SUNSET BEACH, Oahu/Hawaii (Thursday, December 2, 2010) – Brazil’s Raoni Monteiro, 28, became the first South American male in 20 years to win the O’Neill World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach, since Fabio Gouveia in 1991. Monteiro is only the second South American male in the 28-year history of the Vans Triple Crown of [...]
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BARRA DA TIJUCA, Rio de Janeiro/Brazil (Wednesday, October 13, 2010) – For the second day in a row the sun was shining and the skies were blue for the ASP World 6-Star SuperSurf Internacional in Rio de Janeiro. The surfers were greeted with good 2-4 feet waves at Barra da Tijuca, which next year will [...]
THURSO EAST, Scotland (Sunday, April 18, 2010) – Day 6 of The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 6-Star men’s O’Neill Cold Water Classic Scotland decided the Semifinalists on a day that saw some incredible surfing as well as a full array of weather conditions from clear blue skies and sunshine to snow storms battering the [...]
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, Pernambuco/Brazil (Saturday, February 6, 2010) – 2001 ASP World Champion and current ASP Dream Tour stalwart C.J. Hobgood (USA) confirmed his status of top seed at the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 6-Star PRIME Hang Loose Pro, winning the first ASP Prime event of the year in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil. Raoni [...]
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, Pernambuco/Brazil (Thursday, February 4, 2010) – It was a cloudy day but waves improved to 4-6ft in Cacimba do Padre this Thursday for the ASP WQS 6-Star PRIME Hang Loose Pro. The low tide forced another competition break at noon even with Brazilian Pablo Paulino almost scoring a 10 point wave in [...]