In a final that went down to the wire, Gabriel Medina edged out Joel Parkinson to win the 2014 Quiksilver Pro Australia and take an early ASP World Tour ratings lead.
In a back-and-forth battle, Gabriel Medina edged out Joel Parkinson to win the 2014 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast and take an early ratings lead in the race for the ASP World Title.
Looking ahead at Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning, Carissa Moore and what lies in store for the 2014 ASP World Tour of Surfing
After a number of lay days, the Rip Curl Pro Portugal was back on and favorites Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson and Jordy Smith were ready
Slater makes an uncharacteristic stumble in Rd. 3 against a surging Pat Gudauskas, while Julian Wilson ends the day by elevating the performance bar to new heights
The unlucky few who had to surf in Round 2 of the Hurley Pro saw mushy surf, deteriorating conditions, and more than one upset.
Misty skies burned off at Lower Trestles to reveal precise performances in Rd. 1 of the 2013 Hurley Pro
At look at the contenders going into the 2013 Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles in California
Historically Kelly Slater's used his dominance at Lower Trestles to vault him to world titles, but with a stacked field going into the 2013 Hurley Pro he has his work cut out for him
Are quads the new thruster? Some might say yes. XGames.com's Jon Coen takes a look at the growing four-fin trend on the ASP World Tour
It was a long day of surfing at Teahupoo, but by the end Australia's Ace Buchan upset Kelly Slater in the final of the Billabong Pro Tahiti for his second world tour victory.
Wildcards caused some major upsets on the first day of the waiting period at the Billabong Pro Tahiti, but Slater, Parkinson and Smith still lead the hunt early.
The surf was five-foot and perfect for day two of the Billbong Pro Tahiti, and Mick Fanning, John John Florence and Jeremy Flores capitalized with some perfection of their own.
As the Billabong Pro Tahiti approaches, it's nearly a dead heat between Mick Fanning and Kelly Slater for the top spot in the world. Both know what it takes to win at Teahupo'o.
It was no easy road for the defending ASP World Champion, but in a hard-fought effort Joel Parkinson beat Michel Bourez in the final of the Oakley Bali Pro to take the victory.
There's no question the waves were absolutely flawless for rounds four and five of the Oakley Bali Pro, and Joel Parkinson's perfect 20-point heat accented that fact.