Santa Cruz’s Jamilah Star was among the invitees on Saturday for the upcoming Jaws Challenge at Pe’ahi, Hawaii off Maui’s North Shore. The World Surf League Big Wave Tour issued a green alert for the ...
Apparently nobody told that to 29-year-old Jamilah Star. Last February, JamStar, as she calls herself, broke into the scene at Mavericks, a legendary (and legendarily dangerous) big-wave break in ...
I moved to Hawaii in 2003 after two tours in the Peace Corps reforesting degraded landscapes and monitoring coral reefs among island cultures. At the University of Hawaii (UofH), I studied the ability ...
as the first women selected to compete as official competitors at the Titans of Mavericks. Sarah Gerhardt, Emily Erickson, Paige Alms, Jamilah Star, Keala Kennelly, Andrea Moller have been announced ...
Caption Close When Mavericks is breaking these days, a few highly skilled women join the mix, including a pair of Santa Cruz residents: Sarah Gerhardt, who in 1999 became the first woman to surf ...
In carving out a niche in the male-dominated world of big-wave surfing, Jamilah Star has gotten used to going it alone. So when she found herself sitting in the middle of the roiling, stormy ...
Originally hailing from Santa Cruz, Jamilah Star won $5,000 and the popular vote, ousting nominee Keala Kennelly for the 2006 Billabong Girl's Best Women's Performance Award at the Billabong XXL ...
Santa Cruz’s Sarah Gerhardt and Jamilah Star are invitees to the field for the inaugural women’s competition, which will include 10 surfers. The women’s champion will also get equal prize money to the ...
Oh, and, by the way, they’re both women. First, Californian Jamilah Star (one of our 2007 Adventurers of the Year) went to Mexico in hopes of catching a monster and ended up at the famous Playa ...
$5,000 for the Monster Tube Award to Hawaii’s Shane Dorian for a barrel at Teahupoo, Tahiti. $5,000 to Jamie Sterling of Hawaii for Best Overall Performer. $5,000 to Jamilah Star of Santa Cruz for the ...
For the first time, the contest was also going to feature a women’s contest, and Santa Cruz’s Jamilah Star and Sarah Gerhardt were among the 10 invitees. Surfers had high hopes for this year’s contest ...
Argentinian Juan Arca leans into a massive pigdog. The swell heights reached 15-feet proper at Zicatela. Photo: Edwin Morales Jamilah Star was the lone, brave female to charge Puerto. Photo: Edwin ...