A tribute to Tasmania's most notorious slab and the hellmen who ride it.
Long glassy walls torn apart by a youthful Irish ripper.
CAPBRETON, France (Wednesday, October 22, 2008) - The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) WQS European title race is heating up as the 2008 Champion will be crowned next Sunday at the end of this year's final event, the Estoril Coast Pro, taking place this week at Carcavelos in Portugal.
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SANTA CRUZ, California (Tuesday, October 21, 2008) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 4-Star O’Neill Cold Water Classic kicked off today at Santa Cruz’s coveted Steamer Lane in three-to-four foot (1 metre) conditions.
GUINCHO, Portugal (Tuesday, October 21, 2008) – The Estoril Coast Pro, an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star event, got underway at the back-up venue of Guincho today, with Round 1 being completed in wind-blown two to three foot (0.5 to 1 meter) waves. Fourty-eight men started their Portuguese run in the tricky conditions with half of them joining the event’s top seeds in the upcoming Round 2 where local hero and current ASP World Tour No. 31 Tiago Pires (PRT) will surf first heat tomorrow morning.
SAN JUAN, Lanzarote (Sunday, October 19, 2008) – Nic Muscroft (AUS), 26, won the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Prime Santa Surf Pro at Lanzarote today in the Canarian archipelago clinching valuable 3000 ratings’ points that rocket him to No. 10 on the international ratings and increases his chances of qualifying for next year’s ASP World Tour.
SAN JUAN, Lanzarote (Saturday, October 18, 2008) – Favorites, upsets and crucial points were the setting of the second-to-last day of the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Prime Santa Surf Pro, featuring twenty heats of intense action with the event reaching its business end. Sixteen men only remain in contention for the valuable winner’s 3000 ratings’ points after today’s battles and the 2008 champion will be crowned tomorrow Sunday, October 19, around the 3 PM (GMT+1).
SANTA CRUZ, California (Thursday, October 16, 2008) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-3 Oakley Pro Junior ASP North America Championships will kickoff on October 21, 2008 at Santa Cruz’s prized Steamer Lane. The event will cap off an exciting year of competition and will see the crowning of both 2008 ASP North America Pro Junior Series and Macy’s California Trifecta Surf Series Champions.
SAN JUAN, Lanzarote (Friday, October 17, 2008) – The ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Prime Santa Surf Pro got straight into business today with Heats 1 to 24 of Round 2 being completed in wind-blown but consistent three foot (one meter) waves at San Juan. The awaited new swell hit the North Shore of Lanzarote during the night and some quality sets offered all top seeds some good scoring potential to get their curcial points’ chase going.