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Oi Rio Pro – We Make The Calls

Oi Rio Pro – We Make The Calls

Filipe, Julian, Jordy and Kolohe to make moves, John John, Kelly and Kanoa to hold steady, while Gabriel and Italo will head on down the charts. 14 Jun 2019
Teary Toledo Becomes a Masterful Tube Pig

Teary Toledo Becomes a Masterful Tube Pig

Meanwhile, the WSL Empire Strikes Back in Rio 19 May 2018
Remember when Kelly got a ten in Rio?

Remember when Kelly got a ten in Rio?

Kelly knows how to snuff out double digits on any continent. 18 May 2018
JJF Wins Brazil or Two Blonde Kids Paddle Over a Sandbar

JJF Wins Brazil or Two Blonde Kids Paddle Over a Sandbar

The Oi Rio Pro Comes To A Close In An Almost Dramatic Fashion 20 May 2016
Oi Rio Pro: Big and Chunky ... and Shit

Oi Rio Pro: Big and Chunky ... and Shit

Best surfers in the world make abysmal conditions look pretty good. 19 May 2016
Bring Back The Animal

Bring Back The Animal

Is Wilko Set To Shatter The WSL Paradigm? 11 May 2016
Oi Rio Pro – Day One

Oi Rio Pro – Day One

The nerves have settled, the waves were great, the water was clean and no one got shot. 11 May 2016
Five Not-So-Shithouse Things About the Oi Rio Pro

Five Not-So-Shithouse Things About the Oi Rio Pro

Is a tour stop at the home of Carnival really all that bad? 6 May 2016
Interview: Matt Wilkinson's Brazillian warm-up – duckdiving sharks and throwing closeout snaps.

Interview: Matt Wilkinson's Brazillian warm-up – duckdiving sharks and throwing closeout snaps.

The world number one is relaxed and ready for whatever Rio throws at him. 6 May 2016
What's #trending in surfing? May 16 - 22

What's #trending in surfing? May 16 - 22

Matt Meola’s spindle flip 540, Telodo and Conlogue claim victory in Rio, J.O.B's SUP-squatch charging and more. 22 May 2015
#Tournotes: Rio

#Tournotes: Rio

A behind the scenes look at the Oi Rio Pro. 20 May 2015
Courtney Conlogue Wins the Oi Rio Women’s Pro

Courtney Conlogue Wins the Oi Rio Women’s Pro

Courtney Conlogue might be the surfer to break the stranglehold held by Carissa Moore and Stephanie Gilmore. 18 May 2015
Why Rio

Why Rio

Hosting a WSL event in Rio’s poor, polluted waves has its critics, but could it bring benefits to pro surfing in the long run? 10 May 2015
Joel Parkinson Hunting In Rio

Joel Parkinson Hunting In Rio

“Instead of being hunted like I was last year as world Champ I’m back to hunting again, it feels good.” 7 May 2014
John John Florence Wins Billabong Rio Pro, Parkinson Takes Ratings’ Lead

John John Florence Wins Billabong Rio Pro, Parkinson Takes Ratings’ Lead

Florence, proved unstoppable on the final day of Billabong Rio Pro. 16 May 2012
Fitzgibbons Wins Billabong Rio Pro, Closes World Title Gap

Fitzgibbons Wins Billabong Rio Pro, Closes World Title Gap

Australian Sally Fitzgibbon squeaked past Hawaiian Coco Ho in peaky one-to-three foot waves to take title. 14 May 2012
5 Minutes With Kelly Slater: Why He's pulled Out Of Brazil

5 Minutes With Kelly Slater: Why He's pulled Out Of Brazil

Reigning ASP world champ and current ratings leader Kelly Slater out of Billabong Pro, Rio. 8 May 2012
Massive Upsets and Big Scores In Rds 3 & 4 of Billabong Rio Pro

Massive Upsets and Big Scores In Rds 3 & 4 of Billabong Rio Pro

The Billabong Rio Pro returned to the beachbreak of Barra Da Tijuca after two days at the lefthander of Arpoador Josh Kerr took two heat wins at the Billabong Rio Pro eliminating Jordy Smith (ZAF), 23, from competition. 19 May 2011
World’s Best Surfers Ignite Round 1 of Billabong Rio Pro

World’s Best Surfers Ignite Round 1 of Billabong Rio Pro

After a week of lay-days, the world’s best surfers tore into the Billabong Rio Pro. 17 May 2011