Florida Vert Series - Event #1 M.I. Vert Ramp 2017
29/04/2017 - 29/04/2017
Central Coast Monster Skate Park Series #5 - Los Osos Skatepark 2017
OTR Open - Eindhoven 70's 2017
Volcom Kitzsteinhorn Banked Slalom 2017
Oakley Roof Battle - QParks Tour Finals - Superpark Dachstein 2017
30/04/2017 - 30/04/2017
Snowboard Spring Break 2017
29/04/2017 - 05/05/2017
Self Shape Surf Festival 2017
Hawaii Surf Association Surf Series - Invitational State Championships, Ala Moana Bowls 2016
27/04/2017 - 30/04/2017
Men's Santa Cruz Pro 2017
25/04/2017 - 30/04/2017
Industry and event happenings
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.
Macy Callaghan (Avoca, NSW) and Reef Heazlewood (Moffatt Beach, Qld) have claimed event two on the Subway® Surf Series, taking out exciting finals in punchy two-foot conditions at North Cronulla Beach.
The champions of Subway Pro Junior Cronulla 2017, 2nd event of Subway Surf Series at Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia: Macy Callaghan (Avoca, NSW) and Reef Heazlewood (Moffatt Beach, Qld).
North Shore standouts Barron Mamiya (HAW) and Zoe McDougall (HAW) conquered a highly talented field of opponents in big surf today at the Sunset Pro Junior, a World Surf League (WS) Junior Qualifying Series (JQS) 1,000 rated event. This is Mamiya’s debut win in a pro competition and McDougal’s first in Hawaiian waves (she won the Billabong Junior Series in South Africa in 2016). The two took home 1,000 points, prize money and the glory of winning in their own backyard.
Barron Mamiya (HAW) and Zoe McDougall (HAW) won the first 2017 WSL Hawaii event at Sunset Pro Junior, at Sunset Beach, North Shore, Haleiwa, Oahu/Hawaii.
Australian duo Ethan Ewing and Macy Callaghan have capped off their stellar competitive seasons, taking out the World Junior Championship (WJC) in Kiama, NSW. Conditions were not ideal but the world’s best put on an incredible show in the clean 2-foot peaks that were on offer at the stunning Bombo Beach.
(L-R) Macy Callaghan and Ethan Ewing both of Australia are the World Junior Champions with Mahina Maeda of Hawaii the Women's runner-up and Griffin Colapinto of the USA the Men's runner-up at Kiama, NSW, Australia after winning his Round Four Heat on Monday January 9, 2017.
Michel Bourez (PYF) has won the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, the final stop on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) after defeating Kanoa Igarashi (USA) in the Final.
Michel Bourez (PYF) claimed victory at the 2016 Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, at Banzai Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii.
Nine years after his first title, Brazilian Phil Rajzman has won the 2016 Jeep World Longboard Championship presented by Wanning. Rajzman overcame Steven Sawyer in the Final, which was held in 3-5 foot waves at the left hand point break of Riyue Bay.
Phil Rajzman (BRA) claims his second World Longboard Title at the 2016 Men's Jeep World Longboard Championship, at Riyue Bay, Hainan Island, China.
Californian Tory Gilkerson has taken out the 2016 Jeep Women’s World Longboard Championship presented by Wanning at the pristine left point of Riyue Bay on the Chinese Island of Hainan. Gilkerson came up against Brazilian longboarding prodigy Chloe Calmon in the Final.
Tory Gilkerson (USA) claims maiden world longboard title at the 2016 Women's Jeep World Longboard Championship, at Riyue Bay, Hainan Island, China.
Newly crowned 2016 WSL Champion Tyler Wright (AUS) has won the Maui Women's Pro, the tenth and final stop on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Women’s Championship Tour (CT), after defeating two-time event winner Carissa Moore (HAW) in the Final.
