Up-and-coming junior Byron Bay surfer Soli Bailey has been narrowly defeated in the World Surfing League's Sunset Beach Pro Junior event in Hawaii.
After a successful event in Sydney last weekend, the Original Source Australian Boardriders Battle is now set to venture north to Yamba this coming weekend where 11 northern NSW boardriders’ clubs will duke it out in the surf.
North coast surfers Stephanie Gilmour (Kingscliff) and Tyler Wright (Lennox Head) joined Sally Fitzgibbons (NSW South Coast) to make it a clean weep for Australia yesterday in Portuguese leg of the women's world championship tour.
The Margaret River Pro is stop #2 on the ASP tour - the locals are hitting the waves hard and making a strong impression on their west coast brothers and sisters.
Sunday was the final day of the 2014 Australian Longboard Surfing Open. The event saw the sport's top rated surfers do battle in the Association of Surfing Professionals Longboard Qualifying Series.
Harley Ingleby from Coffs Harbour will be the man to beat as Australia's richest longboarding event, the ASP's 2014 Australian Longboard Surfing Open, got underway at Kingscliff yesterday.
Five times ASP Women's World Champion Stephanie Gilmore from Tweed Heads, won the 2014 Roxy Pro Gold Coast at Snapper Rocks today.
Adriano De Souza from Brazil and Carissa Moore from Hawaii, have taken out the ASP 6-Star QS divisions at the Hurley Australian Open of Surfing held at Manly Beach yesterday.
Byron Bay’s world champion surfer Kieren Perrow exited the ranks of professional surfing in style last night surrounded by family and friends at the Great Northern Hotel. Kieren had always planned to wind up his career at the end of... Read More →
Word around the traps is that local surfer, 2011 Master of the Pipe and one of Byron’s favourite sons, Kieren Perrow, is hanging up his competitive leg rope for the last time.
In good onshore waves at Bells Beach yesterday it was victory for Nathan Hedge and Stephanie Single at the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Piping Hot Surf Festival 1-Star Qualifying Series divisions.
Bells Beach was a popular choice on Day 2 of the Piping Hot Surf Festival for Round 1 of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Men's Qualifying Series 1-Star division along with Rounds 1 and 2 of the Women's QS 1-Star.
Gold Coast surfer Chelsea Williams placed second at the Swatch Girls Pro held at Wanning, Hainan Island, China on Friday. This event decides the ASP Women's World Longboard Champion
For Lennox Head surfer Tyler Wright, 2013 has been a breakthrough year on the ASP Women’s World Championship Tour .The 19-year-old has gone from fourth in 2011 and 2012 to a runner-up finish this year, in an epic title race that came down to the final day of the final event.
Taj Burrow advanced into Round 3 of the RipCurl Pro Portugal at Supertubos, Peniche yesterday. ASP World No 1 Mick Fanning of Tweed Heads, will surf a critical 'do-or-die' Round 2 heat at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal, after placing second during his opening heat.
Champion Tweed surfer Mick Fanning clinched a historic fourth win at the Quiksilver Pro in France on Friday, making him the most decorated surfer of the event’s 12-year history, while Lennox Head surfer Tyler Wright became Women's World No. 2 after her event in Portugal.
Stephanie Gilmore of Tweed Headsecured an emphatic Round 1 win over rookie Bianca Buitendag (ZAF) and Silvana Lima (BRA) at the EDP Cascais Girls Pro in Portugal yesterday.
The Quiksilver Pro France resumed yesterday with the third round of competition at the main site of La Graviere after four consecutive lay days due to small surf. The expected 4-6 foot swell built overnight and produced quality barrels at the iconic La Graviere in Hossegor.
Coolangatta Joel Parkinson secured a last minute Round 2 victory during the Quiksilver Pro France when he defeated wildcard Marc Lacomare in the dying seconds advanced into Round 3.
Taj Burrow of Yallingup, Western Australia celebrates his victory at the Hurley Pro Trestles defeating fellow Aussie Julian Wilson in a hard fought final posting a 17.07 to 15.97 total heat score (both out of 20.00) yesterday in California.
First stop on the European Women’s series, the ASP 6-Star Swatch Girls Pro France and 2-Star Pro Junior, started on Wednesday. With an encouraging forecast and more than 130 competitors from all over the world, the event is... Read More →
Suffolk Park’s Kieren Perrow won his opening heat at the Billabong Pro in Tahiti with an excellent 16.60 (out of 20.00) to advance directly into round three last Thursday. Perrow on 17.93 was knocked out of the comp in... Read More →
Photos Kirstin Scholtz Joel Parkinson has won the inaugural Oakley Pro Bali over Michel Bourez (PYF), 27, via an impressive come-from-behind effort in four-to-six foot waves at the iconic Balinese righthander of Keramas. Stop No 5 of 10 on the... Read More →
Tweed Heads surfer Mick Fanning defeated Fred Patacchia (HAW) to advance into the quarterfinals of the Oakley Pro Bali on yesterday. Fanning’s result sees him rocket to the World No 1 position after ratings leader Kelly Slater (USA) was eliminated... Read More →
Yesterday Kelly Slater won the Volcom Fiji Pro over Mick Fanning, in pumping six-to-eight foot barrels at Cloudbreak on Tavarua, Fiji, simultaneously launching to No. 1 on the ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) rankings. Stop No. 4 of 10 on... Read More →