Triple Crown of Surfing

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing is a Hawaiian specialty series of professional surfing events that take place on the North Shore of Oahu - a coastline world famous in the surfing world for its powerful winter swells that the can reach 50 feet in height. The Triple Crown was Founded by Former World Champion (1968) Fred Hemmings who produced the Triple Crown events. The three unique venues each with its own set of challenges for the surfer. They are also the last three major events of the professional surfing season; the Pipeline Masters being the final event of the World Surf League Championship Tour.

The events are:

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing is second only to the World Surf League's World Title in terms of prestige and difficulty. It is considered to be the ultimate test of a surfer's ability to master the large and consequential waves in surfing's most legendary arena, among the most talented field of competitors in the sport.

In addition to individual event champions, the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing crowns an overall champion each year. This goes to the surfer who has performed best across all three competitions.

Men's & Women's Triple Crown ChampionsEdit

2019 Kelly Slater USA No Women's Division
2018 Jessé Mendes Brazil No Women's Division
2017 Griffin Colapinto USA No Women's Division
2016 John John Florence Hawaii No Women's Division
2015 Gabriel Medina Brazil No Women's Division
2014 Julian Wilson Australia No Women's Division
2013 John John Florence Hawaii No Women's Division
2012 Sebastian Zietz Hawaii No Women's Division
2011 John John Florence Hawaii No Women's Division
2010 Joel Parkinson Australia Stephanie Gilmore Australia
2009 Joel Parkinson Australia Stephanie Gilmore Australia
2008 Joel Parkinson Australia Stephanie Gilmore Australia
2007 Bede Durbidge Australia Megan Abubo Hawaii
2006 Andy Irons Hawaii No Women's Division
2005 Andy Irons Hawaii Chelsea Hedges Australia
2004 Sunny Garcia Hawaii No Women's Division
2003 Andy Irons Hawaii Keala Kennelly Hawaii
2002 Andy Irons Hawaii No Women's Division
2001 Myles Padaca Hawaii No Women's Division
2000 Sunny Garcia Hawaii No Women's Division
1999 Sunny Garcia Hawaii Layne Beachley Australia
1998 Kelly Slater USA Layne Beachley Australia
1997 Michael Rommelse Australia Layne Beachley Australia
1996 Kaipo Jaquias Hawaii No Women's Division
1995 Kelly Slater USA No Women's Division
1994 Sunny Garcia Hawaii No Women's Division
1993 Sunny Garcia Hawaii No Women's Division
1992 Sunny Garcia Hawaii No Women's Division
1991 Tom Carroll Australia No Women's Division
1990 Derek Ho Hawaii No Women's Division
1989 Gary Elkerton Australia No Women's Division
1988 Derek Ho Hawaii No Women's Division
1987 Gary Elkerton Australia No Women's Division
1986 Derek Ho Hawaii No Women's Division
1985 Michael Ho Hawaii No Women's Division
1984 Derek Ho Hawaii No Women's Division
1983 Michael Ho Hawaii No Women's Division

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