The #ROXYpro by the Numbers

While we’re still riding the high of Steph’s win, our morning coffee conversation consisted of the team recalling some of their favorite moments over the last week that made the #ROXYpro what it was. From stoked out groms to torrential rain and a champ getting barreled more than most, the Gold Coast was another one for the history books.

So here it is, our time in Coolangatta by the numbers

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Congratulations Stephanie Gilmore, 2017 #ROXYpro Gold Coast Champion

The Queen of Snapper Rocks, Stephanie Gilmore, has done it again - claiming her 6th #ROXYpro Championship!

If you missed any of the action, here’s the wrap-up…

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Cooling off in Cabarita during the #ROXYpro

With the #ROXYpro on hold for the boys to complete a few rounds at the #QuikPro, we decided to escape the craziness of Coolangatta for the morning and take a day trip further down the coast for a few uncrowded waves and some downtime with the team.

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Warm Up for #ROXYfitness Gold Coast with Mainei Kinimaka

With the 2017 #ROXYfitness global tour kicking off on the Gold Coast in two days’ time, we caught up with our girl, Mainei Kinimaka, and asked her to share a few of her favorite stretches to get you race-day ready!

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Now Streaming: Sound Waves of the #ROXYpro Gold Coast

We threw you the challenge of building the perfect #ROXYpro Gold Coast playlist, and boy, did you deliver!

The following 60 track mix, is filled with some of our favorite cruisy tunes. Press play for the right vibe at the beach, streaming the action at the #ROXYpro or road tripping with your crew. Then again, we think it’s so good, if you want to chill at home, turn the volume up, tune in and enjoy!

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Our Favorite Moments from the #ROXYpro 2016

This time next week, we’ll be back in championship tour mode, patiently waiting for the World Surf League dawn patrol to call on the first heats of the #ROXYpro Gold Coast 2017.

Until then, we scrolled back through the gram and found a few of our favorite posts to give you an idea of the fun that is about to unfold...

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How to get involved at the #ROXYpro Gold Coast

The countdown is on! And before you know it, we’ll be hitting our favorite breaks in Coolangatta for the #ROXYpro Gold Coast alongside the World’s surfing elite.

If you’re lucky enough to be on the Gold Coast between March 14th to the 25th, when you’re not watching the world’s top 17 female surfers go head to head at Snapper Rocks, there’s a bunch of activities on each day. Here’s how to get involved.

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Congratulations to Tyler Wright! 2016 #ROXYpro Gold Coast Champion

It was a stormy start to finals day today at the #ROXYpro Gold Coast.

The heavens opened and drenched crowds as they watched the girls paddle out for the first semi final heats of the day at Snapper Rocks. The rain couldn’t dampen the girls’ spirits or intensity, with the final four females - Tyler, Carissa, Courtney and Johanne showing incredible focus and determination.

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Quarterfinals kick off on Day 5 of the #ROXYpro

After a string of lay days at the #ROXYpro Gold Coast, the girls hit the water this morning to wrap up Round 4, followed soon after by the Quarterfinals.

Quarterfinals kick off on Day 5 of the #ROXYpro

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It was all about the girls today on the Gold Coast with our first global #ROXYfitness event of the year, and the first rounds of the #ROXYpro kicking off at Snapper Rocks.

A thousand girls took to their yoga mats alongside ROXY team riders Kelia, Monyca, Bruna, Justine, Mainei, Alyssa, Caroline, Nao and Sophia as Stephanie Gilmore was paddling out for her first heat in the 2016 Women’s Championship tour.

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Caroline Marks and Mainei Kinimaka talk first surfs and sunburns at Snapper Rocks #ROXYpro

With the sun out and conditions cleaning up at Snapper Rocks on the second day of the competition waiting period, we headed to the beach to wait patiently for the contest call. We didn’t mind the delayed announcement or the call that the Men’s round 1 would only run today either, there were plenty of fun waves to be had in the meantime...

The downtime also gave us a chance to catch up with Mainei Kinimaka and Caroline Marks about their first surfs at the iconic break and how their Aussie adventures have been so far.

