World Champ to Host GromSearch International Final

World Champ to Host GromSearch International Final

Current WSL World Champion Gabriel Medina is preparing to welcome Rip Curl GromSearch champions from around the world to his home break of Maresias Beach, Sao Paulo, Brazil for the prestigious Rip Curl GromSearch International Final, April 28 to May 3, 2015.

R.I.P. Ricardo Dos Santos

R.I.P. Ricardo Dos Santos

It is with very heavy hearts that we inform you that Ricardo Dos Santos has passed away at the age of 24 in a Brazilian hospital. After sustaining multiple gunshot wounds at Praia da Guarda do Embau, near Palhoca, yesterday, Ricardo remained in critical condition at a hospital in Brazil. Conflicting reports started emerging regarding the specifics of the incident, but the fact remained that yesterday morning, Dos Santos was shot three times in the chest and stomach by another man.

Surfer Ricardo Dos Santos Shot Three Times in Brazil

Surfer Ricardo Dos Santos Shot Three Times in Brazil

Brazilian professional surfer Ricardo Dos Santos has been shot three times on a Brazilian beach in Florianopolis.Details are unconfirmed, but according to Filipe Toledo’s Instagram, it happened while Ricardo attempted to stop the use of narcotics on a public beach. And, that the subject responsible for the shooting is a military police officer.

Video: Gabriel Medina Warming Up – Air Fest

Video: Gabriel Medina Warming Up – Air Fest

Gaby woke up early and went out for a sesh before his heat against Julian Wilson in SP Prime. Only a few waves to warm up and you can see what he was up to. Enjoy.

How Surfing Could Save The Rainforest

How Surfing Could Save The Rainforest

Help save the rainforest while surfing perfect waves in a tropical paradise. Sounds epic, right? Surfers are known for their deep connection with the ocean and appreciation for its preservation, but what happens when a small, rural town is suddenly bombarded with surf tourism?

Aussie surfers line up for a Brazilian wax

Aussie surfers line up for a Brazilian wax

14 September, 2012 : – – Fuad has been manufacturing surfboard wax since the 1960’s and has produced an honest, family run business in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Over the years, he has been building a reputable name for ‘FU’ and now it is not only recognised nationally but globally as well. A number of top […]

Maya Gabeira on broken bones, bad backs, and asthma

Maya Gabeira on broken bones, bad backs, and asthma

“It’s not a bad thing having asthma if you surf big waves” Big-wave surfer Maya Gabeira isn’t just about cover shoots and sunkissed Brazilian beaches. Broken bones, a twisted back and asthma are a big part of the queen of big surf’s story…

Perfect Start for Yadin Nicol at ASP PRIME SuperSurf Internacional in Brazil

Perfect Start for Yadin Nicol at ASP PRIME SuperSurf Internacional in Brazil

Sunny skies, clean 4-6 foot surf (1.5-2 meters) and offshore winds were the background for the start of the ASP PRIME SuperSurf Internacional in Imbituba, Santa Catarina, on Tuesday in Brazil. Australian Yadin Nicol was the highlight of the first day with long left-handers breaking along Praia da Vila, which was home to the Brazilian ASP World Tour event until 2010.