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Video: #Tournotes – Faire L’andouille

Video: #Tournotes – Faire L’andouille

We witnessed more than a few interesting stories unfold at this year’s Quiksilver Pro France, but as usual, there’s plenty more. Whether it’s celebrating Mick Fanning’s first aerial in years, seeding Jadson Andre’s post-tour career, or breaking down Stephen Bell’s untimely face flop, it’s always nice to join in the backstage fun. Come see what […]

Carissa Moore and Gabriel Medina Wins Roxy and Quik Pro France

Carissa Moore and Gabriel Medina Wins Roxy and Quik Pro France

Gabriel Medina and Carissa Moore claimed victory today at the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro France, respectively, in excellent three-to-five foot rippable peaks at Stop No. 9 of the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT).

Can Toledo’s 2017 Tear Continue?

Can Toledo’s 2017 Tear Continue?

Filipe Toledo’s hot streak is one worth keeping an eye on. Though the Brazilian only climbed two spots with his most recent win at the Hurley Pro, he’s poised for another huge leap up the ladder with one more solid result. And he’s come a very long way since his massive win at the Corona […]

5 Times Surfers Lost Their Shit in a Contest

5 Times Surfers Lost Their Shit in a Contest

When it comes to sports, it’s inevitable that someone’s going to get pissed. Regular athletes don’t usually become professional athletes without a whole lot of passion for their sport, and surfing is no different. Mix that passion with something that’s inherently nearly impossible to score properly and you’ve got a recipe for a boiling cauldron […]

Rio Waida Takes Top Honors at Hello Pacitan Pro

Rio Waida Takes Top Honors at Hello Pacitan Pro

Indonesian prodigy Rio Waida has taken out the 2017 Hello Pacitan Pro QS1,000 event in pumping waves at Watu Karung in East Java. In its first year as a WSL event, Watu Karung didn’t disappoint with barreling, 3-to-6 foot waves on offer throughout the competition window.

Hello Pacitan Pro Greeted With Epic Forecast For First Year As WSL QS1,000

Hello Pacitan Pro Greeted With Epic Forecast For First Year As WSL QS1,000

The inaugural Hello Pacitan Pro World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000 is set to kick off tomorrow with a promising forecast on the cards. The event will be held at the pristine beach of Watu Karung situated just West of Pacitan City on Indonesia’s island of Java.

Kai Lenny Wins The Puerto Escondido Challenge

Kai Lenny Wins The Puerto Escondido Challenge

Kai Lenny claimed victory today at the 2017 Puerto Escondido Challenge after besting a competitive field of 24 of the world’s best big wave surfers in epic 20-to-25 foot surf at Mainland Mexico’s Puerto Escondido.

Filipe Toledo Wins The J Bay Open

Filipe Toledo Wins The J Bay Open

Filipe Toledo has won the Corona Open J-Bay today after besting 2017 CT Rookie Frederico Morais in the Final. Stop No. 6 of 11 on the 2017 Championship Tour was graced with flawless conditions, resulting in barrier-breaking performances by the world’s best surfers, eight perfect 10-point rides and no shortage of drama.

J-Bay Goes Wild!

J-Bay Goes Wild!

Wednesday’s action at the Corona Open J-Bay got off to a stunning start, as Filipe Toledo delivered the the best aerial surfing ever seen in competition during his do-over battle with Jordy Smith and Julian Wilson. The Brazilian stuck two lofty alley-oops in a row on one wave to earn a perfect 10, and the […]

Kelly Slater Breaks Foot at J-Bay

Kelly Slater Breaks Foot at J-Bay

Kelly Slater broke two metatarsal bones in his right foot Monday morning, while freesurfing up the point in Jeffreys Bay. He needed assistance making his way off site, and was taken to the hospital, where he was X-rayed (and posted the painful-looking results). The injury derails his promising start at the Corona Open J-Bay, where […]