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Mick Fanning is "Missing"


Surf filmmaker Taylor Steele has kidnapped Mick Fanning and taken him the to the most radical places on the planet. The Australian is "Missing".

The movie project takes Mick Fanning out of the competition world of the ASP and drops him square into reality and hidden locations.


Event postponed next few days. Recent:Mick Fanning and Kelly Slater were both dealt surprise defeats in Round 1 of the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal,

World Title Favorites Stumble In Round 1

October 9, 2013 – The Rip Curl Pro Portugal presented by Moche commenced Wednesday at the iconic venue of Supertubos, with the world’s best surfers battling through Round 1 in clean three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves.

Stop No. 9 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), the Rip Curl Pro Portugal possesses the very real possibility of crowning the 2013 ASP World Champion – an event that played out through today’s opening round drama.

Talk Story & Film: Rodney Mullen “The Godfather of Street Skating” + Bones Brigade

When six teenage boys came together as a skateboarding team in the ’80s, they reinvented not only their sport but themselves, too, as they evolved from insecure outsiders to the most influential athletes in their field. Rodney Mullen, a vital member of the Bones Brigade team set off on a path that would redefine the way a skateboard could be ridden. He went on to found World Industries skateboards, and was 2002 Skater of the Year. Today he is known as the “Godfather of Street Skating”. Go deeper into Rodney’s story and then watch the critically acclaimed movie Bones Brigade.


Rip Curl Pro Portugal 9th-20th may crown a new world champion


Could start tomorrow! Mick Fanning is the only surfer who can clinch the 2013 ASP World Tour title, in the sand-bottom barrels of Supertubos, Peniche, Portugal.

The Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2013 will see five contenders surfing for world domination: Mick Fanning, Kelly Slater, Jordy Smith, Taj Burrow, and Joel Parkinson.

But the odds are playing in Fanning's favor. The Australian surfer will grab a third world title, in the following scenarios:


Laird Hamilton honored at SUP Awards

This just in: standup paddling is huge. In fact, it’s better than ever. Roughly a decade after big-wave surfing icon Laird Hamilton was spotted riding an SUP board outside of Malibu, California, the discipline has taken over the world, sparking a handful of fitness crazes, a new bunch of racing series, a couple of magazines, and pockets of converts living everywhere from China and Russia to Alaska and Australia. The boom in popularity has spawned an entirely new cottage industry.


The new World Champ! Carissa Moore wins the EDP Cascais Girls Pro & the ASP Women's World Title

Moore clinches world title in the quarters, goes on to beat Fitzgibbons to take win.

Freshly-crowned 2013 ASP Women’s World Champion Carissa Moore (HAW), 21, capped off a banner day at Guincho Beach by claiming the EDP Cascais Girls Pro presented by Billabong over an in-form Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS), 22.



The noon sun was high and hot, and the winds were howling. Pacific blue rolled in 3-4 foot swells thrashing the jade cliffs, as Andrew Logreco, 28, and Ka'eo Abbey, 26, battled for the lead of the fourth annual Na Pali Race. Beaded with sweat and salt water, they bent to 90 degrees, pulling themselves forward with each powerful stroke, then happily rode bump after bump down the 17-mile Na Pali coast from Haena to Polihale State Park. 


Mick Fanning Wins Fourth Quiksilver Pro France,

Mick Fanning (AUS) 32, has just won the Quiksilver Pro France in an action packed final over Gabriel Medina (BRA) 19, in 3-4Ft (1 metre) waves at the back up venue of Le Penon in Seignosse.

Stop No.8 of 10 on the ASP World Championship Tour, the Quiksilver Pro France juggled with a difficult forecast to showcase the World’s Best surfers in quality waves over the two iconic spots of La Graviere and Le Penon.




There's a storm brewing in the North Atlantic right now. It's heading towards Portugal and is expected to reach peak intensity upon landfall on or around October 3. It's kind of unusual, this storm: Two major fronts, nearly equal in size and strength, will meet head-on, which will make for one powerful and unpredictable tempest.


Quarterfinalists decided for the Quik Pro France

John John Florence (HAW) 20, current World No.15 coming into the Quiksilver Pro France, started on a fast hollow righthander in the opening seconds of his Round 4 matchup against Mick Fanning (AUS) and Michel Bourez (PYF) 27. The talented Hawaiian exited the barrel beautifully to score an excellent 8.00 point ride which eventually won him a ticket for the quarter-finals.


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