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#ROXYpro Trials Training with Lisa Andersen

We couldn’t think of a better coach for the team riders preparing for the #ROXYpro trials and a new year on the competition circuit, than 4x World Champion, Lisa Andersen. From technique to tactics and everything in between, Lisa gave Alyssa, Caroline, Nao, Mainei and Sierra a few secrets to her success that might give them the winning edge in the line-up.

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Bianca Buitendag and her Year of Surprises

After wrapping up an exciting year with a 4th place finish on the 2015 Women’s Championship Tour rankings, Bianca Buitendag is just days away from kicking off her fourth year on the tour circuit at Snapper Rocks for the #ROXYpro Gold Coast.

We caught up with Bianca last week to talk leap years, laughter and the importance of practicing gratitude. Read more of Bianca’s February perspective below -

Your ticket to the ROXYpro Gold Coast

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Your ticket to the #ROXYpro Gold Coast 2016

The beginning of the 2016 WSL World Championship tour is just around the corner and we are counting down the days to catch team riders Bronte Macaulay (taking the place of an injured Lakey Peterson), Chelsea Tuach, Bianca Buitendag and 6x World Champ and 2016 injury wildcard, Stephanie Gilmore back in the water.

There will be a bunch of great activities during the event for you to get involved with, from team signings to competitions and giveaways, no matter where you are in the world, you can soak up the #ROXYpro fun!

Your ticket to the ROXYpro Gold Coast

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Our favorite moments from the #ROXYpro 2015

With the #ROXYpro only two weeks away, we started to get a little nostalgic on our time at the Gold Coast last year. We have rounded up some of our favorite grams from the team to share.

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Carissa Moore wins 2015 #ROXYpro Gold Coast

It was a big day of finals day at the #ROXYpro Gold Coast today, and it did not disappoint.

2x World Champion Carissa Moore claimed victory over local hero Stephanie Gilmore in a nail biting final. Moore dominated the heat with back to back 9 point rides, entertaining the crowd with plenty of powerful trademark Carissa carves

Finals Day at the #ROXYpro Gold Coast

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25 Years Of ROXY With Rosy Hodge & Sierra Kerr at the #ROXYpro Gold Coast.

In celebration of #25YearsofROXY we sat down with team riders, Rosy Hodge and Sierra Kerr on a sunny lay day at the #ROXYpro to learn a little more about Rosy’s life growing up with the brand and Sierra’s goals for the future. Plus these two salty beauties share a unique similarity, both were sponsored by ROXY at age 8. Read more as the grom and grom at heart share the stoke together.

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Living Like a Local with Zoe Cross of crossandbone at the #ROXYpro

Aussie model, curator of crossandbone and hometown girl here in Coolangatta, Zoe Cross joined us for the #ROXYpro to cheer on good friend who you may have heard of before… Stephanie Gilmore. Between heats we let Zoe loose in the ROXY store to pick her favorite pieces from our latest #POPsurf collection. Zoe gave us a little insight into her beach style, #ROXYpro essentials and what it’s like growing up in the surfing mecca of Snapper Rocks.

POPsurf with crossandbone

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Lay Day Sound Waves with Lee-Ann Curren at the #ROXYpro

ROXY team rider and multi-talented musician, Lee-Ann Curren grew up with surfing in her blood and on her doorstep. Hailing from Biarritz, France, Lee-Ann mastered her impeccably fluid style from father, 3x World Champion and accomplished musician Tom Curren. So it’s no surprise that music and surfing would be the predominant undertone of her life's passions.

Sound waves with Lee-Ann Curren

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Pack it up, Pack it in, let the Byron Bay roadtrip begin. #ROXYpro

With competition on hold for another day at the #ROXYpro Gold Coast we decided to chase waves further south (any excuse for a little roadtrip!)

Byron Bay Lay Day

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Teenie Wahines Talk Business Over Skateboards and Ice Cream at the #ROXYpro

Being a grom is hard work. You have to spend your days surfing, skateboarding and eating multiple ice creams. We managed to catch up with our three favorite teenie wahines; 8 year-old Sierra Kerr, 11 year-old Leila Riccobauno and 14 year-old Alyssa Lock, fresh from a week of beach days, fun waves and sharing the stoke with our professional surfers and team riders during the #ROXYpro Gold Coast.

