Meet the man responsible for warmth in cold surf, whose face you’ve seen in iconic O’Neill imagery, eye-patched n all – Jack O’Neill In 1952 Jack O’Neill opened the 1st surf shop inhis garage on the Great Highway, San Francisco, just a sand dune away from his preferred bodysurfing break. While Dale Velzy, Hobie Alter and other people had shops down south, they only sold [...]
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Taj Burrow has won the O’Neill Coldwater Classic, Stop No. 9 of 10 on the ASP World Championship Tour, over Matt Wilkinson in solid 6ft waves at Steamer Lane Burrow quietly advanced through the opening rounds of competition, building momentum throughout the latter rounds while punctuating his efforts on the final day with an amazing variety of forehand maneuvers. Burrow toppled young Brazilian Gabriel Medina [...]
Event Upgraded in Celebration of O’Neill’s 60th Anniversary! The 2012 O’Neill Coldwater Classic will return to Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, California. As an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Championship Tour (WCT) event November 1-11. The world’s best surfers will travel to Northern California for the second to last stop on the 2012 ASP WCT, which may well determine the 2012 World Champion.