Gabriel Medina: ready to defend his title at the 2015 World Surf League | ASP/Robertson

The 2015 World Surf League will showcase the best 34 surfers on Planet Earth. There are new faces and a few classic names.

The ASP World Tour lived 30 years. In 2015, the brand gets a new name. The World Surf League will kick off with three Australian legs, starting February 28th.

There will be 12 Australian surfers, seven Brazilian riders, five surfers from the United States, five Hawaiians, and athletes from South Africa, Tahiti, France, New Zealand, Ireland.

Alejo Muniz, Tomas Hermes, Aritz Aranburu and Garrett Parkes are alternates.

2015 World Surf League | Top 34 Men

Gabriel Medina (BRA)
Mick Fanning (AUS)
John John Florence (HAW)
Kelly Slater (USA)
Michel Bourez (PYF)
Joel Parkinson (AUS)
Jordy Smith (ZAF)
Adriano de Souza (BRA)
Taj Burrow (AUS)
Josh Kerr (AUS)
Kolohe Andino (USA)
Owen Wright (AUS)
Nat Young (USA)
Julian Wilson (AUS)
Adrian Buchan (AUS)
Bede Durbidge (AUS)
Filipe Toledo (BRA)
Kai Otton (AUS)
Miguel Pupo (BRA)
Sebastian Zietz (HAW)
Freddy Patacchia Jr. (HAW)
Jadson Andre (BRA)
Matt Banting (AUS)
Wiggolly Dantas (BRA)
Adam Melling (AUS)
Italo Ferreira (BRA)
Matt Wilkinson (AUS)
Keanu Asing (HAW)
Dusty Payne (HAW)
Jeremy Flores (FRA)
Brett Simpson (USA)
Ricardo Christie (NZL)
C.J. Hobgood (USA)
Glenn Hall (IRL)

Alternates

Alejo Muniz (BRA)
Tomas Hermes (BRA)
Aritz Aranburu (EUK)
Garrett Parkes (AUS)

2015 World Surf League | Top 17 Women

Stephanie Gilmore (AUS)
Tyler Wright (AUS)
Carissa Moore (HAW)
Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS)
Malia Manuel (HAW)
Lakey Peterson (AUS)
Bianca Buitendag (ZAF)
Johanne Defay (FRA)
Courtney Conlogue (USA)
Laura Enever (AUS)
Silvana Lima (BRA)
Coco Ho (HAW)
Sage Erickson (USA)
Nikki Van Dijk (AUS)
Tatiana Weston-Webb (HAW)
Alessa Quizon (HAW)
Dimity Stoyle (AUS)

Are you on a week-long beach holiday? Have you bought bodyboard for your kid? Smart move. Get ready to introduce your offspring to the waves easily and safely. It is going to be fun.

+ Bodyboarding News

Brad Domke calls Cylinders his home. He's been riding it for more than a decade. But you've never seen him in board transfers like these.

+ Skimboarding News

Nico von Lerchenfeld has had the time of his life at Surf Snowdonia, in Wales. But he was not there to surf.

+ Wakeboarding News