14 December, 2012 "It's all over. it's done. it's surreal". Parko...the new World Champ and Pipe Master. The surf was less than perfect but still world class on most scales. The best surfed the heavy barrells with bravery.
Coming out on top after 4 runner ups over the last decade, Joel is wins most deserved. Joel Parkinson (AUS), 31, claimed his maiden ASP World Title today at the final stop of the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) season, by winning the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons. The Billabong Pipe Masters was also the third and final leg of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing series....
Jeff Hubbard (HAW) has won the 2012 IBA Encanto Pro in rampy 4-6 foot waves at Middles Beach today. The 2x World Champion defeated wildcard Ruben “Babby” Quinones (PR) in the final with a total heat score of 16.55 vs 12.70.
After the final Quinones was carried and cheered up the beach by his friends and fans as he flew the Puerto Rican flag with pride.
When asked about his road to the final, Hubbard explained: “I was in focus mode all day. I was trying not to think about the title race or be too distracted by Winnies performance. It was hard, because he was killing it.”
Welcome to the freshest edition of the ASP Weekly Pulse, where this week’s action-packed video newsletter begins with Taylor Jensen securing his second consecutive ASP World Longboard Title in China. In addition to the ASP WLT news, the ASP Weekly Pulse recaps Sebastian Zietz’s rampage to a Vans Triple Crown win and also gives an update on the ASP World Title scenario from the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons.
Gerry Lopez, aka Mr. Pipeline, is one of surfing's most highly sought-after gurus and we are ecstatic to welcome him to Surfer, The Bar, for the first time. Born and raised in Honolulu, Gerry made a seamless transition to the North Shore and by the early '70's was dominating at Pipeline.
The Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons has been called off for the day with small decreasing swell on offer at Pipeline.
Stop No. 10 of 10 on the ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), the Billabong Pipe Masters enjoyed classic conditions for the opening two days of the waiting period and event officials are anticipating a new swell to ignite the infamous reef later this week for a dramatic finish to competition.
Classic moment for a classic surfer Seabastian Zeitz being carried up the beach Sunday morning! He's 100,000 dollars richer to help with the 2013 World Champianship tour! Here's more on this new up and coming talent.
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Tom Curren is acknowledged as one of surfing’s true geniuses and a soulful original. Curren has played a variety of instruments since fifteen. His drumming, bass, guitar, singing and composition take a form that reflects his unique personality. Famously reclusive, his musical gift was only recognized—although highly regarded—among a small enclave of musical celebrities.
Kelly Slater, Stephanie Gilmore, and Dear Suburbia took home top honors tonight at the 42nd annual SURFER Poll Awards. For the third year running, the best surfers, filmmakers, and who's who of the surf world converged on Turtle Bay on the North Shore of Oahu for the Biggest Night is Surfing, where awards were presented to the top surfers, as voted by fans, as well as the best movies and performances of the year.
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