Beast Of Bondi - NSW 2020
2/22/2020 - 2/22/2020
King of Concrete - Fivedock 2020
2/23/2020 - 2/23/2020
Bro Bowl Bash at Tampa Pro 2020
2/27/2020 - 2/27/2020
38th ESBA All Japan Snowboarding Championships SS - Washigatake / Gifu 2020
2/19/2020 - 2/19/2020
FIS North America Cup BA – Air Nation Freestyle Tour - Maximise 2020
2/18/2020 - 2/20/2020
38th HSBA All Japan Snowboarding Championships - HP - Sapporo 2020
2/20/2020 - 2/20/2020
Woolworths Surfer Groms Comps, Event 10 - Clifton Beach, TAS 2020
Sanbah Cadet Cup - Bar Beach, NSW 2020
O'Neill East Coast Grom Tour #2 - Ponce Inlet, FL 2020
2/22/2020 - 2/23/2020
Industry and event happenings
Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR) was victorious over Weslley Dantas (BRA) by a final score of 14.40 to 11.23 to take home the World Surf League (WSL) QS5000 Oi Hang Loose Pro Contest pres. by Eletron Energy at Cacimba do Padre in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. The Moroccan was consistent throughout the week and was in complete sync with the waves on Finals Day, which included a Semifinals win over former event winner Jadson Andre (BRA). With today’s win, Boukhiam has jumped from 163rd to number 2 on the Qualifying Series rankings behind Wiggolly Dantas (BRA), who took the rankings lead with his Semifinals finish today.
Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR) celebrates victory of WSL QS5000 2020 Oi Hang Loose Pro Contest pres. by Eletron Energy, at Cacimba do Padre in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil, February 16.
The Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge pres. By Jogos Santa Casa at Nazaré ran today in massive waves and provided non-stop action for six hours straight, showcasing the best Big Wave riders in the world at the unique arena of Praia do Norte, in Nazaré, Portugal.
Winners of the 2020 Nazaré Tow Surfing Challenge Pres. By Jogos Santa Casa, L-R: Water Safety Team (Jogos Santa Casa Commitment Award), Lucas Chianca (BRA), Kai Lenny (HAW) & Justine Dupont (FRA), at Praia do Norte, Nazaré, Portugal, February 11.
Gaspard Larsonneur (FRA) and Pauline Ado (FRA) have won the QS1,500 Cabreiroá Pro Las Americas, claiming victory in the Finals against Jonathan Gonzalez (CNY) and Ariane Ochoa (EUK) held in wind-affected two-to-three foot surf at Las Américas.
The winners of the 2020 Cabreiroa Pro Las Americas, Gaspard Larsonneur (FRA) and Pauline Ado (FRA), at Playa de Las Américas, Arona, Tenerife, Canary Islands, February 8.
After three flawless days of surf at Pipeline, the Volcom Pipe Pro, a World Surf League (WSL) Men's Qualifying Series (QS) 5,000, saw Wiggolly Dantas (BRA) win in powerful and challenging conditions on the fourth and final day to join the list of illustrious winners and take home his very first Pipeline victory. The Brazilian representation was strong as Dantas went against Joao Chianca (BRA) and Yago Dora (BRA) in the Final, who earned runner up and third place respectively, and Hawaiian, Seth Moniz (HAW).
Wiggolly Dantas (BRA) hoists the warrior helmet on stage during the 2020 Volcom Pipe Pro, alongside finalists Joao Chianca (BRA) in white, Yago Dora (BRA) in blue and Seth Moniz (HAW) in green, at Banzai Pipeline, Haleiwa, Oahu, Hawaii, February 1.
Nat Young (USA) has won the first-ever QS5,000 Pro Taghazout Bay in historic fashion today, claiming victory in the Final bout against Alonso Correa (PER) held in pumping surf at the world famous Anchor Point.
Nat Young (USA-R) is the winner and Alonso Correa (PER-L) is the runner-up at 2020 Pro Taghazout Bay, at Anchor Point, Taghazout Bay, Morocco, January 30.
