ASP Surfing World Tour News
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Slade Prestwich (ZAF) and Dane Reynolds (USA) put on a show in one of the most entertaining heats of the day with both surfers advancing in first and second place respectively. Prestwich surfed a near flawless heat, posting two excellent scores in the tricky low tide conditions, earning one of the highest two wave heat totals of the day – 16.10 out of a possible 20.
“I surfed out »
Matt Banting (Port Macquarie, NSW/AUS), reigning Hurley Australian Open of Surfing champion in both the Pro Junior and open 6-Star Qualifying Series divisions, sent a warning shot to his fellow competitors with a devastatingly dominant performance today. Banting launched and landed multiple giant aerials as he stormed through the draw all the way to the Semifinals where he has matched-up against »
Matt Banting (Port Macquarie, NSW/AUS), reigning Hurley Australian Open of Surfing champion in both the Pro Junior and open 6-Star Qualifying Series divisions started his 2014 campaign in winning form, taking out the first heat of the Round of 64, posting an excellent 8.50 in the process.
“I had few nerves before that heat, it’s fairly common before the first heat at big contest like »
FLORIANOPOLIS, Santa Catarina / Brazil (Thursday, Feb, 06, 2014) - Some of the world’s best longboarders are gathering in Trujillo, Peru for the 2014 Huanchaco Longboard Pro presented by Repalsa. The contest will run from February 12-14 and will host both the Men’s and Women’s events. Peru is well known for it’s extensive list of quality waves and elite surfers. The Women’s event will decide the »
Kelly Norris (Sunshine Coast, QLD/AUS), current No. 1 on the ASP Australasia Junior Qualifying Series after a massive win at the last event in Maroubra is one of the more experienced surfers in this year’s event and is looking to keep his red hot roll going.
“Yeah I’m feeling really good and confident,” Norris said. “My boards are going great and I feel that my »
BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Wednesday, February 5, 2014) – Eleven-time world champion Kelly Slater (Florida, USA) has won the Volcom Pipe Pro in epic, triple-overhead barrels with a series of stunning performances that made the win seem inevitable from his first ride. This was Slater’s 66th Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) tour win, his eighth ASP victory at the Banzai »
BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Wednesday, February 5, 2014) - Pumping barrels are in store for the final day of the Volcom Pipe Pro today, peaking midday in the 10-12 foot range. With winds out of the ESE, conditions are epic. The final is scheduled for approximately 3:30pm Hawaii time. Watch the action unfold LIVE at volcompipepro.com.
The Volcom Pipe Pro is a $130,000 Association of Surfing »
BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Monday, February 3, 2014) - Twenty year-old Floridian Evan Geiselman (New Smyrna Beach) stole the show at the Volcom Pipe Pro today, eliminating defending event champion John John Florence (Hawaii) in solid 10-foot barrels with the highest heat score of the competition. Counting top scores of 9.63 and 8.9, Geiselman’s total of 18.53 out of 20 stands unbeaten. »
Matt Banting (Port Macquarie, NSW/AUS), who skyrocketed onto the world stage when he took out both the Pro Junior and men’s 6-Star divisions at the inaugural Hurley Australian Open of Surfing, is excited to return to Manly to defend his two titles.
“Not having the event on last year gave me another year to hold the title, which is pretty cool,” Banting said. “I’m »
Michael Wright (Lennox Head, NSW/AUS) showed competitive maturity beyond his years as the 17-year-old took down a current WCT surfer – Durbidge, a former WCT surfer in Whitaker and ASP QS campaigner Parkes. Wright was left needing a score in the 7-point-range in the final five minutes, he caught a wave and unloaded two deadly turns, breaking his board on the third, but the turns were some »
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