The world of professional surfing has come to a close for 2014 with some of the best waves and competition in surfing history. Young guns such as Julian Wilson and Gabriel Medina are stepping-up, replacing surf pros like Mick Fanning and 11 time Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Champ Kelly Slater, and making way for […]
Surf Wrap-Up: Billabong Pipe Masters and Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Won by Julian Wilson; Gabriel Medina Wins World Champ of Surf Title, a First for Brazil; World Surf League Names 2015 Line-up
Kelly Slater Dominates in Triple-Overhead Barrels Winning Volcom Pipeline Pro—His 66th ASP Win
Kelly Slater has reached a remarkable pinnacle, winning his 66th Association of Surfing Professsionals (ASP) win, and his 8th victory at the notoriously huge wave hotspot, Banzai Pipeline on the North Shore of Oahu, at the Volcom Pipe Pro on February 5, 2014. As an 11-time world champion, Slater knows Pipe and seems to get […]
Kelly Slater Wins 7th Billabong Pipe Masters, Fanning Gets ASP World Title, Florence Wins Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, Plus What to Expect for Pro Surfing 2014
Last weekend December 14, 2013, pro surfing came to a dramatic season ending at Banzai Pipeline on Oahu’s north shore with Kelly Slater, 41, winning his 7th Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons in massive 15-foot waves. Slater defeated John John Florence (HAW), 21, in a hard-fought, 35-minute Final that ended with less […]
Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons Heats-up as ASP World Surfing Title Determined Here, Plus Awesome Photos
Kelly Slater vying to win again at the Billabong Pipe Masters. Photo by Cestari/ASP. The North Shore of Oahu is currently packed with the top surfers in the world vying for the coveted win of the Billabong Pipeline Masters in Memory of Andy Irons. Billabong Pipe Masters represents the pinnacle of the 2013 Association of […]
Banzai Pipeline Goes Off in Final Jewel of the Vans Triple Crown with Joel Parkinson Winning the Coveted Billabong Pipe Masters
In what’s become known as the crown-jewel of surfing, the Billabong Pipe Masters is one of the most highly anticipated surfing events in the world. Not only does it gather the top surfing pros from around the globe and industry elite, but the location, the Banzai Pipeline on the North Shore of Oahu, is known […]
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 […]
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.
Surfing Round-up: Billabong Pipeline Masters Has Launched; Andy Axel Irons is Born; Surf Diva Boutique Up for Women’s Retailer of the Year
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.
The Association of Surfing Professionals’ Board of Directors Meeting Reveals New Changes in Professional Surfing, Including Increases in Prize Money -Yet Still Discrepancy for Women
When the ASP speaks, more than just pro surfers listen. Sponsors, advertisers, entertainment companies, even the IOC are interested in what the leading governing body has to say about the future of the sport.