Alessandra Ambrosio went surfing on a Victoria’s Secret surfboard for a shoot or something recently… I’m trying to add as much relevant information here as I can to justify a gallery of shots of Ambrosio in a bikini but I’m struggling. I can either make something up or, you know, just let you enjoy the shots.
Gabriel Medina beats Julian Wilson in the Quiksilver Pro France
Seventeen-year-old Brazilian super-rookie Gabriel Medina beats Australian super-rookie Julian Wilson in the final of the Quik Pro in France, every surfer over 26 on the World Tour says “shit, I need to learn how to shuv-it.”
Rip Curl Surf And Music Festival In Bali
Rip Curl held their Surf And Music Festival in Bali over the weekend. There was live music, a surf comp, a skate comp and one hell of a party. Lifewithoutandy were there to capture the night – and one of my favs from the night had to be the above shot. What a mo! Check more of the shots above and the comp results below.
Bleacher Report Names Anastasia Ashley A Sports Hottie
The Bleacher Report has got an article up on the top 25 Sports Hotties off the Field and in amongst UFC girls, synchronized swimmers and motorcross riders is surfer, Anastasia Ashley. Check out the full 25 over here and we put a little gallery of shots from Anastasia together – check em out above!
Hurley In Bali To Party
Hurley had a party in Bali recently to celebrate the opening of their X Space at their Indo HQ – people were there, fun was had. The guys at Lifewithoutandy captured the night for us, have a click through the photos above!
Behind The Scenes Of SDS’s Bikini 2012 Shoot
This came to me via our friends at The Vine. Surf, Dive n Ski have been shooting their 2012 swimwear catalog and it is looking the goods. Check out a few behind the scenes photos above and for more, hit up The Vine.
Neuw Denim Party
Neuw Denim held a party the other night and it looks like it was a pretty awesome night. The guys at Lifewithoutandy went along and got a few shots of the night for us. Check em out above!
Teahupoo. It did actually happen
It’s been a busy few months in surfing … so this clip is worth a look just to remember how insane, and insanely heavy, that one day in Tahiti actually was.
Get To Know Quik Pro France Wildcard Marc Lacomare
Marc Lacomare is a 21 years old Frenchman and the only guy we’ve seen with a DC wetsuit. He has scored himself the first wildcard in the Quiksilver Pro, France and DC have put together a little clip introducing the kid. Check it out below!
Icon Brand Launch Party
Our friends at Lifewithoutandy caught the launch of Icon Brand at Hunky Dory the other night. Check a gallery of shots from the launch party above! For those that haven’t heard of them before, Icon Brand is a line of rad looking mens accessories that come from Byron Bay. Hit their site for more info.
Get Pitted Kid Get’s Eloquent
Remember the ‘Get Pitted’ kid? If you don’t, you need to watch this. We actually have screenshots of this guy stuck around the building. US show Tosh.O has followed up to see where he’s at now and put together a pretty funny clip with him. Check it out below.
Behind The Scenes Of The Billabong Hi Summer Swimwear Shoot
Billabong Girls posted some photos on their facebook page from behind the scenes of their hi-summer swimwear shoot. The shoot featured pro-junior Ellie-Jean Coffey and Billabong Girls US Lifestyle Ambassador Catherine Clark and was shot in Noosa. Check out a few of the shots above!
Dragon Viceroy Launch Party Photos
Dragon held a bit of a launch party for their newest style, the Viceroy. The event was at La Di Da in Melbourne and the dress code was vintage L.A. Looks like it was a rad night – check some shots above!
Kelly Slater beats Owen Wright after facing off in their third straight final
By making history with their third straight final against each other, Kelly and Owen Wright’s rivalry is shaping up as one for the ages, and we say that literally: when Kelly won his first world title, Owen was two-years-old.
Bobby Martinez vs Bert vs Serena Williams
When Bobby Martinez and Serena Williams had dummy spits at the same time, the stars aligned, for the funniest surf-related clip in ages.
Owen Wright beats Kelly in NY, avenges his loss in Tahiti, wins world’s richest surf contest
Owen Wright proves he’s not actually human but a cyborg designed by some surf-mad scientist-genius type guy, beating everyone on the world’s biggest stage even though he’s only 21.
