You had to hike to Uluwatu back in those days.
Gabriel Medina (BRA) has won the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal over Julian Wilson (AUS) in a rematch of their 2012 final at Supertubos. The event culminated in good three-to-five foot waves with Medina’s victory, the eighth event title of his career, only a short ten days after the Brazilian won in France.
This one was unfortunate. It looked painful, both physically and emotionally, and was probably expensive. But try not to giggle as slip leads to trip leads to ass over tit to a half drown in 2ft of water omnishambles. Just try. Poor Tommo is clearly not amused. Maybe he could handle the howls of derision, […]
The 16-year-old Ryder Guest from Hawaii is starting to turn heads for his matured prowess in the tube and on rail–which is no surprise, while he was on summer vacation in Indonesia.
Sharky shark sharks. The source of so much controversy these days and so misunderstood! Sparked by an unprecedented run of fatal attacks off the coast of Reunion Island and Western Australia both starting in 2011, the introduction of new shark culling policies continue to make headlines as they’re continually denounced by animal-rights activists, especially in Australia, less so in Reunion Island where local inhabitants have been more in support of action.
Rip Curl is pleased to announce that the wildcard to the Rip Curl Pro Portugal has been given to none other than Hawaii’s Mason Ho.
It may be the best sport in the world, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be annoying.
One of the best backside tube riders to call the Gold Coast of Australia home, Superbrand’s Nick Vasicek recently took a trip to Indo to reaffirm he’s no slouch in pumping lefts, either.
Despite stepping away from the world tour, Damien Hobgood remains one of the best in the business. When these Southern Hemisphere dream swells stormed through Indo, Damo put on an absolute clinic.
Surfing is one of those sports with a steep learning curve. That’s especially true for those of us who adopted it at a later stage in life.