Quiksilver & Roxy Pro Window Extended

Quiksilver & Roxy Pro Window Extended

The Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Gold Coast presented by BOQ, the opening stop on the Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour, has been called off for the day Sunday, March 8 with minimal surf and a declining swell at Snapper Rocks. With minimal swell on offer through the original competition window, which was slated to end Wednesday, March 11, the WSL has extended the window to now close Friday, March 13, to capitalize on a new forecasted swell.

Video: Jeremy Flores – Please Stay Positive

Video: Jeremy Flores – Please Stay Positive

At only 18, Jeremy Flores was the youngest surfer to be on the WCT, the world’s surfing elite. Surrounded by a team of professionals and an entire nation, Jeremy even won the most prestigious of competitions, at Pipeline Hawaii, in 2010. But the pressure, criticism, and his fiery temperament eroded little by little his hopes of becoming world champion.

Get Ready for D-Bah

Get Ready for D-Bah

It’s all about location, especially in surfing. With small waves and big high tides stalling the Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro Gold Coast, contest officials are considering relocating the event from Snapper Rocks to Duranbah (more commonly known as D-Bah). The beach is just southeast of Snapper, around the headland. Officials will make the call whether or not to move Friday morning local time.

Video: Leonardo Fioravanti Surfs Sumbawa

Video: Leonardo Fioravanti Surfs Sumbawa

Before the Italian prodigy and WQS competitor Leonardo Fioravanti broke his back at Pipeline this winter he sent us a sick video of a recent trip he had taken to Sumbawa to surf Lakey Peak. It was a last-minute trip and Leo got a mixed bag of waves but on a couple of days he straight scored heaving tubes and some fun rights with perfect ramps. He might be injured now but the QS better watch out when the kid is back on his board in a few months. Leonardo Fioravanti Surfs Sumbawa.

Roxy Pro Round 2 Deals Out First Eliminations

Roxy Pro Round 2 Deals Out First Eliminations

After waiting for the tide to drop, Round 2 of the Roxy Pro Gold Coast got going mid-morning. With conditions still inconsistent, wave selection played a big part in surfers’ scores. In Heat 2, Johanne Defay (FRA) caught more waves than Nikki Van Dijk (AUS), and scored a 9.00 on one of the bigger ones […]

Boardriders Coolangatta Opening Party

Boardriders Coolangatta Opening Party

Vibes were high at the opening party of the Coolangatta Boardriders store – it was the combination of Quiksilver and Roxy team riders stoking out hundreds of grommets and surf fans at a signing, LeeAnn Curren’s band Betty the Shark and Brisbane band Orphan Orphans channelling the perfect mix of Jim Morrison and Ian Curtis, and the anticipation of the Pro kicking off.

Video: Official Trailer Roxy Pro Gold Coast

Video: Official Trailer Roxy Pro Gold Coast

The 2015 the Roxy Pro Gold Coast in Australia kicks off February 28. Tyler Wright (AUS), Carissa Moore (HAW), Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) and more return to challenge reigning six-time World Champion Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) for the World Title, surfing’s ultimate prize.

Video: Mick, Dane, Freddy P, Owen Wright Score Cyclone Marcia

Video: Mick, Dane, Freddy P, Owen Wright Score Cyclone Marcia

Cyclone Marcia has left some devastating marks on most of the mid to North Queensland, as for the South it has brought nothing but pure epicness the last 5 days. Mick Fanning, Dane Reynolds, Mitch Parkinson, Freddy P, Owen Wright and more star in this latest clip from filmmaker, Jackson O’Brien.

Video: Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Trailer

Video: Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Trailer

Gabriel Medina. John John Florence. Kelly Slater. The pros will be back in action with the first men’s Samsung Galaxy WSL Championship Tour event of the year. Watch them LIVE at worldsurfleague.com starting February 28 – March 11.