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Stephanie Gilmore Claim Roxy Pro Wins at Snapper

Stephanie Gilmore Claim Roxy Pro Wins at Snapper

Stephanie Gilmore claimed victory today at the Roxy Pro Gold Coast, the opening stop on the World Surf League Championship Tour, in four-to-six foot waves at the world-famous Snapper Rocks. An incredible finals day delivered the Australian event champions, Gilmore will take the coveted Jeep Leaders’ Jersey heading into the next event on the CT, […]

Video: Stephanie Gilmore in “The Tempest”

Video: Stephanie Gilmore in “The Tempest”

It’s hard to go past Indonesia for a strike mission in the middle of the liturgical year. We scoured the archipelago from the comfort of our office chairs in search of a wave that compliments Steph’s particular set of skills. Steph was after “cute slabs” – the definition of which you’ll discover in due course—and while we weren’t blessed with days of waves, the one day of money was well worth the wait, and near-death experience of the boat ride back to base. Here’s two days on a leaky boat through the rose-tinted specs of the eternally peppy, Miss Stephanie Gilmore.

Video: Another Super Session At Kelly Slater Waves Pool

Video: Another Super Session At Kelly Slater Waves Pool

After Kanoa Igarashi, Nat Young, Carissa Moore, Kelly Slater and a few other lucky invitees created the very first super-session in the Kelly Slater Wave Pool. The super sessions continue in Kelly Slater Waves Pool. Josh Kerr and Steph Gilmore hit the best landlocked wave in the world, and Miss Gilmore locked into a proper half-minute drainer. […]

Steph, Sally, Alana, and Dimity Getting it Done at Snapper

Steph, Sally, Alana, and Dimity Getting it Done at Snapper

Snapper Rocks has not only had the world’s best surf this past week, but also the world’s biggest crowd. The best female surfers have converged on the world’s most crowded wave to stomp their authority and warm up for the upcoming Roxy Pro.

Video: Dane Reynolds, Steph Gilmore, And More In France

Video: Dane Reynolds, Steph Gilmore, And More In France

A surf clip by a snowboarder Bryan Fox. Featuring Dane Reynolds, Mikey Wright, Steph Gilmore, Koa Rothman and Michael Dunphy. Editor Bryan Fox explains: “This is a movie I made for Quiksilver. They flew me to France for the Quiksilver Pro and while I was there I asked them if I could edit a couple clips together from the week. They obliged and here it is. It’s titled “No Breakfast” because, with all due respect, the French suck at making breakfast. They are like the soup nazi in that seinfeld episode…no breakfast for you!”

Carrisa Moore Triumphs at Bells

Carrisa Moore Triumphs at Bells

Carissa Moore has won the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach after battling Stephanie Gilmore in the Final for the right to ring the Bell.

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.

Five Rivalries Surfing Needs Right Now

Five Rivalries Surfing Needs Right Now

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.