DOUBLE THE SWELL, DOUBLE THE CLASSIC

posted by / News / January 21, 2004

The waiting period paid off for the 21st annual Surf N Wear Rincon Classic, originally slated for the year’s first

CARNIVAL CRUISE

posted by / News / January 16, 2004

Big-wave legend and Billabong {{{Odyssey}}} surfer Mike Parsons didn’t see this one coming in his worst nightmare. This past Monday

TOUGH BREAK

posted by / News / January 16, 2004

Shea Lopez had already re-qualified for the World Championship Tour, a huge feat in itself. Now he was in the

OLD SCHOOL

posted by / News / January 15, 2004

The single, don’t-miss event of this year’s surf expo wasn’t the Social D. or Vanilla Ice Saturday night shows. It

THE LOST BOMB

posted by / News / January 14, 2004

Sitting in his Santa Monica screening room, Stacy Peralta was so close he could taste it. The acclaimed director of

DEJA VU

posted by / News / January 14, 2004

Anyone who missed the 36th annual ESA Easterns last year at Buxton, got a chance to relive the experience at

QUIKSILVER STALWART RETIRES

posted by / News / January 6, 2004

After a long career with Quiksilver, Norm Innis, the general manager of Quiksilver International, is retiring from the surf industry.

O4′ BILLABONG JR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

posted by / News / January 6, 2004

Sunday January 4, 2004 (North Narrabeen, Sydney, Aus) Brazilian Adriano De Souza today became the youngest surfer to ever clinch

NORTH SHORE WEEK IN REVIEW: 12/14-12/21

posted by / News / December 22, 2003

The contest stopped. The week began. Small surf became big surf (well, big by most mainland standards; solid by that

INTERVIEW WITH THE CHAMP

posted by / News / December 21, 2003

(Interviewer’s notes: You wouldn’t believe the amount of crap a pro surfer goes through after something happens like what happened

THE 2003 XBOX GERRY LOPEZ PIPELINE MASTERS: FINAL DAY

posted by / News / December 19, 2003

Surf: Six feet, mainly rights, clean with windy periods Events Held: Event to finalNature’s Call: Well, I did what I

SMYRNA ON THE ROCKS

posted by / News / December 18, 2003

Only you can prevent the destruction of New Smyrna Beach. Once again the Army Corps of Engineers has set its

INTERVIEW WITH SIX-TIME WORLD CHAMPION LAYNE BEACHLEY

posted by / News / December 17, 2003

It was one hell of a year for five-time — make that six-time — women’s world champion Layne “the Beast”

NORTH SHORE WEEK IN REVIEW

posted by / News / December 15, 2003

It was a week like a gathering storm, marked by an electric calm, bent to its snapping point, and teetering

THE 2003 XBOX GERRY LOPEZ PIPELINE MASTERS: DAY TWO

posted by / News / December 13, 2003

Surf: Six feet, clean with windy periods, degenerating to slop laterEvents Held: Remaining Round One, Round Two Nature’s Call: You’re

THE 2003 XBOX GERRY LOPEZ PIPELINE MASTERS: DAY ONE

posted by / News / December 12, 2003

Surf: Six to 10 feet, clean with windy periods Events Held: Trials, seven heats of Round One Nature’s Call: Yes,

BEACHLEY OFF TO PERFECT START

posted by / News / December 12, 2003

Thursday, Dec. 11 produced perfect 4-5 ft. waves at Honolua Bay, Maui offering up high scoring rides at this year’s

Op Honor Roll – Bruce Irons

posted by / News / December 10, 2003

THIS MONTH’S ACE: Bruce Irons RECENT RESULTS: Third place, Billabong Tahara Pro (6-Star WQS), Tahara, Japan REMARKS: We all knew

THROTTLED

posted by / News / December 10, 2003

This past Saturday, one of the “ugliest” tow-in/paddle-in confrontations to date occurred at Todos Santos Island, nine miles off Ensenada.

NORTH SHORE WEEK IN REVIEW

posted by / News / December 8, 2003

WHO ARRIVED: {{{CJ}}} Hobgood (“I’m finally starting to feel like a surfer again.”); Pat O’Connell (“I wouldn’t be here if