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CT Stop #2 – Drug Aware Margaret River Men’s Pro: the post-event review

John John Florence was unstoppable during the second event of the Australian leg of the 2017 Championship Tour! The 24-year-old Hawaiian outpaced everyone in the contest and got back the leader’s yellow jersey. The defending…

CT Stop #1 – Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast: the post-event review

Unbelievable! Is the word that comes to mind at the conclusion of first event of the 2017 season. Out of the Tour for the entirety of the previous season after his severe head injury at…

Under the microscope: Medina/Slater Matchup, Quik Pro Gold Coast

The first event of the season has just ended with the incredible victory of Owen Wright (read the full story here) and it’s time for us to start a series in which we will analyse the Super-Heat…

Gabriel Medina opens his Institute of Surf.

Last week history was made on Maresias’ Beach in Sao Paulo, as 2014 World Surfing Champion Gabriel Medina opened his new Institute of Surf – the first of its kind. Alongside his parents, Charles and…

Made For Waves, Made For Hawaii: 2016 on the North Shore

2016 on the North Shore was one for the books. The Rip Curl crew descended on the island mid-November, and together they spent almost six weeks finding their feet, searching for barrels and having a…

Kelly Slater claims victory at Billabong Pro Tahiti!

Kelly Slater has won the Billabong Pro Tahiti after defeating John John Florence in the Final in eight-to-ten foot surf at Teahupo’o. The final day of competition at Stop No. 7 of 11 on the…

Tempat Boyum Ini by The Search

World #1, Matt Wilkinson and World #3, Gabriel Medina along with Indonesian god, Garut Widiarta dusted off the spirit of The Search and boarded a boat with no plan beyond getting tubed, laying some rail,…

Il Grande Massacro

This is the duel of the new generation : Gabriel Medina, world champion 2014, vs. John John Florence, Eddie Aikau Champion. The Brazilian and Hawaiian, are total opposites except talent! As an aside to the…

Fifty Shades of Blue by the Search

What’s better than the blissful visual of some tropical hues of blues alongside an empty grinding left? Not much. Wandering into the various shades of real world blue, Gabriel Medina, Matt Wilkinson, Mason Ho and…