Mainstream media has caught on to the current allure and marketability of some of the ASP Top 17’s faces and bods. Vanity Fair recently conducted a photo shoot with these ladies for their July issue. Here’s a quick snippet from the post that should sum it up for you:
“With the sun setting on an older generation of women surfers, underscored by the recent retirement of seven-time world champ Layne Beachley, 37, the next tide of young women is ready to rise. Some of these female surfing prodigies came together in Crystal Cove State Park, in Newport Coast, California, to be photographed by iconic surf photographer Michael Halsband.”
Check out the video from behind the scenes and go flip through the Vanity Fair issue, I guarantee you won’t be disappointed.
Some of surfing’s finest. Photo: Michael Halsband/Vanity Fair
NEW YORK, New York (Tuesday, June 9, 2009) – The iconic Vanity Fair publication has been a staple in the American publishing community. Covering a variety of cultural topics ranging from Watergate to the Academy Awards, Vanity Fair has also served as the vessel for shooter-to-the-stars Annie Leibovitz's portraits of mega-celebs such as Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Tom Cruise and so on. Now, the publication has set its mega-spotlight onto the next generation of women's surfing and lo and behold, several members of the ASP Top 17 are gracing the historic pages. This…is their story…
For full photo shoot, check out Vanity Fair's 'Girls of Surfing'
For the article, check out ‘Tubular Girls.’
For more on Sofia Mulanovich, check out her ASP WOMEN'S WORLD TOUR PROFILE
For more on Sally Fitzgibbons, check out her ASP WOMEN'S WORLD TOUR PROFILE
For more on Coco Ho, check out her ASP WOMEN'S WORLD TOUR PROFILE
For more on Alana Blanchard, check out her ASP WOMEN'S WORLD TOUR PROFILE