Billy Kemper (HAW) claimed his second win today at the Sunset Open, a World Surf League (WSL) Men’s Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000 and the first regional Hawaii/Tahiti Nui event of 2020, in an action-packed Final against junior surfers Kauli Vaast (PYF) and Eli Hanneman (HAW) and fellow QS veteran Koa Smith (HAW). Exalted as one of the best weeks in his life, Kemper found success at Sunset today and also at Maui’s Pe‘ahi after riding the wave of his life just three days ago.
2020 Sunset Open winner, Billy Kemper (HAW), is inspired by Kobe Bryant to excel in surfing and to motivate the younger generation, starting with his own children, who shared today's win with him on the podium at Sunset Beach, Haleiwa, Oahu, Hawaii, January 27.
Brodi Sale (HAW) and Kirra Pinkerton (USA) earned their very first Hawaii victories at the Sunset Pro Junior today, the opening event of the 2020 season for the World Surf League (WSL) Hawaii/Tahiti Nui region, after controlling their respective 4-man finals with excellent positioning at Sunset Point and confident forehand surfing. This Men’s and Women’s 18 and under event runs in conjunction with the Sunset Open, a Men’s Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000, which will look to get underway this week as new NW swells begins to fill in along the North Shore.
Brodi Sale (HAW) and Kirra Pinkerton (USA) made their mark in Hawaii history after claiming 2020 Sunset Pro Junior, at Haleiwa, Oahu, Hawaii, USA, January 21.
Sustainable Surf & SeaTrees have teamed up with Spooked Kooks to raise funds for WIRES - NSW Wildlife Information & Rescue.
Sage Goldsbury (Cape Woolamai, VIC) and George Pittar (North Manly, NSW) have won the Hydralyte Sports QLD Pro Junior presented by Hyundai on the Gold Coast today in pumping waves at Duranbah Beach. The series will now head to Narrabeen (NSW) in April, followed by Bells Beach (VIC) in September.
Sage Goldsbury (VIC) and George Pittar (NSW) have claimed victory at the 2020 Hydralyte Sports QLD Pro Junior Presented By Hyundai at Duranbah Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, January 19.
The Rip Curl GromSearch National Final saw six new national champions crowned today following a handful of exciting finals in playful two-foot wedges at Woonona Beach.
Milli Allport (Shelly Beach, NSW) won the 16 Girls division at the Rip Curl GromSearch Australian National Final, at Woonona Beach, Woonona, New South Wales, Australia, on January 16, 2020.
Brisa Hennessy (CRI) and Shun Murakami (JPN) claimed respective wins at the World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) Corona Open China hosted by Wanning, a men’s and women’s QS 5,000, in phenomenal fashion. The 2019 Championship Tour (CT) Rookie of the Year and 2020 provisional Olympian Hennessy continued to display a dominant backhand attack to overcome an in-form Vahine Fierro (FRA) in their Final showdown while Murakami picked apart the lineup to dismantle former CT competitor Keanu Asing (HAW) in a stout finish.
Brisa Hennessy (L) and Shun Murakami (R) emerged with 5,000 points at the 2020 Corona Open China hosted by Wanning to start their respective 2020 seasons, at Riyue Bay, Wanning, China, January 12.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) is pleased to announce that the 2020 AmpSurf ISA World Para Surfing Championship will take place in La Jolla, California from March 11-15. The fifth edition of the world championship event, previously named the ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship, will gather the world’s best Para Surfers to compete and display their talents in a Paralympic-style, World Championship competition.
Denmark’s Bruno Hansen has won four Gold Medals in the AS-4 Division, looking to go for his fifth in 2020.
The 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) season has come to a close with Carissa Moore (HAW) claiming a fourth World Title and Italo Ferriera (BRA) earning his first, and the elite class of surfers has been set for 2020.
Frederico Morais, No. 1 on the men's 2019 Qualifying Series.
