In one of the most entertaining and unforeseen, finals of the year, Matt Wilkinson has taken the win at the Outerknown Fiji Pro over rookie Connor O’Leary.
Rip Curl released the first episode of a new series entitled “Really Really Really Good Surfers”. First episode is coming from Matt Wilkinson, fresh of a heater on the Gold Coast in which he shared the final with good mate Owen Wright.
Matt Wilkinson is currently ranked number two and is one of the world’s most popular surfers. After coming back from a surf on the North coast of NSW recently, he found this message scrawled on his car window, and posted it on his Instagram
World #1, Matt Wilkinson and World #3, Gabriel Medina along with Indonesian god, Garut Widiarta dusted off the spirit of #TheSearch and boarded a boat with no plan beyond getting tubed, laying some rail, playing some pong, and unwinding at night with a few beers and plenty of laughs in the 12th episode of #TheSearch – Tempat Boyum Ini.
Garut Widiarta figured the best way to prepare for the toughest contest of his life would be to train with a world-class sparring partner – or two. So the reigning Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang champion, who will defend his title in August against the most lethal lineup of invited surfers in the event’s history, […]
Due to the unpredictable nature of the environment we frolic in daily, surfers are getting injured all the time – including the professionals. During the Teahupo’o trials this past week, a ghastly wipeout forced Kevin Bourez into the reef headfirst. Following surgical treatment of head fractures and facial lacerations, he is now in a stable condition and on the road to recovery. While you shouldn’t let incidences like the above scare you, we thought it prudent to have a look at the various setbacks endured by some of our favourite surfing stars, how they recovered and what (not) to do if faced with a similar situation.
Matt Wilkinson has won the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, utilizing his electric backhand to best fellow Finalist Jordy Smith in solid six-to-ten foot waves at the iconic venue in the Australian State of Victoria.
In Africa for the Tour, Matt Wilkinson and Owen Wright head Deep South and rubber up against all things Dark Continent. We’d been in J-Bay and since we were both out of the running for the WSL event we thought, well sweet; we’re in a good part of the world for wearing wetsuits and finding some space to ourselves so we thought: Let’s go searching.
Goofyfoot NSW Central Coaster, Matt Wilkinson, just beat Californian Kolohe Andino in the final of the Quiksilver Pro, Gold Coast.
Wandering into the various shades of real world blue, Gabriel Medina, Matt Wilkinson, Mason Ho and Bruno Santos pull-the-plug in the search for a simpler stoke.