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3.30.10

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Oakley's Lee Wilson Prepares to Defend his ISC Crown

With Bali settling into early dry season weather patterns and consistent swell forecasted throughout the waiting period, the Oakley Pro 2010 looks set to start Thursday morning, April 1, at Canggu Beach, Bali Indonesia. One surfer looking forward to the to the start of the event is recently signed Oakley athlete and reining Indonesian Champion […]

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3.30.10

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Hedges Lays Down Gauntlet on Opening Day Rip Curl Women's Pro Bells Beach

BELLS BEACH, Victoria/Australia (Tuesday, March 30, 2010) – The opening two rounds of the Rip Curl Women’s Pro presented by Ford Fiesta were completed today in punchy two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves breaking through the “Rincon” section of the point at Bells Beach. The second stop on the 2010 ASP Women’s World Tour, the Rip […]

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3.30.10

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LandShark Pro 2010 – Become a Fan for Updates

The Production Team of the LandShark Pro 2010 and the Junior Pro are pleased to announce that both Pro Surfing events are open to Women. Men and Women will be competing together in mixed heats. “Taking a page from NASCAR there will be no separate Men’s and Women’s Division,” said LandShark Producer Karen Clancy Hodgson. […]

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3.29.10

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Honolua Surf Co. Presents: Harbour Chronicles – A Life in Surfboard Culture Book Signing

Inspired by the life and work of master surfboard shaper, Rich Harbour, this 144 page, full color hard cover book includes essays by Mike Marshall, C.R. Stecyk III, Steve Pezman and Mitchell De Jarnett. Rich Harbour and many of the other contributors to the book will be here signing copies so don’t miss this opportunity! […]

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3.29.10

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Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach Round 1 ON at 8am

BELLS BEACH, Victoria/Australia (Tuesday, March 30, 2010) – Round 1 of the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach presented by Ford Fiesta will commence this morning at 8am. The second stop on the 2010 ASP Women’s World Tour, the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach awoke to clean two-to-thee foot (1 metre) waves on offer […]

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3.29.10

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Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach Press Conference Webcast LIVE Today at Noon

BELLS BEACH, Victoria/Australia (Monday, March 29, 2010) – The press launch for the second stop on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, will be webcast LIVE today from noon to 1:30pm local time. The second stop on the 2010 ASP World Tour and ASP Women’s World Tour, the Rip Curl […]

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3.29.10

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Dylan Goodale Wins Vans Pier Classic, Kolohe Andino Takes Ezekiel Pro Junior

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Sunday, March 28, 2010) – Dylan Goodale (Kauai, HI), 19, won the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 2-Star Vans Pier Classic presented by Jack’s Surfboards in a come-from-behind victory over former event champion Micah Byrne (Huntington Beach, CA), 28, big-wave specialist Peter Mel (Santa Cruz, CA), 40, and […]

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3.29.10

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Hard Rock Cafe Surf Series

MARCH 27, 2010 SANDY BEACH EVENT # 8 EVENT SPONSOR: BOYS 2A 11 & UNDER BOYS 2A 12 – 14 YEARS OLD 1- NOA MIZUNO 1- KAOLI KAHOKULOA 2- FINN MCGILL 2- ALEX PENDLETON 3- WYATT MCHALE 3- THOMAS WILLIAMS 4- CHRISTOPER BLUTHARDT 4- KAI MATSUMOTO 5- DEVIN BRUEGGEMANN 5- HUNTER JOHNSON 6- KUALANA APO […]

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3.29.10

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Stu Kennedy Wins O'Neill Cold Water Classic Tasmania

March 28, 2010 – Marrawah, Tasmania, Australia – In some of the best conditions this competition has seen so far, Stuart Kennedy took out the 2010 O’Neill Cold Water Classic Tasmania in emphatic style with the highest combined heat total of the event. “I guess I just got super confident towards the end,” said Stuart […]

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3.29.10

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Hawaiians Lead Vans Pier Classic and Ezekiel Pro Junior Fields to Quarterfinals

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Saturday, March 27, 2010) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 2-Star Vans Pier Classic presented by Jack’s Surfboards decided the event’s Quarterfinalists today in peaky two-to-four foot (1 metre) surf at South Huntington Beach Pier and Hawaiians Tyler Newton (Kauai, HI) 19, and Macy Mullen (Milileni, HI), […]

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