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.
Italo Ferreira, the Brazilian Championship Tour surfer known for his explosive surfing and jaw-dropping airs, reportedly injured himself after a landing went wrong.
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, […]
15 months ago, Owen Wright suffered a severe brain injury at Pipeline on the North Shore of Oahu. It had the potential to not only end his career, but his life. And at the start of the year, no one knew what was coming.
The first women’s event of the 2017 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), the Roxy Pro Gold Coast, kicked off today in two-to-three foot (1 metre) conditions at the world-famous Snapper Rocks located on the Gold Coast of Australia. The event witnessed fiery exchanges and intense action as the women set out to win their […]
The World Surf League (WSL) has announced a deal to show all of its events on Facebook Live this year.
After a year-long absence from competition, Owen Wright has just confirmed that he will accept the injury wildcard for the 2017 World Surf League Championship Tour. This comes after a long road to recovery from the serious head injury he suffered at Pipeline on Oahu’s North Shore in December of 2015.
He wants Another World Title in 2017
The Korean technology giant, has discontinued their sponsorship of the World Surf League. For the past few years Samsung had footed much of the bill for the WSL’s Championship tour events (11 men’s and 10 women’s.)
Charles Rodrigues, Stepfather and Coach to WSL Champion Gabriel Medina, has been suspended from attending WSL events, following an incident involving League officials in Portugal last season.