In the next week, the world champion of women’s professional surfing will be crowned. After a 5 year hiatus in which the women’s ASP tour lacked sponsorship, it’s great to see that it’s back on the schedule and with various numbers of sponsors. Now called the Target Maui Pro, presented by Schick Hydro Silk, it’s […]
Women’s Surfing World Champion to Be Crowned at Target Maui Pro—Event Is Back After 5 Years
Sally Fitzgibbons Claims Victory at theFiji Women’s Pro Surfing on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP Women’s World Championship Tour
An epic Finals day at the Fiji Women’s Pro, Stop No. 5 on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT), saw Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) reign supreme and claim victory after a day of pumping surf at Cloudbreak. She went head-to-head with five-time ASP Women’s World Champion Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) in their first […]
How Surfing Is Going Through Its Own “Arab Spring”—From Bobby Martinez Getting Booted to Questions about the ASP World “City” Tours to Lack of Women’s Sponsorship— The Soul of Surfing Under the Spotlight
In the past few years it seems we’ve been writing more and more about the sport of surfing and not necessarily because of its soulful nature and attraction among youth culture, but because of the complex business issues surrounding the industry. Now, hitting mainstream Los Angeles this week, a poignant article by Tibby Rothman was […]
Tough Times for Pro Women Surfers with No Vans Triple Crown Series, Low Prize Purses, Plus Who’s Confirmed for 2012 ASP Tour
The Triple Crown in Hawaii is ramping up as the final stage for surfing competition, but this year, there are no women’s events. What this means for the state of surfing.
Nike U.S. Open of Surfing Wraps-up with Kelly Slater and Sally Fitzgibbons Claiming First Places
500,000 people descended on Huntington Beach, CA last weekend for the finals of mainland America’s biggest surfing competition.