Adidas Skate Copa Court - Tokyo, Japan 2017
22/11/2017 - 22/11/2017
SPoT Black Friday Sale & Free Skating 2017
24/11/2017 - 24/11/2017
El Gato Classic 2018
26/01/2018 - 28/01/2018
Snowworld FIS and EC Slopestyle - Landgraaf 2017
FIS Snowboard World Cup - Beijing 2017
24/11/2017 - 25/11/2017
FIS Europa Cup Kaunertal 2017
25/11/2017 - 26/11/2017
Men's Hawaiian Pro 2017
12/11/2017 - 24/11/2017
Lynmouth Pro Surf 2017
01/10/2017 - 24/11/2017
Llantwit Pro Surf 2017
Industry and event happenings
...using the deadly force of OCEAN POWERS - artificial wave! Surfing the various clips making their way onto the web this week, a hidden gem came shining through from Alma Surf Culture and The Ministry of Flow. And more of you have to see this.
The World Surf League (WSL) is excited to announce that the WSL Surf Ranch Facility in Lemoore, Central California will host the world’s best surfers as part of the 2018 Championship Tour (CT) calendar.
John John Florence at the Surf Ranch Test event September 2017.
A special finals day crowned Cole Houshmand (USA) and Kirra Pinkerton (USA) the World Surf League (WSL) Live Like Zander Junior Pro In Memory of Zander Venezia its winners at Soup Bowl. The San Clemente, California, sweep earned both Houshmand and Pinkerton their first-ever Pro Junior wins in amazing fashion. Also, Pinkerton’s win moved her up the rankings to No. 2 and clinched a spot into the World Junior Championships over Samantha Sibley (USA). Conditions proved tricky for competitors as Soup Bowl’s shifting peaks continued to surprise, but the best was saved for last.
Cole Houshmand (USA) (L) and Kirra Pinkerton (USA) (R) earned the honorary first-ever Live Like Zander Junior Pro awards along with their maiden Pro Junior wins at Soup Bowl, Bathsheba, Barbados, November 2017.
Quiksilver and Roxy sponsor UKPSA National Junior Surf Championships, Clash of the Groms. This is the final and deciding event on the Nerf Clash of the Groms Series 2017.
Medina claims back-to-back event titles in Europe, climbs up to No.2 on the Jeep Leaderboard. Julian Wilson keeps World Title hopes alive with runner-up finish.
WSL Title Showdown goes to Hawaii following Quarterfinal Elimination for John John Florence.
Gabriel Medina of Brazil is chaired up the ebach after winning the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal for the second time in his career at Supertubos, Peniche, Portugal.
Florence takes Jeep leader jersey from Smith. Fitzgibbons retains frontrunner position heading into final event of season.
The Americans have clinched a second Team Title in the history of the VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championships.
Team USA celebrates their second ISA Junior World Title in three years.
Filipe Toledo (BRA) and Silvana Lima (BRA) have claimed victory today at the Hurley Pro and Swatch Pro at Trestles in three-to-four foot (1 - 1.2 metre) waves at the famed cobblestone break of Lower Trestles.
Brazil's Silvana Lima and Filipe Toledo have won the 2017 Swatch Pro and Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles, San Clemente, California, USA, on September 15.
The 2017 GromSearch Series will continue the third stop in the next few weeks on 16-17 September 2017 in Pererenan, Canggu, Bali. More than 50 ripping young surfers from Java, Bali, Sumbawa, Phillippines and Thailand are already registered and ready to compete in an exciting, safe and friendly environment.
Indonesian prodigy Rio Waida (IDN) has taken out the 2017 Hello Pacitan Pro World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000 event in pumping waves at Watu Karung in East Java. In it’s first year as a WSL event, Watu Karung didn’t disappoint with intense barreling 3-to-6 foot waves on offer throughout the competition window.
Rio Waida (IDN) riding the tube to victory at 2017 Hello Pacitan Pro, at Watu Karung, West Java, Indonesia, on Saturday 19th August.
Julian Wilson (AUS) claimed victory today at the Billabong Pro Tahiti, Stop No. 7 of 11 on the 2017 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), after defeating Gabriel Medina (BRA) in the Final. A full day of competition witnessed intense action from the remaining competitors as they battled through 15 heats in six-to-seven foot (1.8 - 2 metre) surf at Teahupo’o.
