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  • Maud Le Car at the Supergirl Pro in Oceanside in 2016
    Heavy action on Day 2 of Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro

    23 July, 2016 - WSL QS: The World Surf League Women’s Qualifying Series Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro QS6000 battled through another marathon day of competition that witnessed top seeds make their debut at the Oceanside Pier. Thirteen full-time competitors from the Samsung Galaxy Women’s Championship Tour

  • Kahuna Delovio at the Supergirl Pro 2016
    Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro kicks off with marathon day

    22 July, 2016 - WSL QS: The World Surf League Women’s Qualifying Series Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro QS6000 scorched through a marathon day of action. Completing Rounds One, Two, and Three in their entirety, along with Heats 1 – 8 of Round Four, spectators on site were treated to impressive, high-performance surfing throughout the day. New-comers and some usual suspects debuted on opening day in consistent, three-to-five foot, occasional overhead, conditions on the southside of the Oceanside Pier.

  • Mick Fanning wins the JBay Open one year after shark attack
    Mick Fanning claims emotional Jeffreys Bay victory

    16 July, 2016 - WSL CT: Three-time WSL Champion Mick Fanning has won the J-Bay Open, defeating John John Florence in an exciting Final in three-to-four foot surf at Jeffreys Bay. Today’s incredible victory comes a year after a dramatic incident during the 2015 J-Bay Open Final where Fanning was attacked on live television by what is believed to be a Great White Shark. “It’s definitely a very different feeling this win,” said Fanning.

  • Finformation: Basic and next-level guide to how fins work

    14 July, 2016 - DESIGN: Surfboard fins are both fun and inherently confusing. We all have a general working knowledge of template, rake, foil and surface area and how that translates to the way the fins work. But there is always more to know. For those of us who have become stuck in a knowledge vacuum on fin design, we present the below guide which features the latest finformation in both a BASIC and NEXT LEVEL presentation.

  • John John Florence wins his quarterfinal heat against Jordy Smith
    Florence in, Smith out in strange day at Jeffreys Bay

    10 July, 2016 - WSL CT: Competition at the J-Bay Open continued today with the opening Quarterfinal match-up in three-to-four foot deteriorating surf at Jeffreys Bay. John John Florence battled two-time J-Bay Open winner Jordy Smith. Following a heat restart, Smith claimed a solid lead early in the heat with a 6.33. Florence went on to take to the

  • Mick Fanning returns to where a shark encounter ended the JBay Open last year
    Kelly, Mick, Jordy & Julian keep through to JBay quarters

    9 July, 2016 - WSL CT: The J-Bay Open continued today. Competition ran through the remaining heats of Round 3 followed by Rounds 4 and 5. The WSL Top 34 battled to avoid elimination and earn a place in the Quarterfinals in building three-to-five foot surf at Jeffreys Bay. John John Florence

  • Joel Parkinson winning his Round 2 heat against Matt Banting
    Power and flow rewarded big time Day 2 of JBay Open

    7 July, 2016 - WSL CT: The J-Bay Open continued today. Competition ran through the remaining heats of Round 2 followed by the opening four heats of Round 3 before being called off as conditions deteriorated. The WSL Top 34 battled to avoid early elimination in three-to-five foot (1 - 1.5 metre) surf at Jeffreys Bay. Top seeds dominated the day’s action, winning eight of the twelve match-ups.

  • Mick Fanning returns to where a shark encounter ended the JBay Open last year
    Wilson, Zietz, Medina & Smith shine as JBay kicks off

    6 July, 2016 - WSL CT: The J-Bay Open commenced today and the world’s best surfers took to the water for a full day of exciting action at Jeffreys Bay. Competition ran through Round 1 and the opening four heats of Round 2, and the WSL Top 34 battled for a place in Round 3 in building three-to-five foot (1 - 1.5 metre) surf.

  • Connor O'Leary and Joan Duro on the podium at the Ballito Pro South Africa
    Australia’s Connor O’Leary wins Ballito Pro, South Africa

    3 July, 2016 - WSL QS: Connor O’Leary won the Ballito Pro presented Billabong in epic 1m – 1.5 waves at Willard Beach in KwaDukuza today, defeating Joan Duru (FRA) in the final held in front of a packed beach basking in warm mid-winter sunshine and windless conditions. In a high scoring final where the lead constantly changed hands, both surfers posted excellent rides on their backhand in the long right-handers before O’Leary etched his name on the winner’s trophy with an explosive rid

  • Concaves, Flats, Vees and how they affect your board's bottom

    2 July, 2016 - DESIGN: The bottom contours of your surfboard and how they are blended together, play a big role in how that board is going to perform. The idea of using different bottom contours is to produce somewhat of a controlled lift and drag effect, playing into how and why a board will interact with the wave.

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