The world title race has never been so open.
The epic winter defined another successful festival deep in the heart of Dublin.
SAN SEBASTIAN, Basque Country (Sunday, July 27, 2008) - Marc Lacomare (Hossegor, FRA), 18, won the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-1 Vans Pro Junior today in consistent two to three foot (0.5 to 1 meter) waves at San Sebastian in front of a massive crowd. Lacomare, who defeated Reubyn Ash (GBR), Adrien Toyon (REU) and Pierre-Valentin Laborde (FRA) in a 35-minute battle, secured his second victory of the season after the ASP Grade-3 Rip Curl Pro Junior in Portugal last April.
SAN SEBASTIAN, Basque Country (Friday, July 25, 2008) - It was antoher day of intense action at the ASP Grade-1 Vans Pro Junior with all Round 3 remaining heats and Round 4 being completed in the two foot (0.5 meter) waves on offer at San Sebastian.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Saturday, July 26, 2008) - Malia Manuel (Wailua, HI), 14, has claimed the GO211 LIVE featuring the Women's Honda U.S. Open of Surfing presented by O'Neill over fellow finalist Coco Ho (North afternoon both young Hawaiians making ASP history as the youngest finalists ever at the Shore, HI), 17, in two-to-three foot (1 metre) surf at Huntington Beach Pier this U.S. Open.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Friday, July 25, 2008) -The GO211 LIVE featuring the Honda U.S. Open of Surfing presented by O'Neill has whittled the original field of 192 surfers down to the final 24, only two of which are elite ASP World Tour campaigners, as today's competition marked the completion of the Round of 48 in the clean-but-decreasing swell of two-to-three feet (1 metre).
Vans Pro Junior ASP Grade-1 Pro Junior event 2008 ASP European Pro Junior tour Stop No. 4 of 8 San Sebastian, Basque Country, Spain 24-27 July
O'Neill U.S. Open Pro Junior (ASP Grade-2 Pro Junior) S3 Supergirl Pro Junior (ASP Grade-2 Pro Junior) O'Neill U.S. Open of Longboarding Huntington Beach, California
Kelly Slater has claimed his fourth ASP event victory this year at Jeffrey's Bay, South Africa.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Tuesday, July 22, 2008) The GO211 LIVE featuring the Honda U.S. Open of Surfing presented by O'Neill completed the Round of 144 today and an international contingent of top talent posted some of the highest scores in event history today, reveling in the glassy three-to-four foot 1 metre) waves on offer at Huntington Beach Pier.