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Monday Maui Madness with Ian Walsh - just because he can

 

Ian Walsh Surfing Jaws On An Inflatable Hot Dog

Okay, maybe “surfing” isn’t the best choice of words, perhaps “eating shit” would have been better. Regardless, it takes some serious cojones to get whipped into a 20-foot wave at Jaws on a toy meant for spring break on Lake Havasu…

Explained: Surfing Jaws on an Inflatable Hot Dog
Straight from the horse’s mouth, Ian Walsh explains last years infamous session at Jaws:

   

Kai Lenny is a beast - Inside the young phenom's daily training routine

World champion paddleboarder Kai Lenny shares his fitness routine

You'll be amazed by how many activities this 21-year-old phenom squeezes in every day.

A four-time standup paddling world champion and the 2013 standup paddle race world champion, 21-year-old Lenny has been making a name for himself as a true Hawaiian waterman for years. With accolades in big-wave surfing, standup paddling, windsurfing, and kitesurfing, Lenny spends the bulk of his time in action—

   

The 31st Annual VANS TRIPLE CROWN OF SURFING kicked off its holding period Tuesday the 12th: the first jewel the REEF Hawaiian Pro at Haleiwa

 

All eyes now turn to The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater® - the world's premier series of professional surfing events that will culminate with a 2-man battle between Kelly Slater (USA) and Mick Fanning (AUS) for the 2013 men's ASP World Title. From November 12 through December 20, on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, $960,000 in prize money and a number of highly coveted titles will be offered across three ASP sanctioned events, including the  Vans Triple Crown of Surfing series champion:

   

Mavs to kick off big-wave season with ceremony

Traditional Ceremonial Paddle Out to Take Place Friday, October 25

The official contest window for the Body Glove Mavericks Invitational presented by GoPro is set to open on November 1 and run through Mach 31, 2014. With as little as 24 hours notice, the international roster of invited big wave surfers are called to action when the giant waves and conditions are just right to hold the day-long contest.

   

Bethany & Alana host Keiki Classic on Kauai

Bethany Hamilton and Alana Blanchard teamed up with Rip Curl and Hanalei Surf to host their first ever Keiki Classic at Pinetrees, Hanalei Bay, on Saturday October 19th. An increasing northwest swell brought solid, thumping overhead surf, but the Kauai groms were up for the challenge.

The first heats of 12/under surfers hit the water at the break of dawn to steadily increasing sets. While every surfer should be congratulated for taking on the heavy line-up that day, ultimately, 12-year-old Tiare Thompson won the final for the highest combined heat score of the day in the Girls 12/under division and 11-year old Kainehe Hunt, took the top spot in the Boys 12/under division.

   

Tasty Tuesday Tubes

 

Matt Meola & Albee Layer trip the earth to Maui

Duo continue their global explorations but always return to Maui.  The Isle is a web series that follows the lives of Matt Meola and Albee Layer.  

   

Catching up with John John in Portugal + Tanner Hendrickson in Indo

 

John John Florence Slaying Portuguese Caves

Proving that he ain’t scared of nothin’, John John returns to one of the gnarliest waves in Portugal—the same spot that he smashed his head on the reef at last year and bled all over the place. Welcome to the Cave…

   

Nat Young is the 2013 Rookie of the Year

Nat Young has taken out the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour Rookie of the Year title.


The blond boy from Santa Cruz is the first Northern California surfer to qualify for the Dream Tour since Adam Replogle, in 1998, and already makes waves with the giants of pro surfing.

   

HIC Pro launches Hawaiian season

Winter means waves in Hawaii, and Oahu's North Shore is about to become the focal point of the surfing world again. Vans Presents the HIC Pro will launch Hawaii's 2013 big wave season at Sunset Beach, October 29 to November 10. The HIC Pro is a local qualifier for the famed Vans Triple Crown of Surfing (November 12-December 20) that will begin right after the crowning of this year's HIC Pro champion.

The HIC Pro is a $95,000 4-star rated Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) event that features the best talents from Hawaii and pits them against ambitious young blood from eight other nations: Australia, Tahiti, Japan, Brazil, Peru, Argentina, France and US Mainland.

   
   

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