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Mavericks Invitational 2013 Big Wave Contest

January 18th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

For the first time in three years, surfers will be able to compete at the legendary big wave break, Mavericks. The Mavericks Invitational is a one-day-only contest running on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 8 a.m. at Pillar Point in Half Moon Bay, Calif. There has not been a contest at Mavericks in quite some time due to a lack of “contest-worthy” conditions. However, in a press release, competitor Shawn Dollar said the  incoming swell looks insane! More »

Wave Pools

Kelly Slater Wave Company Preview

January 15th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

Surfers know exactly what tropical paradise looks like just from traveling to the most exotic locations. The Kelly Slater Wave Company aims to bring that to the masses. The company recently launched its website, revealing the ideas and innovative engineering behind the first ever circular wave pool designed for an endless surfing experience. More »

Kelly Slater And Angus Stone Collaborate On “Here And Now” Soundtrack

January 10th, 2013 by Samantha Rupert

If Kelly Slater decides to forego a 12th world title in 2013, he might have a promising music career–that is when he’s not busy with his wave pool project. I always imagined Kelly strumming along with a little ukelele watching the sets roll in, but I was unaware of his advanced music talents. Kelly teamed up with Australian folk singer, and fellow surfer, Angus Stone to lay tracks for Taylor Steele’s “Here And Now.” More »

Evan, Beau, and Slater in Portugal

October 17th, 2012 by John Zanussi

There have been quite a few lay days at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal but that doesn’t mean no one is surfing over there. With the help of Garrett McNamara on a jet ski Evan Geiselman, Beau Foster, and Kelly Slater find some heavy waves right before dark. If only the beach breaks around here got as gnarly as this. More »

Quiksilver Pro France 2012 Day 1 Highlights

September 29th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

It’s a lay day today at the Quik Pro France in Hossegor, but yesterday was pumping. Here’s a look at the highlights from Day 1’s competition and it’s all barrels, barrels, barrels. More »

Photo of the Day

Kelly Slater Flies Over New York

August 24th, 2012 by John Zanussi

Last year the world’s best surfers all arrived in New York for the most lucrative surf contest ever, the Quiksilver Pro New York. Late in the semifinals Kelly Slater had his back up against the wall to Taj Burrow and needed a huge score . In typical Kelly fashion, he boosted this huge air to net him a perfect 10 and move on to the finals. More »

Way Of The Ocean: Australia Trailer

August 23rd, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

As the first of a five part film series, “Way Of The Ocean: Australia,” explores the relationship man and ocean have through surfing. Director Matt Kleiner set out to highlight Australia’s beauty and obsession with surfing. In Australia, surfing is more than just a way of life and this 58-minute film highlights the connection. More »

Goofy Kelly Slater

August 14th, 2012 by John Zanussi

Ever wonder what it would look like if the world’s greatest surfer was a goofy foot? More »

Surfer News

Kelly Slater Career Stats Infographic

June 20th, 2012 by John Zanussi

Quiksilver has put together this massive infographic that highlights the super impressive stats that the 11 time world champ has racked up over his long and still on going surfing career. More »

Injured Kelly Slater Gets Shacked At Burleigh Heads

May 9th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

Despite pulling out of the Billabong Rio Pro this week due to a heel injury, Kelly Slater was on the Gold Coast getting barreled the last few days at Burleigh Heads. More »

Contests, Industry News

Slater Withdraws from Billabong Rio Pro

May 8th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

Kelly Slater was forced to withdraw from the third event on the world championship tour, the Billabong Rio Pro, due to a severe heel injury suffered on his recent trips to Java and Fiji. More »


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