The surf picked up today and it was fun for most of the day. Evan Thompson won his heat advancing into round 3 avoiding round 2. Tyler Newton is surfing tomorrow in the elimination round 2 in a man on man heat.
Here are some photos from the openning day yesterday.
Tyler Newton after a meal trying to figure out the echange rate. What's 100,000 Rupiah's worth?
Fishing in Bali requires a lot of safety gear
The openning ceremony dinner was entertained with some Baliense culture.
These guys were throwing flaming coconuts at eachother and getting hit with them. This was a battle was over who got the girl.
The regular Pro Junior season has ended and now the Campionship series has begun. The first stop is Bali Oct 2-14. The contest only takes 4 days to run and the rest of the time is the waiting period for the best condition for these invited top 48 junior men and 18 junior women. Here are some shot of the event. Look for updates on the Spy surfers Tyler Newton and Evan Thompson.
Just in time for the last few days of summer SPY will be sponsoring the 48th annual East Coast Surfing Championships from August 25th-29th in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Hundreds of amateur and pro surfers, including SPY’s own Ben Bourgeois, Cody Thompson, Tyler Newton, and Nick Rupp, will go head to head for East Coast surfing titles with purses totaling $30,000.
Back for another year, the SPY crew will be out in full force! Come and kick it at the SPY booth in the vendor village for some beach games, prize giveaways, and your chance to win an exclusive pair of SPY shades before they are out in stores. It will be a hot one but with all the shenanigans we have in store you won’t even notice the heat!
It’s that time again for the US Open of Surfing. The US’s biggest surf event. Huntington Beach is sunny and the crowds are here.
Spy surfer’s in the junior pro division are John Florence, Alana Blanchard, Evan Thompson, Tyler Newton and Nick Rupp. In the WQS event are Dean Morrison, Alana Blanchard, Ben Bourgeois, Mike Losness, John Florence, Clay Marzo and Torrey Meister.
The juniors has started the first 2 days and after some hard heats the remaining surfers are John Florence and Evan Thompson into the quarter finals.
The men WQS trials has finished and Mike Losness advanced into the main event.
There are going to be some exciting times during the next week so check back for the updates and some great pics!
Benny B displaying the perfect turn.
This is why the US Open of surfing is the US's biggest surfing event.
This event was held on June 5-6 2010 at 54th street Newport Beach CA. The Spy surfers in this contests were Tyler Newton, Nick Rupp, Evan Thompson, Nathan Florence and John Florence. The best result from them was Evan Thompson placing 3rd in the semi finals.
The Volcom VQS Championships was held May 13-15. This video features the Spy surfers Parker Coffin, Cody Thompson,Tyler Newton and Cory Arrambide during the last 2 days of the event. The Spy standout were Paker Coffin who placed 2nd in the Air division and Cody Thompson who placed 4th in the Pro Am division.
This is the 1st video from a 4 part series from the Nike 6.0 Lowers Pro. This is day 1 which is the Pro Junior round of 32 and the quarterfinals. The Spy surfer in this are Tyler Newton, NIck Rupp and Evan Thompson. Enjoy!
May 4-8, 2010 was the Nike 6.0 Lowers Pro WQS 6* Prime event held in San Clemente CA at Lower Trestles. Along with this contest there was also a grade 2 Oakley Pro Junior event.
The Spy surfers at this event were Dean Morrison, John Florence and Torrey Meister. In the Juniors event there were Tyler Newton, Nick Rupp, Evan Thompson.
The standout Spy surfer during this event was John Florence. He surfed this event like he was freesurfing. During this event he beat Dane Reynolds and Andy Irons along with many other creditable surfers. Look out for big thing from John Florence.
In the Junior Pro event the Spy surfer that stoodout was Tyler Newton. Tyler was ripping throughout the contest. In the finals he never really got the waves to showcase his talent but a 4th palce in this international event was not a bad showing. Newts is leading the Hawaiian Pro Junior ranking. Good surfng Newts!