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10.28.09

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World's Best Surfers Head to Florida for King of the Peak

Quiksilver’s Skins Format Surf Contest Starts November 7 At Florida’s Sebastian Inlet (Sebastian Inlet, Florida) October 28, 2009 – For easily one of the toughest surfing contests on the Eastern Seaboard, competitors and spectators alike have cleared their schedules for the 15th Annual Quiksilver King of the Peak Skins Pro-Am, which returns to Sebastian Inlet, […]

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10.28.09

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Santa Cruz Dream Inn is Official Hotel of the O'Neill Cold Water Classic in Santa Cruz Nov. 2-8

Rooms Still Available at Upscale Beachfront Hotel Ideally Located Near Steamer Lane SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Oct. 28, 2009 – The O’Neill Cold Water Classic is pleased to announce the Santa Cruz Dream Inn and Aquarius restaurant as the official hotel for the conclusion of the 2009 O’Neill Cold Water Classic in Santa Cruz. The newly […]

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10.28.09

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Quarterfinalists Decided at Oxbow World Longboards – ASP Title On the Line

PASTA POINT, Chaaya Island/Dhonveli Maldives (Tuesday, October 27, 2009) – High drama in the Maldives today as several ASP World Longboard World Title contenders were knocked out while others advanced through Round 2 of the ASP Oxbow World Longboard Tour event in Maldives, completed in good 1.25 meter (3 to 4 feet) surf. Defending ASP […]

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10.28.09

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Mick Fanning Claims 2009 Rip Curl Pro Search, Solidifies Lead in ASP Title Race

SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal (Wednesday, October 28, 2009) – Mick Fanning (AUS), 28, former ASP World Champion (2007) and current ASP World No. 1, has claimed the 2009 Rip Curl Pro Search at Supertubos in Portugal, defeating fellow Finalist Bede Durbidge (AUS), 26, and cementing his lead in the now two-horse race for the 2009 ASP World […]

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10.27.09

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Top Seeds Start Strong at O’Neill Cold Water Classic Canada

TOFINO, British Columbia (Tuesday, October 27, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star O’Neill Cold Water Classic Canada saw the event’s top seeds take to the water today in windy two-to-four foot (1 metre) surf and event organizers utilized the event’s mobile permit to land at North Chesterman’s beach […]

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10.27.09

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Supertubos Pumps, Rip Curl Pro Search Champion Crowned Tomorrow

SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal (Tuesday, October 27, 2009) – Solid six-to-eight foot (2 – 3 metre) barrels opened up Supertubos today as the Rip Curl Pro Search finally utilized its primary venue for some incendiary Round 3 and Quarterfinal action. Event No. 9 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Rip Curl Pro Search had […]

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10.27.09

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Rip Curl Pro Search ON in Pumping Waves at Primary Venue of Supertubos

SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal (Tuesday, October 27, 2009) – Round 3 of the Rip Curl Pro Search has been called on in pumping six-to-eight foot (2 – 3 metre) waves at the primary site of Supertubos. Event No. 9 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Rip Curl Pro Search has ran competition at three […]

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10.27.09

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Oxbow World Longboard Tour Maldives Calls Lay Day with Good Swell Coming

PASTA POINT, Chaaya Island/Dhonveli Maldives (Tuesday, October 27, 2009) – Super clean and fun small waves at Pasta Point today were not quite enough to entice organizers to run Round 2 of the Oxbow World Longboard Tour Maldives event. With a great outlook for swell for the remainder of the week, surfers simply enjoyed the […]

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10.27.09

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Oakley Pro Junior North American Championships Rounds Out Season at Steamer Lane Nov. 2-8

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Oct. 27, 2009 – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Pro Junior circuit rounds out the season Nov. 2-8 in Santa Cruz, California with the ASP Grade-3 Oakley Pro Junior North American Championships. The event will not only crown the under 20-year-old king of The Lane, but will also ultimately decide the […]

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10.27.09

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Raditya Rondi Wins Rip Curl Surf and Music Festival at Kuta Beach

27 October 2009, Kuta-Bali: In a thrilling finish to three great days of surfing action at the Rip Curl Surf and Music Festival on Kuta Beach, Raditya Rondi took the Men’s Open Division win by besting Mega Semadhi by the narrowest of margins, earning himself a check for 8 million Rupiah, getting a crazy cool […]

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