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3.23.10

Industry News

Huge Swell Rocks Tahiti In Closing Days of Billabong XXL

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – (March 23, 2010) – The annual event period for the Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards presented by Monster Energy coincided with the end of the Northern Hemisphere winter last Saturday – but a last-minute off-season swell slamming Tahiti has turned the competition upside down with a fresh influx of stunning

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3.23.10

Industry News

Quiksilver Partners with Free Ride Legend Mark Richards

March 2010, New York, NY – Quiksilver and Free Ride generation icon, twin fin pioneer and 4x ASP world champion Mark Richards come together in the creation of a limited offering of vintage style products inspired by MR’s legacy in the surfing world. Throughout the 70′s, Richards could usually be seen scoping out the swells

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3.23.10

Industry News

Indonesian Surf Trip Up for Grabs at the 2010 Paddle for Humanity

Orange County, CA, March 23, 2010 – The top individual fundraiser at the Watermans: Applied Science Paddle for Humanity will receive a free Indonesian surf trip, courtesy of Worldsurfaris <http://www.worldsurfaris.com/surf-travel/surf-trips/Indonesia-Lombok-Sumbawa/> and Rapture Surf Camps <http://www.rapturecamps.com> . The event will also feature a large beach expo and $5400 in cash prizes. “We are very excited about

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3.23.10

Industry News

A Surfers' Benefit for Chile

Chile needs help. A lot of help. Your help. Chile needs help locally and it needs help globally. The Chilean earthquake and tsunami of February 27, 2010 was similar to the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake and tsunami of December 2004, in that it was centered just offshore of coastal areas well known to surfers. Just as surfers

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3.23.10

Industry News

O'Neill Announces Eco Friendly Collection in Collaboration with Mishka

Irvine, Calif. (March 23, 2010) — O’Neill (www.oneill.com), leading the way in surf products and apparel since 1952, today announced the launch of ECO’Neill, an innovative collection of sustainable, eco-friendly designs that aim to support the preservation of the environment for generations to come. Helping to kick off the launch is newest member of the

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3.23.10

Industry News

Update from California Surf Museum

California Surf Museum’s special events update Tickets on sale now for the Gala! Saturday, June 5th California Surf Museum’s 3rd Annual Gala and Grand Celebration of “WOW: Women On Waves” In our world of many family obligations, business commitments, and social gatherings, we often forget to stop and make the time to give back to

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3.23.10

Industry News

Oakley to Kick Off 2010 Coca-Cola Indonesian Surfing Championship Tour in April

As an industry leader in the core sports market, Oakley is pleased to announce the dates and the venue for its annual 6-star Coca-Cola Indonesian Surfing Championship event; the Oakley Pro 2010 from April 1-10 at Canggu Beach, Bali, Indonesia As one of the highest performance waves in Bali, Canggu was the obvious choice for

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3.22.10

Industry News

Filtrate Australia Prepares for Launch in North America

San Clemente March 18th Filtrate’s products have arrived. New to the US market, Filtrate Eyewear prepares to launch into North America. Filtrate CEO, Andre Sickinger brings this new brand from Australia after six years of growth and success down under. Filtrate offers unbelievable quality at a price point. Filtrate is poised to become the most

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3.22.10

Industry News

Boards & Waves Expo Readies for Space Coast

The East Coast’s ONLY “consumer expo for surfers”, the 2010 Boards & Waves Expo, is coming to the Space Coast on April 17 & 18, 2010. The 2010 Boards & Waves Expo will feature over 70 exhibits of local & regional surfboard shapers, fin & foam manufacturers, surf accessories, surf- and beach-inspired artists, and a

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3.22.10

Industry News

Mick Fanning Rides into Storm of Outrage

SYDNEY’S Jewish community has been deeply offended by a magazine that quotes world champion surfer Mick Fanning calling a journalist a ”f—ing Jew”. In the article ”Tales of a F—ing Jew”, published in the surf magazine Stab’s January/February edition, writer Charlie Smith recounts a conversation with Fanning on December 12, shortly after he won the

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