Italo Ferreira (BRA) is the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Champion after defeating his closest rival, Gabriel Medina (BRA), in a heated Final in six-to-eight foot (1.8 - 2.4 meter) waves at the 2019 Billabong Pipe Masters, the final stop on the Men’s WSL Championship Tour (CT) and third gem of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Ferreira is only the third Brasilian to win the World Title and Billabong Pipe Masters trophy and celebrated the double-win with an emotional chair up the beach to the awards stage.
Italo Ferreira (BRA) claimed his maiden World Title at the 2019 Billabong Pipe Masters, at Banzai Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii, December 19.
Today, Paige Alms (HAW) and Billy Kemper (HAW) won the World Surf League (WSL) cbdMD Jaws Big Wave Championships in 30-to-50 foot (9 - 15 meter) waves at the famed Pe’ahi surf break on the north shore of Maui, Hawaii.
Paige Alms (HAW) earns historic third win at Jaws, at 2019 cbdMD Jaws Big Wave Championships, Pe'ahi, Maui, Hawaii, USA, December 12.
Rusty are thrilled to announce that Australian underground powerhouse Wade Carmichael is joining their team.
The Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, the final stop on the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Men’s Championship Tour (CT) and third gem of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, witnessed a dramatic day of intense matchups in the Round of 32 as the world’s best surfers battled in eight-to-ten foot (2.4 - 3 meter) waves.
Filipe Toledo (BRA) competes at Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, the final stop on the 2019 WSL Men’s Championship Tour, at Banzai Pipeline, Oahu/Hawaii, December 11, 2019.
Amy Purdy and her partner Daniel Gale's foundation Adaptive Action Sports works to get people with physical disabilities out on the slopes and in skateparks.
Amy Purdy co-founded Adaptive Action Sports in 2005.
Today, Hawaii’s Billy Kemper and Imaikalani deVault earned first and second place, respectively, at the Pipe Invitational to clinch wildcard spots into the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, the final stop on the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Men’s Championship Tour (CT) and third gem of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing.
Imaikalani deVault (HAW) had a breakthrough performance at WSL Specialty Event Pipe Invitational, and will surf in the heat of his career in the 2019 Billabong Pipe Masters, at Banzai Pipeline, Oahu/Hawaii, December 9, 2019.
The 2020 World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) is set to commence at the perfect lefthander of Riyue Bay on the Island of Hainan, China, for the Corona Open China hosted by Wanning.
Pictured: Championship Tour competitor Paige Hareb (NZL) will return to Hainan Island this January for the Corona Open China Hosted by Wanning, Qualifying Series 5000 event which will kick start the 2020 WSL season.
Today, Carissa Moore (HAW) won the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Title at the lululemon Maui Pro, the final stop on the WSL Women’s Championship Tour (CT). Moore’s victory comes following her provisional qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Although she defeated her closest opponent, 17-year-old Caroline Marks (USA), to clinch her fourth World Title, the two will represent America together as surfing makes its Olympic debut in Tokyo next year.
Tyler Wright (USA - L) is runner-up & Stephanie Gilmore (AUS - R) is the winner of 2019 lululemon Maui Pro, and Hawaii's Carissa Moore (middle) becomes 2019 WSL Women's World Champion for the fourth time, at Honolua Bay, Maui, Hawaii/USA, December 2.
Jack Robinson (AUS) earned an exalted victory today at the Vans World Cup of Surfing with the best Final heat total in Sunset Beach history and claimed the last spot on the World Surf League (WSL) Men’s 2020 Championship Tour (CT) by way of the Qualifying Series (QS). The second event of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing and final WSL QS competition of the year, Robinson earned 10,000 points to surge from No. 22 on the QS to No. 5 and edge out runner-up Ezekiel Lau (HAW) from CT requalification. Robinson will join the world’s best for his very first run on the dream tour.
Jack Robinson (AUS) claimed a huge victory at the 2019 Vans World Cup of Surfing and earned the last spot on the World Surf League (WSL) Men’s 2020 Championship Tour, at Sunset Beach, Haleiwa, Oahu, Hawaii, December 2.
