Victory In The Fight for the Bight
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Victory In The Fight for the Bight

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

TUDOR TAKES OUT NOOSA

  • If you thought Joel Tudor was going to hang up the jersey, well think again.
  • After 16 years without a WSL victory, 43-year-old Tudor has won the Noosa Longboard Open presented by Thomas Surfboards.
  • And on the other side of the age spectrum, 15-year-old Kelis Kaleopa'a took her first WSL victory
  • She shined throughout the event in tricky Noosa conditions.
  • Check all the highlights and the replay on WorldSurfLeague.com

EQUINOR OUT OF BIGHT

  • Norwegian Oil giant Equinor has withdrawn its plans for resource exploration in the Great Australian Bight.
  • The Bight is one of the world's last intact and wild marine ecosystems.
  • The decision comes after a groundswell of community action, inspired largely by surfers, from across Australia.
  • This is a huge win for the ocean, this pristine coastline and surfers around the world.

SLATER'S HAWAIIAN OFFSEASON

  • Kelly Slater's been blowing minds lately in Hawaii with his freesurfing.
  • This recent session on the North Shore, captured by artist and filmmaker Jack Coleman, is a case in point.
  • No contest. No pressure. The result? Pure poetry.

ANDINO ON TODAY SHOW

  • Kolohe Andino -- the first American surfer to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics -- popped by NBC's Today Show this morning.
  • Andino laughed about his dad being called "surfing royalty" and then guaranteed gold for the U.S. squad.
  • We're a month away from the start of the 2020 Championship Tour, let's see ya bring the heat, Brother!
 

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