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WORLD SURF LEAGUE FOR 2015

LOS ANGELES, California/USA (Monday, December 22, 2014) - The 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour season has come to a close, with Brazilian phenom Gabriel Media clinching his inaugural men’s title and Australian sensation Stephanie Gilmore claiming a sixth women’s title.

STELLAR EFFORT from JULIAN...

Julian's effort yesterday at Pipe saw him not only win the BILLABONG Pipe Masters but also clinch the honourable VANS TRIPLE CROWN!

Stop the press "MEDINA is...

He's done it!!!

High Stakes at Pipe...

Two rounds are complete at the Billabong Pipe Masters and the stakes couldn't be any higher. World No. 1 Gabriel Medina (BRA), No. 2 Mick Fanning (AUS) and No. 3 Kelly Slater (USA) have all managed to stay in the game but the next battle, Round 3, will have major implications for who becomes the 2014 ASP Champion. Here's what to watch for when the...

PIPE MASTERS INVITATIONAL...

32 PIPE SPECIALISTS BATTLING IT OUT FOR THE WILD CARD SPOTS FOR THE PIPE MASTERS

RICARDO CHRISTIE HAS DONE...

Thats right New Zealand has another Kiwi on the world surfing stage in the form of Mahia's own Ricardo Christie!!!

Stairmands form continues!

Another heat win for Stairmand gets him through to Round 4 of the Vans world cup of surfing at Sunset beach in Hawaii.

Gilmore, Moore Triumph at...

After the closest World Title race in surfing history, the final day of the Target Maui Pro ended with the crowning of two champions: Carissa Moore (HAW) won the event and Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) won the 2014 World Title.

Vans world cup SUNSET BEACH...

IT'S ON NOW!

REEF HAWAIIAN PRO

Men's Qualification Series #32 Prime

Videos

Pe'ahi (JAWS)...

Some of the best riders from around the world showed up at Pe'ahi aka Jaws, for the biggest swell of the season! Pro-surfers, Stand Up Paddlers, Boogie Boarders, and Windsurfers took on these 40-50ft monsters in an all out action packed day

Gathered // Dylan...

Surfer | Dylan LightfootEdit and edited by | Grant Beck/Pineapple Productions Elands Bay, JBay U Super trial, Cape Town, Mossel bay and intro footage by | Grant BeckJBay, Bruces, Durban and Europe footage by | The Lightfoots Music by | Ausmuteants - Tinnitus Pineapple Productions

OPENING DAY AT...

Mavs turned on recently for the opening day of the 2014/15 big wave season the playback of which youll discover above. Theres some wild old beatings in here, but also some really well-handled drops.

Johnny Hicks // 2014

Johnny Hicks surfing throughout NZ, Indonesia and Europe. Filmed by:Damon MeadeChloe Shutt Music:Alt-JLeft hand Free

Right Sight

Short video of Diego Santos going big and deep at Nias, Indonesia. Filmed by: Stefanus waublaine suquesebastian rojasItamar guimaraes Edited By Andre Callado

One SURFER

ONE SURFER BY JANE WEBBERA DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE DISABLED SURFERS ASSOCIATION AT PIHA BEACHDOCUMENTARY EDGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2014

BROKEN MEMORIES |...

10 Days in Lagundri Bay, one perfect swell and a bunch of memories...

ATTRACTIVE...

Must see flick! featuring NZ and Ricardo Christie! Featuring a devoted group of talented surfers including: Albee Layer / Matt Meola / Clay Marzo / John John Florence / Kai Barger / Chippa Wilson / Nic Von Rupp / Ricardo Christie / Dege O'Connell / Torrey Meister / Ryan Hipwood / Hank Gaskell Tyler Larronde. In our film project Attractive Distractions we take 10 of the most progressive young...

Elliot Paerata Reid...

NZ surfer Elliot Paerata Reid has been traveling to Nias with his Dad since age 12. The locals all know him as Kiwi..... So Here is the Kiwi kid in one of the best Indo swells of the season. Music: Paradise AnimalsTrack: At This Timesoundcloud.com/paradiseanimals instagram: elliotpaeratareid Filmed by:Jemarl Paerata,Justin Bu'uloloBlaine Suque Edit:Damon Meade

Jordy Smith: The...

oneill.com/No matter what your job is, getting away from it all helps you recharge. If you're a surfer getting away to a remote, quiet haven filled with impossibly long sand bottomed tubes is as good as it gets.Come with Jordy as he scores the ultimate getaway. Music credits:facebook.com/tropicalzombie Editor: Jacob Wooden (@woodrowmedia)

Local News

Kennings and Ensor Make...

First event honours for the 2015 Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge went to Dune Kennings (WGM) and Raiha Ensor (Mnt) today with both surfers dominating their respective Under 20 Division finals.

NZ Perspectives...

An Exhibition of Photography inspired by the coastline of New Zealand.

The VA Soiree

A GATHERING AND LEAVING CELEBRATION FOR RICARDO CHRISTIE

Fourth title for Stairmand...

Raglan surfer Billy Stairmand lived up to his favourite tag at the 2015 Billabong National Surfing Championships driven by Subaru on (Saturday 17th January) winning the Open Men’s Division in ferocious conditions at Piha Beach.

Stop the press Billy...

Billy Stairmand wins!

Quinn and Stairmand Lead...

Two high intensity rounds of the Open Men’s Division whittled down the field of surfers to the final four on day five of the 2015 Billabong National Surfing Championships driven by Subaru held at Piha Beach, Auckland today (Thursday 15th January).

Defending Champ Stairmand...

Defending Open Men’s Champion Billy Stairmand (Raglan) made an impressive start to his campaign at the 2015 Billabong National Championships driven by Subaru today (Wednesday 14th January) winning through to the final 16 surfers.

New Era of Female Surfers...

A new era in female surfing made their presence felt at the 2015 Billabong national Surfing Championships driven by Subaru today (Tuesday 13th January) as six young surfers forced their way into the semifinals of the Open Women’s Division.

Butler Leads Strong Mount...

The final eight surfers in the Junior Men’s Division of the 2015 Billabong National Surfing Championships driven by Subaru were found today (Monday 12th January). The quarterfinals were dominated by Mount Maunganui sensation Kehu Butler who has been a star performer from the outset of the event in the weekend.

Early Rounds Of National...

A stunning Piha day greeted contestants for day one of the 2015 Billabong National Surfing Championships driven by Subaru today (Sunday 11th January) with the preliminary rounds of several divisions contested springing surprise results.

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