Pauline Ado

On third day of competition at the 2016 INS ISA World Surfing Games the first Repechage Rounds ran, resulting in fierce competition and the first athletes eliminated from the event. The Men’s and Women’s Repechage Round 1 took place in overcast conditions with continued 2-3 foot swell at Playa Jacó, Costa Rica. 34 competitors that […]

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The World Surf League (WSL) Men’s Qualifying Series (QS) 10,000 Vans US Open of Surfing scorched through Round 4 at Huntington Beach, California in two-to-four foot waves. Despite inconsistent conditions, top competitors showcased their small-wave knowledge and found the diamonds in the rough for impressive scores. Men’s action now moves into two-man heats with Round […]

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Garut Widiarta figured the best way to prepare for the toughest contest of his life would be to train with a world-class sparring partner – or two. So the reigning Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang champion, who will defend his title in August against the most lethal lineup of invited surfers in the event’s history, […]

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The World Surf League (WSL) Men’s Qualifying Series (QS) Vans US Open of Surfing QS10,000 began the morning’s action with the completion of Round Two. The remaining top seeds did not disappoint in their debuts, putting on a showcase in the two-to-four foot, dropping swell. Following the Samsung Galaxy Women’s Championship Tour (CT) Round Three […]

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Jonathan Gonzalezand Ariane Ochoa have won the inaugural QS1,000 Pro A Coruña today in shifting three-to-five foot surf at the secondary venue of play de Caion.  The women’s final was first to hit the water, with all surfers opting to sit out the back on the low tide bank instead of in the shore break like […]

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The world’s best surfers are converging on South Africa for Stop No. 6 on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy WSL Championship Tour, the J-Bay Open, which will take place at the world-renowned righthand pointbreak of Jeffreys Bay from July 6 – 17, 2016. Mick Fanning (AUS), three-time WSL Champion, will return to the event this season […]

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World Surf League is proud to announce its 2016 European Qualifying Series, taking some of the best up-and-coming surfers across Israel, Spain, the Caribbean, Portugal, France, England, Morocco and the Azores. While the regional season is well underway with already three events completed since its inception in January at the Pro Netanya, through the Basque Country […]

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Pipeline

Eric Sterman takes his DJI above the Banzai Pipeline on the best day of season, capturing epic aerial footage of John John Florence, Mason Ho, Jamie O’Brien, Bruce Irons, and many more.   Can’t see video? Click here.

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Grant Baker

South Africa’s Grant “Twiggy” Baker claimed victory on Saturday at the Puerto Escondido Challenge, besting a field of 24 of the world’s best big wave surfers in towering 20-to-35 foot surf off the coast of Mainland Mexico’s Puerto Escondido. The first event of the 2016/17 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Tour (BWT), the Puerto […]

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