The world title race has never been so open.
The epic winter defined another successful festival deep in the heart of Dublin.
Hossegor, France (Wednesday, September 24, 2008) – Adrian Buchan (AUS) has beaten eight-time ASP World Champion Kelly Slater (USA) to win his first ever ASP World Tour event – the Quiksilver Pro France – in Hossegor, France today.
HOSSEGOR, France (Wednesday, September 24, 2008) – A champion will be crowned at the Quiksilver Pro France today. Kelly Slater (USA) is capable of clinching his ninth ASP World Title today too.
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.
HOSSEGOR, France (Monday, Sept. 22, 2008) – Round 3 of the Quiksilver Pro France has been called off for the day. Event officials are confident that larger, more consistent conditions will arrive tomorrow.
CARDIFF, California (Sunday, September 21, 2008) – Cori Schumacher (Cardiff, CA), 31, won the Roxy Jam Cardiff featuring the Linda Benson World Longboard Pro and ASP North America Women’s Longboarding titles over defending event champion Jen Smith (Pacific Beach, CA), 22, Chelsea Williams (Coolangatta, AUS), 23, and Summer Romero (San Diego, CA), 26, in two-to-four foot surf today at Cardiff Reef.
NEWPORT BEACH, California (Friday, September 19, 2008) – Increased swell in the four-to-five foot (1.5 metre) range graced the contest venue at Newport Beach’s 56th Street today and competitors in the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 2-Star Oakley Newport Beach Pro and the ASP Grade-2 Oakley Pro Junior lifted the performance levels once again, narrowing the draws to the final 16 and final four respectively.
NEWPORT BEACH, California (Sunday, September 21, 2008) – Nathan Yeomans (San Clemente, CA), 27, has claimed his third consecutive event title with a big win at the 2008 Oakley Newport Beach Pro over fellow finalists Dillon Perillo (Malibu, CA), 18, Travis Mellem (San Clemente, CA), 23, and Micah Byrne (Huntington Beach, CA), 26, in clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at Newport Beach’s 56th Street.
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.
SEIGNOSSE, France (Sunday, September 21, 2008) - Current ASP World Tour No. 10 Jeremy Flores (Capbreton/New Caledonia, FRA) led the European charge today, confidently getting through to Round 3 after defeating ASP Top 45 rookie Daniel Ross (AUS) early in the morning. Flores, who posted a solid 15.17 point heat tally (out of a possible 20) to advance, was in good form finding a couple of barrels during his heat, leaving the water relieved.