Big barrels and big drops at one of Chile's premier big waves spots
Swiss surfers make the most of their environment and shred this powerful wave caused by a flooding river.
SOMEWHERE, Indonesia (Sunday, August 3, 2008) – Bruce Irons (HAW) has defeated fellow finalist Fredrick Patacchia (HAW) to claim the 2008 Rip Curl Pro Search in rifling four-foot (1.5 metre) lefthanders ‘somewhere’ in Indonesia.
SOMEWHERE, Indonesia (Sunday, August 3, 2008) – Round 4 of the 2008 Rip Curl Pro Search, stop No. 6 of 11 on the 2008 ASP World Tour, will begin at 9am in excellent four-foot (1.5 metre) waves at the primary venue, ‘somewhere’ in Indonesia.
SOPELANA, Basque Country (Sunday, August 3, 2008) – Medi Veminardi (REU) and Alizee Arnaud (Hossegor, FRA) respectively won the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-2 Men’s and Grade-1 Women’s Pro Junior events today at Sopelana in the Basque Counrty, ending victorious after a four-day long event that saw big upsets and major ratings’ points taken for the regional title race.
SOMEWHERE, Indonesia (Saturday, August 2, 2008) – Tiago Pires (PRT), 2008 Dream Tour rookie and current No. 39 on the ASP World Tour ratings, caused a sensational upset today, eliminating eight-time ASP World Champion and current ratings leader on the ASP World Tour, Kelly Slater (USA), from Rip Curl Pro Search competition in Round 3.
SOMEWHERE, Indonesia (Saturday, August 2, 2008) – Round 3 of the Rip Curl Pro Search, stop No. 6 on the 2008 ASP World Tour, will hit the water at 7:15am this morning at the primary venue ‘somewhere’ in Indonesia.
SOPELANA, Basque Country (Friday, August 1, 2008) - Day 2 of the Island Style Pro Junior saw the French contingent strike hard with almost all of its representatives securing a birth into tomorrow’s top-seeded surfers’ round.
CASCAIS, Guincho (Friday, August 1, 2008) – Jacqueline Silva (Florianopolis, BRA), 29, clinched the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) Women’s 6-Star Billabong Girls Cascais Festival in solid five to six foot (1.5 to 2 meter) waves at Guincho Beach in Portugal today. Silva, who defeated fellow Asp Women’s World Tour campaigner Rebecca Woods (AUS) in an epic 40-minute final, was the most consistent surfer in the event and takes her first win this year.
Balsa surfboard exhibition and board trial at SandSifter bar Gwithian