Kelly Slater exploded on the surf scene at Lower Trestles in 1990, and now, 24-years later, he's hoping the Southern California point break can help propel him to a record 12th ASP World Title.
Red Bull Cape Fear ran this weekend, and in unruly conditions at Ours in Sydney, 16 of the world's hardest charging surfers went toe to toe.
On the final day of the contest's waiting period, a healthy 10-foot swell at Sydney's Cape Solander kicked the Red Bull Cape Fear event into overdrive for 16 of the world's most talented, big-wave surfers.
While the eyes of the surfing world have been focused elsewhere, Australian chargers are getting ready for the debut of the Red Bull Cape Fear Challenge.
With a looming IPO that could value the company at $3 billion, camera-maker GoPro has turned awesome action sports moments into big business.
Nearly 100 GoPro athletes gathered on the North Shore of Oahu this summer for workshops, water sports and more.
Winning the Emmy for Best Sports Documentary Series, "Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau" and ESPN's "30 For 30" ride wave of success.
From Maui to Nazare, Half Moon Bay to Teahupoo, 2014 was a good year for big-wave surfing. Look no further than the winning waves for proof.
It was yet another epic year of surf celebrated at the annual XXL Global Big Wave Awards, and stealing the show was none other than Greg Long and Grant Baker.
Over the last few weeks, every big-wave spot from Hawaii to California saw some of the best swells in recent memory, and some lucky surfers found the right spots.
On Dec. 21, 2012 Santa Cruz's Shawn Dollar rode what's been measured in at 61 feet -- enough for a new world record and the XXL Awards' "Biggest Wave" title.
From underground Maverick's charger to bonafide big-wave surf star, for Shawn Dollar success has come on his terms.
Shawn Dollar rides a world record 61-foot wave, Shane Dorian takes "Ride of the Year" honors at the 2013 Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards.
From Ireland to Maui, Cortes Bank to Cloudbreak, the nominees for the 2013 Billabong XXL Awards have been announced, and they're nothing short of impressive.