The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 4-Star Vans Pro completed 31 heats on day one of competition in peaky one-to-three foot waves at 1st Street Jetty in Virginia Beach, narrowing the field down from 128 to 64. The 2013 Vans Pro represents the only ASP Qualifying Series event on America’s East Coast, enticing several of […]

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The Billabong Pro Tahiti 2013 victory has been claimed by  Adrian Buchan (AUS), 30, who beat out 11-time ASP World Champion and four-time Billabong Pro winner Kelly Slater (USA) in solid four-to-six foot (1.5 – 2 metre) waves at Teahupo’o. Event No. 6 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), this season’s Billabong Pro Tahiti saw […]

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The ASP 5-Star Soöruz Lacanau Pro came to a close today in 2-3Ft surf with the crowning of Charles Martin following four rounds of competition. Starting with only 16 surfers left in the event this morning, selection was made mostly through aerial game in the wind affected lineup and ended with the victory of the […]

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Following two consecutive lay days, the ASP 5-Star Soöruz Lacanau Pro finally resumed in a clean, building 3-4 ft. swell in Lacanau and completed both the fourth and fifth rounds, deciding the last sixteen surfers in contention for this year’s crown. Despite hot summer temperatures today, the wind never really picked up and conditions stayed […]

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At the Billabong Pro in Tahiti, a lay day has been called with just small two-to-three foot (one metre) swell on offer at Teahupo’o. Event No. 6 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), the Billabong Pro Tahiti enjoyed two full days of competition to open up the window with excellent performances […]

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The ASP 1-Star Men and Women’s Airwalk Lacanau Pro Junior commenced in fun 1-2Ft surf with the completion of the opening round of both divisions. Competitors of the men’s first round opened the show in a moving lineup on the outgoing tide. A short break around noon allowed for more water to fill in before […]

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The Airwalk Lacanau Pro Junior was completed today in 2-3Ft surf at Grande Plage, with Natxo Gonzalez (EUK) and Johanne Defay (FRA) claiming top honors on the main podium stage. Competition recommenced in the morning with the men’s Quarterfinals and ran all the way to the finals of both the men and women’s divisions. The […]

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John John Florence (HAW), 20, has progressed in to arguably the most skilled barrel rider in the world. The young Hawaiian’s surfing in heavy conditions has redefined the idea of progression in waves of consequence and while Florence has clocked countless hours in critical surf around the world, he’s still admittedly intimidated by the Tahitian monster […]

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 Enrique Ariitu (Tahiti) showed up at the last event on the 2013 ASP Australasia Pro Junior Series with one goal – post a result that would see him finish among the top four on the rankings and qualify for the ASP World Junior Championships. Ariitu struggled in the tough conditions and was eliminated in his opening heat […]

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