Matt Wilkinson, typically thought of as the rollerblade-wearing jokester of the tour, finished 2012 ranked 24th in the world. Come to find, he's not satisfied.
For East Coast surf fans it's been some time since they were able to celebrate a win by one of their own, Cody Thompson changed all that in Puerto Rico.
As the competitive season gets underway the ASP is heading to the Caribbean for the Rip Curl Pro Puerto Rico. Here's a few people you might want to keep an eye on.
Does Josh Kerr get the credit he deserves?
Taj Burow on surfing in the age of Kelly
Chris Ward's unlikely success in a very different world
NFL all-stars take to Hawaiian waters during Pro Bowl
Jamie O'Brien transfers boards in the pit at Pipe.
John John Florence wins Volcom Pipe Pro
Human sized Pipe on tap for day 2 of Pipe Pro
China to host first ever dual ISA and ASP events.
While the Billabong Pipeline Masters is off, the North Shore still shines.
Chris Ward, Dusty Payne, Kai Barger, and others dig in at The Box.