Welcome to the winners' podium. The cream of February lies before you in four spectacular Atlantic sessions, big barrels being the theme.
The symbiosis of surfer and winter. The Astray Collective and Finisterre bring you a short narrated by Matt Smith and produced by Mickey Smith
As well as currently holding down top spot in the Bsupa British rankings ,guts has added the September Sessions title to his name .
With a demanding lead on the World Championship Tour , Kelly Slater, will be spear heading the charge in next weeks Quik Pro France.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Sunday, September 14, 2008) – Small surf in the one-to-two foot (0.5) metre range and onshore winds have forced event organizers at the Billabong Girls Pro Rio to call another lay day today.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Saturday, September 13, 2008) – Another lay day has been called for the Billabong Girls Pro Rio with competitors and event organizers opting not to run in the one-to-two foot (0.5) metre waves on offer this morning at Barra da Tijuca Beach in Rio De Janeiro.
ZARAUTZ, Basque Country (Friday, September 12, 2008) – On-shore winds and testing four to six foot (1.2 to 2 meter) waves were the setting on Day 4 of the Rip Curl Pro Zarautz and power surfers took control of the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 5-Star event litteraly destroying the solid faces on offer.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Friday, September 12, 2008) – A lay day has been called for the Billabong Girls Pro Rio event organizers opting not to run in the one-to-two foot (0.5 metre) waves on offer at Barra da Tijuca today in favor of better conditions in the coming days.
ZARAUTZ, Basque Country (Sunday, September 14, 2008) – Tim Boal (Anglet, FRA), 25, won the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 5-Star Rip Curl Pro Zarautz today, claiming valuable 2000 ratings’ points after defeating Joan Duru (Hossegor, FRA), 19, in clean two to three foot (0.5 to 1 meter) waves in an unprecedent 100% French final. Boal goes from No. 5 to No. 3 on the ASP WQS international ratings and will enjoy a well-deserved break.
ZARAUTZ, Basque Country (Thursday, September 11, 2008) – Storm and winds made it hard today for the start of top seeds in the ASP WQS 5-Star Rip Curl Pro Zarautz and seventeen heats only were done in changing conditions, the surf going from clean off-shore to wind-blow on-shore two to three foot (0.5 to 1 meter) waves by the time the storm had settled over Zarautz.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Thursday, September 11, 2008) – Day 2 of the Billabong Girls Pro Rio, event No. 4 of 8 on the 2008 ASP Women’s World Tour, completed Rounds 2 and 3 today, with impressive surfing going down in the improved three-foot (1 metre) waves on offer at Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro.