Byron Bay’s Matt Wilkinson was a member of the Australian team that competed at the inaugural World Surf League Founders’ Cup of Surfing at Kelly Slater’s artificial wave pool three hours drive inland from the Californian coast. Highlighting how globally... Read More →
Byron Bay’s Matt Wilkinson was knocked out of competition at the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach in the new round four surfing against Mick Fanning and Pat Gudauskas, finishing in equal ninth place. He is currently in 19th place... Read More →
Tweed Heads-raised three-time world surfing champion Mick Fanning retired in a blaze of glory yesterday morning while Kingscliff’s six-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore took a step toward in her quest for a seventh title.
Australia and Tweed's surfing hero, three-time world champion Mick Fanning has announced his retirement from the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), saying he's lost the will to compete at the highest level.
A year after a shark knocked Tweed's world-champion surfer Mick Fanning off his board in the tour final at Jeffreys Bay, he immediately, and fittingly, put the past behind him at the tournament there at the weekend.
This may sound strange, but the ankle injury tweed champion surfer Mick Fanning suffered the day after he arrived at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa might just be a blessing. After all, his highly anticipated return to the scene of last year's shark encounter had global media in a frenzy.
Triple world champion surfer Mick Fanning says he doesn't know how long the emotional recovery from a dramatic shark attack will take.
As Tweed Heads surfer Mick Fanning flies home after narrowly escaping from a shark attack in South Africa, nearby Ballina is grappling with ways to prevent further attacks in its waters.
Dean Jefferys, skipper of marine conservation yacht Migaloo 2. This is a call to cut the hysteria and remove shark nets and drum lines. People around the world can see that the shark didn't intend to attack and kill Mick Fanning and there is no need to get hysterical about sharks and that humans are not on sharks' menu.
Tweed Heads world-champion surfer Mick Fanning has survived a shark attack during a surfing competition in South Africa, which was seen around the world on live television.
Yesterday was a thrilling finals day at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, stop No 3 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour (WCT).
During a black tie appetizer in the lead up to the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro, the stars of board and wave flicked off their wetsuits and donned some glam for the 2014 ASP World Surfing Awards.
The Australian Surfing Awards incorporating the Hall of Fame were held in Manly last night with local surfers taking out the major prizes.
Snapper Rocks and North Narrabeen head a powerful line-up of Australia’s best boardriders clubs to contest the National Final of the Be the Influence Australian Boardriders Battle.
The Aussies are making a surge for the finals at the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons at Pipeline, Hawaii.
Mick Fanning advanced into Round 3 of the RipCurl Pro Portugal at Supertubos yesterday and is in contention to win the ASP World Championship.
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.
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.
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 →
Round 1 of the Billabong Pro Rio at Barra da Tijuca, Rio De Janeiro in Brazil, has been played out and ASP World Champion Joel Parkinson from Coolangatta won his opening heat threading his way through two open barrels to... 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 →
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yTDqkfcShM World champion Joel Parkinson and defending event champion Mick Fanning are both looking forward to competing in the iconic surfing event, the Rip Curl Pro, at Bells Beach, Victoria. Pumping waves are predicted from Easter Friday onwards for... Read More →