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October 31st, 2013 by davi
Thursday 31 October
Day 6 of the La Torche Po France lights up as Titles on line
A full day of action today at the La Torche Pro France 2013 presented by Naish and Twenty-Nine, starting with the women’s repechage and ending with the first round of the Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge, with Round 3 & 4 of the women and Rounds 4 & 5 of the Men in between.
Continue reading ‘La Torche Pro France sees dramatic action with Men’s, women’s and Na Kama Kai’
October 30th, 2013 by davi
Wednesday 30 October
Blue skies, calmer winds & good surf provide great action
The Main Event got underway today here at the La Torche Pro France, presented by Naish and Twenty-Nine, as the performance level just went through the roof. The first round saw great action as the Top 8 trialists faced the 8 wildcards to provide a final 8 athletes that would move onto face the World’s Top 24.
Continue reading ‘Full day of action here at La Torche as top seeds dominate & survive’
October 27th, 2013 by davi
Sunday 27 October
Opening weekend of the La Torche Pro France sees action
The La Torche Pro France presented by Naish and Twenty-Nine is now officially open, as a weekend of Trials and extreme weather welcomed the World’s best to this beautiful corner of France. With a series of low pressure systems hitting NW France this past week, there was no shortage of waves for the opening day of the event, as the Trials got underway in solid surf as we saw 8 worthy athletes earned their spots in the Main event.
Continue reading ‘Opening weekend sees action in La Torche – live broadcast of main event this week’
October 24th, 2013 by davi
Thursday 24 October
La Torche Pro becomes climactic Final chapter for 2013
The La Torche pro france presented by Naish and XXIX will get underway this weekend as the world’s best gather for what will now be the final stop of the 2013 season and as a result the decider for the World championship crown for both men and women. With athletes’ best 3 results out of the 4 events in 2013 counting towards their overall ranking, the pressure will be on, as it all comes to the wire in La Torche, Brittany.
Continue reading ‘La Torche Pro France to decide 2013 World Surfing Titles & World Series Finals on NBC’
October 19th, 2013 by davi
Friday 18 October
La Torche Pro brings the world’s best back to France
After an epic stop for the Stand Up World Tour in Huntington Beach California, the Tour will now pick back up again in NW France, for the La Torche Pro France, presented by Naish and XXIX. This beautiful region of France has played host to the Stand Up World Tour for the last 2 years, and will once again open its arms to the World’s best at the tail end of the season, as the Title Race intensifies amongst the men, and a World Champion will be crowned for the Women.
Continue reading ‘Just over a week to go until the La Torche Pro France, stop 4 on the Stand Up World Tour’
September 27th, 2013 by davi
Friday 27 September
Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam sees world class action
The Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam presented by Starboard saw unprecedented performances from the world’s best athletes in both surfing and racing, as over 20 nations congregated in Surf City USA for a historic event just south of the Pier.
Continue reading ‘Huntington Recap, Turtle Bay Finals and the La Torche Pro France’
September 24th, 2013 by davi
Tuesday 24 September
Kai Lenny makes it two out of two wins in Surf City USA
After winning both the Surfing World Tour event and the World Series Sprints of the Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam, Kai Lenny (Naish) once again turned it on to take second place behind Australia’s Jake Jensen in the long distance, giving him the well deserved overall title for the event.
Continue reading ‘Kai Lenny wins the Overall World Series Title at Huntington Beach’
September 21st, 2013 by davi
Saturday 21 September
Kai Lenny puts on a flawless performance in Surf City USA
Kai Lenny (Naish) from Maui put together a flawless event campaign here in Huntington Beach to take the win at stop 3 on the 2013 Stand Up World Tour. Each round Kai put together high scoring heat after high scoring heat, with a climax in Round 4 where he posted a heat score total of 18.57, a near perfect score.
Continue reading ‘Kai Lenny & Izzy Gomez secure the win at the Huntington Beach Pro’
September 19th, 2013 by davi
A full day of action here at Day 2 of the Huntington Beach Pro
It was a full day of action here at Day 2 of the Huntington Beach Pro, as the Main event got underway and a new swell turned up to make it a day to remember. Clean head high conditions rolled in for much of the day, as the World’s best took to the water to battle it out here in Surf City USA.
Continue reading ‘Highlights from Day 2: Huntington Beach Pro Main Event’
September 17th, 2013 by davi
Felipe Hernandez wins the Trials here on Day 1 of the Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam
Felipe Hernandez (Rogue) put on a dominant performance today in the Trials component of the Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam presented by Starboard. Leading a strong field of Mexican contenders here in Surf CIty USA, Felipe consistently powered his way through the rounds to make it through to the Final. When it counted, Felipe pieced together a strong heat to take the win in the Trials on Day one of the Huntington Beach Pro.
Continue reading ‘Highlights from Stop 5 of the World Series: Hamburg’
September 11th, 2013 by davi
Saturday 7 September
The Stand Up World Tour & Series come together in HB
After a flurry of high profile city events on the World Series over the past month, the World’s best will congregate in Southern California, Surf CIty USA, where the Huntington Beach Pro will bring the World Racing Series and World Surfing Tour together for the second Grand Slam of the year.
Continue reading ‘The Huntington Beach Pro will see the World Tour & World Series take center stage’
August 13th, 2013 by davi
The 12th annual Duke’s OceanFest will be held at venue sites throughout Waikiki, from Saturday, August 17, through Sunday, August 25, 2013. The 9 day event features a variety of ocean sports that were close to Duke Kahanamoku’s heart: Longboard Surfing, Paddleboard Racing, Swimming, Tandem Surfing, Surf Polo, Beach Volleyball, and more. For more information visit dukesoceanfest.com.
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July 5th, 2013 by davi
Friday 5 July
Entries open for the Camp David World Cup in Hamburg
After two dramatically competitive events in France and Spain as a part of the European Trilogy on the 2013 Stand Up World Series, we are now building up to the Camp David World Cup of SUP in Hamburg, Germany, to take place from the 16th – 18th August right in the middle of the City.
Continue reading ‘Entries are now open for Hamburg, while the US Trilogy of events takes shape’
June 8th, 2013 by davi
The dates of this year’s event is set:
September 14 & 15, 2013!!
Our 3rd Annual Surf Fest was the best yet, and hope to top it this year with your help!! We would like to thank all the contestants and sponsors that contributed to making it such a memorable event.
Continue reading ‘4th Annual John “Pops” Ah Choy Surf Fest (2013)’
May 31st, 2013 by davi
Friday 31 May
USA Trilogy announced: Chicago, San Francisco & HB
With the world’s best about to embark on the European Trilogy that starts next weekend in Oleron France (with stops in the Basque Country of Spain and Germany), we are proud to announce the US Trilogy that will pick up at the end of August and hit 3 major markets in the USA.
Continue reading ‘USA Trilogy of events announced for the 2013 Stand Up World Series’