After more than ten years Margaret River appears on the ASP Men's World Tour schedule, which leaves lots of room for speculation about how the boys will fair.
As the Australian leg of the 2014 ASP World Tour season moves to the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro in Western Australia, world champs Kelly Slater and Carissa Moore look to climb back to the top of the rankings.
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.
After a long season on tour and with two months until the Pipe Masters, Taj Burrow returned home for some much needed rest, and scored some fun surf in the process.
It's world title shoot-out in France fpr the ASP men. Fronted by Slater and Fanning, the quarterfinalists have been decided and they aren't short on talent.
Surfboard builder Matt Biolos, aka "Mayhem," has more surfers on the World Tour riding his shapes than anybody. So what's his secret?
Taj Burrow edges out fellow Aussie Julian Wilson to win the 2013 Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles.
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.
Jordy Smith and Mick Fanning led the charge into the quarterfinals of the Rip Curl Pro, but the big news of the day was the elimination of Kelly Slater and Joel Parkinson.
With world title favorites exiting the Rip Curl Pro early, Adriano De Souza took full advantage of the situation to become the first Brazilian to win at Bells in over 50 years.
Jordy Smith locked in the highest heat score of the Rip Curl Pro so far, but it was the prowess and grit of rookies Nat Young and Sebastian Zietz that stole the show.
Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson won handily at Bells Beach as round one of the Rip Curl Pro got underway, but the young guard is hot on their heels.
The surf's going to be pumping for the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach, and standing atop the ASP ratings, Kelly Slater knows a win at Bells could be the key to a 12th world title.
As the East Coast continues to take it on the chin after an unrelenting series of winter storms, the surf has been pumping from Long Beach, N.Y., to Palm Beach, Fla.
Kelly Slater claimed his 52nd career world tour victory when it won the Quiksilver Pro Australia, but the road to the top of the podium was hard fought.
Earning his 52nd tour victory and taking an early ratings lead, Slater's left no question he's all in this year. Shane Beschen breaks down what that means for everybody else.