The final episode of The Ripple Effect tells the story of how the humble brainchild of an eccentric genius changed the entire surf industry
A year following 16-year-old Russell Bierke charging Shipsterns, Hawaii and South Coast NSW
Mentawai Sanctuary is the first surf company in the Mentawais to offer combinations of a week ashore and a week on a live-aboard. Surfers can book as singles, couples or groups and they can mix and match and change dates even while they are out in the islands.
SAN CLEMENTE, California (Tuesday, September 9, 2008) – The world’s best surfers took to the skies at the Boost Mobile Pro at Lower Trestles today. World No. 2 Joel Parkinson (AUS) and ASP World Tour rookies Dane Reynolds (USA) and Jordy Smith (ZAF) are one step closer to vying for a Boost Mobile Pro title courtesy of the airs they boosted today.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Wednesday, September 10, 2008) – Round 1 of the Billabong Girls Pro Rio will hit the water this morning at 10:15am in clean three-foot (1 metre) waves at Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro.
CAPBRETON, France (Tuesday, September 9, 2008) - The ASP Top 45 European contingent got back into business at Lower Trestles in California, all four representatives attending the Boost Mobile pres. by Hurley, seventh event of eleven on this year's ASP World Tour. With perfect four to five foot (1.2 to 1.5 meter) sets breaking at the high performance venue of Lower Trestles, Round 1 was completed and Miky Picon (Hossegor, FRA) was the only European to win his opening battle advancing directly to Round 3 after besting Rodrigo Dornelles (BRA) and Bruce Irons (HAW).
SAN CLEMENTE, California (Tuesday, September 9, 2008) – Round 2 of the Boost Mobile Pro pres. by Hurley will resume in three to five foot waves at Lower Trestles this morning. The first two heats of the round were completed yesterday so Heat 3 of Round 2 will be the first ASP World Tour action in the water this morning.
SAN CLEMENTE, California (Monday, September 8, 2008) – The world’s best surfers were treated to perfect conditions at the Boost Mobile Pro presented by Hurley today. All of Round 1 and the first two heats of Round 2 were run in consistent three to five foot waves at Lower Trestles.
Justine Dupont Crowned 2008 ASP European Women's Champion at Pantin PANTIN, Spain (Sunday, September 7, 2008) – Justine Dupont (Lacanau, FRA), 17, clinched the 2008 Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) European Women's title after placing second in the ASP WQS 3-Star Pantin Classic in Spain.
PANTIN, Spain (Sunday, September 7, 2008) – William Cardoso (BRA), 22, won the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 5-Star Movistar O’Neill Pantin Classic in three foot (one meter) waves defeating Michel Bourez (PYF) in the final man-on-man battle of the week winning 2000 valuable points counting for the international ratings.
CARLSBAD, California (Saturday, September 6, 2008) Casey Brown (Kona, HI), 20, claimed a win at The inaugural Vans El Ponto Loco presented by Sun Diego today over Dillon Perillo (Malibu, CA), 18, Jason Collins (Santa Cruz, CA), 34 and Brad Ettinger (Huntington Beach, CA), 24, in one-to-three foot surf at Ponto Beach in Carlsbad, California.