Check out this up and comer from Hanalei. He's doin' his own production vids and havin' a blast just being in and outta the water. But it all surrounds surfing. He's been out in the line up everyday since 2010 and competes about once a month. Quite the focus and ambition for someone this age. Good goin' Ryder...keep ridin' ...Aloha, Gq SNN chief surfin officer
After much anticipation, The 2013 Quiksilver Ceremonial Chile presented by Subaru was unable to run as scheduled on Tuesday, June 4th on the beaches at Punta de Lobos, Chile. The forecast had originally projected a 15-foot swell, but the surf ultimately did not reach the necessary heights.
The Hawaii Surf Team will be competing against the top amateur surfers from over 40 countries on 6 continents in the ISA World Junior Surfing Championship. The team will be competing to defend their World Title from Panama, 2012. The ISA World Junior Surfing Championship will take place in Jiquiliste Beach in Tola, Nicaragua June 8-‐ 16.
Jamie O'Brien is back, and this time he has a Limousine and some new adventures to get down with.
First, there was Who Is JOB?, the bizarre and awesome 2010 Jamie O'Brien biopic. Luckily, for those who wanted more, we were gifted the follow-up series, Who Is JOB? 2.0. And now, since you can't stop the music, we now have Who Is JOB? 3.0.
Shane Patrick Dorian has accomplished much as a waterman in his 40 years; from winning a Hawaiian state title and pushing the paddle-in limits on the North Shore’s outer reefs to contending for world titles, capturing prestigious big wave awards and staring in major motion pictures. For his myriad achievements, Dorian joins fellow surfers Skip Frye and Rick “Rockin Fig” Fignetti as an inductee into the 2013 class of the Surfers’ Hall of Fame on Friday, July 26 at 10 a.m. in front of Huntington Surf & Sport.
The Volcom Fiji Pro relocated to the flawless lefthander of Restaurants today for an incredible 17 heats of competition, running the remainder of Round 1, Round 2 and the first three heats of Round 3 in perfect six-to-eight foot (2 metre) barrels. Stop No. 4 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), today’s Volcom Fiji Pro hosted a bevy of amazing performances from the ASP Top 34, led by a near-perfect heat from young Hawaiian John John Florence (HAW), 20...
Most harrowing bodyboarding wipeout ever? Dan Ryan's epic thumping at Teahupoo featured in slow-motion video; he did not stand much of a chance, but earned lots of respect for trying. by Pete Thomas. May 13 was an epic day at Teahupoo, a Tahitian surf break that’s notoriously hollow and dangerous when a giant swell slams the region. To see how hollow, watch as bodyboarder Dan Ryan air-drops in one of the most harrowing wipeouts you might ever witness, in RED Epic slow-motion footage released this week by Greg Huglin (best-viewed in HD).
Mitch Coleborn © ASP/Scholtz
Upsets Unfold in Cloudbreak Barrels for Round 1 of Volcom Fiji Pro
3 June...Opening day of the Volcom Fiji Pro, stop No. 4 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), kicked off in firing four-to-six foot (2 – 2.5 metre) barrels at Cloudbreak today, completing the opening 10 heats of the non-elimination Round 1. The first day of competition saw several upsets unfold, as a slew of top seeds went down to the underdogs.
Mitch Coleborn (AUS), 26, returning Volcom Fiji Pro wildcard and winner of the recent ASP Prime event in Brazil, was deadly in the Cloudbreak lineup, earning the first perfect 10 point ride of competition. Coleborn locked into a flawless wave seconds after the start of his heat and drove through two heaving barrel sections to earn the score. The Sunshine-coaster would back up the ride with an excellent 9.33, taking the day’s high heat total of 19.33 out of 20....
Perfect but inconsistent 4-6' surf greet and treat the boys on tuesday Fiji time (22 hours ahead).
3 June, 2013 : Tavarua/Fiji -- Round 1 of the Volcom Fiji Pro has been called ON this morning with the opening heats commencing at 10:30am in clean and building four-to-six foot waves at the primary venue of Cloudbreak...2 miles away from the the Island.
Event No. 4 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), the Volcom Fiji Pro has attracted the world’s best surfers to the idyllic Fijian atolls of Tavarua and Namotu to do battle at the world-renowned breaks of Cloudbreak and Restaurants fas the hunt for this year’s world surfing crown resumes....
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