Barely Back Packers – Our 5 Month Adventure

From barely having backpacked before, going traveling for 5 months certainly threw us into the deep end. But my God… it’s been an adventure of a lifetime which will be forever in our minds.
Our route: New Zealand, Fiji, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam. Here is the action packed compilation video of Our 5 Month Adventure.
 All credit to Barelybackers.
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Meet the Photographers! Lachlan Callender

Lachlan is a 15 year old Photographer and filmmaker from the South Coast of Australia. He lives in a small town named Bodalla and escapes from the countryside most weekends to the beautiful coastlines of the South Coast.

Whilst Lachlan may only be 15 years old, he certainly does manage to get up to some cool stuff, so will be blogging to keep us up to date on his travels, whether that is shooting a surf trip on an ordinary weekend or working on big projects.

Lachlan originally got into photography and filming for a hobby but since his involvement with Great Venture Surf Co has realised that this is the path he would like to take in life. He is now focusing on expanding his work and hopefully one day making a living out of it. Its a tough gig but he is going to give it a go!

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The Secret Beach – By Brenton De Rooy

We are very excited to show you guys our first installment from the lovely Brenton De Rooy! This man has been working with us from the very beginning and we love his approach to surf photography and his attitude towards life!

He describes this collection as ‘A few pics, barrels and stuff from a secret spot around mid North Coast Australia.

Enjoy!

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Rip Curl Pro 2016 Bells Beach – Round up!

2016 is looking to be Matt Wilko’s year with another win under the belt from Bell’s Beach.

In the Ladies tournament it was  Courtney Conlogue that took the trophy, as a first time winner, she was pretty pumped to be ringing that bell!

 

 

Rip Curl Women’s Pro – Round 1,2 & 3 Results


 

 

The ladies hit the waves and we are excited to see what they have to offer. Will be interesting to see how they perform after the Quick pro results a few weeks ago.

source WSL

Round 1

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Round 2

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Round 3

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Rip Curl Pro – Bells Beach 2016 – Round 1 Results

 

So it is that time again! The 55th annual Rip Curl Po competition. The longest running professional surf competition in the world! The event takes place in Bells beach down in Victoria Australia and sees the best of the best come together and compete for the title.

Here are the round one results from Bell’s Beach – source WSL

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2016 Quicksilver Pro Gold Coast Result – Round 2

Competition is heating up over at the Gold Coast. Here are the results for Round 2!

Heat 1
Adrianode Souza BRA – Wave 1: 7.77 Wave 2: 7.53 Total: 15.30
Wade Carmichael AUS – Wave 1: 6.33 Wave 2: 4.67 Total: 11.00

Heat 2

Sebastian Zietz HAW – Wave 1: 5.50 Wave 2: 7.60 Total: 13.10
Julian Wilson AUS – Wave 1: 5.10 Wave 2: 6.77 Total: 11.87
Heat 3
Stuart Kennedy AUS – Wave 1: 6.23 Wave 2: 9.50 Total: 15.73
Kelly Slater USA – Wave 1: 6.17 Wave 2: 6.93 Total: 13.10

Heat 4 

JoshKerrAUS – Wave 1: 5.50 Wave 2: 8.00 Total:13.50
Adam Melling AUS – Wave 1:4.50 Wave 2: 6.33 Total: 10.83
Heat 5
RyanCallinanAUS – Wave 1:7.67 Wave 2: 8.07 Total:15.74

Jordy Smith ZAF – Wave 1.5.33 Wave 2:6.67 Total:12.00

Heat 6

John John Florence HAW – Wave 1:7.43 Wave 2: 6.93 Total: 14.36

Davey Cathels AUS – Wave 1:5.83 Wave 2: 6.83 Total: 12.66

Heat 7

Conner Coffin USA – Wave 1: 7.00 Wave 2: 6.33 Total13.33
Kai Otton AUS – Wave 1: 4.83 Wave 2: 8.33 Total: 13.16

Heat 8

Adrian Buchan AUS – Wave 1: 8.17Wave 2: 7.20 Total: 15.37

Alex Ribeiro BRA – Wave 1: 6.57 Wave 2: 6.90 Total: 13.47

Heat 9

Kanoa Igarashi USA – Wave 1:7.17 Wave 2: 5.10 Total: 12.27

Keanu Asing HAW – Wave 1: 6.33 Wave 2: 5.93 Total: 12.26

Heat 10

Jadson Andre BRA – Wave 1:5.93 Wave 2: 5.50 Total: 11.43

Miguel Pupo BRA – Wave 1: 5.00 Wave 2: 4.07 Total: 9.07

Heat 11

Caio Ibelli BRA – Wave 1: 6.00 Wave 2: 6.17 Total:12.17
Jack Freestone AUS – Wave 1: 5.33 Wave 2: 5.47 Total: 10.80 
Heat 12 
 
Jadson Andre BRA – Wave 1: 5.43 Wave 2: 3.77 Total: 9.20
Miguel Pupo BRA – Wave 1: 4.10 Wave 2: 5.10 Total: 9.20

2016 Roxy Pro Gold Coast Result – Round 3

Round 2 saw some sick high scores, lets see what Round 3 of the 2016 Roxy Pro Gold Coast result have in store.

Round 4 & Quarterfinals to come soon.

