Pancho Sullivan (HAW) looked to be sitting too deep but his local knowledge got him through to Round 3. © ASP/Cestari
Tough Day at Sunset for Vans World Cup Seeds.
HONOLULU (Nov. 28, 2011) -- On the heels of yesterday's surf-to-survive conditions, Sunset Beach served up tamer waves in the double-overhead range, but competition in the Vans World Cup of Surfing was no less intense.
Sunday November 27, 2011. Vans World Cup of Surfing, Sunset Beach North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii.
Sunset Local Panco Sullivan of the North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii (pictured) stamped his dominance over the field at Sunset Beach, powering through his round one heat to advance in first place on Sunday November 27, 2011.
Last Updated on Friday, 02 December 2011 22:08 Sunday, 27 November 2011 00:00
4pm:John John Florence wins it and a young legend is born! Again! Vans World Cup of SurfingSunset Beach
The World Cup of Surfing is the second jewel of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Held at Sunset Beach, the big wave event is steeped in tradition, as the infamously long and shifty wave is held in the highest esteem by big wave surfers around the world.
A true test for any waterman, the waves at Sunset are spread across a huge playing field, which challenges the fitness of the surfers to get in the right spot to catch the best and biggest waves. Notorious for being unruly and complex, only a few dedicated surfers have mastered the lineup and the powerful waves that pour down the point.
Fifty years young, Tommy's still firing
Will Swanton From:The Australian November 26, 201112:00AM
DOWN his driveway, past a jet-ski the size of a Volvo, around a real Volvo, four boards stacked in a rack on his garage wall, through a Hawaiian jungle of a garden to the front door. The firm handshake of a man's man.
Slater gets wave pool patent
By Alex Lemonde-Gray
Coming right on the heels of his record-breaking eleventh world title, Kelly Slater has tallied yet another victory, this time though he's not hoisting a shiny trophy but a rivalry-igniting patent.
CONRADULATIONS to all the rippers in ...The 36th Annual Surfing Championships Rell Sunn Menehune Surf Contest
The purpose of this program is to educate the public, especially children, about sportsmanship and the environment and to combat juvenile delinquency. This contest is held every year on the beaches of Makaha, Oahu. All children 12 years old and under are welcome to participate in the contest.
Rell Sunn Aloha Jam III 2011 *Vans Triple Crown*
On November 27 from 5 p.m. to 11p.m. The Rell Sunn Educational Fund is proud to bring the Rell Sunn Aloha Jam III to Turtle Bay Resort for the first time! In commemoration of the legendary female surfer Aunty Rell Sunn, the Rell Sunn Aloha Jam III will feature some of Hawaii’s finest musicians including 3x Surfing World Champion Tom Curren!
Wednesday November 23, 2011. Reef Hawaiian Pro, Ali'i Beach Park, Haleiwa, Hawaii.
IMAGE CAPTION: Taj Burrow (Busselton, WA Australia) (pictured) is carried up the beach after claiming the first jewel in the 2011 VANS Triple Crown of Surfing by winning the Reef Hawaiian Pro at Ali'i Beach Park, Haleiwa, Hawaii today.
Surfer Poll Awards
Winners announced during big gala December 6th
21 November, 2011 With just a few weeks to go before the 41st annual SURFER Poll awards, SURFER Magazine is pleased to announce the video award nominees for the 2011 competition. A judging panel comprised of SURFER staff and experts in the realm of surf filmmaking will watch the nominees and vote on the winners.
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