Nikki Van Dijk has won the Cascais Women’s Pro, Stop No. 8 on the World Surf League Championship Tour, to claim her first ever CT event win. Van Dijk battled three-time WSL Champion Carissa Moore in an exciting 35-minute final at the back-up venue of Guincho. Today’s victory sees Van Dijk become the first surfer from Victoria, Australia to win a CT event since Tony Ray won the … [Read more...] about Nikki Van Dijk Claims Maiden CT Victory at Cascais Women’s Pro
The World Surf League held a test event at Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch in Lemoore, CA, evaluating the new technology as it pertains to performance, competitive format, broadcast and spectator interaction as well as overall experience. Here’s how the event went down... “Having the ability to replicate, even partially, the power and shape of ocean waves for anyone in … [Read more...] about World Surf League Holds Groundbreaking Test Event at Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch
Bringing home a catch isn’t always easy, but for one spear fisherman who caught a yellowfin tuna it turned out to be much more of a fight than he bargained for! While spearfishing off Ascension Island in the South Atlantic Ocean, he caught the attention of a pair of Galapagos sharks. The two sharks wasted no time in trying to take the catch off of the spear fisherman, and even … [Read more...] about Sharks Attack Spear Fisherman!
Filipe Toledo and Silvana Lima claimed victory at the Hurley Pro and Swatch Pro at Trestles in three-to-four foot waves at the famed cobblestone break of Lower Trestles. Lima’s win over CT Sophomore Keely Andrew in the Final came after a thrilling week of competition at Stop No. 7 of the World Surf League Championship Tour, while Stop No. 8 saw Toledo defeat defending event … [Read more...] about Brazilians Win Big at the 2017 Hurley Pro Trestles!
Taiwan probably isn’t the first place that pops into your head when it comes to deciding on a surf trip destination, but perhaps it should be. A pair of bikers used nothing more than pedal power to search out waves in this often overlooked Asian island. After days on the road and with no waves found they thought the trip was going to be fruitless, but then they scored gold. … [Read more...] about Finding Surf in Taiwan…