‘Lunchbreak’ Shortfilm By Clare Plueckhahn And Fran Derham
Clare Plueckhahn and Fran Derham, the rad girls behind the First Love film, have released a short clip called Lunchbreak. It’s all about the girls taking back the beach and showing how it’s done. We love Fran and Clare’s work – check out the film below!
This Looks Like AMAZING Fun…
This hold no relevance to anything except that it looks like an incredible amount of fun… The guy that made this video has done other rad ones, particularly the huge bike jump one, but he basically seems to be paid to construct and film epic shit. It makes me excited for summer.
Rusty’s Winter 2012 Launch Party
Rusty held a bit of a party for the launch of their Winter 2012 range. The launch kicked off with a Single Fin surf comp on Rusty’s Bali Single Model with teams made up of staff and retailers battling it out. Following this the guys hit the Ocean One bar… According to the release, “bar tabs were smashed, humans got weird and we all went home single, well some of us, yewwwwwww!” Sounds like the guys had fun – peep some photos from the night above.
Hurricane’s won’t stop the Quiksilver Pro
It wasn’t just rumours. Until yesterday, the possibility of the Quiksilver Pro New York being cancelled was very much on the cards. How will Kelly go from huge Chopes to shifty city beachbreaks? If this clip is anything to go by, he’ll be fine.
The best surf contest ever?
It’s a big call, but many who’ve been around pro surfing for decades are claiming the Billabong Pro was – if not the best – then certainly the most memorable contest in a decade. Here’s the video highlights.
Kelly Slater beats Owen Wright in the Billabong Pro Final
Without doubt, this year’s Billabong Pro has been the most incredible World Tour contest in recent memory. For many reasons, but mainly, for those waves …
The next best thing to getting barrelled
While we wait for swell to hit Tahiti and the Billabong Pro to resume, why not check out this GoPro clip of a few Gold Coast locals getting pitted off their dials?
Tahiti Will Get Huge
For the past couple of days, the Billabong Pro has been on hold despite surf they would have killed for in previous years. Why? Tahiti is about to get strafed with a gigantic swell.
Thredbo Terrain Park Report – Episode 3
Here’s a Thredbo park update from Sammy Towers featuring Daniel ‘Harry’ Crean, Matt Wrobel and Jye Kearney. Check out the guys hitting the features below!
Shaun Belmore and Andrew Roth’s ‘Tube My Ride’ Entry
Shaun Belmore sent me through the Tube My Ride entry for Wetsocks featuring Andrew Roth. The clip shows a day of VIP riding up on Perisher and some pretty impressive shredding from Andrew Roth. Check the clip out below and head over here to register your vote for the guys.
Australia Needs You
… to vote for an Aussie in Innersection.
Andy Irons. The story is told.
Outside Magazine has published an incredible story that, if you care about surfing, you should read.
Forum’s Battle At Baw Baw Results!
I’ll have more photos and footage from the comp in the coming days but just quickly, here’s the results from Forum’s Battle At Baw Baw. Chris De Campo took out the win with Tom Pelley and Tim Laidlaw close behind. There was a tonne of great talent on display today and I think the judges …
Dale Richards, an indigenous legend
Dale Richards, the first indigenous surfer to ever compete in a World Tour event, is now an ambassador for Queensland’s Learn Earn Legend! program.
Fiji gets RIDICULOUS
Huge waves. Huge, incredibly perfect, terrifying waves. Gibberish-inducing barrels.
Carissa Moore’s Nike World Champ Clip
Carissa Moore was crowned ASP Women’s World Champion over the weekend after coming in second against Steph Gilmore in the final at the Roxy Pro in France. Moore needed to make position one to three, and for Sally Fitzgibbons not to win to clinch the title at this event. Nike has put together a rad clip to celebrate the 18 year olds win – check it out below!
Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay on now
Jeffrey’s is small, clean and the comp is underway.
Mitch Coleborn Riding For DC
It’s a big week for Mitch Coleborn – we announced back here his signing as a founding member of the Frends surf team and yesterday, DC sent out the announcement that he has joined the like of Ry Craike and Clay Marzo on the surf team. They’ve put together a great little welcome to the team clip – check it out below!
Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay begins today
The waiting period is underway. There’s not much surf, so check these here vids instead of the webcast.