Results for Gold Coast
Allan Byrne passed away two weeks ago after a motorcycle accident in Bali. The 62-year-old was there to compete in the Rip Curl Padang Padang Cup.
Kelly Slater (USA), 41, 11-time ASP World Champion and 2012 ASP World Runner-Up, has claimed the 2013 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover in firing three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) barrels at Kirra over reigning ASP World Champion Joel Parkinson (AUS), 31, in front of a capacity crowd on the Gold Coast.
The world’s best surfers donned the competitor’s singlet for this first time this season as Round 1 of the Gold Coast Pro was completed in clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) at Rainbow Bay.
Owen Wright Wins the Breaka Burleigh Pro on the Gold Coast in All Australian Final
Sally Fitzgibbons (Aust) has begun her 2013 season in flying form by winning the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 6-Star rated Breaka Burleigh Pro on the Gold Coast today.
World champion surfer Mark Occhilupo is the latest high-profile Gold Coaster to oppose plans for a cruise ship terminal in the Broadwater.
Surfers back Fanning after Tate comment
The Gold Coast surfing fraternity has turned on Mayor Tom Tate after he “arrogantly” dismissed the opinion of one of Australia’s greatest sporting champions.
Two-time world champion Mick Fanning wants to wipe out plans for a cruise ship terminal on the Gold Coast, saying it could ruin the city’s $3 billion surfing industry.
Fanning says a cruise ship terminal would kill wildlife, ruin local breaks and destroy the Gold Coast lifestyle.
Surfers from around the world will boycott the Gold Coast if a cruise ship terminal is built at Tugun, a national surfing body says.
Well-known North Coast surfer and musician Brian “Birdy” Burdett and his daughters Sky, 10, and Kayla, 8, have been killed in a horrific car crash in south-west NSW on Friday.
The collision occurred on the Kings Highway near Braidwood about 4.30pm when Mr Bird’s westbound Ford Falcon wagon crossed onto the wrong side of the road and collided with a Mitsubishi Outlander travelling in the opposite direction.