Surfing just got big news as the Big Wave World Tour (BWWT) is now a part of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) International starting with additional support in 2013 and a formal sanctioning in 2014. Total costs of the deal have not been disclosed. “We are very pleased to have finalized the deal between […]
Association of Surfing Professionals Aquires Big Wave World Tour
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, […]
Big Wave Surfer Laird Hamilton Teams-up with NRDC to Stop Ocean Damage with Campaign for Rio+20 Earth Summit
The NRDC and big wave surfer Laird Hamilton have collaborated on an effective campaign leading up to the Rio+20 Earth Summit June 22, 2012 to stop repairable ocean damage. This is an ongoing campaign, which started with the Peace Paddle, which took place earlier this year in Malibu, setting the Guinness Book of World Records […]
Big-Wave Surfing Taken to New Limits as Jaws Gets Ski-Surfed Instead of Surfed-Surfed
The progression of big-wave surfing has taken another leap as skier Chuck Patterson skis down the monster faces of Jaws in Maui.