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  • sally fitzgibbons, kelly cestari, Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, ASP WCT, Victoria Australia, Bells Beach
    Classic Easter Bells conditions for the Rip Curl Pro

    20 April, 2014 - ASP WCT: The Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach was treated to classic conditions at the world renowned right-hand reef break today. The event ran through Round 2 of the men’s and Round 2 and 3 of the women’s in clean and pristine Bells Beach conditions. In an explosive Heat Sally Fitzgibbons exerted her dominance at Bells Beach. Leading in spectacular fashion, Fitzgibbons posted the highest two-wave total of the event so far with a near perfect 18.37 for a series of ferocious carves

  • Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, Bells Beach Victoria, ASP Women’s World Championship Tour, ASP WCT, Professional Surfing
    Rip Curl Pro Bells takes off with men's early rounds

    19 April, 2014 - ASP WCT: After a holding period throughout the opening days of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach waiting period, Men's Round 1 action would commence early this morning in pumping four-to-six foot waves at Bells Bowl. Heat 1: Bede Durbidge (AUS) 15.77, Nat Young (USA) 14.10, Tiago Pires (PRT) 9.90. The opening heat would kick off in the early morning, with brawny Australian Bede Durbidge, 2013 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach Runner-up Nat Young and Portuguese talent Tiago Pires

  • Courtney Conlogue, Kelly Cestari photo, ASP Images, Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, Women's World Tour, ASP WCT
    Rip Curl Pro Bells kicks off with women's rounds

    16 April, 2014 - ASP WCT: The Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, got underway today on first day of the event window in small punchy waves at the world-famous right hander. The men's event was put on standby while the world's best female surfers ran through the six heats of Round 1. The half day of surfing wasn't short of action and upsets as rookies claimed victory and excellent scores were posted. Courtney Conlogue has been one of the most consistent performers

  • International Surfing Association, Salinas Ecuador, Ecuador, Vissla, VISSLA ISA World Junior Championships
    Hawaii sweeps final day of ISA World Juniors

    13 April, 2014 - ISA WJC: Following an incredible week of camaraderie and competition between the 32 National Teams, the Final Day of the VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship (WJSC) delivered great waves and exciting surfing performances. The VISSLA ISA WJSC officially closed after all the individual and team champions were crowned. Hawaii is the new VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Gold Medal Team and winner of the Team Champion Trophy.

  • Michel Bourez, Kirstin Scholtz, ASP World Tour, ASP WCT, Margaret River, Western Australia, Drug Aware Pro
    Michel Bourez defeats Josh Kerr to take Drug Aware title

    13 April, 2014 - ASP WCT: Finalists Michel Bourez and Josh Kerr would take to the water at the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro, with both surfers searching for their first career ASP WCT wins. The bout would get off to a slow start, but Bourez would eventually light up two consecutive waves of 6.33 and 7.57 with his patented forehand power. Kerr would answer back, delivering a full fledged attack on the Main Break rights, but Bourez would continue to build momentum

  • Jordy Smith, ASP World Tour, Margaret River, Drug Aware Pro, Australia, ASP WCT, Professional Surfing
    Drug Aware quarterfinalists decided at The Box

    10 April, 2014 - ASP WCT: Quarterfinalists were decided today at the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro. Following the completion of Round 4 at Main Break, history was made when Round 5 of the competition was held at the iconic Western Australian slab 'The Box' for the first time in history. Jordy Smith and Miguel Pupo became the first ever surfers to compete at The Box, with both taking heavy wipeouts while battling for a slot in the Quarterfinals. Smith logged the first score of significance

  • Matt Biolos, Lost Surfboards, San Clemente, Surf Industry, SoCal,
    Matt Biolos Interview: Top pros & Joe Six-Packs...

    8 April, 2014 - INTERVIEW: There’s a certain blue collar no-nonsense approach that has worked well for Matt Biolos over the years. Touted as an Everyman Shaper (a recent promotion in Australia even offered up the prize of “having a beer with Biolos”), he’s a unique mix of savvy marketer, skilled writer and it doesn’t hurt that he’s an A-List shaper to the world’s best. He’s filled orders for a good chunk of the top 34, much of the WQS and has a loyal following among average-level surfers worldwide

  • Carissa Moore, Tyler Wright, Drug Aware Pro Margaret River, Western Australia, Hurley, Rip Curl, Women's Surfing
    Moore edges out Wright to take Margaret River

    6 April, 2014 - ASP WCT: Reigning two-time ASP Women's World Champion Carissa Moore was victorious today, winning the Drug Aware Margaret River Women’s Pro and defending her event title in an electric day of competition. Moore battled against 2013 ASP Women’s Runner-Up Tyler Wright (AUS) in what proved to be a thrilling Final for the second stop on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP Women’s World Championship Tour. The Final saw a rematch of 2013

  • Margaret River, Drug Aware Margaret River Pro, Association of Surfing Professionals, ASP WCT, World Championship Tour, Kelly Slater, Yadin Nicol, Mick Fanning, Jordy Smith, Taj Burrow, Joel Parkinson, Michel Bourez
    Huge upsets as final 12 decided at Margaret River

    6 April, 2014 - ASP WCT: After a thrilling showdown in the Women’s Final earlier in the day, Men’s Round 3 saw 12 surfers leave the competition. There were major upsets with a re-surf of Heat 1 and the elimination of top seeds Taj Burrow, Mick Fanning and Julian Wilson, as well as standout performances from Yadin Nicol and Gabriel Medina. Following an unfortunate incident where Taj Burrow became entangled in Bede Durbidge's leash while paddling with priority for a potentially heat-changing wave

  • Carissa Moore, ASP Women's World Tour, ASP WCT, Margaret River, Western Australia, April 4 2014
    Final four women set: Men end Rnd 2 at Margaret's

    5 April, 2014 - ASP WCT: A spectacular day of surfing at the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro saw the Women’s Semifinalists decided with nine-point rides from both Carissa Moore and Sally Fitzgibbons. The reigning ASP Women’s World Champion, Moore, will matchup against ASP World No. 1 Stephanie Gilmore while Fitzgibbons will face 2012 ASP Runner-up Tyler Wright in a repeat of last year's Semifinal. The Women's Quarterfinals held no shortage of action

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