The story of how the humble brainchild of an eccentric genius changed the entire surf industry. Check out this featureCould you walk away from 100 million dollars?"
Bob Hurley did, and in doing so made one of the boldest moves in surf industry history. The fourth and final chapter of The Ripple Effect, is the story of the meteoric rise of one of the biggest surf brands in the world and a testament to the reality of the American dream....
It's a one of a kind event at a one of a kind venue: Point Panic off Kewalo basin!
Based on the SNN forecasted conditions for this Saturday and Sunday (4' solid Saturday from the SSW with 14 seconds), the Meet Committee has decided to go to RED ALERT for this weekend. This means that the events are ON STANDY for this week...end. We will make a final call by Wednesday afternoon, but conditions look very promising. If we run, we will begin beach entries around 6:30 and will have the first heat in the water by 8:00 at the very latest. Please help pass the word, and we hope to see you there...Aloha, REDWINGS Memorial Events Committee
I got together with Randy Rarick at his home/office after a very special paddle out for Ricky Grigg Saturday the 19th. It was one of those days that made me grateful and proud to be a surfer in this community. Check out my interview and dont forget:
Hawaiian South Shore's parking lot...that's where it'll all go down this Saturday. Comraderie and history shared. See you there. Aloha and Mahalo, Gq, droppin in 4 U!
The Randy Rarick interview 7/19/14
Gary/SNN: Why not call this event the surf vintage auction vs surf vintage ‘happening’?
Randy: Because its exactly that…It’s not an auction…this is a buy- sell- trade arrangement; we’re bring everybody together: collectors and enthusiasts for the camaraderie, creating the ‘Happening’....
Titled “The Shark Whisperer" by ABC’s Good Morning America, Ocean Ramsey is a Shark and marine Conservationist, Marine Biologist, Competitive Freediver & Coach, Professional Dive Instructor, Surfer, Swimmer, and Founder of Water Inspired Conservation Group and a part of the International Shark Project. Ocean has dove and worked with over 32 different species of sharks around the world. She works in shark research with several key species: Great Whites, Bull Sharks, Mako Sharks, Tiger Sharks, Blue Sharks, Whale Sharks & Sandbar Sharks. She travels to aid on conservation campaigns internationally in support of perception and policy change and campaigns against finning and culling....
During its stop in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa, the ASP World Tour unveiled a new contest within the contest called the “Heritage Series.” Pitting former ASP world champions Mark “Occy” Occhilupo and Tom Curren against each other, the ASP chose two of the most popular surfers in the world and let them do their thing on the long walls of J-Bay.
Pic: Mick Fanning © ASP/Cestari
Mick Takes J-Bay Open in Simply Sensational Supertubes and is in the hunt for a consecutive world title!
Surf News, 19 July, 2014 - Jeffreys Bay, South Africa - Reigning ASP World Champion Mick Fanning (AUS) took a giant step towards a fourth title when he defeated compatriot Joel Parkinson in the Final of the J-Bay Open in simply sensational waves at Supertubes in Jeffreys Bay.
Stop No. 6 of 11 on the Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), the J-Bay Open enjoyed an excellent opening day of competition and great surf during the holding period before all the elements came together to produce an epic finale in pumping 6-10 foot (2-3 metre) hollow waves...
After the second stop of the 2014 Rip Curl GromSearch, at Kewalo Basin on Oahu, the line is busy with talk of young Hawaiian champions. Talk of how the best from Kewalos will go on to the National Final at Trestles, and possibly the International Final at an undisclosed, world-class wave later this year. Talk of how from there, they’re likely to go on to world-class careers. If one thing is worthy of so much talk, it’s the future. No need to dial, these kids beat you to it.
Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014
Schedule: Round 5 (Heats 1-4), Quarterfinals, Semifinals
Conditions: Double overhead surf at Supertubes
Joel Parkinson (AUS) exploded out of the gates, catching a brilliant wave on the buzzer. On his way to a big score, though, he couldn’t exit a tight barrel on the inside. Fanning on the very next wave found a double barrel and sweetened the ride with powerful carves, to post an excellent 9.00 and take an early lead...FOR THE VIDEOS and Photos and Full Scoops hit up ASP HERE
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