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Standout Performances and Early Eliminations Start the Billabong Pro Pipeline

BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu, Hawaii (Wednesday, February 1, 2023) -The Billabong Pro Pipeline kicked off the start of the World Surf League (WSL) 2023 Men’s Championship Tour (CT) today in clean four-to-six-foot swell at the world-renowned Banzai Pipeline. Men’s Opening Round witnessed standout performances from João Chianca (BRA), Ezekiel Lau (HAW), Jordy Smith (RSA), and Gabriel […]

Single and Unattached 2023 Classic Single Fin Invitational Surf Contest in San Juan, La Union, Philippines Starts Tomorrow!

31 January 2023, San Juan, La Union, Philippines: After a pandemic-forced hiatus, the Single and Unattached Classic Single Fin Invitational is back and will be starting its 12 day run of fun in the sun on the shores of the Surfing Capital of the North, La Union starting on the 1st of February and wrapping […]

Ketut Agus and Shino Matsuda Win Inaugural La Union International Pro QS 3,000

Urbiztondo Beach, San Juan / Philippines (Thursday, January 26, 2023) – Ketut Agus (IDN) and Shino Matsuda (JPN) have claimed the biggest wins of their careers, claiming victory today at the inaugural La Union International Pro, World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 3,000 event. Urbiztondo Beach delivered pristine conditions on Finals Day with light […]

Stage Set For Finals Day at La Union International Pro QS 3,000

Urbiztondo Beach, San Juan / Philippines (Wednesday, January 25, 2023) – Urbiztondo Beach has come to life on Day 6 of the La Union International Pro Qualifying Series (QS) 3,000 event with the point turning on clean three-to-four foot surf. With one day left in the window the stage has been set for Finals Day […]

Rogelio Jr Esquievel and Natsumi Taoka Claim Longboard Victories at La Union International Pro

Urbiztondo Beach, San Juan / Philippines (Monday, January 23, 2023) – Filipino competitor Rogelio Jr Esquievel (PHL) and Japan’s Natsumi Taoka (JPN) have claimed victory at the La Union International Pro Longboard Qualifying Series (LQS) event. The Point at Urbiztondo Beach turned on great longboarding conditions with clean waves in the one-to-two foot range. The […]

Longboarders Hit The Water On Day 2 Of The La Union International Pro

Urbiztondo Beach, San Juan / Philippines (Saturday, January 21, 2023) – Day 2 of the La Union International Pro has seen another massive day of action, with the completion of the Women’s Round of 32 in the Qualifying Series (QS) 3,000 event, along with the opening rounds of the Longboard Qualifying Series (LQS) event. Competitors […]

Qualifying Series Off And Running at La Union International Pro

Urbiztondo Beach, San Juan / Philippines (Friday, January 20, 2023) – Competition is off and running at the inaugural La Union International Pro with opening rounds of the men’s and women’s Qualifying Series (QS) 3000 event being completed. Competitors were treated to super clean two foot surf on the Point at Urbiztondo Beach at La […]

Competitors Arrive in The Philippines Ahead of Inaugural La Union International Pro

Urbiztondo Beach, San Juan / Philippines (Thursday, January 19, 2023) – Over 120 of Asia’s next crop of up and coming surfer’s have arrived in the Philippines ahead of the inaugural La Union International Pro which is set to kick off tomorrow at The Point at Urbiztondo Beach in San Juan. The event comprises a […]

Pandu Sjahrir was elected by acclamation as general chairman of PB PSOI 2023-2027

Jakarta 17 January 2023 – The Executive Board of the Indonesian Surfing Wave Association has concluded holding a National Conference (Munas) on Tuesday 17 January 2023. The agenda for the National Conference is the election of the General Chair. As a result, Pandu Sjahrir was elected by acclamation to lead PB PSOI for the 2023-2027 […]

Bronson Meydi and Lidia Kato Win West Papua International Surfing Competition 2022

29 December 2022, Amban Beach – Manokwari, West Papua:  The inaugural West Papua International Surfing Competition 2022 came to close yesterday with the Men’s and Women’s finals held in 3-5 foot surf at the Amban Beach righthand break giving the local crowd plenty of exciting action as they witnessed Lidia Kato (JPN) win the Women’s Open […]