Archive for July, 2009

Record-breaking Feelfit Paddle Round The Pier hailed best ever

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Paddle Round The Pier 2009

This year’s Paddle Round The Pier, sponsored by Feelfit, has raised an estimated record-breaking £30,000 for this year’s charities – The RNLI, SurfAid International and local children’s charity, The Rockinghorse Appeal. (more…)

Jennifer Smith Wins 2009 Roxy Jam

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Jennifer SmithJennifer Smith (California, USA), 23, won the Roxy Jam in Biarritz today to claim the second ASP Women’s World Longboard title of her brilliant career after defeating fellow finalist and outsider Coline Menard (Reunion Island, FRA), 21, in the final exchange of the 2009 edition. Smith, who dominated the final bout from the beginning until the end, confirmed her stellar Semifinal run where she managed to score a 9.25 point ride, the highest wave score of the event, defeating Menard confidently. (more…)

Mini-groms take to the waves

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Mini-groms take to the waves for A1Surf.com & Alder Under 8s Groms Comp

Last weekend (Saturday 4th July) saw the A1Surf.com & Alder Under 8s Groms Comp take place on the beach in Brighton. It was just one of the events that made up the huge Paddle Round The Pier beach festival. (more…)

Kelly Slater Rebounds to Claim Hang Loose Santa Catarina Pro

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Kelly Slater (USA), 37, reigning nine-time ASP World Champion, has claimed the 2009 Hang Loose Santa Catarina Pro over an in-form Adriano de Souza (BRA), 22, in clean three-to-four foot (1 metre) waves at the main site of Praia Vila. (more…)