World’s Best Surfers Fight Monsanto and GMOs in Haleiwa Protest
5TH ANNUAL THE ANTI CANVAS:
A SHOWCASE OF BOARDSHORT ART AND SILENT AUCTION
FOR CHARITY FEATURED AT
DECEMBER HONOLULU NIGHT MARKET
(Kaka‘ako, HI) Hurley and Contrast Magazine are proud to present the 5th annual The Anti Canvas: a showcase of boardshort art for charity on Saturday December 21, 2013 at Honolulu Night Market, an all-ages, block party held on the third Saturday of every month from 6-11pm.
When Dave Kelly and the Hawaiian South Shore Ohana heard the news they were mad and sad. Here's Access Surf, one of Hawaii's most awesome community concepts & non profits, getting ripped off blind by some selfish idiot. Yes, not 1 but 2 'expensive' customized surfboards fitted for disabled, stolen. Hows that? Well, if you know Dave, he's not one to sit around and watch life happen; he makes things happen. And when lifes unfair, he's there to make it right, especially if its for the surfing community. Here's what he told me.
Florence displayed mastery at Pipe but is also good enough at Ali'i and Sunset to claim his 2nd Triple Crown. He just turned 21 in October. I'm going to give it a shot and say (baring injury) JJF will nail 3 more Triple Crowns and 5 Pipe Masters not to leave out 3 World Titles if he stays on tour for more than 10 or more years. Gary Kewley.
Generating momentum over the course of three events, Florence turned the race on its head at Pipeline, besting the world’s top surfers to clench his second esteemed title on the North Shore of Oahu.
“I’m so happy to have won the Triple Crown,” says John John Florence. “The first year, I wasn’t really thinking about it, I was just having fun...."
With the completion of the Billabong Pipe Masters in Hawaii yesterday and the crowning of Mick Fanning (AUS), 32, as the 2013 ASP World Champion, this season’s ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) has drawn to a dramatic close.
In a year that witnessed the world’s best surfers compete at Snapper Rocks, Bells Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Tavarua, Keramas, Teahupo’o, Trestles, Hossegor, Peniche and the Banzai Pipeline, 2013 not only hosted an incredible battle between Fanning and 11-time ASP World Champion Kelly Slater (USA), 41, for the world surfing crown, but also a fierce fight in terms of qualification and requalification for next year’s elite tour.
12pm at the one and only BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Saturday, December 14, 2013) - Mick Fanning (AUS), 32, has claimed his third ASP World Title today in epic conditions at the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons.The final event of the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) season, the Billabong Pipe Masters is culminating today in solid 10 to 15 foot (three-to-five metre) waves at the infamous Banzai Pipeline and Fanning’s last-minute heroics in both Round 5 against C.J. Hobgood (USA), 34, and the Quarterfinals against Yadin Nicol (AUS), 28, has sealed his campaign for this year’s world surfing crown over an rampaging Kelly Slater (USA), 41.
What can you say about Brian Bielmann that hasn’t already been said about Fonzie? Bielmann is the man, straight up. The always smiling crew at Sanuk just released a 16-minute long documentary exposing just how great Bielmann is, and it’s as sweet as tupelo honey. Bielmann: Straight Up The Man is a must-watch for any fan of surf photography — orders from the Fonz himself.
A special exhibition in conjunction with...
Clark Little Gallery Haleiwa will be celebrating its 3 Year Anniversary this Saturday, December 14, 5:30-8:30pm. Live music, food, drinks, signing and giveaways!
The event will also celebrate the BOOK RELEASE of Clark's new coffee table book "Shorebreak". The 10"x10" book includes over 100 photographs with 65 two-page spreads. Shot on the North Shore and in California, Japan, Tahiti, Maui, Kauai and Big Island. Clark will be on hand to sign his new books, art prints and 2014 calendars.
Kieren Perrow (AUS), 36, had planned on retiring following the completion of the 2013 ASP Season, shifting in to a full-time role as the new ASP Commissioner. Unfortunately for the Australian charger, his career would not end as he’d envisioned. Perrow would dislocate his shoulder in Round 1 of the Billabong Pipe Masters while driving through a Backdoor barrel, exiting the last heat of his career in agonizing pain.
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