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  • Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson, Owen Wright, Matt Wilkinson, South Africa, ASP World Tour, JBay Winterfest, Supertubes, Gabriel Medina, Kelly Slater
    Fanning ousts Parko to take JBay Open title

    19 July, 2014 - ASP WCT: Reigning ASP World Champion Mick Fanning took a giant step towards a fourth title when he defeated compatriot Joel Parkinson in the Final of the J-Bay Open in simply sensational waves at Supertubes in Jeffreys Bay. All the elements came together to produce an epic finale in pumping 6-10 foot hollow waves. Fanning was on fire from the outset of the Final, seamlessly threading together powerful rail work and deep tubes in the double overhead waves to rack up a 17.00 point total

  • Joel Parkinson, Owen Wright, Matt Wilkinson, South Africa, ASP World Tour, JBay Winterfest, Supertubes, Gabriel Medina, Kelly Slater
    Marathon day sees Slater knocked out at JBay

    14 July, 2014 - ASP WCT: The J-Bay Open ran through Rounds 3 and 4 today and surfers were faced with challenging conditions at Supertubes. The world’s best took to the water in three-to-five foot surf and there were upsets as several top seeds were knocked out of the competition. Two-time J-Bay Open winner Joel Parkinson battled 2010 J-Bay Open runner-up and fellow Australian, Adam Melling, in the first heat of the day. Parkinson took a more selective approach through the heat

  • South Africa, ASP World Tour, JBay Winterfest, Supertubes, Gabriel Medina, Kelly Slater
    J-Bay Open completes Round 2 in fun Supertubes

    12 July, 2014 - ASP WCT: The J-Bay Open, stop No. 6 of 11 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour, ran through the remainder of Round 2 in three-to-five foot surf at Supertubes today. The field of 36 was narrowed down to 24 after a day of thrilling action in the barrelling waves that peeled through the planet’s premier high-performance point break providing the world’s best surfers with the ideal canvas on which to display their talent. Hawaii’s Fredrick Patacchia was

  • Smith nails perfect 10 as J-Bay Open kicks off

    10 July, 2014 - WCT: The J-Bay Open, stop No. 6 of 11 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour, got off to an action-packed start today in some of the best conditions on Tour so far this year. The event ran through Round 1 and the first four heats of Round 2 in excellent five-to-seven foot surf at Supertubes. Defending event winner Jordy Smith (ZAF) made the most of the outstanding conditions and was the standout performer of the day. The South African secured the first perfect 10

  • Timmy Reyes, Ballito, Aerial Surfing, Mr. Price Pro Ballito, South Africa, ASP Prime Event
    Timmy Reyes crowned Mr Price Pro champion

    6 July, 2014 - ASP PRIME: Timmy Reyes, 31, etched his name into the history books by taking out the biggest victory of his career, defeating Australian Matt Wilkinson in six-to-eight foot surf at the ASP Prime-rated Mr Price Pro Ballito on Sunday July 6, 2015. A former World Championship Tour campaigner turned big-wave free-surfer, Reyes opened his account with a 7.17 for an early lead off his powerful performance on a reeling right-hander. While Wilkinson answered back with an impressive 9.2 score,

  • Makua Rothman, Big Wave World Tour, Billabong Peru, South America, ASP, BWWT
    Makua Rothman claims Billabong Pico Alto in Peru

    3 July, 2014 - ASP BWWT: Hawaiian Makua Rothman claimed victory today at the Billabong Pico Alto event in Peru, battling 40-foot seas and a field of the world’s best watermen to take out the first event of the 2014/2015 ASP BWWT season. Rothman’s “go-for-broke” approach in the Final saw the young Hawaiian net the highest scores of the entire event, showcasing commitment, strength and confidence in the shifting 30’-40’ foot seas. “I didn’t even know what was going on during that wave

  • Competition intensifies at Mr Price Pro Ballito

    3 July, 2014 - ASP PRIME: Competition intensified on day four of the ASP Prime-rated Mr Price Pro Ballito as the surfing moved into man-on-man competition that saw upsets galore. The Mr Price Pro is the biggest Qualification Series event in Africa boasting crucial ratings towards surfers’ qualification hopes for the 2015 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT). Four heats of the Men’s No-Loser Round of 24 were completed, followed by the first four heats of the Round of 24 leaving just 20 surfers remaining out of the initial 96.

  • Ballito, Aerial Surfing, Mr. Price Pro Ballito, South Africa, ASP Prime Event,
    Airshow continues at Mr. Price Pro Ballito

    2 July, 2014 - ASP PRIME: The airshow continued on day three of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Prime rated Mr Price Pro Ballito, that saw the world’s best aerialists take their surfing above-the-lip, in the prestigious R2.5 Million competition. High tide conditions delayed the start until 9:30 when the final four heats of the Round of 48 were completed, followed by four heats of the No-Loser Round of 24. The combination of a lower tide and onshore breeze, provided plenty of opportunity for surfers to show

  • Vasco & Tessa claim crowns at Espinho Pro Junior

    29 June, 2014 - JUNIORS: Vasco Ribeiro and Tessa Thyssen have won the inaugural Espinho Surf Destination, stop No.1 on the European Pro Junior Series, in clean 2-3Ft waves at the pristine venue of praia de baia, Espinho, Portugal. An ecstatic Vasco Ribeiro (PRT) 19, was carried up the beach and acclaimed by the crowds and his peers alike after coming out on top of a tricky final. Starting his 2014 campaign in the best of forms, Ribeiro will need to keep his momentum

  • Rahtu Suargita, Koki Hendrawan Padang Padang, Mick Curley, Rip Curl Cup, ASC
    Wildcards decided in pumping Padang Padang

    27 June, 2014 - ASC: In absolutely pumping 6 foot plus Padang-Padang this afternoon, Rathu Suargita, Mustofa Jeksen, Koki Hendrawan and Koko Mitsua had 40 coveted minutes to battle it out for the two wildcard spots up for grabs in the prestigious Rip Curl Cup Padang-Padang, which will see 12 of the world’s best and 12 of Indonesia’s best tuberiders take on Bali’s most spectacular wave in a one-day barrel extravaganza sometime during the 6 week waiting period that runs from July 5 to August 17.

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