Stu Kennedy of Lennox Head (pictured) caused a massive upset by defeating 11 times World Champion Kelly Slater during Round 2 and eliminating the American from the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast yesterday (Sunday, March 13).
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 →
In a day of massive upsets and with two heats still left to surf in round one, Mick Fanning scored well in the excellent surf at the Volcom Pro Fiji but was narrowly defeated by Damien Hobgood (USA). Being round... Read More →
South African Jordy Smith, 25, has won the Billabong Rio Pro in a hard-fought final over national favourite Adriano de Souza, 26, by a score of 17.80 to 16.34 in clean two-to-four-foot (1 metre) waves at the Billabong Rio... Read More →
Adriano de Souza has become the first Brazilian man to win the Rip Curl Pro presented by Ford, downing American tour rookie Nat Young in the final staged in 3–5 foot waves at Bells Beach, Victoria. Event No... Read More →
Kelly Slater has claimed the 2013 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast in firing three to five foot barrels at Kirra over reigning ASP World Champion Joel Parkinson, in front of a capacity crowd on the Gold Coast. The opening... Read More →