Results for Rip Curl
Brazilian World Champ Gabriel Medina has been with his shaper, Johnny Cabianca of Pukas Surfboards, since 2008. A lot has changed since the two first began working together: There’s Medina’s World Title, but also his physical growth and evolving needs from his gear. Cabianca carved out some time to talk about what the journey with Medina has been like.
Competing for her home surf club, Culburra Boardriders from southern NSW, Tyler Wright (AUS) washed up on the rocks during the Australian Boardriders Battle. She in stable condition but taken to the hospital for precautionary checks.
Monday evening marked the Indonesian premiere of the documentary Oney Anwar -Chasing The Dream, launched by Rip Curl South East Asia. The premiere was held at the Beachwalk Theatre, Cineplex XX1, Kuta, Bali.
It was Gabriel Medina’s year. He lead the World Title rankings throughout 2014. Three ASP World Tour wins at Snapper Rocks, Fiji and Tahiti, two runner-up finishes, and a World Title (Brazil’s first) in just his third full year on the ASP World Championship Tour.
Julian Wilson has won both the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, and the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing after defeating World Champion elect Gabriel Medina (BRA) in the closest Pipe Final on record. The victory marks his only win of the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) and his second CT win of his career. He pocketed $100,000 for the event win and a bonus $50,000 for the Triple Crown series.
December 19, 2014, Rip Curl’s Gabriel Medina has just made history, clinching Brazil’s first ever surfing World Title in pumping 6 foot waves on the final day of the Pipe Masters at Hawaii’s Banzai Pipeline.
The 2015 women’s World Championship Tour (WCT) is set. According to ASP rules, the women’s WCT is comprised of its top 10 surfers, the top 6 on the Qualification Series rankings, and one season wildcard. After the conclusion of the final elite Tour event, the Target Maui Pro, the results are in.
Matt Wilkinson takes us inside the Rip Curl North Shore house, where both Gabriel Medina and Mick Fanning will be crashing during the Billabong Pipe Masters.
The 2014 World Championship Tour season saw the rise of a new generation and the narrowing of the 34-man field to three World Title contenders. It all comes down to the final event of the season, the Billabong Pipe Masters. Check out the road to Hawaii with this 2014 recap.
From big upsets to Mick Fanning’s triumph, the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal shook up the World Title race. It now comes down to the wire and the final event of the year, the Billabong Pipe Masters, where three surfers – Gabriel Medina, Mick Fanning and Kelly Slater – will have a chance to win professional surfing’s most coveted prize.