It’s a wrap for the 2014 women’s surfing season with spectacular performances by the best women surfers in the world. In the final stage of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Tour, the Target Maui Pro, Carissa More took home the win. However the overall world champion was Stephanie Gilmore, claiming her 6th ASP World […]
Carissa Moore Wins Target Maui Pro, Stephanie Gilmore Claims 6th ASP World Surfing Title
Women’s Surfing World Champion to Be Crowned at Target Maui Pro—Event Is Back After 5 Years
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 […]
Surf Round-up: ASP Adds Maui as Final Venue for Women’s 2014 Tour; Activates Double-Hemisphere Big Wave World Tour for Optimal Swell
Women’s surfing just got a boost for 2014 with the announcement from the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) that an event in Maui has been added as the final stop on the 2014 ASP Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT). The event will be hosted in the world-famous Honolua Bay from November 24 through December 6, […]
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.
Billabong Pipeline Masters Wraps-up Pro Surf Season ’09 with Aussie Taj Burrow Winning $90,000; Aussie Stephanie Gilmore Winning Billabong Pro Maui for $25,000
Surfing wraps up its season amidst huge swells on the North Shore of Oahu and Maui providing loads of action for competitors, sponsors, and fans.
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.