Surf Articles by Date

May 2011

  • Brazil is On Fire: Surf Team Ripper Adriano de Souza Triumphs at Home Billabong Pro Rio, Grabs ASP World Title Lead

    Adriano De Souza

    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Brazil is probably on fire right about now. If the coming World Cup (soccer) – set to hit the vibrant nation – isn’t enough reason to party, surely Adriano de Souza’s huge victory at the Billabong Rio Pro today will get things rockin’ quick. Oakley’s Brazilian Surf Team Ripper smashed his way to a home turf victory – topping Taj Burrow in two-to-four foot waves at Barra da Tijuca. The triumph rockets him to the top of the ASP World Title points standings. With Round 5 action going into full effect, Adriano’s 15.63 point total toppled Burrow’s 12.17 after a super close, intense final – complete with a raucous, partisan Brazilian home crowd behind de Souza.

  • Surf Stronger! Oakley’s Technologically Advanced Blade Boardshorts Tested in Europe

    SurfStronger

    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    You haven’t seen anything like this in the water. Period. Oakley Europe Surf Team Ripper Romain Cloitre is taking you on a test run of Oakley’s super high-tech Blade Boardshort – which is redefining surf apparel technology for surfers across the Planet. With compression technology, four way stretch, welded seams, stretch fly, nanotech innovation and more: Perform, React, Recover.

  • Pipe Snapper: Nate Yeomans Gets Down, Video Style

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    You know you missed Nate Yeomans. So did we. Oakley’s team ripper hasn’t been highlighted in a video on this page for quite some time, so it’s only appropriate that we hit you upside the hit with two recent ones: One at Snapper and one that has Nate exposing the “Two Faces of Pipeline” on the North Shore.