Twenty-nine year old Alex Bellini, from Aprica in Valtellina, Italy, is rowing across the Pacific Ocean from Lima, Peru to Sydney, Australia, alone and unassisted. He set off on February 21, 2008 and is planning to reach Sydney sometime at the end of November 2008, after over 9 months and 18,000 km […]

Masters Crowned At Qld State Surfing Championships

      Printpoint Queensland Masters Surfing Circuit November 8-9, North Stradbroke Island. SURFING’s elder statesmen proved they can still mix it in the wave stakes going toe-to-toe for prestigious state crowns at the third and final stop of the Printpoint Queensland Masters Surfing Circuit at North Stradbroke Island.  Main Beach provided the ideal backdrop for the one-day tournament with the state’s hottest masters unleashing […]

7X ASP Women’s World Champion Layne Beachley Announces Retirement

      MANLY BEACH, Australia (Friday, October 10, 2008) – Layne Beachley (AUS), 36, former seven-time ASP Women’s World Champion and current No. 3 on the 2008 ASP Women’s World Tour ratings, has officially announced her retirement from full-time competition, effective at the end of the year. “I feel like now is a really good […]

LAST DAY for Surf is. . . Sex On Fire

What fun this has been. I stuffed up on the last day though. I forgot to get Don to change the lyric line today. So, we’ll go with the same one to finish up then. You can enter more than once if you like. So, to win Kings of Leon Only By The Night framed album artwork, […]

Bourez Eliminates Durbidge, Slater Could Clinch ASP World Title No. 9 Tomorrow

    HOSSEGOR, France (Tuesday, September 23, 2008) – Tahitian wildcard Michel Bourez may have hindered Kelly Slater’s 2007 ASP World Title hopes by knocking him out of the Quiksilver Pro France last year, but he certainly helped the Floridian’s cause today. Bourez beat ASP World No. 3 Bede Durbidge (AUS) – one of only two […]

8:30am Start at Les Bourdaines for Round 3 of the Quiksilver Pro France

HOSSEGOR, France (Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008) – Round 3 of the Quiksilver Pro France will resume at Les Bourdaines in Seignosse, France this morning. A new swell is expected to build throughout the day, peaking tomorrow morning. World No. 6, Adriano de Souza (BRA) will meet South Africa’s Travis Logie in the first heat of the […]

Surf is . . . Sex On Fire

Hi Everyone, we’re late today so you still have a chance. Two and a half hours to get your entries in for a chance to win the newly released Kings of Leon album, Only By The Night, SIGNED BY THE BAND. And remember, one lucky winner at the end of two weeks will win framed album […]

Flores and de Souza Make their Moves at the Quiksilver Pro France

        HOSSEGOR, France (Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008) – Twenty-year-old Jeremy Flores (FRA) and 21-year-old Adriano de Souza (BRA) have a few things in common. They both qualified for the ASP World Tour as WQS No. 1 surfers, they are both rated in the ASP World Tour Top 10 and they both won their Round […]

Melanie Bartels Wins Billabong Girls Pro Rio in Rifling Barrels at Barra da Tijuca

      Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) International Billabong Girls Pro Rio Stop No. 4 of 8 on the 2008 ASP Women’s World Tour Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 10 – 18, 2008 RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Wednesday, September 17, 2008) – Melanie Bartels (HAW), 26, has won the 2008 Billabong […]