MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
Mick Fanning Posts Equal 3rd at Billabong Pro RioRead more...
After nearly 10 down days in a row, the Billabong Rio Pro has wrapped. With tons of Brazilians flying everywhere, Mick Fanning and Ace Buchan still managed to crush their way through a few heats and pull in some solid results. Mick, who now sits in third overall, made his way to the Semi-Finals before taking a loss to eventual winner, Jordy Smith.Mick wasn't the only one who made it through a few rounds, and Brazil saw Ace pull in an equal 5th and his best result of the year. Whether he should have lost to Medina is another story, but that's an entire debate in itself. Relive the magi... [ more ]
WEDNESDAY, MAY 08, 2013
Dragon Unveils The Floatable CollectionRead more...
Dragon Unveils New Floatable Sunglasses H20 Floatable Collection Includes Top 5 Styles with Performance PolarCarlsbad, CA (May 8, 2013)- Dragon has seamlessly blended fashion with function to create the H20 Floatable Collection—its first ever line of floating sunglasses. Made for men and women who enjoy an active lifestyle in and around the water, the H20 Floatable Collection pairs 5 of Dragon’s most popular styles— including The Jam and the Double Dos—with a specially formulated injected frame designed to stay afloat in the ocean, pool or lake. Arriving just in time for summer, Dragon's... [ more ]
MONDAY, MAY 06, 2013
Shane Dorian and Keala Kennelly Go Big at XXL AwardsRead more...
Every year, Shane Dorian, Reef McIntosh and Keala Kennelly catch a lot of big waves, the ones that us mere mortals wouldn't even consider touching. Lucky for them, they are recognized for the size of their...waves, and honored at the Billabong XXL Awards. We suspected Shane would clean up for his performance at Jaws, and he did, taking home a check for Tube of the Year and Ride of the Year. Also on the podium was Keala, who grabbed a well deserved Women's Performer of the Year award for her backside barrel at Jaws. [ more ]
WEDNESDAY, MAY 01, 2013
Shane Dorian, Mick Fanning and Beau Foster in "Anything Sing"Read more...
Reef gathered their vagabond team of surfers for their newest film "Anything Sing," a gritty new flick which happens to feature Dragon riders Beau Foster, Mick Fanning and Shane Dorian. Check the boys out as they score perfect barrels in Morocco and Dorian's ender section at Jaws.Watch Anything Sing in its entirety over on What Youth. [ more ]
THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013
Taylor Clark Tears Lowers ApartRead more...
Local grom Taylor Clarke has been turning heads for a while now, but this recent video on Surfline is making us reevaluate our choice to call him a grom...I mean, have you seen those man turns? http://www.surfline.com/video/webisodes/taylor-lately_95563 [ more ]
Birthdate: September 21, 1982
Born: Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia
Resides: Avoca Beach, New South Wales, Australia
Hobbies: Fishing, training, reading or playing table tennis
Favorite Dragon Sunglasses: The BLVD
Highest Rating:6th in 2008
Years on Tour: 5
Rating by Year:
Filmography:Framelines, Evolv, Sound and Vision
Honor Roll: Winner Quiksilver Pro France, Southwest Coast, France (2008), winner Rip Curl Newquay Boardmasters ASP 4-Star (2001)
Sponsors: Hurley, Dragon, Gorilla Grip, 6-Star Surfboards
Shaper: Jason Stevenson
Magic Stick: 6'0"
Training Ground: Central Coast of Oz
Favorite Wave: Avoca Point
Favorite Maneuver: Barrels
Inspirations: Central Coast boys
The stars shine bright at the top, which sometimes forces true talent under the radar. Ace is no stranger to competition or the limelight but in the big league he has become a more of a quiet achiever. A consistent performer by reputation, the big league seems to be offering him the challenge he has been looking for all his life. As he continues to go unoticed, Ace is currently hovering around the top 5 on the ASP World Tour towards the end of the 2010 season.
There's no doubt about it, Ace will be a permanent fixture on tour. He has the ability, flair and knowledge to remain at the top tier in Men's professional surfing for years to come