Surf News Headlines and Top Stories

Bruce Irons

Bruce Irons (HAW) has defeated fellow finalist Fredrick Patacchia (HAW) to claim the 2008 Rip Curl Pro Search in rifling four-foot (1.5 metre) lefthanders ‘somewhere’ in Indonesia.

Tiago Pires

Tiago Pires (PRT), 2008 Dream Tour rookie and current No. 39 on the ASP World Tour ratings, caused a sensational upset today, eliminating eight-time ASP World Champion and current ratings leader on the ASP World Tour, Kelly Slater (USA), from Rip Curl Pro Search competition in Round 3.

Billabong Cascais Girls Festival

The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) WQS Women's 6-Star Billabong Cascais Girls Festival enjoyed a great opening day of stunning action at the beach of Guincho in Cascais, Portugal.

Thomas Chamula

The Island Style Pro Junior, an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-2 Men's and Grade-1 Women's event, got underway today at Sopelana in the Basque Country.

Rip Curl Pro Indonesia

The 2008 Rip Curl Pro Search returned to its primary venue, ‘somewhere’ in Indonesia, today for Round 2 of competition which saw top seeds dominated the pulsing six-foot (2 metre) lefthanders before conditions deteriorated in the early afternoon.

World Surfing Games

Completing a calendar of events where the highest level of juvenile and veteran surfing was seen, now the turn comes to the best world surfers, longboarders and bodyboarders to make their presentations during the 22nd edition of the ISA World Surfing Games which will take place from October 11th through 19th at Costa de Caparica, Portugal.

The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2019