Two separate systems gift glorious barrels to surfers on both sides of the Atlantic.
Jamie O'Brien takes Poopies and Kalani Chapman to Jaws, but this is not your ordinary Jaws mission. JOB and the boys rent Catch Surf soft-top boards and this happens...
SEIGNOSSE, France (Tuesday, August 19, 2008) – The expected push in the swell definitely happened during the night and some massive all-over-the-place eight to nine foot (2.5 to 3 meter) white water mountains are breaking at Les Bourdaines in Seignosse, main venue of the Rip Curl Pro presented by Sprite
SEIGNOSSE, France (Monday, August 18, 2008) – The Rip Curl Pro Hossegor/Seignosse presented by Sprite got underway today at the world famous beachbreak of Les Bourdaines, main venue of the 2008 edition. The Rip Curl Pro, an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Prime event, got twenty heats of Round 1 out of the way in good quality three foot (one meter) waves despite the light on-shore winds blowing over Seignosse.
A couple of weeks ago Noosa experienced a cyclone swell. luckily for us foam frothers it was exactly what we were waiting for...
HOURTIN, France (Sunay, August 17, 2008) – Alizee Arnaud (FRA), 18, won her second event of the season today after defeating top regional under-21 female surfers Pauline Ado (FRA), Lee-Ann Curren (FRA) and Canelle Bulard (FRA) in the final of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-2 Kana Miss Cup Pro Junior.
LACANAU, France (Sunday, August 17, 2008) – Nathaniel Curran (Ca, USA), 24, won the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro today in wind-blown two to three foot (0.5 to 1 meter) waves after defeating Dion Atkinson (AUS) in an exciting 35-minute final closing six days of great action at the famous French town of Lacanau Ocean.
LACANAU, France (Saturday, August 16, 2008) – Clean glassy three foot (one meter) waves gave the ASP WQS 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro another great day of action at the famous beachbreak of Lacanau, and all 24 surfers competing today offered some of the best surfing witnessed in Europe this year.
HOURTIN, France (Saturday, August 16, 2008) – Top seeds fired for Day 2 of the Kana Miss Cup in Hourtin and some exciting action took place in the contestable fun three foot (one meter) waves breaking at the event main venue.