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Billabong XXL

The Thanksgiving weekend at Maverick's produced an epic feast for many of the world's top big wave riders during two of the most perfect days ever seen at the legendary Northern California surf break.

Triple Crown of Surfing 2008

The dream run of big winter surf continued at Sunset Beach today as the top seeds hit the water in the round of 64 of the O’Neill World Cup of Surfing.

Nelscott Reef

Adam Replogle and Alistair Craft won the 2008 Nelscott Reef Tow In Classic for the second year in a row. The event was held on a beautiful day in perfect surf conditions. Keallii Mamala goes home with the win for the first ever paddle in contest at Nelscott Reef.

More ISA scholarships

The International Surfing Association (ISA), the World Governing Body for Surfing recognized by the International Olympic Committee, is proud to announce that it is extending the 2009 Individual Scholarship Program to 40 recipients, an increase of 20 grants from 2008. The ISA is accepting applications until December 12, 2008. 

Stephanie Gilmores conquers the 2008 ASP Women's World Tour

Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 20, scalped her second consecutive ASP Women’s World Title today with an emphatic win at the Roxy Pro at Sunset Beach, ripping through the three-to-five foot (1.5 metre) waves at Sunset Point to defeat fellow finalists Silvana Lima (BRA), 24, Jessi Miley-Dyer (AUS), 22, and Nicola Atherton (AUS), 22.

Surfing life

As a sport and lifestyle, it is not noted for its medical benefits. But an addiction clinic in Cape Town has taken up surfing as part of its rehabilitation programme.

The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2019