February 2013

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Mick Fanning // Only One

February 28th, 2013 by John Zanussi

A years worth of Mick Fanning free-surfing around the globe condensed into three minutes. More »

Boards

Kelly Slater’s Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Quiver

February 28th, 2013 by John Zanussi

The buzz around whether or not Kelly Slater would be retiring dropped off not long after the 2012 tour ended. The Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast is just around the corner and with Kelly’s name listed in the heat match-ups and the quiver preview by Channel Islands it’s safe to say that Kelly will be competing this year. Check out what he’ll be riding at Snapper Rocks. More »

California Tubes

February 28th, 2013 by John Zanussi

Three and a half minutes of pure Californian goodness. Featuring Timmy Curran, Dane Reynolds, Nathaniel Curran, Chad Compton, Logan Rauhut, Matt McCabe, Mike McCabe, Kellen Ellison, Chad Compton, Sean Hayes, Carter Slade, Taylor Curran,  and more. More »

Contests

Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Heat Match-Ups

February 28th, 2013 by John Zanussi

The first contest of the 2013 tour, the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast, officially starts this weekend. With the waiting period set to run from March 2nd to March 13th we’ll be sure to see the world’s best throw down at Snapper Rocks, Australia. The preliminary forecasts are looking like there will be some decent waves for the first couple days with some more swell for the future. We’ll see some new names in the water this time around including rookies Nat Young and Glenn. All 12 heat match-ups of the first round are set and you can view them below. More »

Australia’s Surfing Life Presents 20-20

February 28th, 2013 by John Zanussi

With a quiver including a 5-foot single fin, boards made out from cork and everything twin, quad and thruster in-between Nick Carroll absconded to the Telo Islands with Ryan Callinan and Heath Joske. Their mission? To put the crafts through their paces. More »

Features, Photography

Rip Curl Pro Puerto Rico Freesurf (19 Photos)

February 27th, 2013 by John Zanussi

The waves at Jobos never really turned on for the Rip Curl Pro Puerto Rico but during one of the lay days other parts of PR were firing. In fact, on one particular day you didn’t have to travel very far from the contest site to find perfect waves. Luckily for us (and now you) our photographer friend Mohammed Raoof got in the water and snapped the following water-shots of the freesurf sesh that took place. More »

Jaws Wipeout

February 27th, 2013 by John Zanussi

Tom Dosland gets worked real good at Jaws on December 31st, 2012. More »

Ladies, Surfer News

Laura Enever Signs With Billabong Surf Team

February 27th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

Billabong welcomed Laura Enever to its pro surf team today just in time for the start of the 2013 ASP Women’s World Tour on March 2. Hailing from North Narrabeen, Australia, Enever is ranked eighth in the world at just 21 years old. More »

Jamie O’Brien // Nias & Hawaii

February 26th, 2013 by John Zanussi

Jamie O’Brien’s surfing and Led Zeppelin is a something I’d like to see/hear a lot more of. More »

Photo of the Day

Bizarre Nazaré

February 26th, 2013 by John Zanussi

This is just ridiculous. Nazaré, Portugal. More »

Frothy Lip // #No Filter Trailer

February 22nd, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

Ironically adopting the same title as Fox’s surf movie from last year, FrothyLip #NoFilter is set to be released this summer. The trailer, shown here, highlights some of Rob Kelly’s heats from the Rip Curl Pro Puerto Rico at Jobos last week, as well as some of his free surfing sessions. Take a look and watch the New Jersey native rip up some Puerto Rican drainers. More »

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