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10.18.10

Features

Geoff Moysa & Pat Towersey Save A Life

A kneeboarder was close to death while at 54th Street in Newport Beach this past past week, but was saved by people out in the line-up and on the sand. Kenny Honingford took off on a set wave, he drove down the line, the wave closed out and the lip clipped his board which sent it

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10.13.10

Industry News

VANS PRESENTS THE 2010 HIC PRO

Official Qualifier of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing $85,000 4-Star ASP Regional Event Sunset Beach, Hawaii Waiting Period: October 28th – November 10th After 26 successful years at Sunset Beach, on Oahu’s famed North Shore, The XCEL PRO is now The HIC PRO. With Vans as the presenting sponsor, the event has been upgraded to

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10.13.10

Industry News

Rip Curl Pro Portugal Completes Round 4 at Belgas, Possible Finish Tomorrow

BELGAS, Peniche/Portugal (Wednesday, October 13, 2010) – The Rip Curl Pro Portugal completed Round 4 this afternoon in punchy two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at the backup venue of Belgas. Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Rip Curl Pro Portugal executed the three-man, non-elimination Round 4 this afternoon with

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10.12.10

Features

California Surf Film Fest Honors Big-Wave Surfing

Gary Linden, the patriarch of West Coast big-wave riding, stood in front of the California Surfing Museum in Oceanside last Friday night, greeting attendees at a VIP party that was one of numerous events in the museum’s annual surf film festival. It was Big Wave Film Night, with screenings of Derek Dunfee’s Down With The

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10.11.10

Features

Oakley ASP World Pro Junior Finals Coverage

This past week in perfect Keramas, Australian prodigies Jack Freestone and Tyler Wright cemented themselves into surf history when they won the prestigious Oakley ASP World Pro Junior. In a field consisting of the world’s best pro juniors, it was Freestone and Wright’s dominant display of progressive surfing that claimed victory. “I’m so happy, I

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10.11.10

Industry News

World’s Best Lacerate Supertubos in Round 2 Rip Curl Pro Portugal

SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal (Monday, October 11, 2010) –Supertubos turned on today with offshore three-to-five foot (1.5 metre) barrels for the world’s best surfers to sink their fangs into as the Rip Curl Pro Portugal completed Rounds 1 and 2 of competition. Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Rip Curl Pro

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10.8.10

Industry News

Australia's Jack Freestone and Tyler Wright Claim Oakley ASP World Pro Junior

KERAMAS, Bali/Indonesia (Friday, October 8 2010) – Australian surfers Jack Freestone (AUS), 18, and Tyler Wright (AUS), 16, have shot to an early ratings lead in the race for the undisputed men’s and women’s ASP World Junior Titles, after claiming respective wins at the Oakley ASP World Pro Junior, event no.1 on the ASP World

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10.7.10

Features

Slater Disrobes for ESPN’s Body Issue

ESPN Magazine’s annual Body Issue has always caused a bit of a stir when it hits newsstands. Throw in a naked Kelly Slater running through a field (yes, we swear) and you can bet this one’s sure to get people talking. Along with Slater, the Body Issue unabashedly profiles a list of who’s who in

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10.7.10

Industry News

Rip Curl Women's Pro Portugal Quarterfinalists Decided at Lagido

LAGIDO, Peniche/Portugal (Thursday, October 7, 2010) –The Rip Curl Women’s Pro Portugal, Stop No. 6 of 8 on the 2010 ASP Women’s World Tour, enjoyed a mammoth day of competition for Day 1 of the waiting period, completing Rounds 1, 2 and 3 in offshore three-to-five foot (1.5 metre) waves at the backup venue of

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10.6.10

Features

Frog House Surf Shop, May Have to Close it's Doors

The Frog House surf shop, the second-oldest surf shop in Orange County, might have to close its doors because of residential zoning laws. The shop has been at its Newport Shores location since 1962. A few years later, in the 1970s, the land was zoned for residential-use only. For the full story, click here.

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