Halloween Jam - Road to Rumble - Springfield 2020
10/31/2020 - 10/31/2020
Norgescup Skateboard - Larvik 2020
Modena Rookie Fest – Modena, Italy 2020
10/30/2020 - 11/1/2020
Blue Tomato Winter Kick Off Tour - Helsinki 2020
10/30/2020 - 10/31/2020
FIS Race SS - Snowzone Madrid - Day 1 2020
10/31/2020 - 11/1/2020
FIS Race SS - Snowzone Madrid - Day 2 2020
Men's Hyuga Pro 2020
10/26/2020 - 10/31/2020
Women's Hyuga Pro 2020
Women's Maui and Sons Pichilemu Pro 2020
10/28/2020 - 10/31/2020
Industry and event happenings
Conor Maguire has taken the surfing world by storm in recent years and he was quick to take up the opportunity of a lifetime when the aftermath of Hurricane Epsilon gave rise to 60ft waves off the coast of his native Ireland.
Conor Maguire experienced epic surfing conditions in Mullaghmore, Ireland on October 28, 2020. The dramatic conditions with waves reaching up to 60 feet off the Irish West Coast were caused by a rare weather occurrence which was caused by Hurricane Epsilon.
The 2020 Mallipo Surfing Championship event, the first professional competition in Korean surfing history, was held on the 23rd of October at Mallipo Beach in Taean, in the province of South Chungcheong at Mallipo Beach with four divisions of surfing; Men’s and Women’s Shortboard and Longboards.
One of the first champions crowned by Korea Surf League, at the 2020 Mallipo Surfing Championship event, at Mallipo Beach in Taean, South Korea, October 23.
ESPN and X Games announced today that this Thursday, October 22 will be X Games Shred Hate Day, which focuses on engaging fans, athletes and partners across the world through social and digital engagement in order to raise awareness about choosing kindness during Bullying Prevention Month.
X Games' Shred Hate pledge.
In competitive longboarding’s return to the World Surf League (WSL), Soleil Errico and Justin Quintal have won the Cuervo Surf Ranch Classic. The Cuervo Surf Ranch Classic, a WSL specialty event, was held under stadium lights at the Surf Ranch and is now available to stream on WorldSurfLeague.com.
Justin Quintal and Soleil Errico celebrate their wins at the inaugural Cuervo Surf Ranch Classic at the Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California, USA, October 2, 2020.
Once competition resumes, twenty-year-old João Chianca (BRA) has high expectations for earning a spot on the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT). In 2019, the younger brother of big wave charger Lucas “Chumbo” Chianca (BRA) earned the title as the WSL Latin America Regional Champion. In 2020, he was off to a torrid start after finishing runner-up at the QS5000 Volcom Pipe Pro and was competing at the last high-level Qualifying Series (QS) events in Australia before the season was cancelled.
João Chianca victorious at the 2019 QS3000 Heroes de Mayo Iquique Pro in Chile, in May 2019.
Edouard Delpero (FRA) and Alice Lemoigne (FRA) have won the Longboard Pro Espinho today, claiming the victory over Benoit Carpentier (FRA) and Zoe Grospiron (FRA) respectively, in clean two-to-three foot waves peeling off the break wall at Praia da Baia.
The winners of the Longboard Pro Espinho and 2020 European Longboard Titles, at Praia da Baia, Espinho, Portugal, October 11, 2020.
The Junior Pro Espinho wrapped up today with the victories of Kauli Vaast (FRA) and Janire Gonzalez Etxabarri (ESP), claiming the prestigious European Junior title for the 2020 season.
The two winners of the Junior Pro Espinho and the European junior titles, Kauli Vaast and Janire Gonzalez Etxabarri, at Praia da Baia, Espinho, Portugal, Friday, October 9, 2020.
Mikey Wright and Isabella Nichols have taken epic wins at the Boost Mobile Pro Gold Coast in pumping surf at South Stradbroke Island. The pair had to overcome a field of some of Australia’s best surfers in four-to-six foot waves to claim victory in the second event of the World Surf League (WSL) Australian Grand Slam of Surfing.
Isabella Nichols and Mikey Wright have claimed victory at The Boost Mobile Pro Gold Coast at South Stradbroke Island, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, October 7.
The World Surf League (WSL) Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro, the specialty event held in Oceanside, Calif., witnessed two action-packed days of competitive surfing. The event featured WSL Championship Tour (CT) professional stars alongside surfings' up-and-comers in a variety of team and individual heats.
