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12.16.09

Industry News

Taj Burrow Claims Billabong Pipe Masters, Parkinson Takes Vans Triple Crown

PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Tuesday, December 15, 2009) – Taj Burrow (AUS), 31, has claimed the 2009 Billabong Pipe Masters, defeating fellow Finalist Kelly Slater (USA), 37, in clean three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at the Banzai Pipeline. The final event of the 2009 ASP World Tour season, the Billabong Pipe Masters culminated the Vans […]

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12.15.09

Industry News

Taj Burrow Wins Billabong Pipeline Masters

Taj Burrow just defeated Kelly Slater at the 2009 Billabong Pipeline Masters. Stay tuned for the full story and photos.

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12.15.09

Industry News

Fuel TV To Broadcast Billabong Pipeline Masters Finals Live Today

FUEL TV will broadcast the Billabong Pipeline Masters finals live today! It’s looking like the television broadcast will go on around 6pm ET/3pm PT. We’ll follow up with updates if it changes. The quarterfinals will hit the water at 9:00AM Hawaiian time (11:00AM PT / 2:00PM ET) with the Pipe Masters champion to be crowned […]

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12.14.09

Industry News

Stephanie Gilmore Wins Women's Nixon WTA

ENCINITAS, CA- Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) took home the first-ever women’s Nixon WTA (Winner-Takes-All) title and award at the Billabong Pro Maui after capturing a heat score of 19.67, the highest-ranking score of the event. Gilmore overtook contenders Melanie Bartels (HAW) and Silvana Lima (BRA) who had heat scores of 17.54 and 16.70 respectively, and walked […]

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12.14.09

Industry News

Dragon Alliance Congratulates Mick Fanning on Second World Title

Wearing his favorite pair of Polarized Calaca sunnies, Mick Fanning has once again been crowned World Champion after clinching the title at the Bonzai Pipeline, the final stop of the 2009 ASP World Tour. This season will go down in history as one of the most dramatic, with Fanning’s good friend Parko coming out strong […]

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12.14.09

Industry News

Micktorious: He's Done It Again

(Carlsbad, CA) – December 14th 2009 – The Billabong Pipe Masters is still on, but the world’s greatest surfer has already been determined as Mick Fanning claims his second ASP World Title. Fanning’s campaign for the crown kicked into high gear late in the season after his electrifying victory at the Hurley Pro at Trestles. […]

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12.14.09

Industry News

Robb Havassy's Surf Story Book Release

Robb Havassy announces the release of SURF STORY. 440 pages filled with expressive art and stories from 88 of the most inspirational and creative surfers throughout the world. Official SURF STORY book release events taking place in Haleiwa, HI, December 9th at Café Haleiwa / Bonzer Front on the North Shore of Oahu and another […]

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12.14.09

Industry News

Boardroom Film Productions Begins Filming on Oahu

Feature film production for the movie “BoardRoom – Legends of Surfboard Shaping” is currently filming in Oahu. With production on schedule for a summer 2010 release the BoardRoom crew will spend the next weeks on the Islands continuing with their interviews for their movie. “We have interviews scheduled for Oahu, The Big Island as well […]

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12.14.09

Features

Keala Kennelly Recounts Her First Tow Session at Jaws

I had been wanting to tow Jaws for a couple years now. I had even flown over to Maui a few times chasing swells and it didn’t work out. When I heard of the big swell that was going to be hitting Hawaii I was pumped. I immediately started putting out calls to people I […]

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12.14.09

Industry News

America Claims four New Campaigners for 2010 ASP World Tour

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Sunday, December 13, 2009) – After a grueling year on the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS), four California surfers hailing from Orange County have battled their way within the top 15 on the ratings, besting over 1,000 ASP WQS surfers from around the globe to find their way […]

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