All posts tagged "big surf"

  • HIC Pro Kicks Off Hawaiian Surfing Season

    (PRESS RELEASE) With the DNA of a Sunset Beach surfing champion, 25-year-old Mason Ho followed his father Michael’s legendary footprints to post the first ASP victory of his life in the HIC Pro at Sunset Beach this...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Monster Typhoon Headed Toward Japan

    Not since Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines last November killing 6,000 has a storm this strong rung up the Western Pacific. Meet Super Typhoon Vongfong, a category 5 with sustained winds up to 150mph. It’s...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Australian Surfer Gone Missing in Bali

    No one knows what happened to 45-year-old Australian surfer, Peter Maynard. He was last seen surfing eight- to 10-foot surf by himself at a break called No Man’s Land on Nusa Lembongan Island off the Bali Coast....

    • Posted September 5, 2014
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  • Sweet Marie: Chronicles of a Mega Swell in Newport

    Thousands of photographers descended on Newport Beach this past week as Hurricane Marie sent some of the biggest surf we’ve ever seen to Northern Orange County. Newport local Jake Pollgreen was on the swell and put together...

    • Posted August 30, 2014
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  • Newport Point Like You’ve Never Seen Before

    We’re seeing a lot more drone’s flying around the surf lately, from Tahiti to Pipeline to the Wedge. But this is a first. A drone flying over a once in a lifetime swell at Newport Point on...

    • Posted August 30, 2014
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  • Hurricane Marie Slams Catalina Island

    It’s not often you hear about Catalina Island getting slammed by big surf, let alone any surf at all. But on Wednesday huge storm surf pounded the shores, turning normally tranquil harbors into a swirling mess of...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • JOB’s Soft Top “Transfer” at Pumping Wedge

    Leave it to Hawaii’s Jamie O’Brien to do something out of the ordinary and So Cal’s most out of the ordinary wave, the Wedge in Newport Beach. While many Californians were pouring their first and second cups...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Surfer Dies at Malibu, “Marie” Claims First Victim

    Big waves are the real deal, and as waves from Hurricane Maria picked up Tuesday afternoon it’s been reported that an unidentified surfer lost his life earlier today while surfing First Point at Malibu’s Surfrider Beach in...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Could “Marie” be So Cal’s BIGGEST HURRICANE EVER?

    If you thought we had some big surf from Hurricane Lowell this week in So Cal, just wait till this coming Thursday. Hurricane Marie is off the Mexico coast with sustained winds in the 100 mph+ plus...

    • Posted August 24, 2014
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  • STOP EVERYTHING!! The ASP Billabong Pro Tahiti Starts Today!

    You might want to reschedule those afternoon meetings, or simply call in sick the next ten days because the Billabong Pro Tahiti’s about to start. The entire event will be webcasted live starting today on the ASP...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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