Caitlin Simmers and Lakey Peterson celebrate their team win at the Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro at Oceanside.
The MEO Portugal Cup of Surfing wrapped up today with the victories of local hero Frederico Morais (PRT) and Champion Tour star Johanne Defay (FRA) in good three-to-four foot surf at Ribeira d’Ilhas. The pair overcame World Champion Italo Ferreira (BRA) and Nadia Erostarbe (EUK) respectively in the event’s finals this afternoon.
The winners of the MEO Portugal Cup of Surfing 2020, Frederico Morais and Johanne Defay, at Ribeira d’Ilhas, Ericeira, Portugal, October 1.
The 2020 YETI Australian Junior Online Surf Championships are set to give the country’s best junior talent a platform to compete for individual honours and state pride after Surfing Australia today announced the cancellation of the 2020 Surf Dive n’ Ski Australian Junior Surfing Titles which were scheduled to run from November 28th, 2020 on North Stradbroke Island due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation.
The Euro Cup of Surfing continues this coming week with the second and last stop in the WSL Countdown series on the Old Continent, the MEO Portugal Cup of Surfing, which waiting period extends from September 28th to October 2nd.
Kanoa Igarashi (JPN) and Italo Ferreira (BRA) are ready to battle in the MEO Portugal Cup of Surfing, at Ribeira d’Ilhas, as the WSL Countdown event kicks off on September 29, 2020. Pictured during the Press Conference.
The World Surf League (WSL) Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro will return to the Oceanside Pier in Oceanside, Calif., October 3-4, 2020 where the top female surfers from Hawaii, California and Florida will return to California’s first ocean-competition since the COVID-19 pause. No fans will be permitted to attend; however, the WSL specialty event will feature the live broadcast on WorldSurfLeague.com starting at 8 a.m. PT.
Caroline Marks will compete in the upcoming Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro at Oceanside.
Italo Ferreira (BRA) and Johanne Defay (FRA) have won the French Rendez-Vous of Surfing WSL Countdown event today in Anglet in tricky three-to-four foot surf, eliminating Andy Criere (ESP) and Vahine Fierro (PYF) in the men and women’s finals respectively.
The winners of the French Rendez-Vous of Surfing WSL Countdown event, Italo Ferreira and Johanne Defay, at Chambre d’Amour, Anglet, France, September 23, 2020.
15 of the world’s best surfers and ten of the biggest Brazilian personalities came together for Onda do Bem, a one-night charitable surf contest as part of The WSL Countdown.
Silvana Lima wins the women's pro division at the Brazilian charitable event Onda do Bem, on September 18, 2020.
Rip Curl has today announced the results of its GromSearch 2020 series, alongside the news that the final, planned to take place in October 2020, will be postponed, due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic in Europe developments.
Showcasing the dreams of first-time Olympic hopefuls from around the world, the Olympic Channel presents Road to Tokyo: The Qualifier Stories starting with the premiere of its surfing series on Thursday, 17 September and followed by its sport climbing series on Thursday, 1 October. Surfing and sports climbing are scheduled to make their debut on the Olympic Programme at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 now taking place in 2021. All episodes will be available to stream on the IOC’s global Olympic Channel platform which is available subscription-free at olympicchannel.com and its apps for mobile, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and the Roku platform.
The New Zealand Surf Movie – Flightless Obsession premieres this Sunday (20th September, 2020) on You Tube. The movie features a number of our elite surfers such as provisional Olympic qualifiers Billy Stairmand and Ella Williams along with dozens of the country’s best surfers in a scrapbook-style edit.
Today, World Champion Adriano de Souza announced his decision to retire at the end of the 2021 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) season. After 15 years on the CT, the 33-year-old made the announcement via a virtual press conference from his home in Brazil.
Adriano de Souza after winning the WSL world title in 2015 at Banzai Pipeline, Hawaii, USA, December 2015.
As pro surfing continues its triumphant return globally with The WSL Countdown, the land of croissants, wine and cheese readies for its own share of exciting action in the lineup. We’re only a week away from the start of the French Rendez-Vous of Surfing, Stop No.1 in the Euro Cup of Surfing that lands in Anglet, France from September 23-25.
One of the biggest names in Europe's female surfing, Johanne Defay, will be competing at the French Rendez-Vous of Surfing, scheduled for September 23-25 in Anglet, France.
