Monthly Archives: January 2011

Surf book review: The Kooks Guide to Surfing

A fair amount of books and DVDs pass through the Extremehorizon office for consideration as either a product to drop onto our virtual shop shelves or for review and the book “A Kooks Guide to Surfing” by Jason Borte was … Continue reading

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Volcom Pipeline pro 2011 could run today

Oahu’s North Shore has been the focal point of the surfing world’s attention over the past week with day after day of spectacular huge surf. The run of swell continues this week and could see the Volcom Pipe Pro start … Continue reading

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Peahi “Jaws” Big wave surfed at night!

Yesterday at 2:00am local Hawaii time, professional big wave surfer Mark Visser made history by achieving a night ride on waves measuring 30-40 foot faces off the shores of Maui with specially engineered LED lights built into a buoyancy vest … Continue reading

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Quiksilver “Eddie” 2011 could run this week

We all love the Eddie and were spoilt last year with the amazing swell and wave riding on display, it doesnt always happen so lets hope the developing pressure system kicks in a huge swell to run the event this … Continue reading

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New Billabong Monster Big wave tow in event- Mullaghmore

The word on the street is theres a brand new surf event being hosted by Billabong and Monster. Its a big wave tow in competition to be held at Mullaghmore, West Coast Ireland – the waiting period is up until … Continue reading

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Billabong XXL 2010/2011 mid season update

This winter has seen some awesome swells exploding all over the planet, including the recent sessions at Prowlers in Ireland. Heres a clip of some of the entries up until mid Dec:

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Further evidence that Obama surfs?

This shot was captured when Airforce1 landed after President Obama’s recent return from Christmas holidays in Hawaii. We have seen shots of the President body surfing, but never surfing, so do these boards belong to him? The Tokoro pin tail … Continue reading

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Stephanie Gilmore defects to Quiksilver!

After riding for Rip Curl for years Steph Gilmore 4 x Womens World champion has jumped ship and gone with Quiksilver. Its kind of a surprise move – Quik must have made an offer too good to refuse. They now … Continue reading

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British Surfing Association (BSA) goes into Liquidation

Its been no secret that theres been troubles with the British Surfing Association for some time, however its a surprise that the organisation has declared insolvency. Having said that a clean break and a brand new fresh start is just … Continue reading

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