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Rip Curl Cup on High Alert

Posted 08 Aug 2012

“The 2012 Rip Curl Cup Invitational at Padang Padang could be ON in the next 24 hours,” says Rip Curl. “A large Indian Ocean groundswell is currently tracking towards Bali, and contest directors are targeting a potential Thursday morning (August 9) start to the Ultimate Tuberiding Contest.”

Y’better believe the invitational will be a really good show if it turns on. Watch the video of Owen Wright at Ulu’s to get yourself excited. Check out the site, here.


    bethany hamilton got one wildcard, who gets the other? will it be owen?

    • JOKER

      Haha stealing my name again number 1

  • john baker

    i heard from a little birdy that namu puro will get the balinese wildcard. get excited, this kid will impress


    pretty lame considering there doesn’t appear to be a live stream. get to watch a butchered highlights package at the end of the day no doubt

  • d

    yeah. way to plug an event that we can’t watch. i’m super excited to watch the “live scores” roll in. boo-urns.


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A little slice of Davey Van Zyl

Posted 5 hours ago

Davey Van Zyl is part of the brave new world of South African surfing and you may very well enjoy this clip of him surfing, c/o Steven Michelsen.

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Surfing According To Hollywood (The Ultimate Mashup)

Posted 7 hours ago

Here’s the ultimate mashup you didn’t realise how much you needed, featuring all the best moments from Hollywood’s history of (mostly failed) attempts at doing The Surfing in The Movies.

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The Ones That Got Away

Posted 23 hours ago

It’s hard to put your finger just on what’s kinda nice about this; we’d never have thought a clip of back to back empties would be so engaging. This is what a rare Mexican spot was doing thanks to Hurricane Marie.

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Kepa Acero and the right kind of freedom in Indo

Posted 1 day ago

Look, this edit is a little confusing, but what’s clear is the water Kepa Acero jumps into and the quality of the barrels he scores in Indo. Simple as that. More from this man in his enjoyable Loneliest Planet.

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FCS II Neo Glass

Posted 1 day ago

Here’s Filipe Toledo, Kai Otton, Jake Marshall and Davey Cathels riding the new FCS II Neo Glass range on the east coast of Australia. If you want pop like Filly, or just like the idea of Neo anything (like us), then check out more here.

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Roberto D’Amico in Bali

Posted 2 days ago

Roberto D’Amico gets sick in Bali (food and waves!), featuring Dutch surfer Yannick De Jager. Place really is just a playground.

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Ryder Guest

Posted 5 days ago

Meet Ryder Guest. He’s thirteen years old, from Hawaii and has a ton of flair. So much in fact we going to go out on a limb and say he might be the next Marzo. The boy’s also got a rail game, which is a rare gem in a world filled with air revs.

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Posted 5 days ago

These posts have been clogging up your Facey and Insta feeds for weeks now, so instead of individually doing it the good folks at Spy decided to do it all in one go. Here’s their ALS ice bucket challenge. Sanuk, Nixon and Sun Diego, you have 24 hours.

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Hurricane Marie at Newport Point from above

Posted 5 days ago

You’ve already seen the photos from Newport Point yesterday and Oliver Kurtz’s barrel and that one wave from Santa Barbara. Now, here’s some drone footage of Newport Point yesterday which, rubber aside, could easily look like small Pipe.

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Volcom Veeco 48-hour screening

Posted 6 days ago

Volcom's Veeco is a documentary about filmmaking, from the company who've delivered the surfing world some of its best ever film like Live We Ride, Subjekt Haakonsen and Chichagof, over the last 21 years. It's a film by Jamie Heinrich and features gents like Ozzie Wright, Gav Beschen, Dusty Payne, Kai Garcia and many more. S... read more