Category Archives: Comps

Jeff Hubb wins Zicatela Pro MEXICO

 Hawaiian Jeff Hubbard has won the IBA TURBO ZICATELA PRO 2012 in flawless 6 foot surf at Puerto Escondido. Hubbard defeated 6x World Champion Guilherme Tamega (BRA) with a high flying air roll and deep barrels in the final to claim his second Zicatela Pro title.

Hubb heading to victory in 2012 Zicatela Pro

Hubb also won this event last year , his aerial antics seem to suit the punchy waves of Puerto.

Watch the highlights of last year 2011 Final here.

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PLC in contention for 2nd World Title !

Pierre-Louis Costes has been catapulted up the rankings, putting him into contention for a second world title

PLC (FRA) has taken out the IBA 2012 Sintra Portugal Pro, defeating South Africa’s Jared Houston in a nail-biting final. PLC opened up his account with a 6.63 out of a possible 10 points for a backflip on his first wave and backed it up with a 6.18 to fend off the South African. Although Houston was slow to start, he managed to lock in a 7.00 point ride, the highest wave score of the final, committing to a lofty backflip on a set wave, but was unable to post anything higher than a 5.55 for the remainder of the final, 0.26 short of the required score.

PLC in running for 2nd Title


Here’s the final for your view pleasure.

The next Mens GSS event will be held at Puerto Escondido/Zicatela from September 27 to October 6.

The current ratings after the Portugal Pro.


Winny in the lead , BP , Rawlins and Lester still in there repping for us Aussies


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Mitch wins Shark Island !

Congrats to Mitch Rawlins …. Shark Island 2012 WINNER !

We have his FOUND boards on sale – 25% OFF

Mitch has been shredding, if you want rip like him come to SOLID for a new FOUND ride.

Some of the Found Boards that are on sale


You really need to get yourself near a computer tomorrow , cause its gonna be ON .

The forecast looks great with “solid” SE swell 5-6 foot and WSW winds + mid morning high tide.

Ben Player talks about Shark Island and give an insight into the type of board he rides in heavy hollow waves.
( take note of this guys , exactly why you should have a few different boards in your quiver)


The link above is the site to view the live SIC 2012 tomorrow.

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