December 2009

Hugh Ritchie at Taylors in Grom Series Event 2

Cody McCusker makes it two from two after convincingly winning the U16 Boys division of the South Island Surfing Grom Series held at Taylors Mistake on Saturday. Taylors Mistake was the choice for the second day with event organisers choosing to move the contest to the more sheltered spot and the grommets were rewarded with pumping two to three...

Taj at Pipe 09

Taj Burrow Claims Billabong Pipe Masters with Parkinson Taking the Vans Triple Crown. Taj defeated Slater onshore waves after having epic clean three-to-ten foot waves during the event.

The final event of the 2009 ASP World Tour season, the Billabong Pipe Masters culminated the Vans Triple Crown (an ASP Specialty Series), and provided non-stop...

Fanning ripping to 2nd world title

Mick Fanning is #1, claiming the 2009 ASP World Championship at the Pipeline. Heading into the final event of the season, Fanning held the ASP ratings lead over fellow Gold Coast surfer Joel Parkinson (AUS), and with Parko bombing out in round 3 at the hands of wildcard Gavin Gillette, Fanning secured his second ASP World Title. The 2009 ASP...

Parko at Sunset 09

Joel Parkinson cleaned up at Sunset with waves up to 20ft. The O'Neill World Cup of Surfing (part of the Vans Triple Crown) was going off for the finals with solid waves. It was epic conditions at Sunset with a beautiful Sunday afternoon to watch the finals. Sunny Garcia started off the heat dominating with a super-long barrel giving him a...

Barron Surfboard with Custom Spray

Thought we'd show you one of the latest custom surfboards to come out of the shaping bay. This board was for a local guy, who wanted a sick new board with a popping spray. We were stoked with the result, so we've included photos of final stages of the process of making the board. If you have an idea for a board, be sure to come on down and run...