SUNSET BEACH, Oahu/Hawaii – (Tuesday, November 27, 2012) – The Vans World Cup of Surfing – the second jewel of the 30th anniversary Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater – hit the waves at Sunset Beach today in a new double-overhead swell. At this size, Sunset can be even more challenging than on [...]
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BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Thursday, December 8, 2011) – The opening day of the Billabong Pipe Masters witnessed historic 10-to-15 foot (4-5 metre) surf at the iconic Hawaiian barrel of the Banzai Pipeline to complete Rounds 1 and 2 of competition in arguably the biggest surf in the event’s history. The Billabong Pipe Masters, the final [...]
SUNSET BEACH, Oahu/Hawaii (Dec. 1, 2011) – When he’s on, he’s really on. Dane Reynolds (Ventura, CA) took a gnarly Sunset day by the horns today, and put on the show of the contest in the final heat of the Vans World Cup of Surfing’s Round of 64. His turns were on point, his carves [...]
SUNSET BEACH, Hawaii – (Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011) – Maui surfers Hank Gaskell, 15-year-old Ian Gentil, and big-wave specialist Ian Walsh flew the neighbor island flag high at Sunset Beach today during day two of the HIC Pro, presented by Vans. An increase in swell offered great conditions and organizers expect to crown the 2011 [...]
BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii – (Wednesday, January 26, 2011) – With a perfect 10 from Ian Walsh, and a dose of trademark Bruce Irons brilliance to reinvigorate the local drive, the Hawaiian contingent at the Volcom Pipe Pro tapped into a rhythm all their own today. As defending event champion Jamie O’Brien prepares to make his [...]
PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Sunday, January 31, 2010) – North Carolina’s Brett Barley was no darkhorse today, surviving three tough rounds in huge, dangerous Pipeline surf to reach the semi-finals of the $120,000 Volcom Pipeline Pro. On Thursday he stunned the crowd with his perfect 10 and highest heat score of the event – which still stands. [...]