December 2012

Photo of the Day

Santa Claus Surfing the Pier

December 21st, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

Santa Claus shows his great form as he hangs five on his technicolored log. Merry Christmas from SURFBANG! More »

Photo of the Day

Joel Parkinson Wins ASP World Title And Pipe Masters

December 15th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

Parko was all smiles after winning the Billabong Pipe Masters and locking in his ASP World Title over Kelly Slater. Congrats Parko! It’s been a long time coming. Yewwww! More »

Sally Fitzgibbons Lands First Air Reverse

December 15th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

This week’s video from the Red Bull Web series, “Sally Stories,” outlines Sally’s struggle with learning the all important air reverse. Women’s surfing is progressing at a rapid rate. Though it’s a grueling task to perfect an air, most women are now training to do aerials in competition. But practice makes perfect, and this video shows Sally landing her first air reverse in the wave pool at Wadi Adventure. More »

Billabong Pipe Masters Day 2 Highlights

December 12th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

It was another lay day for the Billabong Pipe Masters, but let’s not forget about all the action that happened on Day 2. Local Kauai native Sebastian “Seabass” Zietz won the Vans Triple Crown following his advance into Round 4 of the Pipe Masters. Seabass previously won at Haleiwa and took a third at Sunset. A surfer from Kauai has not won the coveted title of Triple Crown champion since Andy Irons. More »

Aftermath: Brett Barley and Jesse Hines Surf Hurricane Sandy

December 11th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

North Carolina got hit with some nice waves from Sandy. The Outer Banks were firing, delivering barrels galore. Watch Brett Barley and Jesse Hines in their SUPERBrand video, “Aftermath,” as they gobble up all the waves Sandy left in her wake. More »


Sally Stories: Red Bull Launches Sally Fitzgibbons Web Series

December 6th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

It seems like everyone’s getting a piece of Wadi Adventure Wave Pool in Dubai these days, and Sally Fitzgibbons is no exception. The Australian surfer recently launched a five-part web series with her sponsor, Red Bull. The series, “Sally Stories,” chronicles her journey from her loss in Huntington Beach at the US Open to her adventure in the United Arab Emirates. More »


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