Julian Wilson of Australia (pictured), claimed his first event victory of the year at the Billabong Pro Tahiti by defeating Gabriel Medina of Brazil in the final at Teahupo’o, Tahiti, French Polynesia, on Sunday August 13, 2017. The result moves Wilson into No.5 position on the Jeep Leaderboard going into the next event.
Sage Erickson (USA) and Kanoa Igarashi (USA) claimed victory today at the Vans US Open of Surfing in two-to-four foot (0.5 - 1 metre) waves on the southside of the Huntington Beach Pier. A capacity crowd witnessed Erickson clinch the win at Stop No. 6 of 10 on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) and Igarashi take out the Men’s Qualifying Series (QS) 10,000 event.
Californians Kanoa Igarashi (USA) and Sage Erickson (USA) celebrate their wins at the Vans US Open of Surfing 2017, at Huntington Beach, CA, USA, August 6.
The Woolworths Surfer Groms Comps presented by Wahu will continue to support and nurture Australian surfing’s future champions with an expanded ten-event series announced today.
After four of the most incredible days of competition this year, the Corona Open J-Bay came to a remarkable conclusion in pumping surf at Supertubes on Thursday, with Filipe Toledo taking the win in firing, eight-foot rights. This 2017 edition of this classic event, with all the drama, upsets and unbelievable performances, will undoubtedly lock it into the history books as one of the best J-Bay has ever seen.
Filipe Toledo of Brazil (in blue) took victory in the final of the Corona Open J-Bay in pumping Supertubes, at Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa, on Wednesday July 19, 2017, after defeating Frederico Morais of Portugal (in red).
Jordy Smith (ZAF) won the Ballito Pro pres. by Billabong in front of a packed beach of partisan spectators, defeating powerful Brazilian Willian Cardoso (BRA) in a pulsating final to add the 2017 event title to his previous victory in 2010.
World No.3 Jordy Smith of South Africa (pictured left) claimed the title of Ballito Pro Champion for the second time in his career after defeating Willian Cardoso of Brazil (right) in an exciting final at Willard Beach, Ballito, South Africa, on July 8, 2017.
The annual Billabong junior competition series is back; and for its 2017 edition, it’s grown bigger and better! Previously known as Billabong Grommet Attack, the competition series is now renamed to Billabong Bloodlines Series - Bali.
The 2017 Junior Pro Espinho culminated today with the finals surfed in excellent two-to-three foot surf at the iconic praia de Baia in Northern Portugal. Surfers put on an incredible show in the rippable surf and kept everyone on the beach entertained all day.
Teresa Bonvalot (right) and Marco Mignot (left) won the 2017 Junior Pro Espinho, at Praia de Baia, Porto, Northern Portugal.
Wall to wall sunshine and consistent dream like waves? That’s what contest organisers order, and so very rarely get, so this weekends Rip Curl GromSearch at Croyde Bay in North Devon, in association with Goldcoast Oceanfest and organised by Surfing England, was one to remember.
Matt Wilkinson (AUS) has won the Outerknown Fiji Pro, Stop No. 5 on the 2017 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), after an action-packed Finals Day that saw the world’s best surfers battle in pumping waves at Cloudbreak.
Matt Wilkinson of Australia is the winner of the 2017 Outerknown Fiji Pro after defeating rookie Connor O’Leary (AUS) in the final in excellent Cloudbreak conditions. The win sees Wilkinson move into No.1 place on the JEEP Leaderboard and claim the JEEP Leaders yellow jersey today Thursday 15 June, 2017, at Cloudbreak, Tavarua/Namotu, Fiji.
The World Surf League (WSL) Los Cabos Open of Surf crowned Silvana Lima (BRA), Che Allan (BRB), and Summer Macedo (HAW) its 2017 champions after a marathon event was completed in remaining two-to-three foot waves. An incredible day of action from an all Championship Tour (CT) affair in the women’s Qualifying Series (QS) 6,000 event and big performances from the juniors made it entertaining for all watching. The fifth annual Los Cabos Open of Surf witnessed some of the best conditions in years throughout the event and, despite some inconsistency today, provided plenty of opportunity for competitors to showcase their talents.
Silvana Lima (BRA) (left - women's QS event), Che Allan (BRB) (centre - men's junior event), and Summer Macedo (HAW) (right - women's junior event) claimed massive wins in beautiful San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, at the fifth annual Los Cabos Open of Surf, June 2017.
