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Behind Lakey Peterson’s inspirational rise

Lakey Peterson will be heading into this year’s U.S. Open of Surfing as a 19-year-old defending champion. That’s some serious pressure for a teenager. But according to filmmaker Aaron Lieber, who just released “Zero to 100: The Lakey Peterson story,” after spending a year on tour with Peterson, young women on the ASP World Tour are much more mature than their male counterparts, and up to the challenge. As evidence he points to Stephanie Gilmore, the oldest woman on the ladies side. “She’s 24 years old, and she has five world titles,” he says.

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Buchan is Aces against Slater

By: Chris Mauro

Adrian “Ace” Buchan has stretched his win streak over Kelly Slater in ASP finals appearances to two in a row, after winning the Billabong Pro


Adventurers take center stage at GoPro Mountain Games

By: Chris Mauro

Some of the world's best creek paddlers, rock climbers, and mountain bikers headed to Vail, Colorado, last weekend for the annual GoPro Mountain Games, which is a bit like the X Games for adventure sports enthusiasts, and their pets.