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A Glam Slam Talks Women's Surfing, Success & Style with CARISSA MOORE
by A Glam Slam
posted November 25, 2013 at 2:38pm

At just 21 years old, Carissa Moore claimed her second ASP World Title. The Hawaii native has cemented herself among surfing’s best, and she still has a bright career ahead of her. Her landmark achievements have helped women’s surfing to ...more

US Open of Surfing Ends with Rioting
by Pretty Tough
posted July 30, 2013 at 9:39pm

The nine-day U.S. Open of Surfing, one of the sports biggest events, wrapped Sunday afternoon in Huntington Beach. Crowds during the week totaled in the millions and the final day was a bit of a madhouse with hordes of beach goers spilling out of t...more

Surfer Easkey Britton Needs Your Help!
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted April 19, 2013 at 7:42pm

Remember last year when Irish surfer Easkey Britton went to Iran and surfed, starring in a documentary? Well, she's going back and this time she's the one making the film - working with a group of Iranian school-girls who're learning to surf.  PIC: E...more

Surfer Sage Erickson is the January 2013 Athlete of the Month
by Pretty Tough
posted January 3, 2013 at 8:27am

 Name: Sage Erickson  Sport: Surfing  Nickname: Sage  Birthdate: 12.28.1990 Birthplace: Ojai, CA Current residence: Ventura, CA BACKGROUND: Favorite Athletes: Sally Fitz is pretty darn amazing. She is a true athle...more

Fearless and Female: Cox's Bazaar Best Surfer
by Muslim Women in Sports
posted January 2, 2013 at 6:35pm

BY: SHIREEN AHMED“I feel free on the water...where I am from and who I am doesn’t really matter”.- Nassima AtkerCox’s Bazaar, in the southeast corner of Bangladesh, is a perfect spot for surfing. In the early nineties a local resid...more

December Athlete of the Month: Malia Manuel
by Pretty Tough
posted December 2, 2012 at 11:06am

Name: Malia Manuel Sport: Surfing Nickname:  MM Birthdate: 8/9/93 Birthplace: Wailua, Hawaii Current residence: Wailua, Hawaii Home break: Kaua’i Stance: Natural Name: Malia Manuel BACKGROUND: Favorite Sports Moment (as a fan):&nb...more

JILL OF ALL TRADES: How Being a Multi-Sport Athlete Keeps Me Balanced
by SemperSarah
posted October 30, 2012 at 6:21pm

Being active is my lifeblood. Whether I am playing soccer or snowboarding, I welcome every athletic adventure that comes my way. The variety of sports I participate in encourages balance, balance enhances health, and health breeds happiness....more

Sally Fitzgibbons Readies to Defend TSB Bank NZ Surf Festival
by Pretty Tough
posted April 12, 2012 at 2:16pm

(AusTARANAKI, New Zealand ( April 11, 2012) – The TSB Bank NZ Surf Festival featuring the Dow AgroSciences Pro ran the opening Round of competition at Taranaki’s Fitzroy Beach today. Two-to-three foot (1.5 meter) long lefts and rights peeled o...more

New Year's Resolutions within Women's Sport
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted January 3, 2012 at 9:45pm

I just heard a medical expert on the radio here in Dublin telling us that giving up alcohol or ...(fill in with your choice of vice) for one month isn't enough - you need to change your approach during the whole year. Well, duh! Now if only it were as eas...more

Catching up with women's surfing champ Carissa Moore
by A Glam Slam
posted December 1, 2011 at 4:47pm

Carissa Moore has cemented herself as a female powerhouse in the surfing world and she’s only at the start of her professional career. Moore is already the youngest-ever Women’s World Champion. A girl who can also hold her own among the b...more

Portugal are Eurosurf champions
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted October 6, 2011 at 9:22am

Portugal are taking the Eurosurf title back home with them, 14 years after winning it the last time the competition was held in Ireland. Written in the stars maybe? The winners women's categories were Catarina Sousa in bodyboarding (Ireland's Ashleigh Sm...more

Check it out: European Surfing Championships in Bundoran, Ireland
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted September 26, 2011 at 10:01am

Eurosurf 2011 is possible the only surfing competition this year to have been opened by a bagpipe band? Open to correction here but Saturday's parade in Bundoran, Donegal - below - leaves you in doubt where the contest is taking place. Surfer Easkey Brit...more

2011 Supergirl Jam
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted August 9, 2011 at 6:48pm

5TH ANNUAL SUPERGIRL JAM SERIES KICKS OFF AUGUST 13 ASA Entertainment, the country’s leading action sports event producer, and Warner Bros. Consumer Products are proud to announce the dates for the 2011 Supergirl Jam event series. For the fifth conse...more

[VIDEO] Amber Wing’s Semi-Final Run at the World Wakeboard Championships
by WakeGirls Blog
posted July 20, 2011 at 7:12am

Video via WakeLine. Check out their website for more IWWF Worlds coverage, including more videos and photos. Amber Wing Women Open Semi-finals run from WakeLine on Vimeo. ...more

Women surfers taking over in France
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted July 15, 2011 at 11:48pm

The ASP women's world title will be decided today on the beaches of Biarritz, France. Only two of the women competing this week are in the running now - Sally Fitzgibbon (Australia) and Carissa Moore (Hawaii) for the final title.The Roxy Pro event has bee...more

Surf and Study in Sydney, Australia
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted July 5, 2011 at 3:01pm

"Wow, what an unbelievable couple of hours of surfing that was to watch.  I have never ever EVER seen female surfing performed as powerfully, stylishly and athletically as I did today." And that's from someone who knows. Champion Irish surfer Nicole Morg...more

Sally Fitzgibbons talks surfing
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted June 9, 2011 at 12:11pm

Australian surfer Sally Fitzgibbons won the Swatch Girls Pro France this week, taking home a giant watch among the prizes. Rated no 2 on the ASP Women's World Title Series this year - second to another Aussie Stephanie Gilmore - Fitzgibbons pipped America...more

Helmets In Hand Rider of the Month: Gracie Bails
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted May 9, 2011 at 12:41pm

Gracie Bails is Rider Of The Month for Helmets In Hand. Congrats. While checking out the team, ran across Nicole Noller. She is representing for the ladies as the only girl. She will also be on GRO Experience coming soon! ...more

Global Big Wave Awards: The Girls
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted May 9, 2011 at 11:59am

It's a beautiful morning here in Ireland. A day for the beach, not the computer but unfortunately ... So have to make do with blogging about Irish surfer Easkey Britton instead. Nominated to the final five of the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards, she'...more

[Video] Meet pro surfer Coco Ho
by Pretty Tough
posted April 21, 2011 at 2:24pm

Nineteen year old Coco Ho (@Coco_Ho)  was born and raised at Sunset Beach on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. She  loves to play dance dance revolution. listen to Beyonce and hangout with her friends when she’s not competing professionally on the AS...more

Pro surfer Coco Ho on growing up with the waves, giving back to the kids and...Beyonce
by anngaff
posted April 17, 2011 at 12:12am

Pro surfer Coco Ho unexpectedly qualified for the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Tour in 2009 and suddenly realized that what she grew up doing - surfing with her dad and brother - could turn into a career. She finished 4th on the tour and has...more

Surfing and MuayThai with Vicky Chan
by Inspiring Sports Women
posted April 10, 2011 at 12:44pm

Surfing sells itself as the mellow sport while MuayThai screams full-contact. On the surface they don't have much in common but Vicky Chan uses one to prepare for the other and loves both. Vicky Chan winter surfing Ireland She says: “I enjoy boxing, I l...more

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