Surf News Headlines and Top Stories

Stephanie Gilmore

Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 21, reigning two-time ASP Women’s World Champion, has won the Roxy Pro Gold Coast presented by LG Mobile, defeating Melanie Bartels (HAW), 26, in the Final to claim the inaugural event on the 2009 ASP Women’s World Tour.

Roxy Pro Gold Coast

The Roxy Pro Gold Coast presented by LG Mobile recommenced this morning in clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at nearby Duranbah Beach with athletes enduring three rounds of competition before deciding the Semifinalists by day’s end.

Portugal will have seven High Performance Surfing Centers

Portugal announced the construction of seven High-Performance Surfing Centers.

Troy Mothershead

In idyllic, postcard conditions at Agnes Water it was Troy Mothershead (USA) and Chelsea Williams (Tweed Heads, NSW) who shone the brightest, taking the inaugural Smarts Concrete Agnes Water Longboard Classic presented by Sandcastles.

2009 Quiksilver Pro

With the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast pres. by LG Mobile being called off for the fourth consecutive day due to inconsistent surf, the 2009 ASP World Tour European surfers have been driving around to other locations.

Agnes Water Longboard Classic

The first day of the Smart’s Concrete Agnes Water Classic presented by Sandcastles got underway in style today, as Agnes Water provided the idyllic backdrop to the world’s best.