Surf News Headlines and Top Stories

Nathaniel Curran

Nathaniel Curran (Ca, USA), 24, won the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro today in wind-blown two to three foot (0.5 to 1 meter) waves after defeating Dion Atkinson (AUS) in an exciting 35-minute final closing six days of great action at the famous French town of Lacanau Ocean.

Keanu Asing

Keanu Asing (Hawaii/Oahu) today won the Billabong Pro Junior Canggu event in Bali Indonesia, defeating Australia’s Ice Periera (Gold Coast/Coolangatta) in an entertaining and high quality final.

Grant Baker

Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker rode what he says was the biggest wave he has ever ridden in Cape Town on Saturday when he and fellow Billabong team rider Greg Long towed each other into waves estimated to be over 70 foot (22 metres) in height.

Tiago Pires

The second day of the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro witnessed some tough action today with Heats 1 to 20 of Round 2 being completed in messy solid four to six foot (1.2 to 2 meter) waves at Lacanau.

Oxbow Australian Longboard Titles

As the largest surfing event in Australian history draws closer by the day, anticipation continues to rise in the lead-up to the Country Energy Australian Surf Festival.

Pauline Ado

Pauline Ado (FRA), 17, clinched the ASP Grade-1 Oakley Pro Junior in solid five to six foot (1.5 to 2 meter) waves at Lacanau in France today. Ado, who defeated reigning ASP European Women’s champion Lee Ann Curren (FRA), current Junior ratings leader Joahnne Defay (FRA) and Marie Dejean (FRA) in a 100% French final, takes her win this year.