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9.14.09

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Koa Smith Sweeps NSSA Hawaii Jr. Events

14-year-old Smith takes both the Open Juniors and Open Boys titles at the NSSA Hawaii Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California (September 14, 2009) – Koa Smith grabs first place wins this weekend in both Open Juniors and Explorer Boys at the NSSA Hawaii Conference. Surfing at Lahaina Harbor in Maui for the NSSA, the Kauai-native came in with […]

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9.14.09

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Malibu Surfing Association Retains MSA Classic Crown

Malibu, California. September 14, 2009 – The Malibu Surfing Association’s Competition Team emerged victorious at the 2009 MSA Classic. Held in beautiful weather with small, but consistent 1-3′ surf at world-famous First Point, Malibu, the MSA Classic entered over 300 athletes representing surfing clubs from La Jolla to Santa Cruz, the Hawaiian Longboard Federation, the […]

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9.14.09

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Surf Dog Ricochet wins 2nd place in Surf-a-thon!

DEL MAR, CA: September 14, 2009: Ricochet (“Rip Curl Ricki”), the Surfin’ for Paws-abilities surf dog took second place overall at the 4th annual Helen Woodward Surf Dog Surf-a-thon held in Del Mar, California on September 13, 2009. The event raises money for homeless animals at the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Ricochet accomplished this feat […]

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9.14.09

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Largest Gathering of Freshwater Surfers in the World Attended

MIKE MATULIS WINS CORONA DAIRYLAND SURF CLASSIC Largest Gathering of Freshwater Surfers in the World Attended Corona Dairyland Surf Classic in Sheboygan, Wisconsin [CHICAGO, IL] – On the first day of Labor Day weekend (September 5, 2009) the largest gathering of freshwater surfers in the world flocked to Sheboygan, Wisconsin – “The Malibu of the […]

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9.14.09

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Hurley Pro Trestles Back ON With Elimination Round 2 And More

LOWER TRESTLES, California (Monday, September 14, 2009) – The Hurley Pro Trestles, Event No. 6 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, will return to the cobblestone lineup of Lower Trestles today where the world’s best surfers will battle it out in the elimination Round 2 and possible part of Round 3. “I’d like […]

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9.13.09

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Slater Leads Americans in Round 1 of Hurley Pro, Reynolds Starts Strong

SAN CLEMENTE, California (Sunday, September 13, 2009) – Reigning nine-time ASP World Champion Kelly Slater (Cocoa Beach, CA), 37, dominated the opening day’s proceedings at the Hurley Pro Trestles today, surfing a near-perfect 18.50 out of 20 heat total to start his campaign towards a repeat victory at the famed cobblestone pointbreak. This year’s Hurley […]

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9.13.09

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Phillip Goold Wins ASP Grade-1 Fins Pro Junior

BELMAR, New Jersey (Sunday, September 13, 2009) – Phillip Goold (Virginia Beach, Virginia), 20, took out the inaugural Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-1 Fins Pro Junior at 16th and Ocean in Belmar, New Jersey today over fellow finalists Spencer Regan (Ventura, CA), 20, who was the runner up, Michael Dunphy (Virginia Beach, VA), 16, […]

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9.13.09

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New Faces Soar on Day 1 of Hurley Pro Trestles, Slater on Target

LOWER TRESTLES, California (Sunday, September 13, 2009) – The world’s best surfers took to the water today for Round 1 of the Hurley Pro Trestles, and despite the presence of a challenging south wind, the ASP Top 45 lit up the three-to-four foot (1 metre) rights and lefts on offer at Lower Trestles. Event No. […]

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9.13.09

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Hurley Pro Trestles ON As World's Best Battle Through Round 1

LOWER TRESTLES, California (Sunday, September 13, 2009) – Round 1 of the Hurley Pro Trestles is on this morning with the world’s best surfers tackling the two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves on offer this morning at Lower Trestles. Event No. 6 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Hurley Pro Trestles will be […]

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9.13.09

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Quarterfinalists Decided at ASP Grade-1 Fins Pro Junior

The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-1 Belmar Pro Junior completed a marathon day of competition at 16th and Ocean in Belmar, New Jersey today, narrowing the 56-man field down to 16 competitors after poor weather conditions forced event officials to call off yesterday’s competition. An inaugural Fins Pro Junior champion will be crowned tomorrow. […]

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