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Quiksilver’s environmentally-friendly roots took center stage in Bali, Indonesia this weekend through the Big Bali Eco Weekend. Through a multitude of events, and in collaboration with Coca-Cola and Garuda, Quiksilver raised awareness for clean Bali beaches, protecting the environment and local turtles, along with promoting sustainable tourism.
Quiksilver, in conjunction with the Uluwatu Boardriders Club, today announced the 2nd annual Quiksilver Uluwatu Challenge on Sunday 22 June where 32 participants can surf against local Balinese pros and surfing legends from the Quiksilver and Roxy teams to raise money for environmental and beach clean-up programs in Bali.
Michel Bourez opened up first in the Final, blasting a 7.17 for a series of three powerful backhand turns. Kolohe Andino would catch a series of waves, his best coming in at a 5.00 for two backhand snaps. Bourez was more selective in his approach, notching a 6.67 on his second ride.
It’s not every day Australian surfer Sally Fitzgibbons steps outside her comfort zone of the hot sun and big waves at the beach. But while her competitors are enjoying the off-season and summer, the 23-year-old was filmed honing her skills in Nova Scotia – where temperatures were -4C and wintery winds were blowing at more than 130km/h.
The Huffington Post recently compiled a list of the “The Best Female Surfers To Follow On Instagram” and they kinda nailed it. Topping the list were Laura Enever, Kassia Meador, Courtney Conlogue, Ellie-Jean Coffey and her sister Holly, Lakey Peterson, Sally Fitzgibbons, Sage Erickson, and of course Alana Blanchard. Who are your favorite surfer girls to follow on instagram?
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Sally Fitzgibbons, Steph Gilmore, longboarder Kelia Monitz, Lee-Ann Curren, contest director Lisa Andersen and tops-commentator Rosy Hodge left the strain of the no-go comp on the side of the pool and had went to town on some fun-sized Wavegarden walls. And how!
Sally Fitzgibbons (Aust) has begun her 2013 season in flying form by winning the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 6-Star rated Breaka Burleigh Pro on the Gold Coast today.
This video is part of a series being released over the next few weeks that follow Australian surfing sensation, Sally Fitzgibbons on her journey to one of the world’s most unique surfing locations: the Wadi Adventure Wave Pool in middle of the Al Ain desert, in Dubai. The purpose of this trip for Sally is to work on progressive surf maneuvers, including the air reverse. But first, she has to adjust to the hot conditions in Dubai.
In case you haven’t noticed, there’s been a changing of the guard in women’s professional surfing. Out with the old—in with the new as the saying goes. With the new crop of talented girls coming in, we (finally) say goodbye to the Layne Beachley’s of the world and usher in Alana, Bruna, Steph and crew—more talented and definitely easy on the eyes if you catch our drift…