Tyler Wright and Ethan Ewing have taken epic victories at the Tweed Coast Pro, event one of the Australian Grand Slam of Surfing. Both Wright and Ewing looked destined for victory, each dominating the final day in fun two-to-three foot waves at the beautiful Cabarita Headland in what has been professional surfing’s return to the ocean for the first event since March this year.
Ethan Ewing (AUS) & Tyler Wright (AUS) on the winner's podium after taking victory at the Tweed Coast Pro, event #1 of the Australian Grand Slam of Surfing 2020, at Cabarita Headland, NSW, Australia, September 14.
Today, the World Surf League (WSL) announced that Maya Gabeira (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) won the cbdMD XXL Biggest Wave Award and set the new World Record for the largest wave ever surfed by a woman. As part of the Red Bull Big Wave Awards (BWA), the BWA validated Gabeira’s ride as the new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title holder for the largest wave surfed (unlimited) - female.
Maya Gabeira's record-setting wave at Nazaré, Portugal for the cbdMD XXL Big Wave Award.
The World Surf League (WSL) Australian Grand Slam of Surfing series has issued a Green Alert for the Tweed Coast Pro, Tweed Coast NSW, to run this Sunday, September 13 from 7:00 a.m. AEST. A moderate East swell is forecast for the region over the weekend and into next week and should make for favourable conditions at Cabarita Beach for the event to run over two days on Sunday and Monday.
Owen Wright will compete at the Tweed Coast Pro which has been put on 'Green Alert' to run Sunday and Monday September 13-14, 2020.
Pro surfing is back! No more waiting, no more unridden waves, let there be surf. To bring world-class competitive surfing to fans during a time of restricted international travel, the WSL is hosting a string of unique, pre-season exhibition events featuring Championship Tour surfers in the USA, Australia, Brazil, France, and Portugal called The WSL Countdown.
Jeremy Flores will be competing at home for the first time since his epic win at the Quiksilver Pro France.
Fifteen of the region's best surfers and ten Brazilian celebrities will unite on Friday, September 18th from 3pm to 8pm ET / 12pm to 5pm PT for the inaugural World Surf League (WSL) Oi presents Onda do Bem Charity Event as part of The WSL Countdown. The event will reignite the excitement of competitive surfing with a focus on social responsibility while entertaining core fans and a wider audience alike.
The Onda do Bem charity event will combine WSL athletes and Brazilian celebrities as part of the WSL Countdown.
The official waiting period for the 2020 World Surf League (WSL) Australian Grand Slam of Surfing opens today, September 1 and runs through until October 31, giving event organisers optimum time to pick perfect conditions at all three locations.
Three-time WSL World Champion Mick Fanning will headline the Boost Mobile Pro Gold Coast Heritage Heat on South Stradbroke Island.
Gold Coast surfers Chris Bennetts and Sayaka Muramatsu have been named as the wildcards for the upcoming Boost Mobile Pro Gold Coast on South Stradbroke Island. The pair have been picked as the top performers for their club North End Boardriders and will face off with Australia’s best surfer’s through September and October as part of the World Surf League’s Australian Grand Slam of Surfing.
Gold Coast local and North End Boardriders member Chris Bennetts will be hoping for conditions like this at his beloved South Stradbroke Island when competition gets underway at the Boost Mobile Pro Gold Coast as part of the Australian Grand Slam of Surfing.
The fourth and final Grom Patrol Camp and Comp was celebrated at the Kosta Hostel Berawa as parents, friends, crew and sponsors gathered together to see which of the frothing groms would be going home with goody bags full of cool prizes from event sponsors and new surfboards, as the Grom Patrol’s own Tipi Jabrik announced the winners and finalists in five divisions, as well as four special awards, to end the night and the 2nd annual Grom Patrol series.
Some of the finalists of 2nd annual Tipi Jabrik’s Grom Patrol Camp and Comp series that took place in Bali during July & August 2020. Well done groms!
Part of a three event Charitable Series running across Australia throughout September and October, with these events forming part of the global WSL Countdown Series.
The stunning Tweed Coast will play host to a third event in the 2020 Australian Grand Slam of Surfing as part of the WSL Countdown Series.
Coco Ho (HAW) and Filipe Toledo (BRA) have won the Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold Rumble At The Ranch, a one-day, winner-take-all surf showdown in the perfect waves at the Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California. 16 of the world’s best surfers paired up for the first-ever mixed tag team event, with prize money going to charity.
Filipe Toledo (BRA) & Coco Ho (HAW) claim victory at the Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold Rumble at the Ranch.