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2014 Fiji Pro Update

2014 Fiji Pro Update
The clock is ticking, and the world’s best tube riders are currently twiddling their thumbs in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean, waiting in anticipation for the 2014 Fiji Pro to start. But the swell? Yeah, that ain’t cooperating just yet. But don’t let a long-range swell forecast from the best in the biz rattle your cage. Mother Nature is a fickle beast and can flip the script faster than you think. If history is any indicator, Fiji has easily earned its reputation as one of the best locations in the world to pull on a jersey, and this year is no different.

2014 Fiji Pro Update

In any sporting event, spectators love wipeouts, wrecks, crashes, and carnage. As we all saw in the women’s event, Fiji can break your face. The ladies charged and some paid the price, but man, wasn’t that fun to watch? When the men hit the lineup expect to see blood, guts, and glory. Hopefully nothing serious, but just enough to keep us all glued to our computers and hope for what we saw in the 2012 Fiji Pro (above).

2014 Fiji Pro UpdatePhoto: ASP

POSTED BY ngreen ON June 2, 2014   |   Comment

Push Send: Jordy Smith

When it comes to finding out what Jordy Smith thinks about love, money, booze and drugs, you want answers, and you want them now. You want them to simply, Push Send. Interview taking from STABmag.com.

Push Send: Jordy Smith

1. My full name is… Jordan Michael Smith.
2. But I also respond to… Jordy, J dawg.
3. My actual age is… 26.
4. But most people think I am… 16, just ask my wife Lyndall. I leave my shit all over the place.
5. I currently reside… in San Clemente, just bought a house last week.
6. But I’d prefer to live in… South Africa, but the contests require too much flying.
7. Surfing is… a form of character, expressed on a wave.
8. Money is… a trading tool, you give it in and you get something back.
9. I became emotional when… I won my first contest as a youngster.
10. I’ve always wanted to… be a great person and do the very best I can.
11. Love is… a connection between two people, or yourself and something you really enjoy.
12. Drugs are… not sure, never done them.
13. Fashion is… Trendy.
14. The only purpose alcohol serves is… to take the edge off.
15. My dream job is… I’m doing it right now.
16. I have never told my parents… I once stole my mum’s cigarettes when I was around 10 and threw them over a wall. A whole carton of them! She was looking for them for like a week. I can’t handle the smell of cigarettes.
17. I secretly love… climbing into bed early to get up fresh.
18. There is nothing I hate more than… building my hopes up for a swell, and then getting shut down.
19. I become panicked when… not really ever, it’s all going to be good.
20. The last time I checked I was… a male.
21. I will always regret… nothing. Learn from everything.
22. One thing people don’t know about me is… I am a sneaker freak.

POSTED BY ngreen ON May 30, 2014   |   Comment

Jordy Smith Rio 2014 Update

Day 1 is done and dusted & it appears Jordy Smith has tapped back into his 2013 form with a solid heat total. Jordy has quickly jumped to the top of the pile with his win over Fred Patacchia and Travis Logie to advance directly into Round 3. The forecast looks good for round 2 and potentially running into round 3 if the winds stay light. Stay tuned! If you want some of Jordy’s kit that he’s wearing in Rio, check out his board shorts in our store.

Jordy Smith Rio 2014 Update© ASP/ Smorigo

Jordy Smith Rio 2014 Update

Jordy Smith Rio 2014 Update

POSTED BY ngreen ON May 8, 2014   |   Comment

Bells Beach Update | Jordy Smith

Jordy Smith powers through his Round 3 heat at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach advancing into Round 4. Jordy defeated Sebastien Zietz posting a near perfect score of a 9.57.

Bells Beach Update | Jordy SmithASP/Kirstin/Getty Images

Everyone else’s turns look small compared to Jordy’s. Like, WAY smaller. Jordy moves through to round 5 and will be up against Julian Wilson. We recommend you don’t miss this heat. Watch HERE.

Bells Beach Update | Jordy SmithASP/Kirstin/Getty Images

POSTED BY ngreen ON April 21, 2014   |   Comment

Jordy Smith | South West

It’s not always beachside hotels and champagne showers for Jordy Smith, take a look at this edit capturing Jordy Smith’s time in Western Australia as he ventures off the beaten path for waves and gets his game face on to compete in one of the most unique events on the WCT, the Margaret River Pro.

POSTED BY ngreen ON April 11, 2014   |   Comment