Day 7 at the ROXYpro

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Day 7 in Pictures at the #ROXYpro

After a string of lay days her at the #ROXYpro Gold Coast, the swell we were waiting for finally arrived yesterday! Rounds 3 and 4 ran and conditions were perfect for the girls to put on a good show for the crowd at Snapper Rocks.

Day 7 at the ROXYpro

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#ROXYpro (P)lay day at Currumbin Rock Pools

Yesterday was another lay day at the #ROXYpro Gold Coast so while we patiently wait for waves ROXY team riders - Kelia, Monyca, LeeAnn, Bianca, Sierra and Leila decided to trade the beach for the trails at Currumbin Rock Pools.

(P)Lay Day at the #ROXYpro

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Lay Day Lowdown From Monyca Eleogram At The #ROXYpro

Lay days are time to chill out and enjoy everything the Gold Coast has to offer! ROXY team riders Monyca, Kelia, Rosy, Chelsea, Bronte, LeeAnn and Sierra headed to the beach in search of a few fun waves and a chance to relax on the sand while soaking up the seemingly endless Australian summer sun.

We asked Monyca a couple questions about what it is like surfing with the new crop of groms, her advice for the future and her favorite items from Roxy right now...

Lay day lowdown with Monyca

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Round 2 recap at the #ROXYpro

Today the swell picked up briefly for Round 2 of the ROXYpro Gold Coast.

With beautiful clean waves reaching 3 to 4ft and and plenty of sunshine, the girls hit the water soon after 11am (local time).

Round 2 at the #ROXYpro

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Celebrating 25 Years at the #ROXYpro

What better way to celebrate 25 Years than with a kickin’ party and some cake?!

#25YearsofROXY Party

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Round 1 of the #ROXYPro

Reigning World Champion Stephanie Gilmore, wildcard Bronte Macaulay and 2014 #ROXYpro runner-up Bianca Buitendag hit the water this afternoon in the opening heat of the WSL World Tour event on the Gold Coast.

Day one of the ROXY pro
photo courtesy of WSL

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Namaste! #ROXYfitness at the ROXY Pro Gold Coast

This morning kicked off early with some much needed yoga on the beach. ROXY team riders Kelia and Monyca joined over 60 people to stretch it out on the beautiful sands of Rainbow Bay. The sun was shining, the tunes were pumping and stretches were at an all time high as participants were testing out their moves on their new ROXY yoga mats. Gold Coast local, Crystal O’Rourke lead the group through a series of poses to wake up the body and bring the alignment and strength needed for the long week of surfing ahead at the #ROXYPro.


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Boardriders opening party at the ROXY Pro

On the eve of the #ROXYpro Gold Coast, we celebrated an action packed day of trials with a team signing and party at our brand new Boardriders store in Coolangatta.

If you couldn’t make it, here’s a recap of the night and a little behind the scenes glimpse of all the action.

Boardriders Opening

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ROXY Pro Gold Coast

The ROXY Pro Gold Coast is days away from starting, and as the first event on the 2015 WSL World Tour we cant wait to see the girls back in the water!

Competition officially begins February 28th, until then enjoy the trailer and get #ROXYready for all the action.

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Get involved at the #ROXYpro Gold Coast!

The #ROXYpro is almost here and we’d love you to join us for a variety of fun activities that will be taking place on the Gold Coast.

Rosy Hodge

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With the opening event of the WSL Championship tour on the Gold Coast only days away, we're getting ready for another exciting #ROXYpro!

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25 Years of ROXY - Stephanie Gilmore

We are perpetually in awe of Stephanie Gilmore’s endless optimism, passion for competition and indomitable spirit.

With more World Titles than any other contender on the current women’s tour combined, Steph continues to raise the bar of Women’s surfing with her powerful but fluid style on a board.

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It was the final of finals for the 2014 ASP ROXY Pro Gold Coast.

To set the scene, after two absolutely stacked semifinal heats with Stephanie Gilmore up against 2013 reigning world champ Carissa Moore, closely followed by heat two with Rookie of the Year Bianca Buitendag facing off against powerhouse Lakey Peterson, Snapper Rocks was absolutely pumping and energy was nothing short of electric!

