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Seeing Stars on Day 1 (Billabong Pro Tahiti 2014)

by zigzag / posted on 22 hours ago
Feat_Tahiti

It’s hard to say who the star of the show was on Day 1 of the Billabong Pro Tahiti. Was it Nathan Hedge for sticking the drop on a big set and getting impossibly deep to score the event’s first Perfect 10, or was it Kai Otten for charging through two monster barrels to amass […]

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Dungeons Still Waiting, But Not For Long (Hopefully)

by zigzag / posted on 2 days ago
Dungeons

There was plenty of excitement last week after the ASP put the Dungeons BWWT event on yellow alert as a thick swell headed towards the Cape. Dungeons is waiting… It was the second time the Dungeons Challenge has been put on yellow alert during the waiting period, but unfortunately the swell they had their eyes […]

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Expectations High for 2014 Billabong Pro Tahiti

by zigzag / posted on 5 days ago
Jordy

Teahupo’o has been cranking in the lead-up to the Billabong Pro Tahiti, which gets underway today (Friday, 15 August). The fearsome left-hander has already claimed some flesh and blood, when Kevin Bourez (Michel’s brother) head-butted the reef during the Trials, so we’re hoping that there’s going to be nothing but charging for the rest of […]

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Dungeons BWWT Event Tentative For Tuesday

by zigzag / posted on 5 days ago
Frank_Solomon

The ASP have their eyes set on a pair of storms that are promising big things over the next few days. One is heading straight for Tahiti, where the Billabong Pro Tahiti is set to kick-off, and the other is aiming towards Cape Town, where Dungeon awaits. Frank Solomon is also eyeing out the charts, […]

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Champs Crowned at Long Beach (Billabong Junior Series)

by zigzag / posted on 11 August, 2014
StevenSawyer

Arriving in the dark on Day 3 of the Billabong Junior Series at Long Beach, we spotted two familiar faces topped with blonde hair. It was Max and Jake Elkington, who had arrived extra early to get in “the zone” ahead of the the Finals. To everyone’s surprise and delight following the near flat waves […]

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Groundhog Day at Long Beach (Bong Jnr Series)

by zigzag / posted on 10 August, 2014
Long-BEach

The anticipated arrival of a new swell did not materialise on Day 2 of the Billabong Junior Series at Long Beach. Instead the same mini-sized waves that were rolling in on Day 1 continued to dribble in and it felt like Groundhog Day. More small waves on Day 2 of the Billabong Junior Series at […]

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Long Beach, Little Waves (Bong Jnr Series – Day 1)

by zigzag / posted on 8 August, 2014
Feat

All eyes were on the horizon as dawn broke on Day 1 of the Billabong Junior Series at Long Beach. They searched for any sign of a new swell that could wrap in and improve the gutless one to two-foot dribble that was currently trickling to shore. But nothing came and Billabong’s 50th Junior Series […]

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Shark Attack Incident Report Released by City

by zigzag / posted on 8 August, 2014
Board_Damage

While surfing at Muizenberg with some friends last Friday (1 August, 2014), Matt Smithers was bitten by a great white an estimated 4.4 metres in length. One of the many questions often raised following an incident as serious as this, is whether of course an attack could have been prevented? Or how do we plan […]

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Juniors Amped for 50th Billabong Jnr Series Event

by zigzag / posted on 7 August, 2014
Emma

Cape Town’s Long Beach is currently swarming with Junior rippers, who’ve bundled into town to contest the second stop of the 2014 Billabong Junior Series. This weekend’s event is the 50th Billabong have hosted in their 17 year history of running the Series and, like always, will feature the country’s brightest young talents. The event […]

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Jordy and Beyrick stumble, Dylan Falls (US Open)

by zigzag / posted on 1 August, 2014
Beyrick

If you are not going to win your heat, the non-elimination round is probably the best time to do it. Both Jordy Smith and Beyrick De Vries are still in contention at the Vans US Open of Surfing, even though they were unable to win their respective Round 3 Heats and advance directly to Round […]

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