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1.11.10

Industry News

Thalia Surf and Surfer Mag's Custom Set Up Giveaway Awarded to Local Long Beach Surfer

Laguna Beach, CA – The international contest held recently by local Laguna Beach shop, Thalia Surf, and Surfer Mag came to an end this week and the lucky winner was picked earlier today. Douglas Harrison, of Long Beach, CA was contacted and is the winner of this latest contest. As the winner, Doug will be […]

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1.9.10

Industry News

2010 Katin Pro Am Team Challenge Draws Near

Check out the 2010 Katin Pro AM Team Challenge coming January 12 to Huntington Beach Pier. <span class=”mceItemObject” classid=”clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000″ id=”ooyalaPlayer_2hxtn_g47ugpk4″ width=”650″ height=”480″ codebase=”http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/swflash.cab”><span name=”movie” value=”http://player.ooyala.com/player.swf?embedCode=p5NXc0MTpnFPV_wDFukD27yS0vIleBoA&version=2″ class=”mceItemParam”></span><span name=”bgcolor” value=”#000000″ class=”mceItemParam”></span><span name=”allowScriptAccess” value=”always” class=”mceItemParam”></span><span name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true” class=”mceItemParam”></span><span name=”flashvars” value=”embedType=noscriptObjectTag&embedCode=p5NXc0MTpnFPV_wDFukD27yS0vIleBoA&autoplay=1″ class=”mceItemParam”></span><span class=”mceItemEmbed” src=”http://player.ooyala.com/player.swf?embedCode=p5NXc0MTpnFPV_wDFukD27yS0vIleBoA&version=2″ mce_src=”http://player.ooyala.com/player.swf?embedCode=p5NXc0MTpnFPV_wDFukD27yS0vIleBoA&amp;version=2″ bgcolor=”#000000″ width=”720″ height=”480″ name=”ooyalaPlayer_2hxtn_g47ugpk4″ align=”middle” play=”true” loop=”false” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” flashvars=”&embedCode=p5NXc0MTpnFPV_wDFukD27yS0vIleBoA&autoplay=1″ pluginspage=”http://www.adobe.com/go/getflashplayer”></span></span>

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1.8.10

Features

Timmy Curran's "Hail Mary"

On a ho-hum Friday at the office scouring the Internet for entertaining surf lore, we came across this clip of Timmy Curran. It was posted a few months ago and it’s labeled “Timmy Curran Backflip,” but we’re not sure if that’s an accurate title. It is, however, fresh to our eyes and pretty freakin’ awesome. […]

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1.8.10

Industry News

Chinatown Boardroom Announces The 3rd Thursday Surf Discussion Series

Chinatown Boardroom is pleased to have Duke Boyd as a speaker for the 3rd Thursday of the month Surf Discussion Series. Duke Boyd is the author of Legends of Surfing: The Greatest Surfriders from Duke Kahanamoku to Kelly Slater. This book is a glorious celebration of surfing culture. Part exquisite picture book and travelogue of […]

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1.8.10

Industry News

Verizon Wireless Hawaii World Junior Surf Team Heads To New Zealand

Hawaii’s young AMBASSADORS OF ALOHA are at it again. On January 14th twelve of Hawaii’s best wave riding talents under 18 years of age will be representing Hawaii in New Zealand, at the ISA JUNIOR WORLD SURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS. Up to 40 countries are scheduled to compete within 8 days of competition. This annual team event […]

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1.8.10

Environmental News

Hermosa Beach Strand Gets $1.3M in Recovery Act Funds For “Green” Improvements to Protect Ocean

SAN FRANCISCO – The City of Hermosa Beach has received nearly $1.3 million in federal Recovery Act (economic stimulus) funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and State Water Resources Control Board. The funding from EPA’s Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund supports improved stormwater management through a ‘Greenstreet’ retrofit of Pier Avenue. The infiltration […]

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1.8.10

Industry News

Predicting and Assessing Coastal Storm Damage through Remote Sensing

When Hurricane Katrina pounded ashore on August 29, 2005, causing excess flooding and destruction along the central Gulf Coast of the United States, the storm also presented coastal research scientists with a unique learning opportunity. By studying Hurricane Katrina’s impact profile, scientists, as well as emergency managers, were able to refine prediction models, engineer stronger […]

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1.8.10

Industry News

Massive El Nino Surf Shatters Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards Records

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — (January 8, 2009) — The promise of the El Nino winter appears to have delivered for big wave surfers, as many long-standing records are ready to fall in this year’s Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards presented by Monster Energy. And more than ever before, the Monster Paddle category (just for […]

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1.7.10

Industry News

Kala Koa Presents the 2010 Southern California Slack Key Festival

The third annual showcase of the best Hawaiian slack key guitarists anywhere in the world on one stage in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, CA WHEN: January 24, 2010 WHERE: Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach CA 90278 TIME: 2pm – 5pm (Island Marketplace featuring island-themed food and gifts opens at […]

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1.7.10

Industry News

Rusty Announces Wired Series

Irvine, CA (January 7, 2010) — Rusty North America (www.rusty.com) is kicking off the New Year with the Wired Series by Rusty featuring HB3 Technology, a collection of hooded fleece and jackets for men and women with built-in machine washable headphones. A pioneer in surfboard technology and leading surf lifestyle brand for over 25 years, […]

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