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Billabong Pro Tahiti 2011 Wipeouts

August 22nd, 2012 by John Zanussi

While we wait for the Billabong Pro Tahiti to start again why don’t you check out these wipeouts from last year’s comp. More »

Wipeout Wednesday – Billabong Pipe Masters

December 14th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Nothing like watching the world’s best wipeout at Pipeline during the final day of the Billabong Pipe Masters. More »

Contests

Kieren Perrow Wins Billabong Pipe Masters

December 12th, 2011 by John Zanussi

It only took the first three days of the twelve day waiting period to complete the 2011 Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons. This event was easily the most exciting event of the entire year. The waves pumped for three straight days and the world’s best surfed their asses off. Australian Kieren Perrow, who made it all the way to the finals at last year’s Pipe Masters finally got a win at a world tour event after being on tour for 9 years by defeating fellow Aussie Joel Parkinson in the finals. More »

Contests

Billabong Pipe Masters Day 2 Results

December 10th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Day two of the Billabong Pipe Masters was just as good if not better than day one. Rounds three, four, and five were all completed and the quarterfinal matchups are set. If you missed any of it we’ve got the results, highlights and photos from yesterday’s action. More »

Contests

Billabong Pipe Masters Day 1 Results

December 9th, 2011 by John Zanussi

What a day! You couldn’t have asked for better conditions for the first day of the Billabong Pipe Masters. 10-15 feet waves showed up at Pipeline yesterday and there were some very exciting round 1 and round 2 heats. This post has everything you need to get caught up on all of yesterday’s action including video highlights, 24 photos, results from rounds 1 & 2 and the matchups for round 3. More »

Contests, Surfer News

Mick Fanning Withdraws From 2011 Billabong Pipe Masters

November 28th, 2011 by John Zanussi

According to Tracks Magazine, Mick Fanning won’t be competing at the last event of the 2011 ASP World Tour which is the highly anticipated Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons. Unlike most of the world’s top surfers, Fanning still hasn’t traveled to Hawaii for the winter surf season and is still at home in New South Wales, Australia. The reason for Mick’s withdrawal is an apparent neck injury. More »

Surfer News

Kelly Slater Hasn’t Officially Won 11 Yet

November 4th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Either someone from the ASP isn’t good at math or their computers aren’t working properly because it looks like the newly crowned ASP world champ, Kelly Slater, hasn’t actually won his 11th world title yet. More »

Contests, Surfer News

Kelly Slater Wins 11th World Title

November 3rd, 2011 by John Zanussi

Yesterday was a huge day for the surfing world for two reasons: We remembered the loss of one of surfing’s greats of Andy Irons as he passed away a year ago yesterday. And by making it through his round 3 heat at the Rip Curl Pro Search 2011, Kelly Slater took a large enough lead in the points rankings that he was declared the 2011 ASP world champion, making it his 11th time being declared the champ. More »

Contests

Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco is On

November 1st, 2011 by John Zanussi

We’re back — and so is the ASP World Tour! After a couple of weeks since the last contest in Portugal, the pros are stateside and surfing in Ocean Beach, San Francisco, as part of the 2011 Rip Curl Pro Search. Today is the first of the twelve day waiting period and the contest officials are wasting no time as the round 1 heats are on right now. With a building NW swell in the water and variable wind conditions it looks pretty fun, and there is more swell on tap for the next couple of days. All the round 1 heat matchups and the link to watch the contest are below.  More »

Contests

Hurley Pro Trestles Round 1 Heat Matchups

September 18th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Today kicks off the first day of the seventh stop of the ASP World Tour and the first stop after the mid-year cutoff, the Hurley Pro Trestles. There have been some shakeups to the list of guys competitng at Trestles due to injuries, withdrawals and top alternates choosing not to surf. More »

Contests, Features, Photography

Quiksilver Pro New York Final Day Photos

September 11th, 2011 by John Zanussi

One of SURFBANG’s good friend, Tom LaGrassa was down in Long Beach for the final day of the Quiksilver Pro New York. Tom wasn’t just hanging out, he was also taking a ton of great photos of all the action. We hand-picked some of our favorite photos from the set and have them for your viewing pleasure below. More »

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