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2017 Wipeout Of The Year Award Nominees

2017 Wipeout Of The Year Award Nominees

All five nominees for the 2017 TAG Heuer Wipeout of the Year Award are presented in a single clip for your review. Featuring (in alphabetical order) Wilem at Maverick’s, Nathan Florence at Maverick’s, Danny Griffiths at Shipstern Bluff, Tom Lowe at Nazaré and Rafael Tapia at Nazaré. Video by Curt Myers, Blakeney Sanford, Dave Otto, […]

Is Slater Still Simmering?

Is Slater Still Simmering?

Whether you were glued to the Quik Pro webcast, on location, or simply indulged in a spot of social media voyeurism, it was hard not to notice some legit care factor from Kelly Slater, the man surfing his twenty-something season opener. The 11x World Champ appeared to be all-in.

Video: Tyler Wright in Australian Story – ‘All For The Family’

Video: Tyler Wright in Australian Story – ‘All For The Family’

Reigning surfing world champion Tyler Wright has revealed she nearly quit the championship tour after her brother Owen Wright was seriously injured during a warm-up surf at Pipeline in Hawaii. At 21, Tyler became her brother’s primary carer. She felt at a crossroads: should she quit the tour to be by her brother’s side, or […]

John John Florence Lands Casual Backflip

John John Florence Lands Casual Backflip

John John Florence posted a clip to Instagram of him landing one of the most causal backflips we’ve ever seen. In mushy conditions somewhere in Australia, Florence throws a vicious tailwhip carve before setting up for the backflip. He punts the backflip and lands with relative ease, gliding away like it was no big deal, […]

Video: Matt Wilkinson – Really, Really, Really Good Surfer’s

Video: Matt Wilkinson – Really, Really, Really Good Surfer’s

Rip Curl released the first episode of a new series entitled “Really Really Really Good Surfers”. First episode is coming from Matt Wilkinson, fresh of a heater on the Gold Coast in which he shared the final with good mate Owen Wright.

Italo Ferreira Injured on The Gold Coast

Italo Ferreira Injured on The Gold Coast

Italo Ferreira, the Brazilian Championship Tour surfer known for his explosive surfing and jaw-dropping airs, reportedly injured himself after a landing went wrong.

Bethany Hamilton Awarded Wildcard into Wahine Pipe Pro

Bethany Hamilton Awarded Wildcard into Wahine Pipe Pro

Inspirational surfer and phenom Bethany Hamilton was awarded the wildcard slot for the World Surf League (WSL) Wahine Pipe Pro QS1,000, her competitive debut for 2017, while North Shore notable Barron Mamiya returned home for the Pipe Pro Junior event after clinching his second win of the season at the Papara Pro Junior Tahiti just […]