Kustom Air Strike: a must do to all fly surfers

Kustom Airstrike, the eight-month global quest to identify and reward the world’s most innovative aerial surfing manoeuvre, has entered its final three-week countdown.

The event is the richest single-turn competition in the surfing world, with US$50,000 in cash showered on the surfer to who lands the most progressive punt anywhere on the planet during the competition window.

The window opened on 1 January 2010 and close on 31 August 2010.

Read more...

Marc Lacomare: a surfboard master

The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Relentless Boardmasters came to a climatic last minute come from behind win by Marc Lacomare (FRA) 18, current European Pro Junior champion to claim the Relentless Boardmasters 2010 title over Jay Quinn (NZL) and in the process take the lead in the European men’s open ratings.

Surfers competing in the Relentless Boardmasters 2010 are out to claim valuable ratings points in their bid to secure a spot on the ASP Dream Tour 2011. European competitors have the added challenge of building on their European Men’s Series ratings at the Relentless Boardmasters which is stop nº 4 of 12 and will eventually crown this year’s European Men’s Champion.

Read more...

Filipe Jervis: a tactic surfer

Filipe Jervis (Ericeira, PRT), 20, won the ASP Grade-2 Islas Canarias Santa Pro Junior today on the island of Gran Canaria, at the contest main site of La Cicer after defeating runner-up Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR), 16, in a thirty-minute final. Taking control of the wind-blown tricky but consistent wave conditions in the three-foot range (one meter), Jervis was able to find his way to the top of the angry 96-man field entered in the prestigious event.

Opening the final encounter right after the horn blew to make his intentions clear, Jervis managed to stay ahead of fellow finalist Boukhiam the whole battle, the Portuguese stylish athlete using smart heat tactics and solid tail-slide and progressive surfing to annihilate any of his opponent’s chances.

Read more...