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10.1.09

Features

Kelly Slater Featured on NPR Talk Show

Kelly Slater may be the coolest man ever to appear on Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me. He’s been both the youngest and the oldest pro surfing champion, and he has a shot at winning a record ten total world championships. Slater’s a musician, a scratch golfer, a serial dater of supermodels, one of People Magazine’s […]

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10.1.09

Industry News

Cosmic Creek Brings Amazing Music and Surfers to Laguna

Guitar Art Display and Star-studded Concert Add to the Retro Surf Contest The Cosmic Creek Music & Art Extravaganza takes place at 7 Degrees (Laguna Canyon) Saturday night, Oct 3rd as part of the Cosmic Creek event that includes a retro-style surf contest and beach BBQ. With performances by an amazing gathering of famous artists, […]

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10.1.09

Industry News

SurfAid International Launches Padang Earthquake Appeal

SurfAid has launched an Emergency Response Appeal to help the people of Padang who were hit by a huge earthquake (7.6 on the Richter scale) on Wednesday 30 September. Our Program Director, Dr David Lange, narrowly escaped death as he fled the Ambacang Hotel, which then collapsed, killing many and trapping others. Many buildings have […]

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10.1.09

Features

Searching for Michael Peterson at Asbury Park this Friday

APFI PRESENTS SEARCHING FOR MICHAEL PETERSON and PERFORMANCE BY BEAU YOUNG - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2 – 7:30pm – THE CAROUSEL – ASBURY PARK $10.00 7:30pm – Performance by Beau Young 8:30pm – Screening of SEARCHING FOR MICHAEL PETERSON Bonfire on First Avenue Beach to follow On Friday October 2nd Searching for Michael Peterson will screen […]

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9.30.09

Industry News

New Era Cap Brings Gold to the Golf Course

Irvine, CA (September 30, 2009) – New Era Cap, the world’s premier headwear manufacturer, brought The Gold Club to the south of the border themed 8th Annual Rob Machado Golf Experience. The Gold Club hit the Lomas Santa Fe Golf Course as New Era took over the 10th Hole and transformed the green into a […]

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9.30.09

Industry News

New Era Brings the Gold Club to Surfer Poll

Irvine, CA (September 25, 2009) – New Era Cap, the world’s premier headwear manufacturer, brought the Gold Club to Surfer Magazine’s 2009 Surfer Poll & Video Awards. The Gold Club hit the Grove in Anaheim red carpet style as New Era came on board with Surfer Magazine to take over one of the biggest nights […]

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9.30.09

Lay Day for Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic, Beachley Potentially Faces Last Heat

Event officials have called Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic competition off today due to the lack of waves on offer this morning on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. With plenty of time remaining in the event waiting period, surfers and officials have decided to wait for the swell to increase before resuming competition. “We’ve got deteriorating swell out […]

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9.30.09

Bartels and Gilmore Lead Opening Day of Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic

DEE WHY, New South Wales (Wednesday, September 30, 2009) – The opening day of the Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic saw current ASP World No. 5 Melanie Bartels (HAW), 27, and reigning two-time ASP Women’s World Champion Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 21, lead the world’s best women’s surfers through Round 1 in two-to-three foot (1 metre) surf […]

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9.30.09

Industry News

Tsunami slams Samoa islands after 8.0 quake

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – Towering tsunami waves spawned by a powerful earthquake swept ashore on Samoa and American Samoa early Tuesday, flattening villages, killing at least 34 people and leaving dozens of workers missing at devastated National Park Service facilities. Cars and people were swept out to sea by the fast-churning waters as survivors […]

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9.29.09

Industry News

"Perfect for Flat Days" – Xcel's Bede Durbidge on Becoming PADI Certified Diver

HALEIWA, OAHU, HAWAII – SEPTEMBER 29, 2009 – ASP World Tour surfer Bede Durbidge is now a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) certified diver, having recently completed the PADI Open Water course with Sundive Dive Centre in the waters of Byron Bay, Australia. “You’ve definitely got to try [diving] and get certified,” said Durbidge […]

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