Surf News Headlines and Top Stories

Jordy Smith

Small surf in the one-to-two foot (0.5 metre) range has forced another lay day for the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay, it’s fourth consecutive in as many days into the waiting period.

 Gordon Fontaine

Gordon Fontaine (Brittany, FRA), 20, has won the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 1-Star O’Neill Pro Cordoama Pro pres. by Nissan in Portugal today, the Frenchman besting fellow finalists Nicolau Von Rupp (DEU), Eduardo Fernandes (PRT) and Luka Guichard (DEN) to claim his maiden ASP title.

2009 Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay

After assessing the at-times promising conditions this morning, event organizers have called Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay competition off for the day, acknowledging the clean, three-to-four (1 metre) yet inconsistent waves on offer.

Ty Watson

Ty Watson (Currarong, NSW) blew the competition to pieces today at Werri Beach claiming the Red Bull Junior Surf Masters qualifier in style.

2009 Roxy ASP Women’s World Longboard Championships

The Roxy ASP Women’s World Longboard Championships (WWLC) will start tomorrow Saturday, July 11, at the famous surf location of La Côte des Basques in Biarritz, the world’s best female longboarders getting their 2009 ASP Women’s World Longboard title quest underway.

Kelly Slater is testing new

Kelly Slater is debuting a new Channel Islands surfboard at the 2009 Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay.