When the call to stick it out and wait for swell pays off
LACANAU, France (Thursday, August 14, 2008) – Top seeds and barrels attracted massive crowds for Day 3 of the ASP WQS 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro and it was another marathon day with 25 heats wrapped up in clean four to five foot (1.2 to 1.5 meter) waves. From current ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) ratings’ leaders to ASP World Tour campaigners, world class surfers displayed some hot action.
LACANAU, France (Wednesday, August 13, 2008)- The second day of the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro witnessed some tough action today with Heats 1 to 20 of Round 2 being completed in messy solid four to six foot (1.2 to 2 meter) waves at Lacanau.
Tracey Emin, Gavin Turk, Sir Paul McCartney, Nick Walker and many others create exclusive artworks for Surfers Against Sewage.
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ – On the Saturday of August 16th (Rain Dates: Aug. 17th, 23rd, and 24th), EastCoastBodyboarding.com (ECBB) and the United States Bodyboarding Association (USBA) will host a day-long bodyboarding competition, beach festival, and free clinic to raise money for local and national charities
LACANAU, France (Saturday, August 9, 2008) - Miguel Pupo (Sao Paulo, BRA), 17, claimed the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-1 Oakley Pro, his maiden title in front of a massive French crowd at Lacanau today. Pupo, who came all the way from Round 1, put on a show in the 30-minute final, taking the best out of the clean three to four foot (1 to 1.2 meter) waves to defeat Marc Lacomare (FRA), Thomas Fok Cheong (REU) and Charles Martin (GLP).
NEWQUAY, England (Sunday, August 10, 2008) – Wiggoly Dantas (Ubatuba, BRA), 18, won the Rip Curl Boardmasters in association with Relentless today, claiming his maiden ASP World Qualifying Series title in testing four to six foot (1.2 to 2 meter) waves at Fistral Beach after defeating Pablo Paulino (BRA) in a 100% Brazilian final.
NEWQUAY, England (Tuesday, August 5, 2008) – The 27th edition of the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 5-Star Rip Curl Boardmasters in association with Relentless kicked off today with Round 1 being completed in consistent three foot (one meter) waves at Fistral Beach in the famous British surf town of Newquay.
Tiki launch the Prodigy Heated wetsuit for Winter 2009