Tim Bisso: a Guadeloupe star | Photo: ASP/Damien Poullenot

Tim Bisso and Kim Veteau conquered the 2014 Sopela Pro Junior, in small surf conditions, in Bizcaya, Basque Country.

The Men's final saw two French surfers battling for victory. Timothee Bisso capitalized on his opponent's mistakes and surfed a smart heat to take the win.

"I'm super happy. I managed to sneak-in in second place through all rounds and to take the win in the end is very special. I'm looking ahead at Lacanau already, and I hope I can make another final and who knows even win again," says Bisso.


Thur River: the ASP World Tour is coming to Switzerland

Two Swiss surfers have ridden one of the biggest river waves ever seen in the Thur River.

Static waves are special. They are rare; they don't break all year round, and they often don't deliver medium-sized faces. In other words, river waves do not offer that dynamic feeling found on ocean waves.

Nevertheless, river waves are better than nothing, especially if you live in a landlocked country. The river surfing scene is growing every year. And creativity too. Did you know that there are specially designed surfboards for this kind of spots?


US Open of Surfing: we miss that pier | Photo: ASP/Rowland

The 2014 Vans US Open will celebrate its 20th anniversary, between 27th July and 3rd August, in Huntington Beach, Surf City USA.

The prestigious American title is up for grabs exactly when Huntington Beach commemorates 100 years of surfing in town. The event will attract Dream Tour, Qualification Series, and Pro Junior surfers from all over the world.

Kelly Slater, Julian Wilson, CJ Hobgood, Alejo Muniz, Carissa Moore, Sally Fitzgibbons, Stephanie Gilmore, and many more will try to earn valuable points toward the overall rankings. A good result at the US Open of Surfing usually means success at the end of the season.