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11.17.09

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Jensen and Schumacher Take PLA Pro Championships

The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Longboard Qualifying Series (LQS) 1-Star PLA Pro Championships saw local talent Taylor Jensen (Oceanside, CA), 25, take out the men’s division, while fellow San Diegan Cori Schumacher (Cardiff, CA), 34, clinched her second consecutive women’s ASP North America Longboard Title when she won the PLA Pro Championships presented by […]

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11.17.09

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Vans Announces Record $1,000,000 Surfing Prize Purse

North Shore, Oahu, HI (Monday, Nov. 9, 2009) – The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing presented by Rockstar Energy Drink makes history today, announcing the TRIPLE CROWN – TRIPLE THREAT bonus purse that makes this prestigious Hawaiian series the first $1,000,000 stop on the Association of Surfing Professionals Dream Tour. More than 150 surfers from […]

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11.9.09

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Gudauskas Takes Third in Canaries, Qualifies for ASP World Tour

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Sunday, November 8, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) had an action packed week with the unfolding of two ASP 6-Star PRIME events. Nathan Yeomans (San Clemente, CA), 28, claimed the O’Neill Cold Water Classic California earlier today and fellow San Clemente native Patrick Gudauskas, 23, […]

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11.9.09

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Yeomans Claims Cold Water Classic; Thornton Wins Series; Young Wins Oakley Pro Junior

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 8, 2009 – History was made today at the conclusion of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star PRIME O’Neill Cold Water Classic California and Oakley Pro Junior ASP North America Championships. The newly upgraded event offering more points and a larger prize purse than ever also […]

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11.9.09

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Yeomans Wins O’Neill Cold Water Classic California, Young Takes Oakley Pro Junior

SANTA CRUZ, California (Sunday, November 8, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star PRIME O’Neill Cold Water Classic California witnessed an action packed day of competition when Nathan Yeomans (San Clemente, CA), 28, claimed the event over Heath Joske (Coffs Harbour, AUS), 20, in pumping eight foot (2.5 meter) […]

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11.9.09

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Bombing Swell Decides O'Neill Cold Water Classic California Quarterfinalists

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 7, 2009 – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star PRIME O’Neill Cold Water Classic California saw the event’s top performers march through the Round of 16 today. The chilly waters at Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, California offered solid eight-foot surf to decide the event’s Quarterfinalists. […]

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11.6.09

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Zietz and Nicol Dominate O'Neill Cold Water Classic California

SANTA CRUZ, California (Friday, November 6, 2009) – After calling a lay day for the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star PRIME O’Neill Cold Water Classic California yesterday, today’s action saw Steamer Lane come alive to deliver a pumping four-to-six foot (1.5 metre) swell while the event’s top seeds displayed an […]

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11.6.09

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Big Scores on Day 5 of the O'Neill Cold Water Classic California and Oakley Pro Junior

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 6, 2009 – After calling a lay day for the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star PRIME O’Neill Cold Water Classic California yesterday, today’s action saw Steamer Lane come alive to deliver a pumping four-to-six foot swell while the event’s top seeds displayed an amazing performance of […]

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11.6.09

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Solid Swell Forecast for Remainder of the O'Neill CWC and OPJ

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 6, 2009 – After spending yesterday on hold, the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star PRIME O’Neill Cold Water Classic California is back in the water today. Conditions have improved considerably and forecaster Mark Sponsler from stormsurf.com is predicting increasing swell with solid contestable conditions throughout the […]

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