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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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11.5.09

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Lay Day for O'Neill Cold Water Classic California and Oakley Pro Junior

SANTA CRUZ, California (Thursday, November 5, 2009) – After spending the day on hold in hopes of improved conditions, event organizers were forced to call a lay day for both 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. […]

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11.5.09

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Oakley Pro Junior is on HOLD; NO O'Neill Cold Water Classic Competition to Run Today

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 5, 2009 – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-3 Oakley Pro Junior North America Championships has been placed on HOLD this morning due to small surf and an incoming tide at Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, California. Event officials will reconvene at 1 pm for an updated call and have […]

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11.5.09

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Quarterfinalists Decided for Oakley Pro Junior ASP North America Championships

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 4, 2009 – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-3 Oakley Pro Junior ASP North America Championships, which runs in conjunction with the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star PRIME O’Neill Cold Water Classic California, moved through Rounds 1 and 2 today in testing two-foot waves at the backup site of […]

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11.3.09

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Reyes Leads Top Seeds at Day Two O'Neill Cold Water Classic California

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 3, 2009 – The top seeds competing at the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star PRIME O’Neill Cold Water Classic California took to the water in clean four-foot conditions at the famed California pointbreak of Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz today where the premier surfers crushed the […]

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11.3.09

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Event #1 of Monster Sun Diego Pro-Am Surf Tour

AA RATED EVENT #1 OF THE MONSTER/SUN DIEGO PRO-AM SURF TOUR presented by EZEKIEL KICKS OFF THIS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7th AT SCRIPPS PIER IN LA JOLLA!! $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 […]

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11.3.09

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Lee Wilson Crowned 2009 Coca-Cola Indonesian Surfing Champion at Quiksilver Open Keramas

In a tense and highly competitive quarterfinal matchup today at the 6 Star Prime Quiksilver Open 2009 at Keramas Beach in Bali, Lee Wilson narrowly defeated ex pro World Tour surfer Jake Paterson to become the 2009 Coca Cola ISC Men’s Open Champion and regain the title he lost to Dede Suryana last year. The […]

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11.2.09

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New Swell Delivers on Opening Day of O'Neill Cold Water Classic California

SANTA CRUZ, California (Monday, November 2, 2009) – Surfers competing in the opening day of The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star PRIME O’Neill Cold Water Classic California were greeted with clean four foot (1 metre) waves at Santa Cruz’s famed pointbreak of Steamer Lane to kickoff the event’s proceedings. The […]

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11.2.09

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Maui's Hank Gaskell Wins 2009 Xcel Pro Presented by Honolua

HALEIWA, OAHU, HAWAII – NOVEMBER 2, 2009 – Congratulations to Hank Gaskell (HAW), Tahiti-bound champion of this year’s 2009 Xcel Pro Presented by Honolua! In a tough final heat of 4 Sunset specialists, Gaskell, 23, showed poise, patience, and smart wave selection to edge out runner-up Pancho Sullivan, third place Myles Padaca, and fourth place […]

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11.2.09

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Final Day is ON at the 2009 Xcel Pro Presented by Honolua!

HALEIWA, OAHU, HAWAII – NOVEMBER 2, 2009 – The 2009 Xcel Pro Presented by Honolua is ON today, with a champion to be determined by 11:00 AM HST. Sunset is in the 6′ – 8′ range and clean this morning, offering less size than yesterday on Day 2 but still solid, high-performance conditions. Final day […]

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