Jenny Kalmbach is one of the world's leading stand-up paddle racers and adventurers. After moving from Costa Rica and Canada to Hawaii island in 2005, Jenny discovered the sport of SUP and set off on a trajectory that has re-shaped her life. Her titles include the coveted Battle of the Paddle world championship race, the prestigious 32-mile Molokai to Oahu race, and 2011 SUP Female Paddler of the Year. But her greatest accomplishment so far has been a 300-mile stand-up paddle journey linking all of the Hawaiian Islands...
Dillon Perillo (USA), 23, has won the ASP 6-Star Los Cabos Open of Surf over Beyrick De Vries (ZAF), 20, compliments of a dominant performance in clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at Zippers.
Perillo wasted little time in the Final, posting an 8.67 and 8.47 for an eclectic mix of committed forehand maneuvers, immediately placing De Vries in a combination situation. Perillo turned up the intensity as the heat progressed, unloading the highest single-wave score of the event of 9.57 for an explosive three-turn combination, solidifying his first major ASP Men’s victory.
The ASP 6-Star Los Cabos Open of Surf saw the event’s top performers take to the water today, completing the Round of 24 in clean two-to-four foot waves at Zippers.
Stop No. 2 of 4 on the ASP North America Series, the inaugural Los Cabos Open of Surf is the biggest ASP event in Mexican history and the event has seen some amazing performances from some world-class talent.
Surfing sells. Brewmasters know this and style some of their beers accordingly, but how do the surf-themed suds go down after a long session? I decided to take one for the team and engage in a personal tasting of a smorgasbord of beers, all of which had surfy names, or pictures of surfboards on the label, or some other means of cozying up to surfing’s marketability. These five were the champions of my grueling taste test.
In the second episode of Who is JOB 3.0, Jamie and Poopies build their most ingenius invention yet: a winch slip & slide. Then it's time for Jamie to compete in his biggest contest of the year, the Pipeline Masters.
19 June, 2013 : - - The Oakley Pro Bali recommenced this morning in clean four-to-six foot (1.5 – 2 metre) waves at Keramas. The fifth stop on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), the Oakley Pro Bali opened up this morning’s action with four heats of the elimination Round 2 before halting for a tidal readjustment and then completing Heats 5 through 10 late afternoon.
After yesterday’s blistering opening round featuring a number of high-profile upsets, today’s action witnessed the top seeds regain control, winning nine from 10 heats, in the high-performance perfection of the Keramas righthanders...
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18 June, 2013 : Keramas, Bali -- Round 1 of the Oakley Pro Bali was completed today in rippable three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at the primary venue of Keramas. The Oakley Pro Bali recommences this year’s hunt for the elite ASP World Title and the new venue of Keramas delivered major upsets and mammoth scores throughout the opening 12 heats of the event.
Reigning ASP World Champion Joel Parkinson (AUS), 32, 11-time ASP World Champion and current ASP WCT No. 1 Kelly Slater (USA), 41, as well as perennial threat Taj Burrow (AUS), 35, were all victims of close Round 1 losses today and have been relegated to the elimination Round 2 when competition resumes....
Following an amazing Final Day of great waves and exciting surfing performances, the 2013 DAKINE ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Presented by Billabong officially closed. Team Australia is the new ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Gold Medal Team and winners of the Team Champion Trophy.
Today was a critical day of competition at the 2013 Dakine ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Presented by Billabong. After a day filled with Qualifying and Repechage heats, every heat is more important than ever. If one country loses one athlete, it can mean the end to their Gold Medal dreams.
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