- 06 July 2014 | Surfing
Timmy Reyes has won the Mr Price Pro Ballito 2014, in six-to-eight foot (1.5- 2 meter) surf, in South Africa.
The Californian surfer, 32, proved it is never too late to make a glorious comeback, after several injuries almost put an end to his surfing career.
Tim Reyes defeated Matt Wilkinson in the final heat held at Willard Beach, to claim his first major victory in ten years. As a result, Reyes collects 6500 qualification points and moves to fifth position on the ASP World Qualifying Series ratings.
- 05 July 2014 | Surfing
Josh Moniz and Caroline Marks have taken out the 2014 NSSA National Championships, in three-to-five foot surf, at Huntington Beach, California.
The 18-year old surfer from Honolulu will never forget the day he joined Kolohe Andino, Greg Long, Kelly Slater and Andy Irons in the winner's list of the National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA).
The hard-fought final, who also included Seth Moniz, Josh managed to pull a near-perfect wave ride, scored with 9.80 points, to clinch the Open Men's title. "Couldn't be more stoked to win my first NSSA title today! Thank you everyone for all the support," stated Moniz.
- 04 July 2014 | Surfing
Outer Known is Kelly Slater's new surf brand. The Floridian surfer/entrepreneur will be developing his surf wear and surf gear projects with the marketing power provided by Kering Group.
Outer Known. The surf insignia created by Kelly Slater has been baptized, according to our friends at Stab Magazine. After leaving Quiksilver - the partnership lasted 23 years - Slater started a new sponsorship deal with the Kering Group.
The family-controlled company develops brands like Gucci, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, Boucheron, Puma, Electric and Volcom. Now, Kering adds Outer Known, Slater's longtime dream, and supports it by helping in sourcing, logistics and e-commerce.