The ASP, the world surf league, today announced that a swell system currently headed for Tahiti is expected to create waves up to 20-feet (6-metres) for the Billabong Pro -- Stop No. 7 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour. Live coverage of the event will be available at www.aspworldtour.com, showcasing the world’s best surfers facing historically dangerous waves in the battle for the world crown.
Jay Adams, the colorful rebel who helped transform skateboarding from a simple street pastime into one of the world's most spectacular sports with hair-raising stunts and an outsized personality to match, has died at age 53.
Adams died of a heart attack Thursday during a surfing vacation in Mexico with his wife and friends, his manager, Susan Ferris said Friday.