Zoltan Torkos: an LSD-inspired off-the-lip kickflip

The wizard of surfing is back with a cool new trick. After several failed attempts, Mr. Zoltan Torkos lands the first ever off-the-lip kickflip.

You've got to love it. Zoltan Torkos is so passionate about surfing that his own laboratory of wave spells is in constant activity. There's no time to lose.

A few months ago, the Santa Cruz magician pulled the first kickflip ever in wakesurfing. Now things get really odd. The off-the-lip kickflip in a small wave is not for sober humans.


O'Neill Coldwater Classic: Steamer Lane is always one | Photo: O'Neill

Jeison Torres Abarca has earned an exclusive wildcard into the 2014 O'Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational.

The surf contest will be run between October 28th and November 1st, at Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, California. The winner of the event will be awarded a life-changing yearlong O'Neill Wetsuits contract worth $50,000 in travel incentives and contest fees.

Jeison Abarca comes from Costa Rica. He won the online video voting contest against three other surfers. The 26-year-old talent collected 44% of the votes, ahead of Leif Engstrom (31%), Kadin Panesi (15%) and Austin Smith-Ford (10%).


Julian Wilson: perfect hair, flawless floater | Photo: ASP/Masurel

The last 24 surfers of the Cascais Billabong Pro 2014 have been decided, in stormy conditions, at Guincho.

It has been one of the toughest Prime events of the season. The world's best wave riders battled challenging maritime conditions in the Portuguese windsurfing capital. Four Dream Tour surfers went down during Round 2.

That was not the case of Adriano De Souza, who displayed his beach break knowledge to earn the day's highest single-wave score of a 9.50 out of 10.