The 1st Quiksilver Boardriders in Asia and 15th in the world has opened at Canggu, Bali. Located right on Echo Beach (Canggu), Quiksilver have planted many tropical palms and trees at the entrance of the store that works in with the live wall of plants that welcome customers as they enter the store.
Gabriel Medina (BRA), reigning WSL Champion, and Tyler Wright (AUS), have emerged victorious this afternoon, claiming the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France respectively, in clean four-to-six foot (1.5 – 2 metre) waves at Culs Nus.
The Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro France, Stop No. 9 on the 2015 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), ran in pumping conditions, deciding the men’s and women’s Quarterfinalists at Culs Nus. Huge crowds gathered on the water’s edge to witness an epic day of mind-blowing performances from the world’s best surfers.
Au revoir, Teahupo’o. See you next year, Fiji. This fall, the world’s best will pull into some of the world’s throatiest, most daunting barrels far from the tropics. The Roxy Pro and Quiksilver Pro France are where raw, powerful conditions meet the refined style of French culture. Together, they pack an incredible punch of surf drama. Catch all the competitive drama live here daily from October 6 – 17, and take the waves to go with the WSL App.
In recent years, Kelia Moniz has become the face of female longboarding. Her grace on a longboard is a pleasure to watch and in ROAM.
Filipe Toledo and Carissa Moore dominated their finals at The Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Gold Coast.
The opening stop on the Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour wrapped up today just under the waiting period wire, with contestable surf at Snapper rocks providing just enough energy for an absolutely action-packed afternoon of surfing.
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 […]
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.
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.
Friendly competition will push a sport to a whole new level. But a rivalry? That’ll shove it along. Simply put, a rivalry is the catalyst for progression in a sport. Not so simply put, nothing compares to a good old fashioned hot-blooded vendetta between two elite masters of a certain sport.