Round 3

Heat 1

Tyler Wright AUS – Wave 1: 7.67 Wave 2: 9.57 Total: 17.24

Stephanie Gilmore AUS – Wave 1: 8.07 Wave 2: 8.23 Total: 16.30

Bronte Macaulay AUS – Wave 1: 5.17 Wave 2: 5.53 Total: 10.70

Heat 2

Carissa Moore HAW – Wave 1: 8.33 Wave 2: 8.70 Total: 17.03

Malia Manuel HAW – Wave 1: 7.33 Wave 2: 7.10 Total: 14.43

Nikki Van Dijk AUS – Wave 1: 5.83 Wave 2: 7.17 Total: 13.00

Heat 3

Courtney Conlogue USA – Wave 1: 6.37 Wave 2: 7.67 Total: 14.04

Sage Erickson USA – Wave 1: 6.33 Wave 2: 5.43 Total: 11.76

Johanne Defay FRA – Wave 1: 5.10 Wave 2: 5.87 Total: 10.97

Heat 4

Tatiana Weston -Webb HAW – Wave 1: 6.40 Wave 2: 6.87 Total: 13.27

Bianca Buitendag ZAF – Wave 1: 6.33 Wave 2: 6.40 Total: 12.73

Keely Andrew AUS – Wave 1: 7.27 Wave 2: 5.13 Total: 12.40

2016 Roxy Pro Gold Coast Results -Round 2

Photo source: Roxy

Competition is heating up, the surf is good and here are the results for Roxy Pro Gold Coast  Round 2.

Round 3 & 4 to follow!

 

Round 2

Heat 1

Tatiana Weston -Webb HAW – Wave 1: 5.83 Wave 2: 6.73 Total: 12.56

Alessa Quizon HAW – Wave 1: 6.77 Wave 2: 5.63 Total: 12.40

Heat 2

Stephanie Gilmore AUS – Wave 1: 9.87 Wave 2: 9.90 Total: 19.77

Coco Ho HAW – Wave 1: 7.83 Wave 2: 5.87 Total: 13.70

Heat 3

Courtney Conlogue USA – Wave 1: 8.00 Wave 2: 7.78 Total: 15.87

Isabella Nichols AUS – Wave 1: 2.60 Wave 2: 7.33 Total: 9.93

Heat 4

Bronte Macaulay AUS – Wave 1: 8.00 Wave 2: 8.50 Total: 16.50

Sally Sitzgibbons AUS – Wave 1: 7.07 Wave 2: 7.87 Total: 14.94

Heat 5

Bianca Buitendag ZAF – Wave 1: 4.50 Wave 2: 7.37 Total: 11.87

Laura Genever AUS – Wave 1: 4.50 Wave 2: 7.00 Total: 11.50

Heat 6

Johanne Defay FRA – Wave 1: 7.73 Wave 2: 8.60 Total: 16.33

Chelsea Tuach BRB – Wave 1: 6.60 Wave 2: 4.27 Total: 10.87

2016 Roxy Pro Gold Coast results: Round 1

So here we go guys the results of the first round of the Roxy Pro Gold Coast WSL.

Rounds 2 & 3 to come!

Round 1

Heat 1 

Tyler Wright USA – Wave 1: 6.67 Wave 2: 8.00 Total: 14.67

Joanne Defay FRA – Wave 1: 5.83 Wave 2: 6.17 Total: 12.00

Alessa Quizon HAW – Wave 1: 2.60 Wave 2: 6.67 Total: 9.27

Heat 2

Nikki Van Dijk AUS – Wave 1: 6.67 Wave 2: 5.33 Total: 12.00

Bianca Buitendag ZAF – Wave 1: 4.67 Wave 2: 3.80 Total: 8.47

Coco Ho HAW – Wave 1: 1.93 Wave 2: 4.20 Total: 6.13

Heat 3

Carissa Moore HAW – Wave 1: 6.33 Wave 2: 8.50 Total: 14.83

Chelsea Tuach BRB – Wave 1: 4.90 Wave 2: 6.23 Total: 11.13

Isabella Nichols AUS – Wave 1: 5.50 Wave 2: 4.17 Total: 9.67

Heat 4

Sage Ericsson USA – Wave 1: 7.10 Wave 2: 6.50 Total: 13.60

Bronte Macaulay AUS – Wave 1: 6.50 Wave 2: 5.73 Total: 12.23

Courtney Conlogue USA – Wave 1: 3.57 Wave 2: 5.93 Total: 9.50

Heat 5 

Malia Manuel HAW – Wave 1: 8.50 Wave 2: 7.37 Total: 15.87

Sally Sitzgibbons AUS – Wave 1: 8.00 Wave 2: 7.53 Total: 15.53

Laura Genever AUS- Wave 1: 6.00 Wave 2: 1.93 Total: 7.93

Heat 6

Keely Andrew AUS – Wave 1: 6.17 Wave 2: 6.33 Total: 12.50

Stephanie Gilmore AUS – Wave 1: 6.33 Wave 2: 6.10 Total: 12.43

Tatiana Weston-Webb HAW – Wave 1: 4.03 Wave 2: 3.03 Total 7.06

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Keely Andrew in her debut for the WSL Pro Tour. Source: WSL