Final Four Decided at Margaret River Pro

by zigzag / posted on 1 day ago

John John Florence (HAW), Nat Young (USA), Adriano De Souza (BRA), and Taj Burrow (AUS) are all through to the semi-finals of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro. Margaret River was cranking on Day 4. Thanks to a solid run of swell that co-incided with the start of the waiting period, there hasn’t been a […]


Jordy Withdraws, Upsets Continue at Margaret River Pro

by zigzag / posted on 2 days ago

A damaged knee and a deep cut to his heel forced Jordy Smith to withdraw from the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro. He was due to face Jeremy Flores (FRA) in Round 3 today. The injury occurred while Jordy was freesurfing yesterday. Having won his Round 1 heat thus skipping Round 2, he had the […]


Major Upsets in Round 2 (Margaret River Pro)

by zigzag / posted on 3 days ago

The big news during Round 2 of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro, besides Owen Wright’s incredible showing in Heat 6, was the elimination of two of Brazil’s brightest stars, Gabriel Medina and Filipe Toledo. The ratings lead was good while it lasted. Filipe Toledo, gutted. The reigning world champ and the ratings leader coming […]


The Box Tests World’s Best at Margaret River Pro

by zigzag / posted on 4 days ago

After waiting for conditions to settle and the tide to fill in, Round 1 of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro got underway at The Box; the notorious slab across the bay from the main peak at Margarets. The Box was both brutal and beautiful for Round 1. With vertical drops and steps distorting the […]


Young Surfer Fatally Attacked by Shark in Reunion

by zigzag / posted on 7 days ago

13 year-old surfer, Elio Canestri, was fatally attacked by a shark while surfing near Boucan Canot in the Saint-Gilles les Bains area on the west coast of Reunion. The attack occurred at approximately 9:00am this morning, Sunday 12 April. The attack took place at Les Aigrettes near Boucan Canot. According to reports, Elio, one of […]


Mick Fanning Rings His Fourth Bell

by zigzag / posted on 9 April, 2015

Mick Fanning (AUS) has claimed his fourth Bells trophy after a closely fought battle against Adriano De Souza (BRA) in the final of the Rip Curl Pro. Mick was loving the sweet taste of victory. Adriano was first out of the blocks in the 30 minute final, registering two scores before Mick caught his opening […]


James Taylor to Compete on 2015/16 WSL Big Wave Tour

by zigzag / posted on 8 April, 2015

The World Surf League (WSL) has announced its schedule for the 2015/16 Big Wave Tour (BWT) season, with two new stops added to the list and six new names to the roster. James Taylor will be competing on the 2015/16 BWT. Cape Town’s James Taylor is among the new invitees selected via the BWT’s #ProveIt […]


Cape Town Win 2015 Grommet Games

by zigzag / posted on 7 April, 2015

The Cape Town Grommet team continued their domination of the annual Billabong Grommet Games by taking out their fourth consecutive title this past Friday, 3 April, at PE’s Pipe. The triumphant Cape Town Grommet team. Contested annually for the past 23 years, the Billabong Grommet Games has been an excellent stepping stone for South Africa’s […]


Jordy Into Quarter Finals at Bells

by zigzag / posted on 6 April, 2015

The first four quarter finalists were decided at tricky Bells Beach on Day 6 of the Rip Curl Pro waiting period. Jordy has ripped his way to the quarter finals of the Rip Curl Pro. Jordy Smith, Adriano De Souza (BRA), Owen Wright (AUS) and Filipe Toledo (BRA) have all booked their spot in the […]


Seek, Ask, Knock – Bianca On Form at Bells

by zigzag / posted on 2 April, 2015

Bianca Buitendag got off to a solid start at Bells Beach by winning her Round 1 heat at the Rip Curl Women’s Pro. “Win or lose the promise remains. Seek, ask, knock and he will find the answer and open.” – Bianca Buitendag/Instagram Following the sudden loss of her father only days before the event, […]