Mick Fanning already has his hand up to coach when surfing makes its Olympic debut in 2020 after the sport was added to the Tokyo program, along with skateboarding, sports climbing, karate, baseball and softball.
Three-time WSL Champion Mick Fanning has won the J-Bay Open, defeating John John Florence in an exciting Final in three-to-four foot surf at Jeffreys Bay. Today’s incredible victory comes a year after a dramatic incident during the 2015 J-Bay Open Final where Fanning was attacked on live television by what is believed to be […]
The world’s best surfers are converging on South Africa for Stop No. 6 on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy WSL Championship Tour, the J-Bay Open, which will take place at the world-renowned righthand pointbreak of Jeffreys Bay from July 6 – 17, 2016.
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.
After one of the toughest years in Mick Fanning’s life, he will be selective and only competing in certain events in the 2016 WSL and then hit the road on #TheSearch in 2016.
Three-time World Champion Mick Fanning announced that he’ll be surfing in select events in 2016, taking some time off after the Rip Curl Pro at Bells “just to regroup and re-stoke the fire.”
From battling for the world title to surfing the world’s biggest wave, the path to success has never been easy. There’s always some bastard getting in your way, stopping you from reaching the top – nowhere more so than in surfing. So here they are, mpora.com make a list the greatest rivalries to ever grace […]
This latest clip captures the Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson trading pumping barrels at a crowded slab somewhere on Australia’s east coast.
When you’re charging like Mick Fanning in the Ments, you don’t need anything in your way. He recently went on a little boardshort trip to the Ments, courtesy of Rip Curl, and as a result you get the above two minutes of enjoyment.
Finals Day at the Billabong Pipe Masters was filled with brilliant performances but the day ultimately belonged to Brazil, culminating in a Final with two of its biggest stars. After a decade of dedication, Adriano de Souza became the second Brazilian World Champion ever, and the first-ever Brazilian winner of the Pipe Masters. Gabriel Medina, who faced De Souza in the Final and won the first-ever Title for Brazil, didn’t go home empty-handed. In another first for Brazil, Medina won the 2015 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, which goes to the surfer with the highest points total for its three events.