Tyler Wright (AUS), Newly Crowned 2016 WSL Champion, Wins Maui Women’s Pro 2016, at Honolua Bay, Maui/Hawaii.
John John Florence (HAW), 24, today clinched the 2016 World Surf League (WSL) Title in dramatic fashion with a victory at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal in Peniche, marking the first time a Hawaiian has held the men’s world surfing crown since the late Andy Irons (HAW) in 2004.
John John Florence (HAW) is the 2016 WSL World Champion and the winner of Meo Rip Curl Pro Portugal, at Supertubos, Peniche, Portugal.
In the final, most anticipated Pro Junior event of the season, Noa Mizuno (Kuliouou, Oahu) and Mahina Maeda (Sunset Beach, Oahu) captured the win at the Turtle Bay Resort Pro Junior, the last World Surf League (WSL) Junior Qualifying Series (JQS) of the year.
Noa Mizuno (HAW) won the Turtle Bay Resort Pro Junior, at North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii.
In a hard-fought Roxy Pro France Semifinal duel with three-time World Champion Carissa Moore, Courtney Conlogue's valiant campaign to send the title race to Maui came to its conclusion, when she was unable to match the powerful Hawaiian's backhand attack in wally lefts.
The 2016 World Champion Tyler Wright (AUS) with her Trophy, at Roxy Pro France, at Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, on October 12. Congratulations, Tyler!
Courtney Conlogue (USA) has won the Cascais Women’s Pro, Stop No. 8 of 10 on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), after defeating Tyler Wright (AUS) in the Final in clean 5 foot (1.5 metre) surf at the back-up site of Guincho.
Courtney Conlogue (USA) chaired after winning the 2016 Cascais Women's Pro, at Praia De Guincho, Cascais, Portugal.
The final day of competition at the World Surf League (WSL) RVCA Pro Junior presented by Jack’s Surfboards crowned hometown hero Tyler Gunter (USA) the 2016 Champion in continued, immaculate four-to-six foot conditions at 56th Street Jetty of Newport Beach, California.
The finalists of the RVCA Pro Junior presented by Jack's Surfboards: (L to R) Fourth-place: Micky Clarke (USA), Third-place: Jake Marshall (USA), Runner-up: Nolan Rapoza (USA), and 2016 Champion: Tyler Gunter (USA), Newport Beach, California, USA.
Jordy Smith (ZAF) and Tyler Wright (AUS) claimed victory today at the Hurley Pro and Swatch Women’s Pro at Trestles, Stops No. 8 and 7 respectively, on the World Surf League (WSL) Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour (CT) in three-to-four foot (1 metre) waves at the famed cobblestone break of Lower Trestles.
(left to right) Tyler Wright winner of the Swatch Women's Pro Trestles, 6x WSL World Champion Stephanie Gilmore runner-up in the Swatch Women's Pro Trestles, Joel Parkinson runner-up in the Hurley Pro Trestles (all Australian) and Jordy Smith of South Africa the winner of the Hurley Pro Trestles celebrate their achievements on stage on Wednesday September 14, 2016.
After a thrilling day of competition run in stellar conditions yesterday, the stage had been set for what was guaranteed to be a finals day to remember with no shortage of frothing grommets flooding down to the beach to get amongst all the action of the Billabong Parko Grom Stomp presented by Flight Centre.
The participants of the 2016 Billabong Parko Grom Stomp presented by Flight Centre, at Caloundra, Queensland, Australia.
Kelly Slater (USA) has won the Billabong Pro Tahiti after defeating John John Florence (HAW) in the Final in eight-to-ten foot surf at Teahupo’o. The final day of competition at Stop No. 7 of 11 on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) has been treated to incredible performances by the world’s best surfers, culminating with Slater’s win. The Final day saw 35 barrels ridden between the two finalists.
The victorious Kelly Slater (USA) after he scores a perfect heat with two ten point rides in Heat two of Round 5, winning the Billabong Pro Tahiti for the fifth time in his career and earns the A.I. Award, at Teahupo'o, Tahiti, French Polynesia on Tuesday August 23 2016.