Amuro Tsuzuki and Lucas Vicente have claimed the 2019 World Surf League Junior Championship at the Taiwan Open of Surfing. The final day of competition saw the best junior surfers in the world tested in solid and unruly six-to-eight foot surf at Jinzun Harbour as the cream rose to the top on a historic day of competition. The pair overcame tough opposition in Californian duo Alyssa Spencer and Kade Matson in their respective finals.
2019 Taiwan Open of Surfing / WSL World Junior Championships Podium, L-R: women's champion Amuro Tsuzuki (JPN), men's champion Lucas Vicente (BRA), women's runner-up Alyssa Spencer (USA) & men's runner-up Kade Matson (USA), at Jinzun Harbour, Taitung, Taiwan, November 29.
Portugal’s Frederico Morais (PRT) won the Hawaiian Pro today with sure-footed power surfing and a veteran edge over Leonardo Fioravanti (ITA), Matthew McGillivray (ZAF) and Ethan Ewing (AUS) who placed second, third and fourth respectively in the Final at Haleiwa Ali’i Beach. Today’s victory cements Morais’ status back on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) and the lead on the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing title race. The Hawaiian Pro is the second-to-last Men’s WSL Qualifying Series (QS) 10,000 event and first gem of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, which now moves to Sunset Beach for the Vans World Cup of Surfing.
Frederico Morais (PRT) is Number 1 in the Hawaiian Pro and on the QS, Haleiwa, Oahu, Hawaii, Sunday, November 24, 2019.
17 months ago, two-time World Surf League (WSL) Champion Tyler Wright (AUS) fell ill in South Africa. Temporarily hospitalized, Wright was forced to pull out of the Corona Open J-Bay and was diagnosed with Influenza A with complications that sidelined her from competition since.
2x World Champion Tyler Wright (AUS) will compete in the lululemon Maui Pro, which opens this Monday, November 25, 2019.
Isabella Nichols (AUS) has clinched her first major World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) win, taking out the 2019 Port Stephens Toyota Pro presented by Sisstrevolution QS6,000 at Birubi Beach. Nichols took down fellow Australian Macy Callaghan (AUS) in the 35-minute final where the two went toe-to-toe in clean three-to-four foot waves for the last WSL Women’s QS event of the 2019 season.
Isabella Nichols (AUS) on her way to winning the Port Stephens Toyota Pro pres. by Sisstrevolution women's QS6,000, at Birubi Beach, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia, Sunday, November 17, 2019.
REnextop Entertainment, together with the Asian Surf Cooperative (ASC) and Safari Xtreme are delighted to announce a return to the cozy beachside town of Cherating in Pahang on the east coast of Malaysia for the third and final stop of the 2019 REnextop Asian Surfing Tour (RAST), which will be held from 15-17 December.
2019 REnextop Asian Surfing Tour (RAST) returns to Cherating Beach, Kuantan, Malaysia. Photo taken during 2018 RAST edition, December 19.
On Wednesday, November 13, Justine Dupont, 28, had spent the day in the cold water, surfing for hours on end. Seeing others heading back, she decided to try it one last time. The French surfer's ride is a contender for a new world record. Here is all you need to know about the wave of a lifetime:
French big wave surfer Justine Dupont is seen during a surfing session in Nazaré, Portugal on November 13, 2019. Dupont went on to surf a potential record-breaking big wave during this session. The official wave height is currently being determined to be a contender for a new world record for Dupont for Largest Wave Surfed Unlimited-Female.
The World Surf League (WSL) is excited to announce that Sydney will stage the first-ever WSL Challenger Series event next March.
Pictured: The World Surf League Sydney Surf Pro always draws huge crowds to the iconic Manly Beach.
Two South American Titles for WSL Latin America were decided today at the 2019 Oi Pro Junior Series in Maresias, Brazil. Tainá Hinckel (BRA) won her second regional Pro Junior crown and Piccolo Clemente (PER) won an astonishing 4th regional Longboard title by advancing to the Semifinals on Saturday.
2019 WSL Latin America Pro Junior Champion Tainá Hinckel (BRA) at the 2019 Oi Pro Junior Series in Maresias, Brazil, Saturday November 9.