Monthly Archives: April 2010

US oil spill is potential Eco disaster

The US Coast Guard is investigating reports that oil has started washing ashore on the Gulf Coast from a leaking offshore well. Up to 5,000 barrels of oil a day are thought to be spilling into the water after last … Continue reading

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Billabong XXL big wave awards 2010 results

Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker from Durban, South Africa took top Ride of the Year honors in the premier category of the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards, at a glittering function in Anaheim, California on Friday. Baker, 36, pocketed US $50,000 … Continue reading

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Billabong XXL Big Wave awards 2010

The countdown is underway as the elite of the big wave surfing world converge on Southern California for tonight’s Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards. The Oscars-style ceremony at the Grove Theater in Anaheim, CA will pay tribute to the … Continue reading

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Bryson takes O’Neill Highland open 2010

Lord Royden Bryson has won the O’Neill Cold Water Classic Scotland 2010 in epic Thurso East conditions. “Really?! I am a Lord?” asked Royden. “I had no idea! I was just so happy with the ASP ratings points and the … Continue reading

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Massive Hammerhead shark caught in NSW

I think this beast might make you jump if it swam beneath you in the line up!! Fishermen caught the giant Hammerhead shark this week weighing one and a quarter tonnes and measuring 20ft long, off the north coast of … Continue reading

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Oneill Cold Water classic Thurso 2010 kicks off today

The O’Neill Cold Water Classic (CWC) Scotland kicks-off today, in Thurso on Scotland’s northern coast for its fifth consecutive edition. Known as the coldest surf contest on tour and attended by the world’s best searching for extreme conditions and world … Continue reading

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Kelly Slater joins Mark Richards as 4 time Bells winner

Kelly Slater wins Rip Curl Pro- Bells Beach 2010 Kelly joins Mark Richards as the only 4 times Bells winners, Kelly will only have 3 Bells on the mantelpiece at home after giving this years Bell away to the local … Continue reading

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Clash of the Icons: Curren defeats Occy

In the head-to-head meeting of surfing’s most influential icons, 3x ASP World Champion Tom Curren defeated fellow former ASP World Champion Mark ‘Occy’ Occhilupo at the ‘Clash of the Icons’ , which took place during the 2010 Rip Curl Pro … Continue reading

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Gilmore wins at Bells

Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 22, reigning three-time ASP Women’s World Champion, has claimed the 2010 Rip Curl Women’s Pro over opponent Sofia Mulanovich (PER), 26, in a hard-fought Final. Event No. 2 on the 2010 ASP Women’s World Tour, the Rip … Continue reading

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