The french Longboard Surfers Victoria Vergara, Coline Ménard and Justine Mauvin used the very small waves for an Longboard Session. The famous French Surf Photographer Sylvain Cazenave went also in the Water to make some Water Shots. The result was a shooting with a lot of funny action.
Australian Adam Melling, from Lennox Head NSW, has won the US$250,000 VANS World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach, Hawaii – exactly what he needed to retain a position on the ASP World Tour for 2013. Melling, 27, won US$40,000 and moved to equal second on the VANS Triple Crown series ratings.
ASP World No.1 Courtney Conlogue, 19, (USA) was crowned champion of the SWATCH GIRLS PRO FRANCE at Les Bourdaines, Seignosse, France this afternoon after a string of commanding performances in 3ft (head high) surf at the famous French beachbreak.
This unique festival mixing culture, surf, art and music gets back to the legendary Cote des Basques beach, where surfing first took place on the continent in 1957. Entirely free, the event drew 43,000 spec- tators in 2010. This year, the Roxy Jam Biarritz will be inspired by California, where 20 years ago the Roxy brand was first born.
Stephanie Gilmore (Gold Coast, AUS), 23, won the Roxy Pro in Biarritz today, the charismatic champion clinching her first victory of the season ahead of freshly crowned 2011 ASP Women’s World Champion Carissa Moore (Oahu, HAW), 18, in good quality three-foot (one meter) waves and finding the only clean barrel of the event en route to victory ...
Bringing together the best female surfers on the ASP World Tour, the competition is set to be really tough as the world’s best prepare to do everything to topple reigning SWATCH GIRLS PRO champion and 4-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore.
The first jewel of the renowned Vans Triple Crown (an ASP Specialty Series) has kicked off with the ASP PRIME Reef Hawaiian Pro in firing surf at Haleiwa and with the globe’s hottest talent battling against a team of Hawaii’s finest for the crucial points towards their ASP World Ranking
Mick Fanning (AUS), 29, reigning ASP World Champion, claimed his second, consecutive Quiksilver Pro France today, defeating fellow finalist, former nine-time ASP World Champion and current ASP World No. 1, Kelly Slater (USA), 38, in pumping six-to-eight foot (2.5 metre) barrels at Les Culs Nus Beach.
Definitively the 9th edition of the Vans longboard festival of Salinas was the most multitudinal with much difference. From Thursday 29 of July to Sunday 1 of August, Salinas became the world-wide capital of longboard.
Cori Schumacher (USA), 33, won the 2010 ASP Women’s World Longboard Championships this past week in Biarritz, France at the Roxy Jam over fellow Californian Kaitlin Maguire (USA), 22, to keep the WWLC Title in North America for the fourth consecutive year.
L’arrivée de Laird Hamilton et du team Hawaiien en France : une session de surf sous le signe du partage et de la convivialité ! C’est sur la plage de Bidart Centre que l’équipe du Oxbow Totally Bananas Tour s’est arrêtée les 5 et 6 juin pour la première étape du Oxbow Waterman Challenge.