The 2016 Rip Curl GromSearch presented by Banzai Bowls regional qualifying season has come to an end, as the fourth and final stop wrapped up over the weekend at Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head, NC. With contestable conditions being a major concern, a surprising waist-to-chest high swell greeted competitors with glassy conditions all day long as clean peaks were offered on a legit Outer Banks sand bar.
The four champions of stop #4 of the 2016 Rip Curl GromSearch presented by Banzai Bowls, at Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head, North Carolina. From the left: Caroline Marks, Elijah Fox, Crosby Colapinto & Blayr Barton. Well done all!
After eight days of world-class Surfing competition at the 2016 INS ISA World Surfing Games in Playa Jacó, Costa Rica, Team Peru has emerged victorious and earned the Team Gold Medal and coveted Fernando Aguerre World Team Trophy.
Team Peru celebrates after winning the 2016 INS ISA World Surfing Games, their second title in three years (2014 & 2016), at Jaco Beach, Costa Rica, August 14.
Surfing and Skateboarding have gained Olympic inclusion and therefore will make their debut at the 2020 Olympic Games to take place in Tokyo from July 24 to August 9. It has been decided yesterday by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Rio de Janeiro for these two sports, along with sport climbing, karate and baseball/softball, to be added to the Olympic program.
In an event dominated by the international invitees, Mega Semadhi was the lone local Indonesian surfer to reach the final of the 2016 Rip Curl Cup at Padang Padang. But when the final horn sounded, it was Mega who came out on top, claiming his second title in the past three times the Ultimate Tuberiding Contest has been held.
Padang local Mega Semadhi on top of the 2016 Rip Curl Cup podium for the second time in three years, at Padang Padang, Bali.
Luis Diaz (CNY) and Caroline Marks (USA) have won the World Surf League (WSL) Vans US Open of Surfing Pro Junior in two-to-four foot (0.5 - 1.5 meter) conditions at the Huntington Beach Pier.
Luis Diaz of CNY (left) and Caroline Marks of USA (right) after becoming the winners of the 2016 Vans US Open of Surfing Pro Junior, at Huntington Beach, California, on July 30.
Tatiana Weston-Webb (HAW) claimed victory today at the Vans US Open of Surfing in front of a capacity crowd on the Southside of the Huntington Beach Pier in three-to-five foot (1 - 1.5 meter) waves as she prevailed at Stop No. 6 of 10 on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy WSL Championship Tour (CT).
Tatiana Weston-Webb of HAW not far from becoming the women's champion at the 2016 Vans US Open of Surfing on Sunday July 31, at Huntington Beach, California.
Three-time WSL Champion Mick Fanning (AUS) has won the J-Bay Open, stop No. 6 on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), defeating John John Florence (HAW) in an exciting Final in three-to-four foot (1 metre) surf at Jeffreys Bay.
Mick's 2016 J-Bay victory is his 22nd on the Championship tour.
Lander Davila (EUK), 18, and Teresa Bonvalot (PRT), 16, have won the Junior Pro Espinho in fun two-to-three foot waves in front of a building crowd. Competition resumed before lunchtime to complete the final four heats remaining on finals day.
The champions of the 2016 Junior Pro Espinho, Lander Davila (EUK) and Teresa Bonvalot (PRT), enjoying their trophies at Praia de Baia, Portugal.
Gabriel Medina (BRA), 2014 WSL Champion, claimed an emphatic victory today at the Fiji Pro, besting current Jeep WSL FrontrunnerMatt Wilkinson (AUS) in solid 10-to-12 foot (3 - 3.5 metre) surf at the world-renowned Cloudbreak.
The champion Gabriel Medina of Brasil (left) and runner up Matt Wilkinson of Australia (right) during prize giving at the 2016 Fiji Pro, at Cloudbreak, Tavarua.