1 OF 4 - John John Florence’s Historic Performance at Hurley Pro Trestles
By Emily Bates I Surf Channel
21-year-old John John Florence (HAW) surfed one of the most flawless heats in ASP World Tour Surfing history today, sealing a berth in tomorrow’s Quarterfinals and marking himself as the man to beat in the Hurley Pro at Trestles. His near-perfect two wave total of 19.73 eclipsed 11-time World Champion Kelly Slater (USA) and Adriano De Souza (BRA), and stands as the highest two-wave heat t...Read More
2 OF 4 - Volcom UnsOund Surf Pro in Long Beach, New York City
By Shannon Marie I Surf Channel
UnsOund Surf Shop, New York’s premier surf store, is proud to announce that professional surfing is alive and well in the Empire State. This fall, the 2014 UnsOund Surf Pro NY presented by Volcom will storm the shores of Long Beach, Long Island, offering the same unrivaled display of postmodern shredding that’s made this event an East Coast staple for 17 years now. From September 18-21st, t...Read More
3 OF 4 - Lakey Peterson Eliminates World No 1, Carissa Moore, At Lower Trestles
By Tory Knoepfel I Surf Channel
The high performance competition this afternoon at Lower Trestles in San Clemente, California, showcased the level of talent amongst female surfers, as the Swatch Womens Pro continued ASP World Tour competition. The biggest upset of the day saw current #6 in the world, Californian Lakey Peterson (USA), eliminate #1 in the world, Carissa Moore (HAW), from competition in Round 4. The upset shift...Read More
4 OF 4 - Hurley Pro Trestles, Lowers Preview
By The Surf Channel I Surf Channel
The Hurley Pro at Trestles and the Swatch Women’s Pro Trestles will play host to the world’s best surfers from September 9 – 20, 2014 at one of the most high-performance waves on the planet, Southern California’s Lower Trestles. The Men's Top 34 and Women's Top 17 favor the world class point break at San Onofre State Beach in San Clemente, as the "skatepark" of surfing - one of the most a...Read More
5x ASP Women's World Champion Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) made history today after defeating current World Title holder Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) in the final of the Swatch Women's Pro, taking home a win at the first ever ASP women's event held at Trestles. The two Australian competitors battled it out i...
O’Neill team rider Jordy Smith from Cape Town, South Africa has won stop No. 8 of the Association of Surfing Professionals World Championship Tour. Smith defeated John John Florence (HAW) in the final by a score of 16.50 to 15.87 in overhead surf at Lower Trestles. [caption id="attachment_...
Hurricane Odile, the most violent hurricane ever experienced by the Baja California peninsula of Mexico, battered the coastal community and high end resorts in full force on Monday. At the moment, around 30,000 tourists have retreated to temporary shelters, according to the Interior Ministry of Mex...
After four consecutive lay days, competition resumed at fever pitch and the first eliminations were dealt. Excellent overhead surf offered lengthy rides and saw strong performances by top seeds Gabriel Medina (BRA) and Kelly Slater (USA) to set the tone for what promises to be an event for the h...
Amputee waterman and big wave surfer, Jeff Denholm, won't let one arm stop him from enjoying the ocean and pushing the limits. He not only loves down wind paddling; he has competed in four Molokai to O'ahu races. And yes, he also surfs massive waves, towing-in to at Easter Reed in Australia and the ...