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12.28.09

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ASP One Ranking System Unveiled for 2010 and Beyond

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Tuesday, December 29, 2009) – Beginning in 2010, ASP International will activate a One Ranking system for the men’s ASP Dream Tour and the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS). The concept of the ASP One Ranking system is to make ASP-sanctioned World Tour and Qualifying Series events contribute to a surfer’s year-end rating. […]

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12.21.09

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2010 ASP World Tour and ASP Women’s World Tour Schedules Released

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Tuesday, December 22, 2009) – With a historic 2009 coming to a close, the 2010 ASP schedule has been released and will mark some major shifts in venues and dates in order to ensure that the world’s best surfers battle one another in the world’s best waves. “2010 will mark some major changes […]

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12.21.09

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Ten Americans Set Sights on 2010 ASP Dream Tour

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Sunday, December 20, 2009) – Now that the dust has settled after the dramatic finish to the 2009 Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Tour season, 10 Mainland American surfers have secured the right to surf amongst the top 45 for the 2010 ASP Dream Tour. The 2010 ASP World Tour season, […]

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12.16.09

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Qualifiers Set for 2010 ASP World Tour and ASP Women's World Tour

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Wednesday, December 16, 2009) – With the culmination of the 2009 ASP World Tour and ASP Women’s World Tour in Hawaii, the qualifiers for the 2010 ASP Dream Tour season have been decided. Taking the Top 27 surfers from the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Top 15 from the 2009 ASP World Qualifying […]

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12.15.09

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Billabong Pipe Masters ON, Champion Crowned Today

PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Tuesday, December 15, 2009) – The final stop on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pipe Masters, will commence this morning at 9am in three-to-five-foot (1 – 1.5 metre) conditions at the famous break of the Banzai Pipeline and will whittle the field down from the eight remaining Quarterfinalists to crown a […]

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12.14.09

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Record Hawaiian Surf Season Reaches Climax at Pipe Tomorrow

Australia: Fingers Crossed for Parkinson Vans Triple Crown Title USA: Hopes of Crowning a Billabong Pipe Master FUEL TV SET TO AIR FINAL DAY OF VANS TRIPLE CROWN OF SURFING LIVE, ACROSS AMERICA, AUSTRALIA & PORTUGAL PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Monday, December 14, 2009) – Four weeks of firing winter surf along Oahu’s North Shore will all […]

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12.14.09

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Event #3 of Sun-Diego Pro-Am Surf Tour This Weekend

EVENT #3 OF THE MONSTER/SUN DIEGO PRO-AM SURF TOUR presented by EZEKIEL IS THIS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20th AT OCEANSIDE HARBOR – SOUTH JETTY!!! $1,500 TO THE WINNER OF THE PRO-AM!!! $300 CASH TO THE MENS OPEN WINNER!! $100 CASH TO THE WINNER OF JUNIORS, GROMS, WOMENS, AND MASTERS! CHECK THE SURF SERIES SITE FOR DIVISION […]

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12.14.09

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Billabong Pipe Masters Calls Lay Day, Possible Finish Tomorrow

PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Monday, December 14, 2009) – Small surf in the three-to-four foot (1 metre) range is on offer today at the Banzai Pipeline, prompting Billabong Pipe Masters event organizers to call a lay day for competition. Event No. 10 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pipe Masters also marks the […]

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12.14.09

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Eyes on Tuesday for Final Day of Vans Triple Crown of Surfing

FUEL TV SET TO AIR FINAL DAY OF VANS TRIPLE CROWN OF SURFING LIVE, ACROSS AMERICA, AUSTRALIA & PORTUGAL PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Suday, December 13, 2009) – Organizers of the Billabong Pipe Masters opted to call a lay day for competition on the North Shore of Oahu, today. All eyes are on a larger swell forecast […]

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12.12.09

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Fanning Wins 2nd World Title; Parkinson & CJ Hobgood Eye Vans Triple Crown

VANS AWARDS $50,000 WORLD CHAMPION BONUS TO FANNING Parkinson Places Equal 17th, Still in the Running For $50,000 Vans Triple Crown Series Title with CJ Hobgood One Day of Competition Remains. FUEL TV SET TO AIR FINAL DAY LIVE, USA NATIONAL, AUSTRALIA & PORTUGAL PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Saturday, December 12, 2009) – In a convoluted moment […]

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