Road to X: Boise Qualifier 2019
6/28/2019 - 6/29/2019
Red Bull Roller Coaster 2019
6/29/2019 - 6/29/2019
Zumiez Best Foot Forward - Tampa, FL 2019
Thredbo Snow Series – Rail Jam 2019
6/28/2019 - 6/28/2019
SSNZ Slopestyle Series - Cardrona Park Attack 2019
7/20/2019 - 7/20/2019
Thredbo Snow Series – Ridercross 2019
7/26/2019 - 7/26/2019
Men's Oi Rio Pro 2019
6/20/2019 - 6/28/2019
Women's Oi Rio Pro 2019
East Coast Grom Tour #8 - Virginia Beach 2019
6/27/2019 - 6/28/2019
Industry and event happenings
Filipe Toledo (BRA) and Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) won the Oi Rio Pro, Stop No. 5 on the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT). The beach came alive throughout the Oi Rio Pro with thousands of fans each day, including today’s Final at Barrinha in four-to-six foot (1.2 - 1.8 meter) waves. Fitzgibbons and Toledo surfed a full day from the Quarterfinals to the Final, resulting in their third CT victories in Brasil.
Champions of 2019 Oi Rio Pro: Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) & Filipe Toledo (BRA), at Itaúna, Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, Sunday, June 23.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) is thrilled to announce the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) surfers that have been nominated to represent their National Surfing Teams at the 2019 ISA World Surfing Games (WSG) in Miyazaki, Japan September 7-15.
Australia’s Sally Fitzgibbons will look to defend her World Surfing Games Gold in 2019.
Today Lakey Peterson (USA) and John John Florence (HAW) won the Margaret River Pro, the fourth stop on the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), in six-to-eight foot (1.8 - 2.4 metre) waves at Main Break. Florence earned his second event title after defeating good friend Kolohe Andino (USA) in the Final, while Peterson clinched her first win in the West by taking down Tatiana Weston-Webb (BRA).
John John Florence (HAW) and Lakey Peterson (USA) celebrate their victories at the 2019 Margaret River Pro, MARGARET RIVER, West Australia, Australia, Tuesday, June 4.
The World Surf League (WSL) today announced a series of sustainability commitments that set a new standard for global professional sports. These commitments – designed to inspire, educate and empower ocean lovers while addressing critical environmental issues – apply to all WSL Championship Tour and Big Wave Tour events and include:
WSL claims sustainability lead for professional sports with a new campaign committing to becoming carbon neutral, eliminating single-serve plastics & leaving each place better than it was found.
Four individual medals including Women’s Gold from Alice Lemoigne take France to the top at ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship. Peru’s Benoit ‘Piccolo’ Clemente claims Men’s Gold, leads Team Peru to Silver Medal. USA earns Bronze, Brazil Copper. Peru’s Clemente and Brazil’s Chloe Calmon solidify qualification slots in 2019 Pan American Games with top seeds.
Alice Lemoigne (FRA) wins Gold Medal in the Women's Division at 2019 ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship, Côte des Basques, Biarritz, France, June 2.
While the whole planet will look at the French Basque Country hosting the G7 in Biarritz, the surfing world will likely prefer the neighbor town of Anglet where Europe's best is set to compete at both the QS1,500 Deeply Pro Anglet and the annual night surf show of Surf de Nuit Anglet.
Jorgann Couzinet (FRA) during the 2018 Surf de nuit at Chambre d'Amour, Anglet, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France, August 20.
The 2019 Rip Curl GromSearch season presented by Banzai Bowls is set to kick off June 15-16th, in Huntington Beach, California.
Dakoda Walters (AUS) & Molly Picklum (AUS) have added another stellar result to their already massive 2019 campaigns, both taking out the Hydralyte Sports Shoalhaven Pro Junior.
Molly Picklum (Shelly Beach, NSW) and Dakoda Walters (Angourie, NSW) victorious at the 2019 Hydralyte Sports Shoalhaven Pro Junior, Shoalhaven Heads Beach, Shoalhaven, New South Wales, Australia, May 26.
Today, Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) and Kanoa Igarashi (JPN) won the Corona Bali Protected, the third stop on the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT). Hosted at Keramas, one of the world’s most high-performance waves, the Final Series concluded in the best conditions of the event’s holding period with clean six-to-eight foot (1.8 - 2.4 metre) waves on offer. Gilmore charged through the pumping surf to take her 30th CT victory, while Japan’s Igarashi captured his first.
