Mark Healey Surfs Possibly the Biggest Paddle-In Wave Ever at Puerto Escondido

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Industry News, Spinksy's Blog, Surfer Poll Awards, Surfing, Surfing News, The Inertia | 0 comments

Puerto Escondido is flooded. The XXL surf is taking the streets of Mexico for one hell of a ride. Naturally, madman Mark Healey is a culprit, caught red-handed on the biggest bomb of the morning. The photo is mind-boggling. It’s a wave so big it challenges what is possible by paddle power alone. Just a day after the Big Wave Awards, Healey found himself right smack in the middle of one of the biggest days Puerto Escondido has seen in decades. And of course, Healey found himself right smack in the middle of one of the biggest waves of the day. “Today was honestly twice as big as the biggest I’ve ever seen it here,” he told Stab, who has his phone number. “The energy and the water moving was just… so beyond anything I’ve ever seen here. Everything else pales in comparison.” According to local big wave surfer Coco Nogales, it was the heaviest surf Mexico has seen in twenty years. And both eyewitnesses and big wave surfing aficionados are tossing around the phrase “biggest paddle-in wave ever” – and almost certainly at Puerto Escondido.   Share this: Like...

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The 2014 Surfer Poll Awards….Via Surfer Magazine…….

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in ASP WCT, Industry News, News, Surfer Poll Awards, Surfing | 0 comments

    POLL WINNERS NO. 1 / JOHN FLORENCE NO. 2 / KELLY SLATER NO. 3 / GABRIEL MEDINA NO. 4 / MICK FANNING NO. 5 / JORDY SMITH NO. 6 / DANE REYNOLDS NO. 7 / JOEL PARKINSON NO. 8 / JULIAN WILSON NO. 9 / KOLOHE ANDINO NO. 10 / TAJ BURROW NO. 1 / STEPH GILMORE NO. 2 / SALLY FITZGIBBONS NO. 3 / CARISSA MOORE NO. 4 / COCO HO NO. 5 / ALANA BLANCHARD VIDEO AWARD WINNERS BEST BARREL KOA SMITH WORST WIPEOUT MYRON PORTER HEAVY WATER GRANT “TWIGGY” BAKER A.I. BREAKTHROUGH PERMFORMER NOA DEANE AGENT OF CHANGE SUSTAINABLE SURF BEST PERFORMANCE ALBEE LAYER BEST DOCUMENTARY THUNDERCLOUD BEST SHORT CHEESE II BEST MANEUVER KELLY SLATER, TOUR NOTES MOVIE OF THE YEAR STRANGE RUMBLINGS IN SHANGRI LA VIA SURFER MAGAZINE     Share this: Like...

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Kelly Slater takes out the SURFER Magazine’s 42rd Annual SURFER Poll Awards

Posted by on Dec 8, 2013 in Spinksy's Blog, Surfer Poll Awards | 0 comments

  POLL WINNERS                    Mens  NO. 1  KELLY SLATER NO. 2   JOHN FLORENCE NO. 3   MICK FANNING NO. 4   JULIAN WILSON NO. 5   DANE REYNOLDS NO. 6   JORDY SMITH NO. 7   JOEL PARKINSON NO. 8   TAJ BURROW NO. 9   GABRIEL MEDINA NO. 10   ANDY IRONS Women NO. 1   ALANA BLANCHARD NO. 2   SALLY FITZGIBBONS NO. 3   CARISSA MOORE NO. 4   COCO HO NO. 5   STEPH GILMORE   VIDEO AWARD WINNERS BEST BARRELDIDIER TINNHIN WORST WIPEOUTPETER CRAIG HEAVY WATERSHAWN DOLLAR A.I. BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMERNAT YOUNG AGENT OF CHANGEHAWAII SEED / ‘OHANA ‘O KAUA’I BEST PERFORMANCEJOHN FLORENCE BEST DOCUMENTARYHAWAIIAN: THE LEGEND OF EDDIE AIKAU BEST SHORTBEGIN AGAIN MOVIE OF THE YEARDONE     Share this: Like...

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