Gony Zubizarreta

Gony Zubizarreta

From: Vigo, Spain Age: 29

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05/08/85

Birth Date: May 4th 1985

Place of Birth: Buenos Aires, Argentina moved to Vigo, Spain at age of one.

Currently Living: Ericeira, Portugal

Height: 1m 75cm

Weight: 73 kg

Stance: regular

Sponsors: Volcom Clothing , Nixon watches, Novagalicia banco, Semente Surfboards, Arnette, Planet Sports

Volcom Rider Since: 1998

First Board: Frus 5'9' when i was 7'

Favorite Spot- Coxos, Ericeira

Favorite country- Portugal

Usual Surf Posse: Hodei Aritz Jony Marlon jose Jaji Muelles Nicolau etc

Goals- WT

What Gets you motivated to Surf?  Good boards, good weather, fun Waves and music

Music/Bands: Los Locos Hongos, Motorhead, Big Bussines , Black Sabbath, Johnny Cash

Videos/Movies: Magna Plasm, Let's Live, Archy, 156 tricks, Kelly in black and white, One track mind

Best Style: Curren

Random Information: My dog's name is Loser

Favorite Volcom Jeans: Dustin Dollin

Favorite Boardshorts: Ozzie's

One Thing You Can’t Leave Home Without: wallet

Special Thanks: To my family for the love , education and support , to all my sponsors for helping me without any pressure, to my best friends for being always there , to my girlfriend who makes me the happiest.  Also thanks to all my surf coaches through all these years for teaching me many good things .

