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Epic Kirra

March 14th, 2013 by John Zanussi

We got a good glimpse of how good Kirra has become again during the final day of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast but the next day it got even better. Looks like this once famous break is back to it’s old ways of being epic. More »

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Kelly Slater Wins 2013 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

March 13th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

If you happened to miss finals day at the 2013 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast, you should be kicking yourself. Following a series of uneventful lay days at Snapper Rocks, the contest moved down to Kirra for its abundant, near-perfect, spitting barrels and a series of finals that kept everyone on the edge of their seat. It was in Kirra’s classically hollow tubes that Kelly Slater ousted Joel Parkinson and snatched the first victory of the season. More »

Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Round Five/Quaters Highlights & Results

March 12th, 2013 by John Zanussi

The Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover, the opening stop on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), completed Round 5 as well as the Quarterfinals today in clean three-to-four foot (1.5 metre) waves at Snapper Rocks, narrowing the field down to the Final Four and setting up for tomorrow’s finish. More »

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Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Highlights & Results

March 11th, 2013 by John Zanussi

The Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover completed Rounds 3 and 4 today as the world’s best surfers did battle with one another amidst building two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at the primary venue of Snapper Rocks. The opening stop on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast has narrowed the original 36-man field down to the final 12 with the potential to finish as soon as tomorrow. More »

Roxy Pro Gold Coast Day 3 Highlights

March 7th, 2013 by John Zanussi

The Roxy Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover, the opening stop on the 2013 ASP Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT), completed the Quarterfinals this morning in challenging barrels at the backup venue of Kirra. More »

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Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Round 1 Recap

March 5th, 2013 by John Zanussi

In case you missed any of the action from the first day of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast at Snapper Rocks we’ve got everything you need to get caught up right here. Video highlights, round 1 heat results, round 2 match-ups, and photos. More »

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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 »

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 »

Julian Wilson // Summer Daze

February 5th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

Julian Wilson is back on the Sunny Coast and taking to the air, landing massive punts and tail whips. I mean, we all knew his free surfing was impeccable, but he’s looking strong and I think after last year, he might be able to start moving up the ranks in competition. Could this be his year? Could he be in the battle for the world title? More »

ABYSS Trailer // Billabong Surf Movie

January 17th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a major surf movie from Billabong. It released “Blow Up” in 2011, but hasn’t really done anything substantial since then, probably due to severe financial woes. “ABYSS,” set to be released in March, follows Margaret River’s up-and-coming aerial surfer Creed McTaggart as he plays in the hostile waters of the Indian Ocean off the coast of Western Australia. Apparently, this is going to be one dark, trippy surf movie, especially since the entire thing is set to a crazy 10 minute song by psychedelic rock band Sleepy Sun. More »

Tame Impala- Jay Davies

October 19th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

Jay Davies goes mental at his home break in Yallingup, Western Australia. Pay attention to the rotation and insane landing around the 0:36 mark. More »

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