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2.7.11

Industry News

Sanuk’s Yoga Mat is 2010 Footwear Product of the Year

Sanuk’s Yoga Mat sandal was recognized at the SIMA Image Awards as the 2010 Footwear Product of the Year! When Sanuk was asked to comment on the win, they simply said “Namaste” and went back to the Dancing Happy Pose. Sanuk will continue to stretch into new looks while meditating on new ways to keep […]

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2.7.11

Industry News

JetPilot Signs Duran Barr to Surf Team

Jetpilot has signed Duran Barr to the Surf Team for clothing and wetsuits. Duran is the son of California 80′s pro, David Barr, who had an internationally successful career as well as a very prominent and continually evolving shaping career. It is evident that Duran, the young Carlsbad resident, is following in his father’s footsteps […]

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2.7.11

Industry News

Xcel Wins 2010 Wetsuit of the Year

Takes SIMA Image Award Category for 3rd Time in 4 Years

Xcel’s INFINITI DRYLOCK has won “Wetsuit of the Year” once again at the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) Image Awards, honoring the best of the surf industry from 2010. The win was announced Thursday, February 3, 2011 during the Image Awards ceremony held at the House of Blues Anaheim. Xcel has now won “Wetsuit of […]

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2.7.11

Industry News

New Wave Pool Technology

Somewhere in the Basque Country.

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2.5.11

Industry News

Andy Davis Release Party at Vans by Thalia Surf Shop

Vans celebrated the launch of a collaboration on Wednesday, February 2 with San Diego-based surf artist Andy Davis at Vans by Thalia Surf Shop in Laguna Beach.  The event  spotlighted Vans x Andy Davis footwear and
apparel and featured limited edition prints and t-shirts, as well as a selection of new works by Andy himself.  The […]

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2.3.11

Industry News

Oakley One Wave Wonder Powered by Zigzag Magazine Kicks Off Today!

The Oakley One Wave Wonder, the hunt for the best documented ride by a South African surfer, is now live on www.1wavewonder.co.za Tubes, airs, carves, drops, massive waves and combos – anything goes in the search for that one ride that’ll blow everybody away. What is it? The Oakley One Wave Wonder, powered by Zigzag […]

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1.31.11

Contest Wire

Brazil’s Peterson Crisanto Wins ASP 6-Star Hurley Pro Junior

BURLEIGH HEADS, Gold Coast / Australia (Sunday, January 30th, 2011) - Peterson Crisanto (BRA) today claimed the 2011 6-Star Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Hurley Pro Junior at Burleigh Heads, walking away with a professional ASP Pro Junior world-record USD$25,000 winner’s cheque. Crisanto defeated local favourite Thomas Woods (Burleigh Heads, Qld) in a nail biting […]

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1.31.11

Contest Wire

Conner Coffin Finishes 3rd at ASP 6-Star Hurley Pro Junior Burleigh Heads

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/USA (Monday, January 31, 2011) – American talent Conner Coffin (Santa Barbara, CA), 17, put on an impressive showing at the ASP 6-Star Hurley Pro Junior Burleigh Heads in Australia, surpassing a massive field of international talent as well as Australia’s top ASP Pro Junior surfers to finish equal 3rd overall. Coffin, who […]

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1.27.11

Contest Wire

ASP Prime Status for Mr Price Pro Ballito a Massive Boost for South African Surfing

BALLITO, KwaDukuza/South Africa (Thursday, January 27, 2011) – South African surfing has received a massive boost with the announcement that the Mr Price Pro Ballito will be a Prime rated event on the 2011 Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Tour. The 12th edition of the event, which has continued the proud tradition of the […]

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1.26.11

Contest Wire

ASP International & Quiksilver Announce $1 Million Quiksilver Pro New York

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/USA (Wednesday, January 26, 2011) –Quiksilver and the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) today announced the Quiksilver Pro New York, set to take place on Long Island’s Long Beach from September 4-15. The Quiksilver Pro New York will be the 6th stop on the 2011 ASP World Tour and the first-ever ASP World […]

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