19th. After winning the whole damn thing in 2008 he’ll certainly pose a threat to the extended CT clan.

Volcom’s Totally Crustaceous Tour 2016 Finals Will Wrap Up at Kuta Beach

Volcom’s Totally Crustaceous Tour 2016 Finals Will Wrap Up at Kuta Beach

After phenomenal Geckofish and Flying Fish events earlier this year that smashed participation records to bits, 132 and 145 competitors respectively, it’s now down to the top 56 competitors in four divisions that will be battling it in the Volcom’s Totally Crustaceous Tour Indonesian Finals at Halfway Kuta Beach on August 14th, 2016. A total prize purse […]

Countries You’d Never Expect to Be Competing At the ISA World Surfing Games

Countries You’d Never Expect to Be Competing At the ISA World Surfing Games

Surfing’s official induction as an Olympic event has been rife with controversy. Central to arguments against are questions about the viability of surfing in landlocked countries that hope to host the Games – and in some cases open questions about whether or not Japan has waves (for the record, they do). The ISA was instrumental […]

Video: Full Highlights – 2016 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang

Video: Full Highlights – 2016 Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang

The Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang is not your grandpa’s surf contest. So it’s no coincidence that A-list talents like Bruce Irons, Jamie O’Brien and Clay Marzo, who typically shun contests like a bad Tinder match, clamor for an invitation to the Ultimate Tuberiding Contest.