Kanoa Igarashi (JPN) and Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) celebrate their victory at Corona Bali Protected 2019, at Keramas, Bali/Indonesia, May 25.
The world’s best longboarders are set to gather in Biarritz, France for the 2019 ISA World Longboard Surfing Championship (WLSC) May 26 – June 2.
Since surfing was first practiced on the beach in 1957, Côte des Basques has become an iconic wave for longboarding.
Book your summer experience with the Black Yeti: Snowboard, Freeski and Skateboard International Competition and Camp, at Les 2 Alpes, France, July 13 -20!
Les 2 Alpes resort, France, the venue for 2019 Summer Rookie Jam by Atmosphere, scheduled for July 13 - 20.
With twenty years of Rip Curl GromSearch history, as well as celebrating fifteen years of International GromSearch Champions, today two surfers added their names to the prestigious winners list.
Winners podium at 2019 Rip Curl GromSearch International final: L-R Taro Watanabe (USA) (boys runner up), Afonso Antunes (PRT) (boys winner), Caitlin Simmers (USA) (girls winner) and Valeria Ojeda (USA) (girls runner up), at Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, May 19.
Jack Freestone (AUS) won the Red Bull Airborne Bali, a World Surf League (WSL) specialty event that highlights aerial surfing. Freestone, 27, flew through the Qualifiers and Final in three-to-four foot (1 - 1.2 metre) waves at Keramas, a break adored by the air specialists due to the mega ramps offered by the wave.
Jack Freestone (AUS), winner of the 2019 Red Bull Airborne Bali, Keramas, Bali, Indonesia, May 17.
May 18th will mark a new annual way to respect our Board Shops - so get down to your local shop this weekend and show your love.
Hawaii's Nathan Florence chose the spectacular setting of Shipstern Bluff off the Tasmanian coast to win his first big-wave surfing contest at the 2019 edition of Red Bull Cape Fear.
Nathan Florence wins at Red Bull Cape Fear in Tasmania, Australia on May 13, 2019.
The 2019 Rip Curl Pro GromSearch International Final is about to kick off for another year, bringing 20 of the best 17-and-under junior surfers from around the globe together to compete in the punchy beach break of Playa Hermosa in Costa Rica, USA.
Xavier Huxtable (AUS) the winner of 2018 RipCurl GromSearch Final, during the competition at Manu Bay, Raglan, New Zealand, May 9, 2018.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) is proud to announce the opening of the 2019 ISA Scholarship Program, which is aimed at supporting under-served youth with their academic and surfing ambitions, while boosting the development and growth of the sport in non-traditional surfing regions around the world.
Fiji's Kiesha Wakeham received an ISA Scholarship in 2017 and went on to represent her nation at the 2018 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in Huntington Beach, USA.
Conlogue Rings Bell for Third Time. Florence Claims Jeep Leader Jersey with First Bells Victory. Marks Retains World No. 1 Position with Third Place Finish
John John Florence (HAW) and Courtney Conlogue (USA) celebrate their wins at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.
The fourth year of X Games Norway competition will be unlike any other – combining Snowboard, Ski, Skateboard and Moto X events in a one-day action sports extravaganza on August 31 at the Telenor Arena in Oslo, Norway. The X Games Norway program has previously included Ski, Snowboard and Skateboarding in the same event, however Moto X competitions will make their debut in 2019.
2018 was one for the books for ROXY. The year marked the launch of the leading female only activewear brand’s Make Waves Move Mountains campaign, dedicated to empowering women and supporting them in their individual challenges. A year later, the brand aims to help bring the women behind it to greater heights yet and takes the next step for the Make Waves Move Mountains tour.
The 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Awards (BWA) nominees are officially locked in. Top honors will be awarded across eight categories: Ride of the Year, Women’s XXL Biggest Wave, Men’s XXL Biggest Wave, Women’s Biggest Paddle, Men’s Biggest Paddle, Wipeout of the Year, Men’s Best Overall Performance of the Year, and Hydro Flask Women’s Best Overall Performance of the Year.
Andrea Moller (BRA) is nominated for the Women's Biggest Paddle award for this wave, at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii, on January 16, 2019.
Today, Italo Ferreira (BRA) and Caroline Marks (USA) won the Quiksilver Pro and Boost Mobile Pro Gold Coast, the opening stop on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT). The Final Series took place at Duranbah Beach, the event’s backup site, in two-to-four foot (0.6 - 1.2 metre) waves to determine the first winners of the season.
