Category Archives: Surf

Need a legitimate excuse to go surfing? Well, now you have one! Join us on June 20th for International Surfing Day! International Surfing Day is held annually on or near the date of the summer solstice, which is usually June 20 (or 21st on leap years), and this year, it will fall next Monday. Continue reading

This past Tuesday, May 10, Fuel TV premiered “Storm Surfers,” a thrilling documentary following two Aussie legends of big-wave surfing, Ross Clarke-Jones and two-time ASP World Tour champion Tom Carroll. The documentary captures ultimate risk-takers Clark-Jones and Carroll as they risk their lives to hunt the biggest waves in Australia. The premise: If you knew a big storm was coming, would you run or try to ride it?

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Local newspaper, The Orange County Register, recently reported that some year-round lifeguards in Newport Beach, California are pulling compensation packages that top $200,000…

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We can all pretty much rank the top male surfers. On the must list include Kelly Slater, Laird Hamilton, Rob Machado, the late Andy Irons, Taj Burrow, Mick Fanning, and we can now add recent Bells winner, Joel Parkinson. But what about the gals?

Here’s our list of who we think should be considered the Top 5 Female Surfers in the world…

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The 2011 ASP World Tour is on its way. With the first event, the Quiksilver Pro, done and awarded to Kelly Slater, it’s time to move on to the second and next event: the Rip Curl Pro presented by Ford Ranger at Bells Beach, Victoria, Australia. It’s a huge year, as Rip Curl is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Rip Curl Pro at beautiful Bells Beach.

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