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Shark Attack on Reunion Island

February 24th, 2011 by John Zanussi

  About 2 weeks ago, we posted the 2010 International Shark Attack Report and absent from the list was the country of France. Looks like they will be making the list for 2011 as a surfer was attacked by a shark this past Saturday while surfing off the coast of Reunion Island. More »

Contests, Surfer News

Dane Reynolds Withdraws from Quiksilver Pro

February 24th, 2011 by John Zanussi

  Dane Reynolds, who finished 4th overall in the rankings last year will have to do some extra work in 2011 to keep himself in the running for a world title. Earlier this week, ASP reported that Dane has dropped out of the 2011 Quiksilver Pro on the Gold Coast because he is still recovering from knee surgery that he had in mid January. More »

Boards, Surfer News

Kelly’s Quiver for the 2011 Quiksilver Pro Snapper Rocks

February 23rd, 2011 by John Zanussi

Even though it wasn’t officially announced that Kelly Slater would be surfing on the 2011 tour, everyone kind of knew he was going to, especially with the way he reacted to the Quiksilver Pro in New York. But, according to his main board sponsord, Channel Islands, it is officially official (a little redudundent?).  Not only that, but they’re giving us a look into Mr. 10 time World Champ’s quiver for the first contest of the year. More »

Contests, Surfer News

Taylor Knox talks about Quiksilver Pro New York

February 1st, 2011 by John Zanussi

  Taylor Knox has been on the world tour for 17 years and he will be making it 18 when the 2011 season starts later this month. With that, it’s only right to hear the veteran’s thoughts on the Quiksilver Pro New York, that will take place this September. More »

Mags, Surfer News

Kelly Slater: Top 25 Coolest Athletes of All Time

January 29th, 2011 by John Zanussi

  It’s no surprise to see Kelly Slater on the cover of any surf magazine, especially now that he’s won his 10th world title. But the cover you can see him on in the month of February is a not your typical surf mag, it’s not a surf magazine at all. GQ Magazine has included Slates on it’s list of the 25 Coolest Athletes of All Time and with that given him the cover spot. More »

Contests, Surfer News

Top 34 Surfers Set for 2011 ASP World Tour

December 22nd, 2010 by John Zanussi

  With the 2010 ASP World Tour over and the start of the 2011 tour just two months away, I bet you’re all wondering what surfers made the cut. The ASP just released the list of the Top 34 surfers and there are a lot of familiar faces on the list along with some newbies. More »

Surfer News

An in-depth look into the life of Andy Irons

November 22nd, 2010 by John Zanussi

It’s no question that Andy Irons’ life was nothing short of an intense roller coaster that no one other then Andy fully understood. There is a ton of speculation about the official cause of his death and until the toxicology reports come back many people are still guessing. A recent story from Brad Melekian of Outside Magazine reveals a lot of events in A.I.’s life that were kept quiet until now and gives the rest of us a look into what was really going on in his life during the last years of his life. More »

Surfer News

Don’t Call it a Comeback: Joel Parkinson

November 21st, 2010 by John Zanussi

  Just over 4 months ago Joel Parkinson severely injured his heel while surfing at home in Australia and had his season literally cut short, less then a week before the Billabong Pro J-Bay was to start. In the time since his injury, he’s had surgery on his heel and has been working real hard to get back to competing with his friends and the rest of the world’s best. Joel probably was feeling good enough to surf in the Rip Curl Pro Search Puerto Rico but with no chance at finishing high in the rankings this year, he made the right move to hold off and continue his recovery. One event he was not going to miss out on was the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Being that Parko is the defending champion for the past two years, you know he wanted to be in top form for this event and try and make it 3 years in a row. More »

Surfer News

R.I.P. Andy Irons

November 2nd, 2010 by John Zanussi

The surfing world was shocked today as the news of the death of 3 time World Champion, Andy Irons made it’s way into the media. More »

Surfer News

Joel Parkinson Injury Update

August 3rd, 2010 by John Zanussi

I’m sure you guys remember the gnarly cut to the heel that took Joel Parkinson down days before the J-Bay contest right? Well if you don’t you can relive the events here. A few days after the injury, Parko made a statement saying he’d be back and ready to go for the Teahupo’o contest which starts a few weeks from now, on August 23rd. Surfing Magazine just posted an interview they held with Joel which has info about his recovery and when we can expect him back on tour. More »

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