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3 May 2012
Opening day of the 2012 Nike Lowers Pro pumped with a solid four to six-foot south swell and pristine conditions from the first heat of the day to the last. There were breakout wins, big upsets, and plenty of MVP-worthy performances. Here's the highlights.
1 June 2011
The TTR World Snowboard Tour 2010/2011 came to an end only a few weeks ago and here is another clip which summarizes the best moments of the largest and most progressive freestyle snowboard tour on the globe. World class events such as the Air & Style, Burton European Open, Arctic Challenge and the O'Neill Evolution are part of the TTR Tour which sees the best riders throw down the most technical and stylish tricks. Among the riders are the 2010/11 TTR World Champions Peetu Piiroinen and Jami...
from O'neill Europe
29 March 2011
The O’Neill Cold Water Classic New Zealand 2011 was ruled by the top seeds on the fourth day. The competition remained at ‘The Pipe’ on Midway Beach for the second consecutive day. The event’s top seed, Adam Melling (AUS), was the first surfer to move through to Round of 12 and he eliminated the last standing Kiwi, Maz Quinn along the way. Despite being the highest placed Kiwi at the event, the result gives Quinn no desire to chase the ASP World Tour.
Stu Kennedy was another Australian to sh...
31 October 2011
As the O’Neill Cold Water Classic 2011 moved towards its closing stages, four quarterfinalists were decided as contest organisers once again took full advantage of the event’s mobile format.
Willian Cardoso, local boy Nat Young, Nic Muscroft and Josh Kerr all made it through the non-elimination heat straight into the quarterfinals at Waddell Creek before the event was called off for the day as the swell died off.
But it was Josh Kerr who made sure that all eyes we be firmly fixed on him f...
O’Neill Cold Water Classic 2011 - California - Highlights of Day 4
25 July 2011
CLOSE COMPETITION AND CLOSED ROADS
Hunt collects Italian victory in Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2011
It was an armada of motorboats and surfboards, and spectators on the surrounding beach that saw the closest battle this season. Reigning champion Gary Hunt had the honour of being awarded winner of this Sunday’s competition round of the 2011 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Italy, ahead of Russia’s Artem Silchenko and Czech diver Michal Navratil. The Scaliger Castle in Malcesine...
30 September 2010
The 16th annual freestyle.ch Zurich was a hit despite the weather. 28,000 freestyle fans gathered at the Landiwiese to cheer on their freestyle superstars.
This year’s freestyle.champs are Gjermund Bråten (NOR) in snowboarding, Henrik Harlaut (SWE) in freeskiing, Dany Torres (ESP) in FMX and Sandro Dias (BRA) in skateboarding.
In addition to its contests, freestyle.ch was able to captivate audiences once again with its live acts.
Reggae singer Cali P and his Soul Fire Band ignited the crowds...
freestyle.ch 2010: Best Of
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from O'neill Europe
16 October 2010
26-year old Australian Josh Kerr wins the O'Neill Cold Water Classic Canada 2010 - the coldest surf competition in the world!!
The final heat was between Josh Kerr (AUS) and Eric Geiselman (USA), with Josh claiming the victory and winning the legendary paddle! Unfortunately last year's surprise winner and local hero Peter Devries couldn’t repeat his victory and was defeated in the Round of 16 by eventual winner Josh Kerr.
After the most southern, the most northern, the wildest and the coldes...
from O'neill Europe
8 January 2011
The Women’s event saw a different show with Kelly Clark dominating throughout – and the crowd gathered at the bottom of the Jakobshorn loving every move.
The 27 year old American continues to push women’s riding, her second run consisting of a Frontside 900, Backside 540 Mute, Frontside 720, Indy and Cab 720 Mute. Behind her was the 19 year old Slovenian rider Cilka Sadar in second and the Norwegian rider Kjersti Ostgaard Buaas in third.
14 March 2011
http://www.ttrworldtour.com - Last season, Peetu Piiroinen was the first ever snowboarder to win two TTR World Tour titles and has returned again this season to take an unprecedented third consecutive TTR title, a feat no other snowboarder has come close to touching. At the age of 23, Peetu has had an amazing run in competitive snowboarding with over 25 career podiums. Peetu started competing back in 1997 at the ripe age of 9-years old and has been steadily progressing his riding since. He ma...