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2.21.11

Contest Wire

Sunny Garcia and Jeremy Flores Face Disciplinary Measures

ASP Rules & Disciplinary Committee Holds Initial Meeting Regarding Flores/Garcia Incident

The ASP Rules and Disciplinary Committee has convened to begin assessment of an incident involving Jeremy Flores and Sunny Garcia

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2.20.11

Contest Wire

Taj Burrow victorious at 4-Star Breaka Burleigh Pro

Breaka Burleigh Pro ASP 4-Star Men’s Event Gold Coast, Queensland 16 – 21 February 2011 Burrow Takes Back-to-Back ASP 4-Star Breaka Burleigh Pro Wins Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 19 February, 2011 : – - Burleigh Heads — Taj Burrow won his second consecutive Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 4-Star Breaka Burleigh Pro held in wind […]

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2.19.11

Contest Wire

Alejo Muniz Flares at ASP PRIME Hang Loose Pro

CACIMBA DO PADRE, Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco / Brazil (Friday, February, 18, 2011) - The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Prime 2011 Hang Loose Pro made the debut of the new ASP PRIME format, which is now similar to the ASP Dream Tour. The 24 surfers remaining competed in 12 heats and the winners go […]

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2.19.11

Contest Wire

Wilson, Parkinson and Burrow Charge into Semifinals as ASP 4-Star Breaka Burleigh Pro Hits its Straps

GOLD COAST, Queensland/Australia (Saturday, February 19, 2011) - Taj Burrow (AUS) stole the spotlight once again at Burleigh Heads winning through to the Semifinals on the penultimate day of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 4-Star, US$85,000 Breaka Burleigh Pro. “Looking forward to tomorrow’s finals for sure” said Burrow after his Quarterfinals win. “The waves […]

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2.18.11

Contest Wire

Taj Burrow Looks Ominous on Day-Three Of ASP 4-Star Breaka Burleigh Pro

GOLD COAST, Queensland/Australia (Thursday, February 17, 2011) - Defending event champion Taj Burrow (AUS) has sent a warning shot through the field of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 4-Star, US$85,000 Breaka Burleigh Pro as day-three saw performance levels go through the roof. “I felt great out there – The waves are high performance and […]

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2.17.11

Industry News

Hawaiian Phenom Ezekiel Lau Joins Arnette Surf Squad

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.; February 15, 2011 – Arnette is proud to announce that hard-charging Hawaiian Ezekiel Lau (aka, Zeke) has joined the family as its newest team rider. Born and raised in Hawaii, Zeke lives with his family in Honolulu where you can usually find him ripping at Kewalos with his friends. Known for his […]

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2.17.11

Industry News

Save the Date: 3rd Annual OluKai’s Ho’olaule’a Ocean Festival

January 11, 2011, Maui, HI – OluKai’s Ho’olaule’a, a celebration of the ocean and the cultures that surround it, returns on May 14th and 15th to the Lae ‘Ula O Kai Canoe Club at Kanaha Beach Park, Maui. The third annual Ho’olaule’a pays tribute to the ocean lifestyle through competition, tradition, family and giving back […]

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2.17.11

Industry News

Dragon Introduces Mick Fanning’s Signature Glass – Shield

Two-time ASP World Champion Mick Fanning’s signature sunglass and our most technologically advanced release yet.

For two years, the team at Dragon worked hand in hand with Mick himself going over every little detail of his first signature sunglass…from the size, to the amount of wrap, the name itself, the colors, and the technological and performance features that were important to Mick. Mick is an athlete…pure and simple. He’s focused […]

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2.16.11

Contest Wire

The Peligroso at Todos Santos Big Wave World Tour Competition Gears Up

San Clemente, CA February 1, 2011: As what some experts are predicting to be the biggest waves of the century approach Mexico today, surfers, spectators and media’s eyes have all turned to the small island of Todos Santos for the impending Big Wave World Tour event: “The Peligroso at Todos Santos”, sponsored by Peligroso Tequila. […]

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2.16.11

Industry News

Join etnies in Creating a Costa Rican Rainforest

One Tribe, One Country, One Company with One Goal – Creating a Rainforest

February 15, 2011 (Lake Forest, CA) – One may seem like a small lonely number, but when one brand (etnies), teams up with one tribe (the Maleku), and one foundation (La Reserva) in Costa Rica, a country committed to sustainability, the results can be incredible! To celebrate etnies’ 25 year anniversary, etnies owner and CEO, […]

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