- 21 September 2015 | Surfing
Antoine Delpero and Alice Lemoigne have been crowned the 2015 European Longboard champions, at Vieux Boucau, in France.
Delpero defeated Timothee Creignou in the final heat of the Longboard Pro Vieux Boucau and overtook brother Edouard in the rankings to win the overall title.
"I'm super happy; that was a dream final against my good friend Tim. I wish it could have been against Edouard, but that's how it goes. Conditions today were absolutely perfect for longboarding, and we all were able to display our best surfing out there. I'm stoked to clinch the European title as well, I had a lot of fun today," said Antoine Delpero.
- 20 September 2015 | Surfing
Hawaiian freesurfer Albee Layer has won the inaugural Red Bull Unleashed, at Surf Snowdonia, in North Wales.
The world’s first ever stadium-style surf contest attracted more than 2,000 spectators to Europe’s first artificial surf pool. The competition was held in a best of five, man-on-man format. Jordy Smith saw the show and enjoyed it.
"You both have an equal opportunity, and there's no two ways about it, the best surfer always wins. The crowd's right above you, as close as you can possibly get to someone on a wave. It's an arena for those who can feed off the energy of the crowd,” noted Smith.
- 19 September 2015 | Surfing
Mick Fanning has taken out the 2015 Hurley Pro, at Lower Trestles, California.
The Australian surfer defeated Adriano de Souza in a tight final held in three-to-five-foot surf. Fanning's near-perfect 9.77 wave proved to be decisive.
"This has been a great event for me. I came in early, and we had amazing waves. I've had such a great support team here, so I've been having a lot of fun. My mum's been here too which has been really special," expressed Mick Fanning.