Fergal Smith had dreams of being the first ASP World Tour surfer from Ireland, but today he's content to stay home in the Emerald Isles, charging big waves and tending his garden.
Surf stars have it rough. Perfect surf. Around-the-world travel. New boards all the time. And in Jordy Smith's case, a supermodel girlfriend. This is Ms. Lyndall Jarvis in her words.
Heavy-footed South African Jordy Smith is bringing power and progression to Real Surf, and if he's not careful he may end up topping the X Games podium because of it.
Adrian de Souza beats Joan Duru to take J-Bay trophy
Hall beats Nathaniel Curren for the win in Ballito, South Africa
The loss of J-Bay from the tour, South African surfers, Mark Occhilupo and Jordy Smith
Instant's new Wavegarden project breaks ground
Sean Holmes can't upset Jordy Smith in round three of 2011 Mr. Price Pro Ballito.
Joel Parkinson, Taj Burrow, Josh Kerr, and Owen Wilson go directly to quarters in Brazil
Jeremy Flores becomes first European to win Pipeline Masters
Jordy Smith talks maturity, his time in the title hunt, and shave-ice.
Maui's Dusty Payne is the stand out in Day 2 action at Pipeline and Backdoor
Matt Wilkinson wins O'Neill Cold Water Classic, California.
Young surfers shine in Round of 48 at O'Neill Cold Water Classic, California.
Inury not believed to be serious