HONOLULU, Hawaii (Nov. 27, 2011) – Life-threatening surf and intense conditions at Sunset Beach snapped competitors back to reality today as the first round of the $250,000 Vans World Cup of Surfing got underway in serious 10- to 12-foot waves. It also brought spectators out in droves, resulting in the largest crowd at Sunset Beach [...]
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MAZATLAN, Sinaloa / Mexico (Sunday, June 5, 2011) – Brian Toth (PRI), 26, has defeated Mitch Coleborn (AUS), 24, to win the inaugural ASP 4-Star Quiksilver Clasico Mazatlan by a score of 14.33 to 11.76 in inconsistent two-to-three foot surf at the Mexican lefthand pointbreak of Playa Camaron. The inaugural Quiksilver Clasico Mazatlan is the [...]
MAZATLAN, Sinaloa / Mexico (Friday, June 3, 2011) – The ASP 4-Star Quiksilver Clasico Mazatlan saw the event’s Quarterfinalists decided with smaller two-to-three foot waves on offer at Playa Camaron and the smaller conditions saw several surfers switch their strategies to capitalize on a wedgy righthander while others stuck to the main lefthander. The Quiksilver [...]
GISBORNE, New Zealand, (Wednesday, March 23, 2011) – The O’Neill Cold Water Classic Series 2011 was greeted head-on with the first big southerly storm of the year to hit Gisborne. Despite conditions being less than desirable with 30 knot onshore winds, cold temperatures and a messy 2.0m swell, the event kicked off with a full [...]
CACIMBA DO PADRE, Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco / Brazil (Tuesday, February, 15, 2011) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Prime Hang Loose Pro Contest started today in improving (1.5 to 2 meters) waves. Due to an extremely low tide the first heat reached the water only at 1:30 p.m. after the third call. With [...]