After 31 years of holding the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave surf event on the North Shore of Ohau, this year in 2016, was the biggest Eddie in history with waves up to 60 feet high and the biggest crowds ever. On February 25, 2016, John John Florence (HAW) brought a new […]
The Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave World Surf League Event Brings Gathering of the Tribes, Top Surfers in the World, on Waves Up to 60 Feet
Quiksilver Eddie Aikau Big Wave Event Called ON, Most Prestigious Surf Event on World’s Biggest Waves Begins; Kelly Slater in the Line-up
It’s a big day, literally, for the surfing world today, Wednesday, February 10, 2016, as the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau, a WSL Specialty Event, is called ON at the world-renowned Waimea Bay. This will be the ninth time this prestigious event has ever run in its storied, 31-year history. The best big wave […]
30th Annual Quiksilver In Memory of the Eddie Aikau Invitees Announced
Big wave season is getting underway in Hawaii as noted by the highly anticipated announcement of this year’s invitees to the 30th annual Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau event at Waimea Bay, on the North Shore. This winter, big wave riding celebrates a special milestone with the 30th annual Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie […]
Surf Round-up: Kelia Moniz Wins Swatch Pro China Longboard Title; Second Jewel of Vans Triple Crown Kicks-off on North Shore; Nike Pulls-out of Surf; Quiksilver Edie Aiku Opens; RedBull Jaws Underway
Tis the season for big waves across some of the hottest surf spots in the world, and with it comes major action in beautiful competitive settings among the world’s top surfers. First, Kelia Moniz won the ASP Women’s World Longboard Title at the Swatch Girls Pro in Wanning, Hainan Island, China last week, November 25, […]
Billabong Pipe Masters In Memory of Andy Irons Underway in Biggest Surf Ever, Plus Opening Ceremony for Eddie Aikau, ASP 2012 Surf Tour Schedule and What to Expect
Epic waves for kick-off of the Billabong Pipe Masters, North Shore of Oahu. Photo by ASP/Cestari. The final stop of the ASP (Association for Surfing Professionals) World Title Series and the crowned jewel of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing always ends at the infamous break Banzai Pipeline in Oahu’s North Shore. This year, the […]
Mavericks Gets New Organizer-Surfers and Photogs
The legendary big-wave competition at Half Moon Bay has had its fair share of leadership controversy, but perhaps now, it’s on the right path.
Big Wave Surfing’s Legendary Event The Eddie Aikau by Quiksilver Goes Off in Macking 50-foot Waves, Stoking Fans, Sponsors, Media
Oahu’s North Shore is getting pummeled by monster surf, launching the Eddie Aikau, producing big swells for the women’s Billabong Pro, and gearing up for the Billabong Pipeline Masters -the final event of the Vans Triple Crown.
Surfing Round-up: $1,000,000 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Gets Underway; Big-Wave Event Eddie Aikau Invites Announced; ASP Europe President Argues for”Free” Surfing Competition Changes
It’s big wave season which means time for the most prestigious surf competitions among global pros, sponsorship opportunities, and announcements in competition formats for 2010 effecting the industry.
Surfing’s Evolution as a Sport and Lifestyle Has Changed Again: Label Networks Examines Who Loves Surfing; Who Doesn’t (and Why); Plus Viewership Patterns, Size of Market, Top Surf Brands, New Opportunities
While the best big surf events tend to happen in the Northern Hemisphere’s winter months, such as the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing series including the Reef Hawaiian Pro, O’Neill World Cup, Roxy Pro, Billabong Pipeline Masters, Billabong Women’s Pro and Quicksilver’s big-wave Eddie Aikau (all in Hawaii), and Maverick’s Big Wave Surf Competition in Half Moon Bay, surfing tends to be on the “consumer” radar more so in the summer obviously, when people head to the beach, regardless of often flat surf conditions.