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Super Bock Pro

The Superbock Pro, an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 1-Star event, got underway today in tricky two foot (0.5 meter) waves. Four heats only were done before the tide forced organisers to put the contest on hold until tomorrow Friday, July 11, at 7.30 AM (GMT+1).

Billabong Pro

There was no shortage of standout surfing in Round 1 of the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay, but it was ASP World Tour veteran Taylor Knox (USA) who stole the show in perfect four to six foot (one to two metre) waves in South Africa today.

Romain Cloitre

Romain Cloitre (REU), 19, won his second consecutive Buondi Pro Junior title today at Amado beach in South Portugal after defeating outsider Eduardo Fernandez (PRT), Gordon Fontaine (FRA) and Jatyr Berasaluce (EUK).

Billabong Occy's Grom Comp

Coolangatta kid Jack Freestone is on the track to surf stardom after toppling a swag of the nation’s top young guns to bag the blue ribbon 16 and under boy’s crown at the fifth-annual Billabong Occy’s Grom Comp on the Gold Coast today.

Canelle Bulard (FRA), 16, claimed the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Europe Grade-1 Women’s Buondi Pro Junior, her maiden Pro Junior title.

Australian surfer Chris Davidson (AUS) crushed South Africa’s hopes of a second ever South African winner at the Mr. Price Pro, defeating ASP World No. 41 Travis Logie (Durban) before a patriotic crowd on New Pier beach in Durban today.