The heart of Californian surfing and the birth of the modern wetsuit by Jack O'Neill. Santa Cruz offers classic surf in iconic surf peaks. The best surfers in the world are coming to town, in the O'Neill's 60th anniversary.
Whoa, looks like Sunday will have to be the day and itll still be BIG stuff for the Menehune Champs.
Our Menehune Keiki are well loved...thanks to all who make it possible! We'll see you out in Paradise!
We start at 8am with Long boards Saturday in 1-2' surf...perfect. Plus, the awesome, ever popular 'Kokua Division' is on standby for a possible 11am start (this year we have 125 keiki 6 years and under with their Parents).
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After what seemed like an eternity, the Karsten Thot bridge is officially reopened, thus disproving the previous belief that the Department of Transportation hates surfers. Why would anyone feel this way?...Probably because as soon as North Shore starts turning on, and surfers want to head up country to surf, frothing after this exceptionally lackluster of a summer, the DOT closed 1 of 2 main arteries into the country, creating a traffic headache for those both country and town bound. It didn't really thin out the crowds, it just made the commute significantly longer.
Julian Wilson Wins Rip Curl Pro Portugal
October 19th, 2012 – Julian Wilson (AUS), 23, has claimed his maiden ASP World Championship Tour victory today, besting a rampaging Gabriel Medina (BRA), 18, in the dying seconds of the historic Final to take out the Rip Curl Pro Portugal.
Stop No. 8 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, the Rip Curl Pro Portugal played host to pivotal moments in the hunt for the 2012 ASP World Title, culminating in dramatic fashion today between the two young superstars.
Surf News October, 2012 : - - DC Surfing is proud to present Free For All, the latest DC film starring Craig Anderson, Mitch Coleborn Dillon Perillo and Ry Craike. Shot over one week in Indonesia during this year’s team trip, at 8 minutes and 40 seconds this short film features a lot of hi-fi action footage with no filler, like the good old days of surf videos. The crew scored back-to-back swells and they surfed for hours on end from sun up to sun down getting some amazing clips in the process.
Kelly Slater © ASP/Kirstin
Rip Curl Pro Portugal Drama Goes Down in Thumping Supertubos
Surf News, 18 October, 2012 : The Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, has been called ON this morning. Rounds 4 and 5 as well as the Quarterfinals are on standby.
'It’s a solid four-to-six feet (1 – 1.5 metres) out there this morning and we’ll be commencing at 8:15am,' Rich Porta, ASP International Head Judge, said. 'It’s a bit rough, but there are some good sections and we anticipate a full day of competition. Round 3 is pau and Rounds 4 and 5 as well. Quarterfinals...
In this intimate portrayal of the relationship between surfing and the soul, Bear Woznick, along with cowriter Lou Aronica, shares his deep knowledge of the sport along with his spiritual vision on every page of DEEP IN THE WAVE.
An extremely accomplished waterman, Bear, who calls the sunny shores of Waikiki home, melds his decades of experience in the lineup with his own spiritual quest. Running the gauntlet of experiences a surfer can have, DEEP IN THE WAVE uses surfing as a metaphor to explain Bear’s special relationship with spirituality and God.
From taking you inside the shaping bay to accompanying the author as he describes the wave of his life, Bear’s portrayal of the beauty and power of the ocean is an inspiring one that truly showcases the profound meaning surfing has had on his life. Instead of standing on the shore with our toes dug into the surf, Bear takes us into the lineup—into the impact zone—to watch and wait, and, if need be, to paddle hard to survive....
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