Surfers campaigning for 2019 Championship Tour slots are already going strong in Israel, Australia, Florida and Hawaii.
Friends and fans are rallying around CT star Dusty Payne who is facing multiple surgeries in the wake of his January 8 wipeout at Backdoor.
Finn McGill, Barron Mamiya, Cody Young and Imaikalani Devault are rocketing up Hawaii's incredibly talented depth chart.
Sebastian Inlet will host the first QS6,000 of 2018 and a formidable field awaits.
After a dramatic session at Jaws, Albee Layer drops an epic Instagram rant about water safety.
A strong French contingent nabs four of the final eight spots at the QS 3,000 SEAT Pro Netanya pres by Reef.
The World Champ has some sage advice on how to get comfortable in the heavy stuff.
After bursting onto the global stage last season, the talented Frenchman now looks to take things to the next level, and fast.
With his motivation intact, and game strong, the charismatic Brazilian star is planning a trip back to the Championship Tour.
They've been buddies since they were kids, and in 2018 they'll finally be together on surfing's biggest stage.
It's a no-go for Tuesday at Mavericks due to an unfavorable forecast. Anticipation still high as swell tracking continues.
The 18-year-old from Hawaii threw a massive wrench into the World Title race last month. Could making the Tour be next?
Now that the spray has landed, it's time to review the tape and read the tea leaves. Here's what we learned in Kiama.
From cold-water locals to a few global names, these women are about to make history (again).
Californian wunderkid Kei Kobayashi steals the show at the QS 3000 in Israel with a near-perfect ride in Round Two.
The smiley 17-year-old defeats Japan's Joh Azuchi in the Final at Kiama's Bombo Beach in New South Wales, Australia.
Not one to back down, Santa Cruz local Tyler Fox has been one of Mavericks' best performers over the past decade.
The Tahitian defeats Hawaiian Summer Macedo to win the Junior World Title.
Finn McGill and Vahine Fierro nab World Titles in Kiama.
Local legends discuss the requirements needed to be a regional wildcard for the newest Big Wave Tour event.
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It's been a massive year for the progression of the sport.
Musicians call it the second album syndrome. Does it apply to surfers too?
The Canadian-born, Portuguese charger has been a standout so far this winter season.
Check out what the world's best surfers have been up to since the season ender.
Dusty Payne is seriously injured at Pipeline. Hours later a man drowns at Rocky Point.
California's positive vibe warrior is making his return to the Championship Tour after surviving a serious QS grind.
The 2x World Champion reflects on his remarkable 2017 season, and his drive to be unstoppable.
2018 Ride of the Year Entry: Lucas Chianca at Nazaré, Portugal on January 4, 2018. Video by Cesinha Feliciano. Photo: Rafael G. Riancho.
Few are better at keeping as many balls in the air as the classy Aussie veteran.
Ian Walsh and Paige Alms are recognized by the Maui County Council for recent wins at the Pe'ahi Challenge
Round Two's elimination heats wrapped up on a short day in Kiama.
The most competitive heats of this season were also some of the most pivotal.
The world's best junior surfers are settling some remaining 2017 business on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia.
The world's best junior stars are set to do battle next week in Kiama, New South Wales.
The 19-year-old rising star from San Clemente had a breakout season in 2017.
Keep your eyes on these longtime standouts when the Nazaré Challenge gets the green light.
A short list of the most outstanding moments from the 2017 Championship Tour.
The California native has long been a dark horse on the elite women's Tour. But she might be even closer to the top than you thought.
A recap of an epic year -- as described by surfing's star players.
A message from WSL CEO Sophie Goldschmidt.
The seven members of the Championship Tour's new crew are all bringing something unique to the table.
Pro surfing fans at Pipeline are as passionate as they come.
On a dramatic day that crowned three Champions, these five surfers locked some big wins of their own.
The Hawaiian makes history before Jeremy Flores steals victory in final seconds of the Billabong Pipe Masters.
Coming back from the brink was a common theme this year.
Full rosters and order of replacements announced for the men's and women's tour.
The veteran Frenchman nabbed his second Pipe Masters crown from John John Florence's hands with 22 seconds left to go.
We all have the former World Champ to thank for making the 2017 Title race one of the best.
Finals Day at Pipe was as intense and exhilarating as it gets.
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