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1.10.11

Contest Wire

Global Contingent Tears through Round 2 of Billabong ASP World Junior Championships

NORTH NARRABEEN, New South Wales/Australia (Monday, January 10, 2011) – The Billabong ASP World Junior Championships fuelled by Monster Energy switched back to men’s action today and saw onshore two-to-four foot (1 metre) waves provide the perfect canvas for a high-performance showdown for the world’s best under-21 talent in Round 2. The Billabong ASP World […]

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1.9.11

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Timmy Curran Wins Katin Pro-Am Team Challenge for Hurley

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Saturday, January 8, 2011) – Former ASP World Tour surfer Timmy Curran (Oxnard, CA), 33, charged to a come-from-behind win in a stacked final to lead team Hurley to victory at the ASP Specialty Katin Pro-Am Team Challenge. The Katin Pro-Am Team Challenge’s unique format hosts four-man teams, with each surfer gaining […]

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1.9.11

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Enever Leads Field to Semifinals of Billabong ASP Women’s World Junior Championships

NORTH NARRABEEN, New South Wales/Australia (Sunday, January 9, 2011) – The Billabong ASP Women’s World Junior Championships saw the globe’s finest under-21 female talent tear through three rounds of competition today with defending event champion and North Narrabeen local Laura Enever (AUS), 19, leading the field into the Semifinals by earning the event’s top scores. […]

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1.6.11

Contest Wire

ASP Women’s World Junior Tour Culminates at Billabong World Junior Championships

NORTH NARRABEEN, New South Wales/Australia (Thursday, January 6, 2011) – The world’s best under-21 female surfers are about to descend upon Sydney’s North Narrabeen from January 8 through 16, 2011 to battle for the title of ASP Women’s World Junior Champion at the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships. The 2010 ASP World Junior Tour is […]

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1.6.11

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Katin Pro-Am Team Challenge Opens 2011 ASP North America Season

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Wednesday, January 5, 2011) – For the second consecutive year, The Katin Pro-Am Team Challenge will represent the season opener for ASP North America when the ASP Specialty event unfolds at the north side of Huntington Beach Pier on January 7 and 8, 2011. The unique event will see teams look to […]

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1.4.11

Contest Wire

World Juniors Preview

The World’s Top Youth Ready for the Billabong World Junior Championships

The most talented congregation of junior surfers in the world have descended upon North Narrabeen, Australia, for the Billabong World Junior Championships set to take place later this week.

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1.4.11

Contest Wire

World’s Best Juniors Eye ASP Title at Billabong ASP World Junior Championships

NORTH NARRABEEN, Sydney/Australia (Tuesday, January 4, 2011) – Queensland surfer, Jack Freestone (Gold Coast, AUS), 18, is well poised to become Australia’s first ASP World Junior Champion in 10 years with the natural-footer ranked No.1  heading into the deciding event, the Billabong ASP World Junior Championship fuelled by Monster Energy, which will begin next week […]

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1.2.11

Contest Wire

ASP Top 17 Determined for 2011 ASP Women’s World Tour Season

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/USA (Sunday, January 2, 2011) – The 2011 ASP Top 17 have been determined, ushering in one of the most exciting fields of women surfers in the history of the sport. With the allocation of the ASP Wildcard (going to Jessi Miley-Dyer (AUS), 24), the ASP Top 17 has been set, comprised of […]

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12.29.10

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ASP Technical Committee Finalizes One World Rankings Points for 2011

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/USA (Tuesday, December 28, 2010) –On the heels of the 2010 ASP World Tour culmination, the ASP Technical Committee have reassessed and re-evaluated the structure of the newly-instated ASP World Rankings system, slightly altering the points allocation for 2011. “We have always maintained that 2010 was a bridge season and our target was […]

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12.17.10

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Jeremy Flores Wins Billabong Pipe Masters, Parkinson Takes Vans Triple Crown

PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Thursday, December 16, 2010) – Jeremy Flores (FRA) 22, won the Billabong Pipe Masters in memory of Andy Irons over Kieren Perrow (AUS), 33, in a come-from-behind victory in firing four-to-six foot (1.5 metre) backdoor barrels, marking his first career ASP World Tour victory. Joel Parkinson (AUS), 29, was another to stand atop […]

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