2008 Rip Curl Search Day 4

posted by / News / August 2, 2008

EVENTS RUN: Round 3CONDITIONS: Beautiful 4-6 foot and glassyNATURE’S CALL: Come back anytimePREDICTIONS: Goofy versus Regular in the Final (what […]

RIP CURL PRO SEARCH DAY 3

posted by / News / August 1, 2008

EVENTS RUN: Six heats of Round Two (whoo-hoo)CONDITIONS: F-ing shallow…NATURE’S CALL: Bleed for mePREDICTIONS: Bloody good surfing (and maybe some […]

ICON-oclast

posted by / News / July 31, 2008

Surfing royalty – or royal asshole? Fierce leader and forward-thinking philosopher – or control-freak father? Insanely ahead of his time […]

2008 Rip Curl Search Day 2

posted by / News / July 31, 2008

HEAT RUNS: Round Two, Heats 1-10CONDITIONS: 4 to 8 foot and mysteriousNATURE’S CALL: It’s not me, it’s youPREDICTIONS: Somewhere, somehow, […]

Remembering Bud Browne

posted by / News / July 30, 2008

Bud “Barracuda” Browne (1912-2008) – Perhaps the greatest pioneer and ambassador the surfing world has ever seen, Bud Browne passed […]

2008 Rip Curl Search Day 1

posted by / News / July 30, 2008

HEAT RUNS: Round One, Day OneCONDITIONS: 6-8 foot and peeerrrfect!NATURE’S CALL: Everyone knows this is nowherePREDICTIONS: “Somewhere” is going to […]

60 Seconds With 2008 US Open Champion Malia Manuel

posted by / News / July 29, 2008

After becoming the youngest ever U.S. Open of Surfing Champion in Huntington Beach, Malia Manuel is sitting in Tapei airport […]

Nathaniel Curran Wins The 2008 US Open

posted by / News / July 28, 2008

CONDITIONS: Waist to head with a light onshore flow (for Huntington). Textbook HB reforms on almost every set wave.EVENTS HELD: […]

WQS Update With Al Hunt

posted by / News / July 28, 2008

Sign up for the exclusive ASP newsletter HERE. The US Open of Surfing here in Huntington Beach was blessed with […]

Grant Twiggy Baker Wins The Red Bull Big Wave Africa

posted by / News / July 28, 2008

Twiggy saw it coming. One week before the 10th Annual Red Bull Big Wave Africa began its 30-day waiting period, […]

It’s Coming…

posted by / News / July 25, 2008

It just keeps getting bigger and bigger — the scene, that is. The seventh day of competition at the U.S. […]

We Told You So…

posted by / News / July 24, 2008

We’d hoped we were wrong. After sounding the alarm over impending restrictions around the Mirlo Beach area just south of […]

Uncharted Territory

posted by / News / July 24, 2008

For the fourth season in a row, the Rip Curl Pro Search event will throw a curveball at the world’s […]

Surf Legends Support PacSun Pipeline to a Cure

posted by / News / July 23, 2008

Dave and Laird with Emily (the girl with CF who is the face for Pipeline to a Cure) and Judy […]

WQS Update With Al Hunt

posted by / News / July 21, 2008

At Huntington Beach this week, where the waves are up and it’s predicted to be good all week. Juniors, longboarding […]

Padang Shipwreck Update

posted by / News / July 20, 2008

All chances to pull the boat off the reef were completely gone by Friday morning as a solid SW ground […]

American As Trestles

posted by / News / July 17, 2008

On the 4th of July you went to a BBQ, maybe the beach, had a few domestic brews and blew […]

Kelly Slater Wins The 2008 Billabong Pro J-Bay

posted by / News / July 17, 2008

He’s done it again. {{{Eight}}}-time ASP World Champion Kelly Slater (USA) beat reigning ASP World Champion Mick Fanning (AUS) today […]

Google Earth Challenge 2 Update

posted by / News / July 17, 2008

Right now, Irvine-based software developer Brian Gable is downstairs in the bar, singing an unplugged version of “Paradise City” with […]

2008 Billabong Pro J-Bay: Day 3

posted by / News / July 16, 2008

Kelly Slater (USA), professional surfing’s most decorated athlete, showed no signs of slowing down in Jeffreys Bay today. The eight-time […]