THE 2003 QUIKSILVER PRO FRANCE: DAY FOUR

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Surf: 2-foot slopEvents held: Cappuccino and wine drinking contestsNature’s call: There’s always the bright sidePredicted: Amazing surfing, or else more […]

2003 ASP/WCT QUIKSILVER PRO FRANCE: DAY THREE

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Surf: Well overhead and messy.Events held: none.Nature’s call: How to stop these madmen?Predicted: Please…off shores.So that storm did come in. […]

THE ROB MACHADO PAR 3 EXPERIENCE

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What do the world’s most stylish surfer, a Canadian rapper and a Tiger Woods lookalike have in common? Well, they […]

2003 ASP/WCT QUIKSILVER PRO FRANCE: DAY TWO

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Surf: Fun, tide dependent left sandbar.Events held: Mens round one (over two days due extremetides).Nature’s call: Very temperamental.Predicted: 70 MPH […]

OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS

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Imagine grabbing a perfect, triple overhead South Peak wedge from the frothing crowd at maxing Blacks. You pull into to […]

THE 2003 ASP/WCT QUIKSILVER PRO FRANCE: DAY ONE

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The Quiksilver Pro France got underway this afternoon, following opening round heats of the Roxy Pro France. Australians dominated the […]

ESA EASTERNS BACK ON

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Ocean City, MD (10/1/03) The 2003 Eastern Surfing Championships are going back to Buxton! The Easterns have been rescheduled for […]

THE 12TH ANNUAL HERITAGE RIP CURL MEMORIAL PRO

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The 12th annual Heritage Rip Curl Memorial Pro took place at Sea Isle, New Jersey, on September 18-21. On hand […]

OIL PIERS RETURNS?

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Oil Piers was never what you’d call a world class surf spot. Sure, west and northwest swells would sometimes sneak […]

GRAVEYARD OF THE ATLANTIC

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Less than a week after nixing the ESA Easterns, Hurricane Isabel’s path of destruction along the Outer Banks of North […]

AFTER THE STORM

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At least 15 people dead.Entire hotels and homes pulled into the ocean. And as of 10:30 EST, 4.3 million people […]

THE KNEE THAT WOULDN’T HEAL

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After intense physical therapy sessions this summer, Sunny Garcia had all intentions of making a grand return to the competitive […]

TOP SURFERS CHASE VANS TRIPLE CROWN

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NORTH SHORE, OAHU, Hawaii – On the Hawaiian Island of Oahu lies the most notorious seven-mile stretch of surf on […]

Op Honor Roll – Shane Valiere

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THIS MONTH’S TOP STUDENT: Shane Valiere RECENT GRADES: 2003 USSF United States Open Shortboard Champion REMARKS: "My dad is originally […]

RICHIE’S DAY

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SURF: chest- to head-high wind slopEVENTS HELD: Round 4 through finalNATURE’S CALL: so over itPREDICTED: Mick Fanning wins France(8 a.m. […]

THE 2003 ASP/WCT BOOST MOBILE PRO PRESENTED BY QUIKSILVER: DAY THREE

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EVENTS HELD: Round Three heats 5-16, Round Four heats 1-4, the Snapple Best Damn AirshowSURF: California Dreamy: hot, glassy and […]

THE ASP/WCT BOOST MOBILE PRO PRESENTED BY QUIKSILVER: DAY TWO

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Surf: Overhead and clean Events held: Round two and first four of round threeNature’s call: Let’s do this Predicted: Peak […]

THE 2003 ASP/WCT BOOST MOBILE PRO PRESENTED BY QUIKSILVER: DAY ONE

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Events Held: Round One; Round Two, Heats 1 and 2Surf: Head-high, slightly tattered LowersNature’s Call: Last year I did the […]

GREETINGS FROM CAMP HOBGOOD

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As seen in our October issue, the Hobgood twins — along with guest counselors Shea Lopez and Phillip Watters, not […]

ASK CAPTAIN BLACKSHORTS

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THIS MONTH’S CHALLENGE: What is the most expensive board in the world? {{{CC}}}, via Email BLACKSHORTS RESPONDS: Methinks this question […]

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