The World Surf League (WSL) and Asian Surfing Championships (ASC) have combined once again to host another world-class event at one of the best surfing locations on the planet. The QS1,000 rated Mentawai Pro presented by Rip Curl.
When an 8-foot swell hit Hawaii’s Oahu we tracked its movements in various directions and finally zeroed in on a remote atoll many, many miles from the densely populated line-ups of the famed North Shore.
Chris Zaffis has taken out the Mentawai Pro presented by Rip Curl in some of the best waves ever seen in a World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000 event at the famed Lances Right. Zaffis took down Balinese surfing legend Dede Suryana in an amazing Final in perfect barrelling four-to-six foot waves.
It is every young surfers dream to travel the world in search of new waves, new experiences, and learning about different cultures. For 16 year old Luke Gordon, he was able to go on The Search this year traveling to dreamy destinations such as Bali, Fiji, and Hawaii. Here’s why these experiences are so valuable to him.
In a nail-biting final in the pumping surf of Pererenan Rights at Canggu, a consistent Raju Sena successfully held off Rip Curl Rider Ketut Agus’s radical attack to hold on to his second Gromsearch Title at this break in as many years. For this under 16 year old division Final it was a cage fight […]
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.
A fired-up Wright racked up a near-perfect total in the final to claim her second world tour win of the year after her first-up victory in the Roxy Pro last month. She has provided further evidence of a changing of the guard at the pinnacle of women’s surfing with a dominant victory over Courtney Conlogue […]
Here’s the pictures from today to accompany your lunch time, enjoy!
Rip Curl Gromsearch Series #3 coming to Canggu, Bali this weekend and the registration for the #3 Gromsearch competition has officially opened. Watch the kids warming up for the upcoming gromsearch!
With only two weeks left until the inaugural Mentawai Pro Presented by Rip Curl gets underway, the surfing world waits in anticipation to see just what the perfect wave of Lances Right will offer up for 64 hungry World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) competitors.