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The Surf and Skate industry has survived the global economic crisis | Photo: Creative Commons/Mel Stoutsenberger

The surf/skate industry is showing notable resiliency during recent global economic challenges, posting U.S. retail sales of $7.22 billion in 2008 according to the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA).

Sofia Mulanovich

ISA and ASP 2004 World Champion, Sofía Mulanovich, has confirmed that she will be a part of the Peruvian Team for the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games to be held in Playa Hermosa, Jaco, Costa Rica from August 1- 8.

Thomaz Peterson

Thomaz Peterson (BRA), 19, and reigning ASP European Women’s Junior champion Alizee Arnaud (FRA), 18, clinched the ASP Grade-1 Buondi Pro Junior today at Cordoama in Portugal respectively in the men’s and women’s divisions.

Mick Fanning

A lay day has been called for the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay, with only small two-to-three foot (1 metre) surf coming in through the fabled pointbreak.

Richie Sills conquers the UKPSA Sri Lankan Surf Championships

Arugam Bay was firing for the final day of the UKPSA Sri Lankan Surf Championships.

Matt Banting

Australia’s top junior surfers did 1999 World Surfing Champion Mark “Occy” Occhilupo proud on the Gold Coast today, with the sixth annual Billabong Occy Grom Comp wrapping up in building conditions at Duranbah.

The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2019