Filipe Toledo has won the Corona Open J-Bay today after besting 2017 CT Rookie Frederico Morais in the Final. Stop No. 6 of 11 on the 2017 Championship Tour was graced with flawless conditions, resulting in barrier-breaking performances by the world’s best surfers, eight perfect 10-point rides and no shortage of drama. Toledo, who was responsible for two of these Perfect … [Read more...] about Filipe Toledo Claims Victory at the Corona Open J-Bay!
Matt Wilkinson has won the Outerknown Fiji Pro, Stop No. 5 on the 2017 World Surf League Championship Tour, after an action-packed Finals Day that saw the world’s best surfers battle in pumping waves at Cloudbreak. Wilkinson’s win comes after a hard-fought Final against 2017 CT Rookie Connor O’Leary, and triumphs over 2017 World Title contenders Michel Bourez and Julian … [Read more...] about 2017 Outerknown Fiji Pro – Wilko Wins and Takes the Yellow Jersey!
This year’s WSL Championship Tour kicked off last week with the 2017 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast, and nobody could have guessed how it was going to turn out! The pundits and armchair commentators have been pegging their bets on different surfers and talking up who they think could be in with a chance, but there’s one thing everyone can agree on… this year is going to be something … [Read more...] about 2017 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast – Owen Wright is Back!
Bells Beach holds a special place in surfing history, a place where high stakes contests have been held for decades, so all the surfers on tour went into the 2016 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach event with high hopes. The waves were far from perfect during some heats, but for some lucky surfers this iconic surf spot did turn on at times. The reeling right hand point break with its … [Read more...] about 2016 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach – Wilko Does It Again
The barrels at the 2015 Billabong Pro Tahiti didn’t quite get to the XXL levels like we’ve seen in some insane videos, but there sure were some draining kegs on offer. The changeable conditions, fluctuating swell and variable winds meant that the waves were constantly changing, really putting the world’s best on their toes. With heats running through the day, many of the guys … [Read more...] about 2015 Billabong Pro Tahiti – C.J. Shines and Flores on Fire