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
Will Los Angeles Get the Olympic Bid Again in 2024? Or Paris?
While there are two other cities in the bidding war for the Olympics in 2024 other than Los Angeles and Paris, they both are leading candidates in the race of 4 cities for the bid, including Rome and Budapest. On February 17, 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) received the four Candidature Files from Los […]
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 […]
World Snowboard Tour Announces Their Season Calendar Ranging from LAAX Open with $500,000 Purse, to X Games, and World Championships in China
The World Snowboard Tour has released their season’s calendar today, October 21, 2015, with a range of events, ending up with the World Snowboard Championships in Yabuli, China, March 16, 2016. Included this year in the WST Elite Calendar will be Big Air at the GRAND PRIX DE RUSSIE and Slopestyle at the GRADVALIRA TOTAL […]