South African pro surfer Jordy Smith competes in the the ASP world tour Billabong Rio Pro 2013 finals at Barra de Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 19 , 2013.
Rash guards have become more stylish with better cuts and tailoring. It's about having the total kit, looking cute with a new surfboard and all of your gear and taking it to the next level.
They are so much more concerned with catching the next wave than with other surfers ... The chaos of the jet skis' movement has a circus-like aspect. Some behaviors were borderline clownish.
I’m pretty stoked right now. It feels incredible to lock in a win ... Some of the waves that were coming through were amazing and just ran along the bank perfectly... All the guys in the final put on an awesome show and surfed a great heat. Big thanks to Surfing NSW and the crew for running such a professional event.More quotes »
Disabled surfers brave the waves in Brazil
(AP) -- One minute, Renata Glasner is watching the waves crash on Leblon beach from her wheelchair. The next, she's plowing through the turbulent waters on a specially adapted surfboard.Glasner, a 35-year-old graphic designer who was diagnosed with multipl Read more »
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