Rex Flodstrom was put in handcuffs and had his surfboard confiscated last Tuesday afternoon after a surf session on Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois.
Winter has come to Southern California, which means mildly cold temperatures and shoulder-high surf. Searching for an empty spot somewhere in North County San Diego, Andre Niemeyer and Jeff Warner landed on a place in Carlsbad, down a cliff in the vicinity of a spot called “Turn Arounds.”
Zane Schweitezer claims his first win at the Stand Up Paddle World Surf Tour while his fellow Maui islander, Kai Lenny, claims once again the title of world champion, coming in second place at the last leg of the tour.
Video highlights of the French stop for the Stand up Paddle World Surf Tour is now available. Watch the changing conditions of the contest and the myriad talents on hand fighting the strong offshore winds and the leading champ, Kai Lenny.
It was the spring of 2009 and a young girl named Kristi Page entered into the women’s division of her first real competition as an unknown skinny kid of 13. Nobody knew who she was or where she came from. But after competing for the four days and coming out with 3rd in the Open Women’s division and “Best Up and Coming Talent award”, it became clear she had some real potential.