Boards for Bros - Fort Lauderdale, FL 2020
8/7/2020 - 8/7/2020
Skate Titans Gatton, QLD 2020
8/8/2020 - 8/8/2020
Bela Joyride - Eisenkappel 2020
8/5/2020 - 8/8/2020
FIS South America Cup - BA - El Colorado 2020
8/7/2020 - 8/8/2020
Treble Cone Mini Mountain Competition 2020
The NZ Adaptive Snow Sports Festival - Remarkables 2020
8/7/2020 - 8/9/2020
Live Like Sion Gromfest - PK's, Kauai 2020
Men's Boardmasters Longboard Pro 2020
Women's Boardmasters Longboard Pro 2020
Industry and event happenings
Live competitive surfing will return to the World Surf League (WSL) for the first time since March with the Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold Rumble at the Ranch. The world’s best are back for a one-day, winner-take-all showdown at the Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California on August 9, 2020, at 3 pm ET / 12 pm PT.
The world-renowned Rip Curl GromSearch series is set to continue in three key surfing locations on Australia’s East Coast for 2020.
2018 Australian GromSearch National Champion Molly Picklum practicing at URBNSURF Melbourne.
Australian surfers will get the opportunity to stoke their competitive flame with the announcement that Surfing NSW, Surfing Australia and the state branches will run the Australian Open of Surfing Tour in late 2020.
2019 Vissla Sydney Surf Pro Champion Jordy Lawler (Narrabeen, NSW) is eager to get back into the competitive arena and get his roll going before the beginning of the new year.
The World Surf League is excited to announce that live professional surfing will return this September and October through the Australian Grand Slam of Surfing specialty events. These two broadcast-only ‘strike mission’ style events will play out over a two month waiting period and will crown the most dominant surfers in the best possible waves.
Boost Mobile team-rider and Australian Olympic Team representative Sally Fitzgibbons can't wait for the 2020 Australian Grand Slam of Surfing this September and October.
The World Surf League (WSL) today announced major updates and changes to its Tours and Competitions, as well as the cancellation of the 2020 Championship Tour (CT) season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new era for the WSL Championship Tour is here and ready to begin as per WSL's announcement on July 17, 2020.
Series eight of the nudie Australian Boardriders Battle will get underway from August 22nd when the Gold Coast hosts event one of what promises to be another amazing eight leg state qualifying run into the big dance in early 2021.
Tag Team during 2020 Nudie Australian Boardriders Battle Final held at Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, NSW, Australia, in February 2020.
After a very successful inaugural series of three Grom Patrol events in 2019, Tipi Jabrik’s Grom Patrol Camp and Comp is back again but with five weekend events planned for 2020. Certainly this year’s Grom Patrol will a bit different from last year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation, but it will continue to have a high level of fun and value for the young up-and-coming groms of Bali.
Groms who participated in last year's Tipi Jabrik’s Grom Patrol Camp and Comp, that took place in Bali in July 2019 and consisted of 3 events.
Eleven of Australia’s iconic competitive male surfers will open up old battle scars in an innovative three month, 13 consecutive episode TV series set to air on Channel Nine from 12 pm on Saturday the 8th August 2020.
Josh Kerr during his two-hour heat at Duranbah.
Olympic Day 2020 will see Olympians, athletes and fans all over the globe get active in the world’s largest 24-hour digital Olympic workout. Twenty-three Olympic athletes have already joined the recording of an official Olympic Day workout video, and on Olympic Day, athletes from around the world will lead live workouts at 11 a.m. local time across 20 time zones on @olympics Instagram live.
This year, X Games celebrates a 25-year legacy in action sports with a lineup of content across ESPN’s linear and digital platforms throughout the month of June. Bringing nostalgia to lifelong fans and introducing young fans to X Games roots, the 25th anniversary celebration will feature exclusive content from back-in-the-day to the current heyday of X Games. The first Extreme Games took place beginning on June 24, 1995 in Providence and Newport, Rhode Island, featuring sports like Street Luge, Sky Surfing, Windsurfing and more.
Tony Hawk during practice for Skateboard Vert at X Games Austin 2015, June 3.
In light of continued health concerns and current guidelines surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Vans US Open of Surfing presented by Swatch has been canceled and will return in 2021.
Kade Matson (USA) during Men's QS10,000 at the 2019 Vans US Open of Surfing presented by Swatch, at Huntington Beach, USA, July 2019.
“Inflection Point”, a new series produced by Red Bull Media House and Free Radicals, is an intimate look at the journey of four professional surfers as they compete to qualify for the World Surf League Championship Tour. The two-part series is narrated by Hawaii’s Noah Beschen and Kalani Rivero.
Jack Robinson at Sunset Beach, Oahu, Hawaii, USA, on December 2, 2019.
31 May 2020, Legian-Bali: The Padma Boys, WeLike Bali, and the ASC teamed up yesterday and asked Warung Melati to prepare some boxes of food that they could hand out to the people that used to make their living at the Legian-Seminyak beaches, but now have few opportunities for work since the beaches have been closed since the end of March.
Mission accomplished - Padma.
Parker Coffin has surfed some of the world's greatest waves; one of them was even extraordinary enough to land him on the front cover of the prestigious Surfer Magazine. But it is the memories of a recent day out riding gentle one-metre breakers with a bunch of kids that is keeping him smiling during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Parker Coffin takes one of the kids on a board during Surfers Healing’s annual event for kids with autism held in Belmar, New Jersey.
The Asian Surf Co congratulates Swede-Brazilian Bali expat Kian Martin as the winner of the inaugural ASC Lock Down Video Clip Battle that ran from April 23-30 on LiveHeat’s new Clippero one-line video challenge platform. Kian with his crazy Desert Point barrel clip and his turn-to-air combination at Yo-Yos tallied up a total score of 16.50 points (out of a possible 20) for the win. He received the grand prize of Rp 2,000,000 in cash and some ASC merchandise and the distinction of being the first ever ASC Lock Down Video Clip Battle winner.
