Big Wave World Tour and Billabong XXL Awards Combine Ceremonies
April 21, 2014

This year the Big Wave World Tour “Crowning of the Champion” and the Billabong XXL awards will join forces and celebrate one HUGE night in big wave surfing on Friday, May 2nd.

VIDEO: Woman Breaks World Record in Hawaii Despite Tiger Shark Scare
April 18, 2014

Meredith Novack made a sensational marathon swimming debut in Hawaii. Swimming from the island of Lanai to Maui and back, Novack made history as the first female to swim the  

Mauli Ola Foundation Hosts Surf Experience Days for the Kids
April 17, 2014

The Mauli Ola Foundation (MOF) will host five Surf Experience Days in May, with the first event kicking off on May 4 at Cowell’s Beach in Santa Cruz, California. Surf  

More Alana Blanchard, Please
April 16, 2014

Rip Curl is ecstatic to announce a renewed multi-year partnership with longtime professional team rider and brand ambassador, Alana Blanchard. The relationship, a decade long now, goes back to when  

VIDEO: “Shaping Mavericks” Starring Bob Pearson & Doug Haut
April 15, 2014

“Shaping Mavericks” features Bob Pearson of Arrow Surfboards, shaper to the late Mavericks legend Jay Moriarity. Tune-in to Off the Lip Radio Show to hear about shaping for the Jay, and  

VIDEO: Biggest Paddle In Waves of the Year- Billabong XXL
April 14, 2014

One of today’s hottest topics in the world of big wave surfing is the comparison between tow-in and paddle-in surfing. Some of the bravest athletes on the planet hold strong  

VIDEO: Surfline’s Men’s Performance Award Nominees
April 11, 2014

According to the rules of the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards, the Surfline Men’s Best Performance Award division will be won by the “surfer who puts on the greatest  

VIDEO: Billabong Girls Best Performance Award 2014- Billabong XXL
April 10, 2014

The Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards are honoring five women as nominees for the ‘Billabong Girls Performance Award.’ Brazilians Maya Gabeira and Andrea Moller, Hawaiians Keala Kennelly and Paige Alms, and  

VIDEO: Billabong XXL Ride of the Year 2014 Nominees
April 08, 2014

The Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards judging panel has narrowed down many incredible entries for the Ride of the Year 2014 Award to just five nominees. Shane Dorian (HAW), Billy  

VIDEO: Bethany Hamilton Here & Now- Exclusive Interview
April 07, 2014

Soul Surfer Bethany Hamilton announced the launch of her new Cobian sandals in Los Angeles, California. The signature line features the slogan ‘Every Step Matters,’ with which Bethany hopes to  

Women and Big Waves Starring Bianca Valenti
April 07, 2014

It was a monumental day for the sport, and for women everywhere. California native Bianca Valenti became the first ever female Big Wave World Tour Champion after her victory in the  

VIDEO: Biggest Waves of the Year, Billabong XXL 2014
April 03, 2014

The 2014 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards have officially narrowed down the list of submissions for the “Biggest Wave Award” to just five nominees. Carlos Burle (BRA), Francisco Porcella (Italy), Ian Walsh  


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