ANIMAL ARE THROWIN’ DOWN at the BRITS

ANIMAL ARE THROWIN’ DOWN at the BRITS

UK industry brand Animal will continue to extend their freestyle and party wings at the BRITS 08 when they take the title – Animal British Slopestyle Championships and host the Animal night headlined by hip-hop legend DJ Format. Widely regarded as the ultimate measure of a riders all round freestyle ability, the Slopestyle discipline is a combination of technical rails […]

March 5, 2008 at 7:30 pm 0 comments

TIGHT BATTLE FOR THE FREERIDE WORLD CHAMPION TITLE

TIGHT BATTLE FOR THE FREERIDE WORLD CHAMPION TITLE

The world’s best freeride skiers and snowboarders have just completed a week of top level freeriding at the Swatch O’Neill Big Mountain Pro. In a few days it is time to meet up again for the Nissan Freeride de Tignes and then the final stop of the Freeride World Tour in Verbier for the Nissan O’Neill Xtreme one week later. […]

March 5, 2008 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

KELLY SLATER BACK TO WORLD Nº. 1

KELLY SLATER BACK TO WORLD Nº. 1

Slater defeated Fanning 17.94 to 15.23 to claim his second Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast title and position himself atop the ratings for the first time since claiming his last ASP World Crown in 2006. “It’s really satisfying,” Slater said. “I didn’t feel like I really got into motion last year. Obviously Trestles was good with a win, but the end […]

March 5, 2008 at 6:09 pm 0 comments

SOFIA MULANOVICH WINS ROXY PRO

SOFIA MULANOVICH WINS ROXY PRO

The opening event of the 2008 ASP Women’s World Tour season, the Roxy Pro Gold Coast ran from Round 3 through the Final with major upsets and inspiring performances enthralling the hundreds on the beach and thousands watching online. Mulanovich, 2004 ASP Women’s World Champion and world runner-up last season, was in sensational form today, netting the day’s highest heat […]

March 5, 2008 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

LADIES AT DURANBAH FOR START OF ROXY PRO

LADIES AT DURANBAH FOR START OF ROXY PRO

With small surf on offer at Snapper Rocks, event organizers at the Roxy Pro opted for the punchier peaks of nearby Duranbah Beach, which is seeing surf in the two-to-three foot (1 metre) range this morning. "We’re going to get the girls in the water at 8am this morning for Round 1 of the Roxy Pro," Brooke Farris, ASP Women’s […]

February 28, 2008 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

KU IKAIKA CHALLENGE ENJOYS SUCCESSFUL INAUGURATION

KU IKAIKA CHALLENGE ENJOYS SUCCESSFUL INAUGURATION

Staged in waves that ranged throughout the day from six to 15 feet (wave face heights of 12-30 feet), the world’s first big-wave stand up paddle surfing event was more about gathering together to honour a tradition than it was about winning. The first place winner’s check of $4,000, ultimately claimed by revered Hawaiian waterman Aaron Napoleon (Pearl City, Oahu, […]

February 20, 2008 at 7:11 pm 0 comments