Tyler Wright (AUS) claimed victory today at the Oi Rio Women’s Pro presented by Corona, the fourth stop on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), after defeating Johanne Defay (FRA) in an intense Final at the celebrated Praia de Itaúna in Saquarema.
Reinging Women’s World Champion Tyler Wright of Australia celebrates winning the final of the 2017 Oi Rio Women's Pro Champion by defeating Johanne Defay of France in clean 2 - 3 foot (0.5 - 1 metre) conditions at Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday May 14, 2017. Wright now shares the Jeep Leaders Ranking No.1 position with 6x World Champion Stephanie Gilmore of Australia.
Macy Callaghan (Avoca, NSW) and Morgan Cibilic (Newcastle, NSW) have taken out the final event of the WSL sanctioned Subway Surf Series Junior Qualifying event on the Gold Coast at Duranbah Beach today. Fun, peaky conditions in the 2-3ft (1 metre) range remained consistent throughout the day, providing excellent scoring opportunities for the high calibre of surfers on finals day.
The Subway Surf Series Gold Coast Finalists from left to right: Noah Stocca, Macy Callaghan, Morgan Cibilic & Kobie Enright, at Duranbah, Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia, the last event of the 2017 WSL Australia / Oceania Junior Qualifying Series.
The United States has come out on top at the 2017 International Rip Curl GromSearch Final presented by Coconuts Hotel, with two San Clemente locals taking the top prizes.
Kade Matson (left) and Caroline Marks (right) are the champions of the 2017 International Rip Curl GromSearch Final, with Gabriel Medina (middle), at Maresias Beach, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Kauli Vaast and Maelys Jouault have won the men and women’s Junior Pro Biscarrosse titles respectively, in unruly conditions again today. Competition resumed at high tide this morning using double banks to allow the event’s completion on the final day of the waiting period.
The winners of Junior Pro Biscarrosse 2017, Kauli Vaast (PYF) and Maelys Jouault (FRA), Plage Nord, Biscarrosse, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Landes, France.
Courtney Conlogue (USA) has won the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach today after defeating Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) in four-to-six foot (1 - 2 metre) conditions at the world-renowned Bells Beach in the Australian state of Victoria.
Courtney Conlogue (USA) with the coveted Bell, the winner's trophy that will have her name added to it for the second year in a row after she took out the 2017 Rip Curl Women's Pro Bells Beach, at Bells Beach, Torquay, Australia on Monday April 17, 2017.
Reigning WSL Champion John John Florence (HAW) claimed victory today at the second stop of the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro, after defeating Kolohe Andino (USA) in the Final.
Reigning World Champion John John Florence of Hawaii (pictured), has taken top place on the Jeep Leader Rankings after winning the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro. Florence defeated Kolohe Andino (USA) in the the final in 6 - 8+ foot (2 - 2.5+ metre) conditions at the Main Break, Western Australia on Sunday April 9, 2017.
Quiksilver, Inc. today announced that it has changed its corporate name to Boardriders, Inc. (“Boardriders” and the “Company”).
Jesse Mendes (BRA) and Malia Manuel (HAW) have taken out the 2017 Australian Open of Surfing at Manly in some of the best conditions the event has seen in its history. Manly tuned it on for the second WSL Qualifying Series (QS) 6,000 event of the year with clean 2-to-3 foot waves for finals day.
The 2017 Australian Open of Surfing Finalists Jesse Mendes (BRA) & Malia Manuel (HAW), at Manly Beach, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Yago Dora and Johanne Defay have taken out the 2017 Maitland and Port Stephens Toyota Pro and Anditi Women’s Pro. The WSL Qualifying Series (QS) 6,000 events run in conjunction with Newcastle Surfest and were completed today in wind affected 3-to-4 foot waves at Merewether Beach.
Event Finalists Jesse Mendes (BRA), Yago Dora (BRA), Johanne Defay (FRA) and Paige Hareb (NZL) upon the Surfest Podium, at Merewether Beach, Newcastle NSW, Australia.
Ästhetiker introduce their latest video project, the story about Steve Gruber, Wolle Nyvelt, Bernd Egger and Andreas Monsberger who jumped in a camper van and drove all the way up to Norway. The Mission was to go skate, surf and snowboard during the journey.
Shot taken during filming of Tell Ä vision Ästhetiker Go UP North Movie, Norway.