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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’
October 14th, 2013 by davi
Monday 14 October
Kai Lenny steps up to come from behind and take the Title
Kai Lenny (Naish) from Maui went into the Final day of competition behind: a disappointing 4th place finish in the long distance created even more of a challenge for him to defend his World Title, as Connor Baxter (Starboard), had the points advantage from the events leading into the Finals, as well as a 3rd place in the long distance race on Day 1.
Continue reading ‘Kai Lenny & Annabel Anderson secure the 2013 World Titles’
October 13th, 2013 by davi
Sunday 13 October
Jake Jensen steals the show in World Series Long Distance
A beautiful day here on the North Shore of Oahu saw the World’s Best line up to do battle one last time, as it has all come down to this final event of the 2013 season to determine the World Championship Title.
Continue reading ‘Jake Jensen & Mariko Strickland take day one of the World Series Finals at Turtle Bay’
October 11th, 2013 by davi
Friday 11 October
The World Series Finals at Turtle Bay: live this weekend
The World Series Finals at Turtle Bay, presented by Amp Energy will kick off this weekend with the iconic Long distance race from Turtle Bay to Ali’i Beach Park on Saturday and the World Series Sprint Racing taking place right in front of the hotel on Sunday.
Continue reading ‘Join us this weekend at Turtle Bay for the World Series Finals presented by Amp Energy’
October 9th, 2013 by davi
As we build up to the final stop on the 2013 Stand Up World Series, we take a closer look at the 2 racing components, the majestical race courses and the current standings, to see who is on top, and what it will take to secure the win this weekend at Turtle Bay.
Continue reading ‘A closer look at this weekend’s World Series Finals at Turtle Bay’
October 7th, 2013 by davi
Monday 7 October
Tensions mounts for the World Series Finals this weekend
Tension is mounting out here on Oahu’s fabled North Shore as we countdown to the prestigious World Series Finals at Turtle Bay that will take place this weekend (12 – 13 October) at Turtle Bay Resort. Brought to you by Amp Energy, this World Series Finals will be the final climactic showdown of the year as the World’s best will battle it out one last time in Stand Up Paddling’s ultimate arena after 8 spectacular events that took the sport and world class racing all over the world.
Continue reading ‘The World Seres Finals to kick off at Turtle Bay Resort this weekend’
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 22nd, 2013 by davi
Kai Lenny and Ke’ale Dorries secure convincing wins in the sprint racing
With a rising swell throughout the day, the World Series Sprints saw spectacular racing for both athletes and spectators alike, as the world’s best took on pounding surf to make it around the ‘M’ course to the finish. Drama was at a high, as clean up sets rifled through the course at times, providing a major show for the assembled crowds and spectators online. Make sure to check out the highlights from the whole day of racing, but also the sprints Final on the home page right here at www.watermanleague.com
Continue reading ‘Highlights from Day 2: Huntington Beach Pro Main Event (Sprint Racing)’
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’