Tuesday, September 16, 2014 596-SURF , 596-WAVE , 922-BONG , 638-RUSH , 572-SURF(MAUI) , 241-SURF (KAUAI) , 324-RUSH (BIG ISLAND)
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Ke'iki Shorebreak is probably the heaviest and most unpredictable slab in Hawaii

The famous Keiki Shorebreak could easily be the perfect bodyboarding wave spot in the Hawaiian Islands. Uncrowded line-up, deep barrels and steep drops. Paradise, isn't it?

The thing is, it hurts. Keiki Shorebreak has certainly claimed many human bones, even though experienced riders are still wanting to get away from it with their hair dry.


Billabong Pro Tahiti Trials possible go for Saturday August 10

Contest organisers at the 6th stop on the 2013 ASP (Association of Surfing Professionals) Men’s World Championship Tour are confident of starting the Air Tahiti Nui Billabong Trials at Teahupo’o, Tahiti tomorrow, with official event forecasters, Surfline, calling for a small/short-period SE swell.

The annual trials tournament decides the final two wildcard spots into the Billabong Pro with the elite field made up of 16 international invitees plus 16 local Tahitians, all reputed for their dedication to riding Teahupo’o and the world’s most fearsome breaks.


Duke’s OceanFest digs Hawaiian sport culture

The iconic greatness of Duke Kahanamoku’s legacy will be honored and the enduring magnificence of Waikiki Beach’s sports heritage celebrated with the 12th Annual Duke’s OceanFest, taking place August 17-25, 2013.

Presented by the Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation (ODKF) with support from numerous community-minded sponsors, Duke’s OceanFest will offer a variety of exciting ocean sports competitions and special events during the nine-day festival.


Allan Byrne passes away at 62

Kiwi surf legend Allan Byrne has passed away after failing to recover from head injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident, in Bali, Indonesia.

Byrne, 62, had slipped into coma and spent five days in very fragile health condition.

The surfer-shaper who applied the "channel bottom" to surfboards, was expected to compete in the Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang, in the Masters division.


It's Saturday 9am! Proceeds to benefit community based ocean recreation and water safety programs.

Aloha All! It's Saturday! So...Be sure to get those entry blanks in for our 5th Annual North Shore Ocean Quest Paddleboard Race. This event is being supported by the Quiksilver Foundation and North Shore Lifeguard Association (registered non-profits) with proceeds to benefit community based ocean recreation and water safety programs. Our core-group of volunteers want the event to be a success so we can continue to serve our community in a healthful and productive way. Entry blanks can be picked up at Surf-N-Sea or downloaded on this site. Mail in entries must be received by Friday the 9th and entries can be dropped off at Surf-N-Sea with LAST pick-up on noon on the 9th...Aloha!


As Tahiti looms large, so does Andy's wave

Each season when the Teahupo'o event looms, the world reflects on AI's wave

Video presentation  July 29 It was the wave that re-defined what was possible out at Teahupoo. Listen to Andy and Bruce Irons explain what really happened in the lead up to that life changing wave.


This Saturday Sustainable Coastlines is hosting the first annual Rocka'ako

This Saturday Sustainable Coastlines is hosting the first annual Rocka'ako. Clean the place, rock your face! We will be meeting at Kaka'ako Waterfront Park at 1pm where there will be live entertainment, booths, keiki activities, and more. From 2-4 we will clean Kaka'ako with an emphasis on the coastline but not forgetting those in need. IHS will be helping us to serve the homeless to manage their areas, offer shelter, or counseling. Maybe they'll even join us!


The US Open of Surfing: The surf contest thats too big for Huntington Beach


What happens when the Beast can’t handle the titillation? People start throwing chairs, that’s what.

The Beast that is the US Open could not go softly into the night on Sunday evening. The crowd was out of control and had been fed high-octane energy drinks for eight days straight. No lay days. Aimless aggression took to the streets after the crowd would not disperse moments after the closing of the US Open.  A riot broke out on Main Street, Huntington Beach, and the only reason that has been discovered is that they didn’t want to leave.


Sunday Surf Clips


What Kolohe Andino’s U.S. Open performance reveals.

Brazil’s Alejo Muniz won the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, but 19 year old Californian Kolohe Andino stole a lot of the show.  The runner-up finish for Andino was meaningful.  He’s had a rough time in the ASP big leagues, with no major results to speak at the elite level.  This result secures his ASP Tour spot, but also highlights a big challenge facing Andino: performing well in the exotic reef and point breaks of the Dream Tour. This and more in this weeks edition of the Weekly Grind.......


Dane Reynolds cements Hurley Pro wildcard

Well, it's official. Dane Reynolds is the wildcard for the 2013 Hurley Trestles Pro. And it has caused a bit of commotion in the surf world – nothing worth knocking over a porta-potty or looting a surf shop over, but some conjecture nonetheless.

The Hurley Trestles Pro starts on September 15 and is the seventh stop on the ASP World Tour.


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