Image from Kian Martin's winning video he competed with in Asian Surf Cooperative’s Inaugural Lock Down Video Clip Battle 2020.
World champion surfer Carissa Moore enjoyed another thrilling season in 2019 with a new film from Red Bull Media House and Hamblin Imagery bringing fans an in-depth look.
Carissa Moore surfs in Tahiti on 4 March, 2019.
#StayHome. Save Lives.” campaign, jointly formed by Volcom and Ad Council in early April and soon after evolving into a huge ‘Stay Home For This’ movement, has now reach phase three that will be known as ’Embrace Change For This’. It is brought by Volcom to encourage us to stay positive in the time of massive changes the whole world is facing.
Due to the continued evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Surf League (WSL) is postponing or canceling all events, at all levels of competition, through the end of June. The WSL will continue to monitor the situation and make the next call in early June.
Italo Ferreira (BRA) during 2019 Billabong Pipe Masters, at Pipeline, Oahu, United States, on December 10.
To follow on from the success of the “#StayHome. Save Lives.” campaign, which came to life thanks to Volcom's partnership with Ad Council, Volcom has just launched phase 2 of this movement: an inspiring digital campaign #StayHomeForThis. The goal is to encourage people to share images of their favourite things they like to do, and want to protect, by staying home during the crisis.
THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), THE INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE (IPC), THE TOKYO 2020 ORGANISING COMMITTEE, THE TOKYO METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT AND THE GOVERNMENT OF JAPAN TODAY AGREED NEW DATES FOR THE GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD, IN 2021. THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020 WILL BE CELEBRATED FROM 23 JULY TO 8 AUGUST 2021. THEY ALSO AGREED ON NEW DATES FOR THE PARALYMPIC GAMES, WHICH WILL BE CELEBRATED FROM 24 AUGUST UNTIL 5 SEPTEMBER 2021.
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, held a conference call this morning to discuss the constantly changing environment with regard to COVID-19 and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
Julian Wilson has always had two sporting passions: surfing and skateboarding. For his latest project the Australian decided to combine the two in the water.
Julian Wilson's Rail Project at the URBNSURF wave pool in Melbourne, Australia on February 27, 2020.
- Kobayashi Becomes First to Win Both Junior and QS Events in Cocoa Beach - Simmers Earns Back-to-Back Roxy Junior Pro Wins - Swierkocki Claims Maiden WSL Victory in Last-Minute Fashion -
A big conclusion crowned (L to R): Jabe Swierkocki, Caitlin Simmers, and Kei Kobayashi the 2020 event victors in Cocoa Beach.
Do you remember why you started surfing? When you rode that first wave and decided that chasing that feeling is what you had to do for the rest of your life?
Mark Mathews at The Right, Australia.
Led by a pair of Visually Impaired Gold Medals, Team Spain rose to the top of Para Surfing to earn their historic first-ever Team Gold Medal at the 2020 AmpSurf ISA World Para Surfing Championship.
Team Spain displays their historic Team Gold Medals on the Closing Ceremony stage at the 2020 AmpSurf ISA World Para Surfing Championship, at La Jolla, California, USA, March 14.
Reigning World Champion Carissa Moore (HAW) and Leonardo Fioravanti (ITA) have claimed victory at the Sydney Surf Pro, the first event of the 2020 WSL Challenger Series. The pair were standouts all event overcoming a world-class field in testing two-foot conditions at Manly Beach.
The finalists at the 2020 Sydney Surf Pro WSL Challenger Series event, L-R: Carissa Moore (HAW), Tyler Wright (AUS), Leonardo Fioravanti (ITA) and Matt Banting (AUS), at Manly Beach, Sydney, Australia, March 13.
Johnson Sweeps Papara Events, Runner-Up Result for Luana Silva.
The North Shore of Oahu breeds powerful surfers and today, Papara Pro Open Tahiti winner Bettylou Sakura Johnson (HAW), showed she is no exception.
Ethan Hartge (Caves Beach, NSW) and Charli Hurst (Port Kembla, NSW) have taken out the top honours in the Sydney Surf Pro Junior at Manly Beach today following two exciting finals that saw giant turns and giant scores.
Ethan Hartge (Caves Beach, NSW) and Charli Hurst (Port Kembla, NSW) have taken out the 2020 Sydney Surf Pro Junior at Manly Beach, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, March 6.
Mason Ho (HAW) emerged victorious today at the World Surf League (WSL) Air Tahiti Rangiroa Pro, a men’s Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000, for his second QS victory in pumping conditions at the pristine reef break of Rangiroa. One of Hawaii’s most dynamic surfers went head-to-head with Maui, Hawaii’s, Eli Hanneman in the Final and the two put on a showcase of barrel-riding performances.
Mason Ho (HAW) claims Air Tahiti Rangiroa Pro 11th edition victory, at Rangiroa, Tuamoto Islands, French Polynesia, March 5, 2020.
Taro Watanabe (USA) and Izzi Gomez (COL) claimed their respective maiden World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) wins in the SLO CAL Open at Morro Bay, a men’s and women’s QS 1,000, with clutch performances on finals day. Inconsistent, four-to-six foot surf powered its way into the Morro Rock lineup to test competitors’ patience and ability but Watanabe and Gomez rose to the challenge, taking down formidable fields en route to their first-ever WSL victories.
Finalists of 2020 SLO CAL Open at Morro Bay, L-R: David do Carmo (BRA), Taro Watanabe (USA), Izzi Gomez (COL) & Sawyer Lindblad (USA), at Morro Bay, California, USA, March 1.