Photo:Medina © ASP/Robertson
Surf News, 5 June, Tavarua, Fiji - Gabriel Medina has won ASP Men's World Championship Tour event, the Fiji Pro in 3-to-5 foot surf at the primary venue of Cloudbreak. Medina logged a 18.40 heat score against Nat Young's 14.77 in an electric final which included Medina's near perfect 9.87....Full report coming.
This last weekend, May 31 - June 1 at Kewalos Basin in Honolulu, HI, noRep Boardshorts hosted the first of a 3 event series dedicated to giving Hawaii pro surfers their very own local contest.It is surprising that Hawaii - the surf capital of the world - has no events to give local surfers a chance to qualify to major ASP events. Nelson Ahina III is one of the best long boarders in the world and if he wants to qualify for the World Longboard Tour, he needs to travel to Japan for a qualifier! Not to mention local surfers that can’t enter the Triple Crown because they can’t travel to the qualifying events....
Comp started around 1 pm HI time. Plus catch
10 questions with Kelly Slater by Dave Prodan
1 June, Kelly Slater has been surfing's "next best thing" for the past three decades. It's an accolade that has been earned both in and out of the jersey and an accomplishment that is unprecedented in all of sports. Now the 11-time World Champ heads to Fiji donning the yellow jersey once more. During the brief intermission between the Billabong Rio Pro and the Fiji Pro, Slater spoke with ASP about the road to Tavarua and lent some musings on the Tour and the surf culture at large...ASP GO Here
Born and bred on the North Shore of John John Florence, Jabour and company push each other to the limit in waves of consequence—and have loads of fun in the small stuff. , , Kiron Jabour is what you’d call a “2 to 20” surfer, meaning he can surf in anything from 2-foot slop to 20-foot widow-makers. It’s an elite club, and read like a who’s who of the surf . Running with a crew led by
When Laird’s publicist called us up and asked if we’d like to talk to Laird about his new StandUp Paddle line (he just left Australia after a week of promotion) we couldn’t help ourselves. So many questions! So many questions revolving around the word WHY. Why!??!?
But it turns out there’s rhyme to his reason, and Laird’s got bigger and better plans then we foresaw. This is how we got there.
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