The Nelscott Reef Pro/Am 2017/2018 is ready to go

The Nelscott Reef Pro/Am will bring some of the best big wave surfers from around the world, along with local big names in the field to compete in a single day's competition. 

Organizers are excited about this year, as the event has once again opened the invite list to include amateurs as well as professionals. After an overwhelming response to an initial call for interest, organizers Adam Wagner and Gabe Smith decided to open the field to both.

"I was a little surprised how many people wanted to be included this year. I knew it was going to be a good event this year, but we doubled the amount of interest from last year in just the first 24 hours of making the announcement.  We are super excited with the diversity of the invite list," said Gabe Smith.

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Killer whales storm the 2017 Lofoten Masters

Killer whales have stormed the world's northernmost surfing competition, in Unstad, Norway.

Traditionally, sharks are the greatest threat to surfers and surf competitions. But, this time, nature sent something a little bit different.

Two large killer whales, also known as orcas, invaded the Lofoten Masters contest area when surfers were in the lineup competing for a place in the final.

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Margaret River Boardriders Club wins the 2017 Surf League

The Margaret River Boardriders Club has taken out the 2017 Surf Boardroom Surf League, at Scarborough Beach, in Western Australia.

The Surf League is the longest running and most prestigious interclub surf contest in the Golden State. The first edition dates back to 1986. Surf Boardroom has been supporting it for 25 consecutive years.

Australia probably has one of the most active surf club scenes in the world and, in this event, nine regional and metropolitan teams from City Beach, Two Rocks, Geraldton, Cowarmaup Bay, Trigg Point, Contacio, Yallingup, Scarborough, and Margaret River proved it clearly.

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