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Frederico (Kikas) Morais General Surf 

FREDERICO MORAIS CONQUERS THE AUSTRALIAN WAVES

JLpress/​Paula Lamares Tradução Paula Lamares The debut of Fre­derico Morais in the first stage of the world surf­ing cir­cuit is going very well. The Por­tuguese was qual­i­fied, on this Thursday, for the third round of the Quiksil­ver Pro Gold Coast, in Aus­tralia, impos­ing to Brazil’s Filipe Tole­do and Australia’s Adri­an Buchan. Kikas, as he’s known in the surf’s world, won the 10th heat, with 15.70 points (8.73 and 6.97), releg­at­ing to the “repechage” Tole­do, 10th of the cir­cuit in 2016, and Buchan, 14 , Which totaled 15.10 (7.60 and 7.50) and…

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General Surf WSL 

WSL Excited to Announce Kumul PNG World Longboard Championships for March

Marks­first event toward world long­board cham­pi­on­ship mul­ti-event series Reign­ing world cham­pi­on tory gilk­er­son Set to defend her title Over the last five years the World Surf League (WSL) Long­board Cham­pi­on­ship Tour surfers have had just one event to decide who wins the sport’s ulti­mate prize. WSL has been work­ing with part­ners glob­ally to increase this Tour to a mul­ti-​event series with the first brand new event announced as the Kumul PNG World Long­board Cham­pi­on­ships to be held at Tupira, Pap­ua New Guinea from 18 – 25 March, 2017. Pap­ua New Guinea Prime Min­ister, Hon.…

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Surf WSL 

Grant “Twiggy” Baker and Paige Alms Claim 201617 WSL BWT Titles

Baker Cap­tures Second WSL BWT Title Alms Earns His­tor­ic Women’s Big Wave Crown With the con­clu­sion of the 2016/​2017 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Tour (BWT) today, Grant “Twiggy” Baker (ZAF) and Paige Alms (HAW) have claimed the WSL BWT men’s and women’s titles. Today’s achieve­ment marks Baker’s second BWT title clinch­ing, after secur­ing his first in 2013. Baker took on all three events that ran on this year’s men’s BWT, kick­ing off his year­long lead with an emphat­ic vic­tory at the Puer­to Escon­dido Chal­lenge. The South Afric­an then con­tin­ued to…

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Frederico Morais | Photo WSL/Ed Sloane General Surf WSL 

Surf: Frederico Morais – The second Portuguese to reach the world surfing elite

The great adven­ture for Fre­derico Morais begins on March 14, when the world surf cir­cuit starts on the Gold Coast. After a his­tor­ic qual­i­fic­a­tion in Decem­ber in Hawaii’s demand­ing waves, the 25-year-old Por­tuguese will surf in the WCT’s first divi­sion. Poin­ted out as one of the greatest hopes of the sea­son, Kikas, as is known the surfer from Guin­cho (Cas­cais), is already in Aus­tralia train­ing for his big debut. The second place in Decem­ber 2016, at the Vans World Cup, in Oahu Hawaii, guar­an­teed Fre­derico Morais dir­ect entry into the Cham­pi­on­ship Tour,…

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Teresa Bonvalot winning Heat 11 of Round 2 at the Girls Make Your Call Women's Pro. General Surf WSL 

2017 Girls Make Your Move Women’s Pro Kicks off at Manly

Manly, Sydney NSW/​AUS – The 2017 WSL Girls Make Your Move Women’s Pro Qual­i­fy­ing Series (QS) 6,000 event has kicked off in punchy 3-to-4 foot waves at Manly on Sydney’s North­ern Beaches. The event runs as part of the Aus­trali­an Open of Surf­ing which also hosts a Men’s QS6,000 divi­sion. Sun­shine Coast­er Dim­ity Stoyle didn’t have the best time in Manly last year, get­ting elim­in­ated in the early rounds of the event. The former Cham­pi­on­ship tour (CT) com­pet­it­or has returned in 2017 and got her cam­paign off to an impress­ive start. Stoyle found…

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