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Author Archives: Gary Kewley

CSO (Chief Surfing Officer) of SNN (Surf News Network). Reporting surf for over 3 decades for the Aloha State.

Lay Day Called at Billabong Pipe Masters…Poor conditions on declining 8′ NNW.

Much better and much bigger NW surf lining up for Tuesday and/or Wednesday for an Epic showdown…SNN Next Call: Saturday, December 14, at 7:00 a.m. …Read More »

Paige Alms & Billy Kemper…

 …Win cbdMD Jaws Big Wave Championships Alms Earns Historic Third Win at Jaws Kemper Claims Unprecedented Fourth Pe’ahi Title Palmateer and Walsh Break Through to …Read More »

Jordy Smith and Filipe Toledo Knocked out…

   ….of World Title Race at Billabong Pipe Masters Final Three World Title Contenders Left Standing: Ferreira, Medina, Andino Kelly Slater Finds Perfection at Backdoor, …Read More »

The Billabong Pipeline Masters Day2 starts 8am Wednesday…Rnd32…overlapping 50min Heats…

Buoys are way up on the new 15 sec NNW at 6-10′ (2nd reefers at Pipe). The swell has yet to organize…the NW Buoy is …Read More »

Billabong Pipe Masters: Medina Attacks Opening Round, Wildcard Kemper Challenges Ferreira…

World Title Contenders on Track in Opening Round of Billabong Pipe Masters John John Florence Returns to Competition, Advances to Round of 32 Alongside Kelly …Read More »

BILLY KEMPER MAKES IT AN HISTORIC 4 on this December 12th…. Pe’ahi delivers 20-25′ even some 30′ sets!

Congrats to Paige Alms for winning her 3rd Title! MAUI & PE’AHI RULE…at the cbdMD Jaws Big Wave Championships FULL STORY ON THE WAY…. Pictured: Big …Read More »

Billy Kemper and Imaikalani deVault Claim Wildcard Spots…

 ….into the Billabong Pipe Masters High Surf Adv level NW-NNW fills in to overlap Monday’s fading  NW for some insane Backdoor and lefts in the …Read More »

Holding Period for 2019 Billabong Pipe Masters Opened Monday

  …Poor direction caused the event to be postponed. New real decent 15sec double overhead NW fills in all day Monday… Likely to Jump-start Competition …Read More »

Honolua Blomfield Wins Her Second WSL World Longboard Championship in Taiwan

Blomfield wins the Title after clinching the Taiwan Open for the second time Brasilian Rodrigo Sphaier (BRA) wins Men’s Taiwan Open of Surfing Taylor Jensen (USA) …Read More »

Justin Quintal Claims 2019 WSL World Longboard Championship

Floridian Quintal Takes Maiden World Title in pumping surf in Taiwan Women’s World title to be decided tomorrow at The Left Stage set for epic …Read More »

THE EDDIE AIKAU BIG WAVE INVITATIONAL OPENING CEREMONY…

….10 AM ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5 AT WAIMEA BAY

DK and Shaun Walsh—Watching Over Giants

45 sec max…then…you’re out Elite ambassadors, surfers and identical twins, DK and Shaun Walsh, reflect on the connections that motivated them so they could become …Read More »

The 2019 Surfer Awards from the Turtle Bay Resort…

….will be televised LIVE on Spectrum SURF Channel 10/1020HD the evening of Thursday, December 5th @ 8pm HST. This Surfer Awards is an annual celebration …Read More »

Jack Robinson Wins Vans World Cup of Surfing…

…Qualifies for Championship Tour • Morgan Cibilic 2019 Vans Triple Crown Rookie • Second Final for Ethan Ewing, Big Advantage on Vans Triple Crown Race • Billabong …Read More »

Carissa Moore Claims Fourth Surfing World Title…

Stephanie Gilmore Takes Fifth lululemon Maui Pro Event Win… Tyler Wright Makes Triumphant Return to Competition with Runner-Up Finish at Honolua Bay First Eight Provisional …Read More »

220pm…STEPHANIE GILMORE WINS AT HONOLUA AGAIN!

…THE 2019 LULULEMON MAUI PRO CHAMP! THE WINNING-EST SURFER EVER AT THIS ICONIC VENUE. Full Story on the way… 10am: Carissa Moore is our new …Read More »

Lakey Peterson Falls Out of World Title Race…

 …at lululemon Maui Pro Lakey Peterson’s World Title Dreams Cut Short by Tyler Wright in R/16 Carissa Moore and Caroline Marks Ready for World Title …Read More »

Carissa Moore Qualifies for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

HONOLUA BAY, Maui, Hawaii/USA (Sunday, December 1, 2019): Carissa Moore (USA) has qualified through the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) to represent USA …Read More »

Kelly Slater Tames Unruly Sunset at Vans World Cup Day 3

Vans Triple Crown Race Wide Open with Morais Out Two-Time Winner Ezekiel Lau Powers into Final Day   Pictured: Kelly Slater (USA) locks in for an …Read More »

John Florence’s 9 point and above rides just in 2017

This never gets old. Lets hope for  more 9+ Rides at Pipe and 2020… Footage courtesy of WSL

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