(From L to R) Kolohe Andino (USA), Italo Ferreira (BRA), Caroline Marks (USA) & Carissa Moore (HAW), at 2019 Quiksilver Pro and Boost Mobile Pro Gold Coast, at Duranbah Beach, Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia, April 8.
ISA unites global surfing community across all five continents to demonstrate the positive impacts of Surfing.
Surfers from newly added ISA Member Nation Oman celebrate the power of Surfing taking hold in their country.
Italo Ferreira (BRA) won the Red Bull Airborne Gold Coast, a WSL specialty event that highlights aerial surfing. The 24-year-old is known for his creative antics in the air, landing some of the Championship Tour’s biggest maneuvers and setting the bar for above-the-lip surfing. Ferreira brought his same flair into today’s air show to light up Duranbah and take home the win.
Winner Italo Ferreira (BRA), 2nd placed Reef Heazlewood (AUS), and third placed Yago Dora (BRA) seen during the prize giving ceremony of the 2019 Red Bull Airborne Gold Coast at Duranbah Beach, Coolangata, Queensland, Australia, on April 4.
Red Bull Airborne creator talks aerial surfing before Gold Coast opener.
Josh Kerr (AUS) surfs in Torquay, VIC, Australia on March 24th 2016.
In an exciting conclusion to the event in front of a packed audience, Gatien Delahaye (FRA) defeated Carlos Muñoz (CRI) at the inaugural Claro Open Pro – Copa Tubos. The 21-year old Frenchman caught the best waves on Finals Day at the lefthand pointbreak of Señoritas, Punta Hermosa and was visibly stoked as he was chaired up the beach by his fellow countrymen. Alex Ribeiro (BRA) and Marcos Correa (BRA) both earned equal 3rd place finishes after reaching the Semifinals.
Event winner Gatien Delahaye (FRA) being chaired-up the beach at the 2019 Claro Open Pro – Copa Tubos, at Señoritas in Punta Hermosa, Peru, March 31.
The world's best surfers were honored tonight at the World Surf League (WSL) Awards, the event that celebrates the achievements of the 2018 season.
Two-time WSL Champion Gabriel Medina (BRA) and seven-time WSL Champion Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) honored at the WSL Awards for 2018 season, in Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia, March 2019.
The 2019 World Surf League (WSL) men’s Qualifying Series (QS) Jack’s Surfboards Pro QS 1,500 crowned Crosby Colapinto (San Clemente, Calif.) its victor in pumping, five-to-six, occasional plus, foot swell on Huntington Beach Pier’s southside lineup for his maiden QS win. This marked Colapinto’s first Final at the QS level and waisted no opportunities during the best day of swell for the event, as well as any QS at the iconic southside lineup in recent memory, with excellent numbers in nearly all of his heats. The 17-year-old defeated an in-form Phillippe Chagas (BRA) during a tight Final bout.
Crosby Colapinto's (USA) winning performance at the 2019 Jack's Surfboards Pro QS 1,500, Huntington Beach, California, USA, March 24.
Jordy Lawler (AUS) and Alessa Quizon (HAW) have claimed victory at the 2019 Vissla Sydney Surf Pro and Sydney Women’s Pro presented by Sisstrevolution World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 6000 event. Manly Beach provided another day of super clean 2-to-3 foot surf for some of the world’s best to put on a show for thousands of fans that lined the sand at one of competitive surfing’s most iconic beaches.
Finalists at the 2019 Vissla Sydney Surf Pro QS6,000, (L - R): Jadson Andre (BRA), Isabella Nichols (AUS), Alessa Quizon (HAW) and Jordy Lawler (AUS), at Manly Beach, NSW, Australia, March 24.
Tahiti’s own Taumata Puhetini claimed a massive, back-to-back win at the World Surf League (WSL) men’s Qualifying Series (QS) Papara Pro Open Tahiti QS 1,000 over an in-form Kauli Vaast (FRA), winner of the Pro Junior just three days ago, and completed his comeback to professional competition. The 31-year-old showed his experience and tenacity in the water, culminating with a perfect 10 in the Final over Vaast. This win gives Puhetini a fighting chance into the coveted Vans Triple Crown contention with one event remaining in the Hawaii / Tahiti Nui region.
Taumata Puhetini (PYF) defends Papara Pro Open Tahiti Win at the 2019 event, at Papara, Tahiti, French Polynesia, March 15.