Teahupo’o, Tahiti (Sunday, 11th August 2013) – The two final wildcard spots into the upcoming Billabong Pro Tahiti have been decided with local Alain Riou (PYF), 30, and Aussie Anthony Walsh (AUS), 30, finishing first and second respectively in the Air Tahiti Nui Billabong Trials at Teahupo’o yesterday. It is the second time Riou has […]
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Sao Miguel, Azores Islands (Friday, September 30, 2011) – The ASP PRIME Billabong Azores Islands ran another marathon day of competition in tricky 3ft wind affected peaks to finish late this afternoon with the running of the ‘No Losers’ round. Nate Yeomans (San Clemente, CA) 30, was the stand out performer as the remaining 12 […]
LA SAUZAIE, France (Monday, April 25, 2011) – Tim Boal (Anglet, FRA) 27, has won the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 4-Star Protest Vendee Pro defeating Alain Riou (Tahiti, PYF) 27, in a close fought Final that saw the lead swap several times in 3ft (1m) shifting peaks at the main event site of La […]
La Sauzaie (Sunday, April 24, 2011) – Semifinalists were decided at the Protest Vendee Pro in excellent 4-5ft (1.5m) waves at La Sauzaie in an explosive morning session of competition which saw Alain Riou (Tahiti, PYF) 27, Chris Friend (Sunshine Coast, AUS) 20, Marlon Lipke (DEU) 27, and Tim Boal (Anglet, FRA) 27, remain in […]
THURSO EAST, Scotland (Sunday, April 17, 2011) – Brent Dorrington (Gold Coast AUS) 24, won the O’Neill Coldwater Classic Scotland, his maiden Asp Star Tour victory, defeating Jay Quinn (NZL) 27, in a low scoring final in inconsistent 2-3ft (1m) waves at Thurso East reef. Competition was placed on hold during the low tide mark […]
SAO MIGUEL, Azores Islands/Portugal (Friday, August 13, 2010) – The Billabong Azores Islands Pro presented by Nissan an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) sanctioned event has called a lay day due to small, inconsistent conditions. Event officials met early with surfer representatives to assess conditions and despite making another call later in the morning officials […]