Friday, September 19, 2014 596-SURF , 596-WAVE , 922-BONG , 638-RUSH , 572-SURF(MAUI) , 241-SURF (KAUAI) , 324-RUSH (BIG ISLAND)
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Smith Claims First Season Event Win in Buzzer-Beater Final

3-to-5-footers at Lowers


John John Florence (HAW) vs. Jordy Smith (ZAF)

Jordy Smith opened his Final campaign on a tear, stringing together powerful hacks and a closeout tail-slide for a nine-pointer straight off the bat. John John Florence's answer -- a full rotation air followed by a full rotation closeout -- was heard loud and clear and the young Hawaiian found himself a midrange score away from overtaking the lead. But the South African was not ruffled, continuing to attack the lip for scores to keep Florence at bay and he held first position going into the second half of the heat.....


Jordy Smith beats John Florence to Win & Stephanie Gilmore wins the Swatcsh Pro! Wednesday's recap: John John breaks away at Hurley Pro

Full story coming.

Quarters are on. Men's and Women's Finals Day! Surf News Network, 18 September, 2014 - San Clemente in solid 3-4' SSW semi bumpy broken surf. Wednesday:  21-year-old John John Florence (HAW) surfed one of the most flawless heats in ASP history today, sealing a berth in tomorrow’s Quarterfinals and marking himself as the man to beat in the Hurley Pro at Trestles. His near-perfect two wave total of 19.73 eclipsed 11-time World Champion Kelly Slater (USA) and Adriano De Souza (BRA), and stands as the highest two-wave heat total of the competition...

Day 3 is LIVE for Wednesday. Tuesday recap: Big Names move into round 3 at Hurley Pro

Surf News Netork, 16 September, San Clemente - Brazilian Filipe Toledo (BRA) roared to life today, taking to the air and stealing the show during Round 2 of the Hurley Pro at Trestles with the highest scoring ride of the event so far: 9.83 points. After four consecutive lay days, competition resumed at fever pitch and the first eliminations were dealt.

Excellent overhead surf offered lengthy rides and saw strong performances by top seeds Gabriel Medina (BRA) and Kelly Slater (USA) to set the tone for what promises to be an event for the history books....


The surf and ocean community come together...

It is International Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday so we are upping it up a notch and cleaning for the whole fricken weekend!
To keep it basic, details as follows:
Meet at Makua Beach, look for the blue flags
Date: September 20th
9:30 AM Check in
10-12 Clean
12-3 Live Music, Games, Prizes, Keiki Activities (including a mermaid!), and more.....

After all the surf we've had...lets say Thanks together.

The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and preservation of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over 50,000 members and 63 chapters across the country and around the world. The Oahu Chapter has been working on issues of beach access, water quality, coastal preservation and plastic marine debris. For more information, go