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Official ASP commentator Rosy Hodge makes her way down to the #ROXYpro finals – Get ready to tune in Live

The only action isn’t happening in the surf, it’s also on the beach where ROXY team rider, former CT competitor and ROXY Outdoor Fitness athlete turned ultimate reporter, Rosy Hodge, is taking the charge as one of the official ASP commentators and the only female in the ranks! Go Rosy!

Rosy Hodge

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Wasting away in Margarittaville with Jimmy Buffett & bandmates Stephanie Gilmore & Kelly Slater

Whether you’re the ultimate parrothead or not, you can’t deny the fun-factor that Jimmy Buffet brings to the stage and all of his adoring fans. We were lucky to witness that up close and personal tonight at the ASP ROXY and Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast in an intimate beachside performance.

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ROXYpro Lay Day makes a Byron Bay Beach Day #DowntimeDownUnder

It was a lay day at the #ROXYpro Gold Coast so the Semis were just going to have to wait for another day and more waves, which was okay by us because we knew exactly where to find them…

Byron Bay

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The quarterfinals kicked off today on the Gold Coast with ROXY team rider ‘s Stephanie Gilmore, Bianca Buitendag and Sally Fitzgibbons all in the mix! The call was made bright and early for the #ROXYpro and after a day like yesterday you could feel the excitement in the air.

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Golden Day On the Gold Coast #ROXYPRO

The spotlight was all on the women today for Rounds 2-4 of the ASP #ROXYpro at Snapper Rocks, and what a fantastic show it truly was! We experienced some of the best waves we’ve seen here on the Gold Coast over the past months, and the girls didn’t disappoint, displaying some incredible surfing from the world’s best surfers (thanks girls!).

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Bored without a board, not really the case. Hanging at Steph’s House #DowntimeDownUnder

Ever wonder what 5x World Surfing Champion Stephanie Gilmore gets up to during a lay day at the #ROXYPro?

Well, we found out…and since she calls the Gold Coast her home we stole an inside peek inside her humble abode filled with toys galore and laden with lots of things we’d gladly call our own (if we could!!!).

Bored without a board

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#ROXYpro Day 2 Sunday Funday watching the boys at the QuikPro Gold Coast

It was the boys turn today at the ASP Quiksilver Pro so the girls went to the beach to check them out (sort of…). That’s what you do on a Sunday funday in the land of OZ after all.

RoxyPro Gold Coast Day 2

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#ROXYpro Day 1 on the Goldy

Day 1 of the #ROXYpro was blessed with perfect waves for the beginning of the 2014 ASP women’s Championship Tour.

High scores and pristine summer conditions saw the ladies of this years ASP tour show the surfing world that women’s surfing is the best its ever been, with some of the tours top seeds missing out on taking a win & be forced into tomorrows round two (elimination round)

RoxyPro Gold Coast Day 1

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The ROXY girls hit the ASP Red Carpet

Action item for the evening – ASP red carpet and awards show for the Roxy girls…which means a little styling, makeup and hair to help celebrate and congratulate these girls on 2013 well done! Plus, it’s just fun to get dolled up and styled up with your friends so we had to make it happen.

ASP Gala

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ROXY Pro Gold Coast 2014 #ROXYpro

The first stop of the 2014 ASP World Tour, the ROXY Pro Gold Coast, officially kicks off March 1st.

This also marks the first time the ASP is officially taking over the tour and we’re excited to see the changes to support women’s surfing around the world. Roxy team riders Stephanie Gilmore @StephanieGilmore , Sally Fitzgibbons @Sally_Fitz and Bianca Buitendag @BiancaBuitendag will begin their season alongside other familiar faces on the new Women’s ASP World Championship Tour [WCT]. A favorite spot of the WCT for more reasons than one, the Gold Coast – Snapper Rocks (better known as Australia’s Super Bank) hosts a perfect right-hand point and boosts the premier amphitheater setting to experience the action firsthand (just see the pictures for a taste)…And the weather looks in our favor as well!

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