All posts tagged "pro surfers"

  • Big Names Rise and Fall in Rd. 1 of Rip Curl Pro

    Although it’s the first round of heats for the Moche Rip Curl Pro in Portugal, the 10th stop on the Sansung Galaxy ASP World Tour, it’s an important one. Advance through the first three-man heat and you’re...

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Gilmore Wins in Portugal, Eyes World Title #6

    She’s already got five world titles but Australian wonder woman Steph Gilmore is hungry for more. Having been in the Top 5 all year, she’s sure been in the running, but after taking out the Cascais Women’s...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • Is Brazil Taking Over the World of Pro Surfing?

    Two decades ago you would’ve been hard pressed to find many surfers from Brazil making strides on the ASP World Surfing Tour. But today that’s all there is. Well, pretty much. While there are only two surfers...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • How to Stalk the World’s Most Famous Action Sports Athletes

    There was once a time in this world when it was nearly impossible to reach or even see your favorite pro athlete. Unless you were in the right spot and the right time, meaning in the lineup...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Team Honolulu Wins Red Bull Qiantang Surfing Shootout

    It’s not about Hanging Ten for this surf contest. It was all about Hang Zhou, as in the Hangzhou River bore in China, which provided some epis tidal bore surf for the second annual Red Bull Surfing...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • Warner Bros. Shuts Down Teahupoo to Film Point Break 2

    Hollywood has a lot of cash. Warner Bros. might even have more. So much that they’ve secured the most famous big wave spot in the world all to themselves for a day of filming for their new...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • O’Neill Looking for Unsponsored Surfers to Compete in Cold Water Classic

    (PRESS RELEASE) CALLING ALL UNSPONSORED SURFERS WITH WORLD TOUR ASPIRATIONS! Now Accepting Video Submission for an Exclusive Wildcard into the 2014 O’Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Sept. 1, 2014 – The O’Neill Coldwater Classic is...

    • Posted September 1, 2014
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  • Greenlight for Red Bull Cape Fear Event

    Cape Fear. The name says it all. And for the uninitiated, it’s a deadly wave break in Sydney, Australia that is even more daunting than it sounds. In the very bay where Captain Cook landed and settled...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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  • Pro Surfers Prepare to Slay China’s Silver Dragon

    What happens when the ocean meets a river? You get the Silver Dragon, aka the world’s biggest tidal bore. Located in the riverside town of Hangzhou (pronounced Hong-Joe), China, several teams of pro surfers will come together...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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  • Is Red Bull the Surf Industry’s Biggest Threat?

    While companies like Hurley, Volcom, Quiksilver and Billabong have created the surf industry as we know it today, Red Bull appears to be dumping the most money in it, sponsoring a surf team that rivals just about...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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