RECENT NEWS + VIDEO

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Volcom presents True To This: Mitch Coleborn "Never Ending Path"
After a day of mostly epic conditions yesterday for the 2015 Volcom Pipe Pro, stormy wind conditions and a drop in wave height have led to less-than-contestable surf for Day 2 here at the Banzai Pipeline. Contest officials have called the first “Lei Day" of the event and the next call will be made tomorrow morning at 7:30am HST. In the meantime, WATCH THIS EXCLUSIVE VIDEO of Volcom team rider and Pipe Pro competitor Mitch Coleborn getting absolutely barreled out of his mind in Fiji!
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Day One Wrap Up - 2015 Volcom Pipe Pro
Banzai Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii (January 29th, 2015): As the sun came up on the first day of the 2015 Volcom Pipe Pro waiting period, it didn’t take long for contest officials to fire off the first announcement of the event. The wind and waves were cooperating nicely and the competition was called on with an 8:00am start. The all-Hawaiian Round of 112 saw nothing but epic Pipeline conditions from start to finish, and the highlight of the day was the Volcom Last Chance Qualifier (VLCQ) heat where 8 Pipe veterans delighted the crowd with mind-blowing Pipe and Backdoor barrels. The Round of 96 started strong, but by the 4th heat the wind changed and conditions quickly deteriorated causing the contest to be put on hold and eventually called off for the day. Landon McNamara - Photo: Bielmann The Round of 112 was stacked with some of Hawaii’s most exciting Pipeline specialists, and they did not disappoint. Makai McNarmara quickly got things started with a few steep and deep backdoor barrels which certainly got the crowd’s attention. Reef Macintosh threw down the highest total heat score of the round with a total of 14.40. When the Round of 96 got underway, Brazilian Hizunome Bettero showed no fear as he was threading the needle on a gem scoring one of the day’s highest single wave scores, an 8.93. Bruce Irons - Photo: Bielmann The most exciting heat of the day was definitely the VLCQ in which the one remaining wildcard spot in the event was on the line. The 3rd annual VLCQ was a 40 minute, 8-man heat in which veteran Pipe warriors Bruce Irons, Gavin Beschen, Alex Gray, Kawai Lindo, JD Irons, Kaimana Henry, Derek Ho and Makua Rothman battled it out in a best-wave, winner-take-all barrelfest. All 8 competitors locked into some amazing rides, but in the end it was Bruce’s 9.0 that secured his spot in the upcoming Round of 64. The contest will resume with the 5th heat of the Round of 96, and will continue into the Round of 64 where we’ll get our first look at past champions Kelly Slater and John John Florence. We are excited to see our two event wildcards, Balaram Stack (Long Island, NY) and Parker Coffin (Santa Barbara, CA) hit the water as well. Check back on VolcomPipePro.com tomorrow morning for the next call at 7:30am HST! Be sure to watch today’s Heats On Demand and check out the entire Day One Photo Gallery!
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The Waiting Period For The 2015 Volcom Pipe Pro Begins Tomorrow!
The swell has arrived on the North Shore and there has already been some epic waves ridden at Pipe. Will Kelly Slater defend his title, or will another eager Volcom Pipe Pro Warrior claim the top spot? Be sure to tune-in to the live webcast at VolcomPipePro.com!   2015 Volcom Pipe Pro - Official Trailer
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Volcom Groms Take Over Hossegor For The Summer!
Video thumbnail: Charly Quivront If you are a surfer, the Euro Volcom House could quite possibly be the most prime spot to stay in Hossegor. Located right in front of one of the best surf breaks in France, it's just a short walk and climb over the dune to get to this prized location. Surf groms from the Volcom team have access to this playhouse, and need to follow only two rules: surf their brains out and have fun while doing it! What a life it is to be a salty grom in 2015. House-crashers William Aliotti, the Caribbean surfer, but almost permanent resident at the House, Leon Glatzer, the German kid from Costa Rica, Charly Quivront from France, and the local Justin Becret, tore apart the local break during their stay while photographer Andrew Christie was sure to capture some gold. We can’t wait next summer!!! Filmed and Edited by Andrew Christie William Aliotti Leon Glatzer Justin Becret
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210 COMPETITORS BOMBARD VOLCOM'S BLOWFISH SURF SERIES IN SUNNY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.
The best way to start off a great contest weekend is with a good ole fashioned pre-event signup party, which we got underway in usual Volcom TCT style. Friday afternoon the crew rolled into Hansens Surfboards in Encinitas and before we knew it the BBQ was fired up, the Groms were playing games of skate, and the good times were a plenty. After signing up half of the overall competitors in 2 hours everyone was amping and couldn’t wait for Saturday. Especially after taking a peep at the swell forecast. Yeah, so it was this good... The next morning bright and early we rolled in the Seaside Reef parking lot to see what we already expected, really fun looking, consistent surf. The day was looking up from the start. Right behind our convoy was a plethora of frothing Groms ready to help get the event site set up and get the heats in the water! First up was the Juniors division, and they made it known theirs was an act that was going to be tough to