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.
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
Billabong writes brand value down to zero deeming it essentially worthless. Subsidiary brands like Element Skateboards also written down
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.
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.
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.
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 a long, crazy week in Huntington Beach, Calif., but after nine days Alejo Muniz beat Kolohe Andino in the final to win the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing.
It was a long week in Huntington Beach, but when the spray finally settled it was Brazil's Alejo Muniz who beat California kid Kolohe Andino to win the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing.
Going into the final day of the Vans U.S. Open seven out of the eight surfers left in the draw are on the world tour. Smith, Andino and Young all front the podium-hungry pack.
Few locations around the world have troubled Kelly Slater over the years, but Huntington Beach is one of them. In losing to Michel Bourez, the beachbreak stumps him again.