- 19 May 2010 | Surfing
Nine ASP World Titles, 43 ASP World Tour victories and the current ASP World No. 1 spot are not enough for Kelly Slater (USA), 38.
Now, the Floridian is being recognized by the United States Congress in a bill dubbed the “Kelly Slater Resolution”.
While we’re not entirely sure what the “Kelly Slater Resolution” is, it goes to show that when you’re as dominant a force as the iconic natural-footer has become, even world powers take notice. Congrats Kelly!
- 18 May 2010 | Surfing
The Boscombe artificial surf reef has been working below the standard levels, the Bournemouth Borough Council has confirmed.
The quality of the new surf spot was studied by experts of the Plymouth University. The results are clear: only 33% of the overall objectives were achieved by the new Boscombe surf reef.
The riding is not long enough and the waves are not consistent. This means that the last payment of £150,000 to ASR Ltd will be suspended.
- 17 May 2010 | Surfing
France has conquered the Eurojunior 2010 at Praia da Arda, in Afife, Viana do Castelo, Portugal.
In the final day of action, Portugal, France and Spain battled for the Teams Title, but in the end it was France who took the trophy back home.
Dimitri Ouvre, Vasco Ribeiro, Nelson Cloarec, Lecar Maud, Isacc Rodriguez, Maxime Castillo, Ana Adão and Joshua Le Marquand are the 2010 European Junior Champions.