Welcome to the World Tour
The final hurdle in the road to qualification was crossed today at Sunset Beach, introducing a wealth of new surfers onto the World Tour. Of the 10 surfers that will be stepping into surfing’s upper echelon, the drama tied to Dusty Payne’s Triple Crown journey is unparalleled. After returning to form this winter following a
The boys on the bubble for 2015 World Tour
With Sunset hanging over Keanu Asing's head like the Sword of Damocles, his lifelong ambitions seem as if they’re only a well surfed wave away.
Carissa Moore wins the event, and Steph Gilmore claims the World Title
While most of the country was wading through the depths of Thanksgiving, the women’s World Tour was busy crowning a new world champion at Honolua in the form of Steph Gilmore and an event champion with Carissa Moore. Heading into the final day of competition on the Valley Isle, Steph Gilmore, Sally Fitzgibbons and Tyler
The best videos of the week, all in one place
CLIP OF THE WEEK: Jaws From The Water While you’ve most likely seen footage of the Typhoon Nuri swell at Jaws, this latest edit—which was largely shot from the lineup—is frighteningly mesmerizing. And Dorian’s wave at the 3:52? Hot damn that’s some committed surfing. POV Shipsterns Ever want to surf Shipstern’s but lacked the fortitude to
Mick Fanning talks World Titles, Slater's toes, and bunking with Medina
I don’t feel at all weird about staying in the same house as Gabriel during the event. I don't know how he feels about it, but I said that if it gets at all weird, I’ll head out and stay somewhere else.
Broken toes and new deals for Kelly Slater
A photo posted by Kerry Sraytah (@kellyslater) on Nov 11, 2014 at 11:23am PST Over the weekend, Kelly Slater dropped some news on social media. The first post, which pertains to Kelly’s broken toes, adds even more fuel to the World Title fire going into the Pipe Masters. “The good news…I’m gonna live,” Slater said
Fighting his way back from injury, Dusty Payne now leads the Vans Triple Crown
On a warm Hawaiian Saturday afternoon, with a strong breeze from the north whipping up the lineup at Haleiwa, one of the most exciting finals in the event’s history played out as Maui’s Dusty Payne claimed the first leg of the Vans Triple Crown, besting Julian Wilson, Jeremy Flores, and Adam Melling, respectively. The event, which kicked off just
His win at the HIC Pro Sunset was the first of Danny Fuller's 15-year career
In his 15 years as a pro surfer, Danny Fuller had never found himself atop the podium at the end of a contest. He’s made finals, yes, but never was chaired up the beach as No. 1. He broke the slump recently at the HIC Pro Sunset, at the ripe age of 32, winning the event
California State Parks official attempts to break up a Veterans Surf Day
A photo posted by Joel_tudor (@joeljitsu) on Nov 11, 2014 at 2:07pm PST Based on a post from Joel Tudor’s Instagram account, it looks like an unnamed official from the California State Parks attempted to shut down a surf project for Veterans…on Veterans Day. In Tudor’s post, he wrote that the State Parks officer
Koa Smith's point of view on P.O.V.
There are few things more gratifying than threading a legitimate tube. But when you boast to your friends that you weaved through three sections and came flying out with the spit…they don’t always believe you. As fate and technology would have it, you now have the tools to capture the proof. When it comes to