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7.16.09

Industry News

Defending Champions Prepare to Guard Hurley U.S. Open Titles

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Thursday, July 16, 2009) – The Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing has made competitive surfing history by announcing that the first place finisher of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star event will take home US$100,000, the biggest prize purse in competitive surfing history. Running in accordance with […]

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7.16.09

Industry News

PacSun Names USA Surf Team To Compete in ISA World Surfing Games in Costa Rica

San Juan Capistrano, Calif. – July 16, 2009 – Surfing America, the National Governing Body (NGB) for Surfing in the United States, announced today the PacSun USA Surf Team for the 2009 Billabong ISA World Surfing Games that begin July 31st and run through August 8th in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica. The U.S. side will […]

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7.16.09

Industry News

Surfrider Foundation Teams With LEGOLAND California Resort for Celebrity Mosaic Project

Celebs Create Ocean-Themed LEGO® Mosaics to Raise Funds for Surfrider Foundation CARLSBAD, Calif. (July 15, 2009) – SEA LIFETM Aquarium turns one August 11th and LEGOLAND® California Resort is celebrating with the launch of the Celebrity Mosaic Project to benefit the Surfrider Foundation. Celebrities including Al Pacino, Brooke Shields, Heidi Klum, Jamie Lee Curtis, Peter […]

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7.15.09

Industry News

Fever Pitch Builds for Saturday's Vintage Surf Auction

HONOLULU (July 15, 2009) – The highly anticipated Hawaiian Islands Vintage Surf Auction, presented by Quiksilver Wateman Collection, takes center stage at the Blaisdell Center in Honolulu this Friday and Saturday, July 17 & 18. The first strike of the hammer will occur at 5pm Saturday, as over 100 coveted surf collectibles worth more than […]

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7.15.09

Industry News

DC Takes Over The Standard Downtown LA

THE GOLD STANDARD IS BACK – BIGGER AND BETTER July 15, 2009 – Vista, CA – For the second consecutive year DC will officially takeover The Standard, Downtown LA from July 30 – August 2 for The Gold Standard 2009. Conceived by DC, The Gold Standard 2009 is a hosted hotel takeover held during the […]

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7.15.09

Industry News

Challenge of the Channel Still Spurs Mitchell

HONOLULU – (June 15, 2009) — Seven consecutive years as the reigning king of the 32-mile Rainbow Sandals Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard Race, presented by Honolua, are not enough to satisfy Australia’s Jamie Mitchell. Fueled by an addiction to the challenge that the Molokai Channel famously delivers, and the chance that this year might be […]

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7.15.09

Industry News

New Free-Standing Wave Machine to Debut in Sweden

by Taylor Soppe SurferMag.com Correspondent You can surf in a lake.  Or in a river.  Or in a pool.  That’s right, American Wave Machines (AWM) has unleashed a brand new technology, allowing for the first free-standing wave machine that creates artificial lefts, rights, and even barrels in the comfort of a pool. “You’re in a […]

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7.14.09

Industry News

Pancho Sullivan Teams with H20 Overdrive

Pancho Sullivan has teamed up with the new H20 Overdrive, from Innovative Health Solutions. A new and unique great tasting hydration drink specifically formulated with 8 grams of protein, 24 grams of carbohydrates, over 30 vitamins, minerals, amino acids and essential nutrients to ensue hydration at the cellular level – all with only 3 grams […]

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7.14.09

Industry News

Sold Out Sales and Marketing Boot Camp Reports the Surf Industry's Latest Sales Numbers

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (July 14, 2009) – On Thursday, July 9, more than 105 members from more than 40 surf manufacturing companies reported for duty at Sales and Marketing Boot Camp, presented by the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA). The room at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point was packed with sales and marketing executives […]

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7.14.09

Industry News

Surf Stronger TRX Workout Video Available Now

San Francisco, CA – July 14, 2009 – Fitness Anywhere, the pioneers of Suspension Training®, and Surf StrongerTM, the worldwide leaders in surf-specific training programs, today announced a brand new surf-specific training video that brings the performance benefits of Suspension Training to bear against the unique physical demands of surfing. This new video release is […]

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