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Gabriel Medina is the 2014 ASP World Champion

Gabriel Medina, 20, made history today, becoming the first Brazilian to claim the prestigious ASP World Title, besting an international field of world-class athletes on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP World Champio...

Billabong Pipemasters Highlights Day 2

Matt Wilkinson (AUS) and Aritz Aranburu (ESP) capped off Round 2 as the swell continued to fill in at the Billabong Pipe Masters. In extremely challenging conditions, Wilkinson managed to oust Aranburu with a 4...

North Shore Hawaii – Winter Week 4-5

Leading up to Turkey Day, the North Shore saw some beautiful conditions and crowded lineups. After a run of north swell and windy conditions, the Country cleaned back up to fine form and the traveling circus fo...

Michel Bourez Wins 2014 Vans World Cup of Surfing

Tahiti's Michel Bourez recorded a stunning victory in triple overhead waves at the Vans World Cup of Surfing in Hawaii today. Bourez, 28, turned the tables on Dusty Payne (HAW) and eclipsed the scores of Sebast...

Day 2 / Vans World Cup of Surfing

Australia's Jack Freestone suffered a critical defeat in Round 2 of the Vans World Cup of Surfing in Hawaii today, that may dash his hopes of qualifying for the 2015 ASP World Tour. He wasn't the only one to sl...

Portfolio / Brian Bielmann

Hawaii’s veteran photographer shares some of his favorite gems and the stories behind them. (more…)...

Vans World Cup of Surfing Day 1

The Vans World Cup of Surfing - stage two of the Vans Triple Crown series - commenced at Sunset Beach today in stormy 10- to 15-foot surf. Following 24 hours of strong, onshore winds, the unpredictability of th...

Dusty Payne / 2014 Reef Hawaiian Pro Champion

An incredible come-from-behind victory by Maui's Dusty Payne (HAW) at the REEF Hawaiian Pro may well be the moment that realigns his life. After a torrid couple of years that saw him drop off the ASP World Cham...

Pedal Power Presented by VTCS, BIKEFACTORY & Freesurf

Freesurf, Vans Triple Crown of Surfing and BIKEFACTORY have teamed up to create Pedal Power, a new way to commute to school this season! Pedal Power is a campaign designed to encourage kids around the North Sho...