Slater, Parko, Fanning, De Souza were all winners as tricky, but high-scoring surf kicked off round one of the Billabong Rio Pro.
The daughter of three-time world champ Tom Curren, it was inevitable that Lee-Ann Curren would grow up to be a great surfer. But she also inherited her father's gift for music.
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins plays surfer Ramon Navarro's welcome-to-Patagonia party with his side project, Chevy Metal
He won the Rip Curl Pro at Bells, and he's going into the Billabong Rio Pro with a full head of steam. Here's why Adriano De Souza might be the most dangerous man in surf right now.
Maya Gabeira may feel most comfortable in high seas, but as her X Games Real Women submission reveals, she's a talented, dynamic surfer in any conditions.
The Australian leg of the ASP World Tour is in the books, and now, as the Billabong Rio Pro gears up, things are starting to get interesting. Shane Beschen breaks is down.
As the Colgate Plax Girls' Rio Pro gears up, things are starting to tighten up on the ASP Women's World Tour. Casey Butler looks at the women's world title race going into Brazil.
Rookie is not, exactly, the right word for Glenn Hall. Rookie implies inexperience, which is the opposite of what Glenn Hall has. Here's the man they call Micro's story.
Shawn Dollar rides a world record 61-foot wave, Shane Dorian takes "Ride of the Year" honors at the 2013 Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards.
On Dec. 21, 2012 Santa Cruz's Shawn Dollar rode what's been measured in at 61 feet -- enough for a new world record and the XXL Awards' "Biggest Wave" title.
Growing up in Hawaii the daughter of a Pipeline pioneer, Coco Ho is blazing a trail her own as she takes on X Games Real Women.
From underground Maverick's charger to bonafide big-wave surf star, for Shawn Dollar success has come on his terms.
Surfboard manufacturing is a hard scrabble, thankless endeavor, but for John Robertson and his Robo Surfboards label, keeping it small means keeping it real