John John and Kelly break down their epic semi-final match up at Teahupoo
During a recent pulse of swell, 10-year-old aspring photographer, Alex Townsend headed out to one of Cape Town's outer reefs
SUCH a hard decision but finally verdict has been cast on a contest showcasing Aussie young bloods.
Kelly, Dane, Jordy, Mick, Taj, Bede, A.I. Simpo, Owen, Jadson, Wilko, Pat G, and Kolohe rip Lowers during the 2010 Hurley Pro Filmed by Dave Schauber and Edited by John Paul Taylor - Music by Freedom Hawk View more from GlasApparelandFilms
NEEDING one perfect swell the Rip Curl Cup Invitational at Padang Padang goes on amber alert.
Julian Wilson, Taj Burrow, Dusty Payne, Dane Reynolds from Scratching the Surface www.julianwilson.com
Surprise, surprise there is surf there but fickle and exposed as it is, hours from the mainland, scoring is never going to be easy. Searching an area composed of 2,900 individual reefs, 900 islands and stretching for more than 1,600 miles seems like an impossible task. But armed with the tales of local fishermen, promising Indo on their doorstep, these boys managed to score.
TASMAN Shootout final pick, that's it folks, the end of the comp we've had some absolute bombs submitted.
Newquay Night Surf 2011 was a corker. Russell Winter picked up the top spot in the Open adding a healthy Â£3k to his bank account. In the Longboard category Ben Skinner showed off his talent, mixing traditional longboard moves with progressive tricks including an aerial in the finals. Luis Eyre in the Pro Jnrs proved that his time down in Portugal is paying dividends. Australia's Amy Stewart dominated the Women's category. Newquay was also stop number three of the 2011 Nike 6.0 Cash For Tricks European tour, and the first time ever this exciting event format has been held in the UK. Ruebyn Ash from Bude has dominated the event so far picking up a win in Spain and a second in Portugal. Entering as a favourite in the UK leg he added another win to his summer pulling some gems out from his sack full of tech tricks including a frontside varial, a passion pop and a backside mute air reverse. Nike 6.0 surfer Charly Martin, from Guadalope came in second with his own trick offering that included a superman and a front blow tail in what is one of the most innovative comp tours of the summer.
BILLABONG Pro Jeffreys Bay recommenced but only got through the first six heats of Round 2.