RIBEIRA D’ILHAS/ERICEIRA, Portugal (Thursday, June 16, 2011) – The ASP PRIME Quiksilver Pro Portugal witnessed an incredible marathon day of performance surfing with elite ASP World Tour member Julian Wilson (Sunshine Coast, AUS) 22, raising the bar in both his appearances. Round 2 of competition was completed late this afternoon in excellent 4-5ft (1.2m) right-handers [...]
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RIBEIRA D’ILHAS/Ericeira, Portugal (Tuesday, October 19, 2010) – The Quiksilver Pro Portugal and Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) sanctioned Men’s Star Series event kicked off on day one of the official waiting period with 14 heats of Round One completed at the point break of Ribeira D’Ilhas is clean long peeling rights. The swell was [...]
FLORIANOPOLIS, Santa Catarina/Brazil (Saturday, October 02, 2010) – The day started like a grey picture with a tiny rain that insisted to follow all morning, the waves were looking good at the start in the 3–5 feet range, but as the day progressed the winds shift from mid to strong southwest (off to cross shore) [...]
FLORIANOPOLIS, Santa Catarina/Brazil (Friday, October 01, 2010) – Everybody was expecting lots of wind this Friday, but the weather stayed calm and friendly. This allowed for a tremendously good day of surfing competition and taking advantage of this the surfer from Brazilian Bernardo Miranda closed the Friday with the best performance of the day in [...]
FLORIANOPOLIS, Santa Catarina, Brazil (Thursday, September 30, 2010) – Once again, Praia do Santinho offered very nice conditions with 3-5 ft (1.0-1.5 m) waves braking mostly lefthanders on a shallow sand bank for the ASP World 6-Star SuperSurf Internacional event on the third day of competition. And for a second time Gabriel Medina (BRA), 16, [...]
MARRAWAH, Tasmania/Australia (Friday, March 26, 2010) – In contrast to yesterday’s perfect weather and surf, the Association of Surfing Professionals 6-Star rated O’Neill Cold Water Classic was greeted to rain, freezing on-shore winds and wild wind-swept seas! The remaining eight heats of round three were completed and everyone was relieved to leave the beach by [...]
MEREWETHER, New South Wales/Australia (Sunday, March 14, 2010) – Twenty-eight-year old Glenn “Micro’ Hall racked up his first win on the world surfing tour today when he defeated South African Brandon Jackson to claim the ASP 4-star Burton Toyota Pro at Merewether Beach. The Umina (New South Wales) surfer, who competes under an Irish passport [...]