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1.11.10

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Conlogue and Erickson Start Strong at Billabong ASP World Junior Championships

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Monday, January 11, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) kicked off its campaign towards crowing 2009 ASP World Junior Champions when the main event of the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships saw the world’s finest up-and-coming lady competitors take to the water before diving into the opening round of Men’s […]

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1.11.10

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Jay-R Esquivel from the Philippines Takes Out the Occy Grom Comp in Malaysia

(Sunday 10 January, 2010): 13 year-old Jay-R Esquivel from the Philippines won his first international grommet contest today at the Billabong Occy Grom Comp at Cherating Beach in Malaysia. Young Jay-R put on an amazing display of surfing during all three days of competition at the long, sandy-bottomed point break, getting cheers and wowing the […]

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1.11.10

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Talent Shines Through Challenging Conditions at Billabong ASP World Juniors

NORTH NARRABEEN, New South Wales/Australia (Monday, January 11, 2010) – Clean one-to-two-foot (0.5 metre) lefts and rights were on offer this morning, prompting event organizers to unleash the world’s best junior surfers on the sandbars North Narrabeen for the commencement of the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships fueled by Monster Energy. Wiggolly Dantas (BRA), 20, […]

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1.11.10

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Women Open Up Billabong ASP World Junior Championships

NORTH NARRABEEN, New South Wales/Australia (Monday, January 11, 2010) – The Billabong ASP World Junior Championships fueled by Monster Energy will commence this morning with the women’s Round 1 starting at 9am, men remain on standby. Clean one-to-two foot (0.5 metre) waves are providing contestable conditions, and event organizers are hopeful that it will improve […]

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1.11.10

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Vans Announces Surf Contest for Hungry Surfers

Surf Ride $100,000 Freedom Surf Series by Vans on January 23rd at beautiful Seaside Reef. What to expect: Family surf divisions with Thousands of dollars in Surf Ride Gift Cards for all finalists… Pro-Am Division with $5,000 for first place, $1,700 for second and so on… Free Family style Weenie Roast & BBQ sponsored by […]

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1.9.10

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A New Swell and Sunny Skies Greet the Billabong Pro Am and Occy Grom Comp for Day Two of Competition

A welcome new swell and clear sunny skies greeted the contestants, crew, and spectators on Day 2 of the Billabong Pro Am Malaysia and Occy Grom Comp today at beautiful Cherating Beach in Malaysia, and with the increase in swell size, everybody was frothing to jump in the water and dig their fins into the […]

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1.8.10

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Von Zipper Trials ON at North Narrabeen

NORTH NARRABEEN, New South Wales/Australia (Saturday, January 9, 2010) – The Billabong ASP World Junior Championships fueled by Monster Energy are on this morning with the 16-man Von Zipper Trials commencing at 8am. Clean one-to-two (0.5 metre) waves are on offer at North Narrabeen today and the 16 surfers in the Von Zipper Trials will […]

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1.6.10

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Teams Announced for 2010 Katin Pro/Am Team Challenge Presented by Primo

Legendary Event Returns to Huntington Beach for Two Consecutive Days of Competition Between Jan. 12-17, 2010 HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Jan. 6, 2010 – Last year’s champion, Team Hurley, is set to return to defend their title at the 2010 Katin Pro/Am Team Challenge presented by Primo, which will commence for two consecutive days of competition […]

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1.4.10

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World’s Best Juniors Descend on Sydney for Billabong ASP World Juniors

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Tuesday, January 5, 2010) – The world’s best junior surfers are descending upon the Sydney suburb of North Narrabeen to hunt down the most prestigious crown in junior surfing, the ASP World Junior Title, as the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships prepare to run at the famed beachbreak from January 9 – 17, […]

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1.3.10

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America's Finest Head Down Under for Billabong ASP World Junior Championships

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Saturday, January 2, 2010) – America’s finest up-and-coming competitive standouts are gearing up to head to North Narrabeen, Australia to battle the world’s top ASP Pro Junior competitors at the prestigious ASP World Junior Championships which takes place from January 9 through 17, 2009. American representatives including 2009 ASP North America Pro […]

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