follow. There was such a great turnout we ran double beach heats from the first one almost all the way through the day. Seaside Reef always brings a multi-talented group of frothing Groms, Levi Slawson and firecracker hair are in the category! We pushed on through the day with tons of great waves throughout, and equally high scores to match. One thing can be said about the Blowfish Surf Series at Seaside Reef, it lacks no showing of great surfers chomping at the bit. Mother Nature blessed us with calm winds, bright sunshine, and consistently good surf all day just to help. The surf continued to pump all day, Griffen Foy... Little dude big turn! Moving into the end of the day spectators lined the seating area by the guard tower and packed the beaches to see what the remaining competitors had left in the tank. This was surely going to be an action packed finals all the way around! The Reef was firing and Palli’s was pumping as well, everyone was frothing. The rocky beach setup at Seaside always make for a great viewing arena. When it was all said and done Evan Gallen left with the grape juice shower for the crowd favorite Squids division, while Griffen Foy took top honors in the shredding Groms divison. Moving on Kirra Pinkerton snagged a win in the highly contested Girls division. Our final two divisions saw an always ripping Kei Kobayashi come over from Hawaii to snag the top honors in Juniors to seal up a seat at champs, and a very elated and ever deserving Kevin Schulz drenched in sparkling grape juice with a cool $500 to take home for the win in the Pro-Am division. Jonah Carter fins out and giving the right the ole "going over." Many thanks go out to everyone for coming down and making this years Volcom TCT Blowfish Surf Series, yet another great event. Thank you to our sponsors and also Hansens Surfboards for the continued support and we look forward to what’s next! Our good friends at Wienerschnitzel provided lunch for all 210 competitors and then some! When the surf is this good it's fun to see the groms using their power game. Jack Boyes on the backhand. Hair-reverse anyone?? So he was going really really fast. Carlos Carpenter hits the e-brake. The groms at Seaside are so rad we had to Watermelon Award them twice! Isiak Day and Cal Corn smiles for miles. How can you not love the Squids division, these kids are the future! Here are you Blowfish Surf Series Squids division winners, full froth. You mind surf, Griffen Foy will make it reality. If this spread doesn't make you want to reach the finals, nothing will. The end sections of a Seaside Reef wave provide a perfect canvas for any finishing maneuver. Kadin Panesi showing us the ropes! Kei Kobayashi, Griffen Foy, Kirra Pinkerton. Winner, Winner, Winner. Chicken for dinner. Kevin Schulz, sweet turn, sweet lighting, sweet victory. Let it rain sparkling cider gods, let it rain. Kevin Schulz reaping the rewards. Special Thanks Goes Out To Our Product Sponsors: NEW ERA CAP REV'D WIENERSCHNITZEL PENNY SKATEBOARDS SURFING MAGAZINE KICKER GOPRO FUTURE FINS WATERMANS SUNSCREEN That right there is a big batch of finalists! Congratulations a plenty.   RESULTS PRO-AM 1. Kevin Schulz - $500.00 2. Tommy Wehsener 3. Wyatt Brady 4. Danny Berk 5. Jonah Carter 6. Bronson Wheeler JUNIORS 1. Kei Kobayashi 2. Curran Dand 3. Colin Deveze 4. Connor Dand 5. Gunner Day 6. Jonah Pierce GROMS 1. Griffen Foy 2. Noah Hill 3. Levi Slawson 4. Kade Matson 5. Jackson Butler 6. Ryan Martin SQUIDS 1. Evan Gallen 2. Bane Corbett 3. Cal Corn 4. Gavin Frank 5. Harrison Gardner 6. John Bro GIRLS 1. Kirra Pinkerton 2. Alyssa Spencer 3. Samantha Lamirand 4. Tiare Thompson 5. Alexxa Elssevi 6. Kiana Fores WATERMELON AWARD Isiak Day and Cal Corn Raymond loves to hear his voice, and everyone loves the product toss!! All photos provided by: Kenny Morris Follow us on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM @VOLCOMTCT
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2015 Volcom Pipe Pro Waiting Period Opens Next Week; Watch The Contest Trailer
The waiting period for the 2015 Volcom Pipe Pro, a WSL QS 3000 rated event, is set to begin Thursday, January 29th at the World Famous Banzai Pipeline. 112 world-class surfing “Warriors” from all over the globe will be fighting for a $100,000 prize purse and up to 3,000 QS points to kick off their season. To ensure that these Warriors are able to do battle in optimum wave and weather conditions, the competition will only run on the best days within the 11-day waiting period, ending February 8th. This has been a very exciting winter on the North Shore and looking at Surfline.com, the official forecaster of the 2015 Volcom Pipe Pro, we can see that there is still plenty of surf on the way. Kelly Slater, 2014 Volcom Pipe Pro Champ. Photo: Bielmann The Volcom Pipe Pro is always a special event for the local Hawaiian competitors with the contest being held at one of their most treasured surf spots, not to mention it being a gateway event for non-World Tour surfers to compete in the prestigious Pipe Masters. The top 16 Hawaiians from the Volcom Pipe Pro will be sent into the $100,000 Pipe Invitational, which serves as the trials for the Pipe Masters, held on the first day of contestable surf within the event window in December. Stay tuned to the official 2015 Volcom Pipe Pro website to watch the live HD webcast of the event, as well as receive up-to-the-minute results, daily recaps, videos, photos and much more! iPhone and iPad users can also download the VolcoMobile App from the iTunes App Store to watch the live webcast and stay alert to the latest 2015 Volcom Pipe Pro news.