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9.2.09

Industry News

Jeff Johnson Rest In Peace: October 3rd, 1943 – August 17th, 2009

Jeff Johnson, one of the pioneering, modern-day watermen on the North Shore, whose efforts in starting the Grass Roots “Keep North Shore Country” will always be remembered. Jeff sadly lost his battle with cancer on August 17, 2009. Jeff Johnson was a devoted husband and father. He and Patti raised three sons who have also […]

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9.1.09

Industry News

Malibu Surfing Association To Honor Kivlin and Patagonia Founder Chouinard

Malibu, California. September 2, 2009 — On September 12 and 13, 2009, California’s most prestigious club-level surfing contest, Malibu Surfing Association’s MSA Classic, returns to world-famous Surfrider Beach. More than 300 athletes representing surfing clubs from California, Hawaii, the East Coast, and Australia will compete in the perfect waves of First Point, Malibu. A highlight […]

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9.1.09

Industry News

Madness Turns to Big Wave Magic For West Aussie Heroes

Black water. Howling wind. Sheets of rain. And on top of all that, seven metre deep-ocean swells exploding over remote limestone reef. That’s what greeted expert big-wave riders Alfy Cater and Dave Delroy Carr last week off the south-west Australian coast. Yet from the madness has come magic: a thrilling contender ride for the $35,000 […]

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8.31.09

Industry News

Sunny Garcia and musical guest The Used Featured On The Daily Habit Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Airing Tuesday, September 1 at 9:00pm Eastern Time (6:00pm Pacific Time) and telecast three additional times, Sunny Garcia and musical guest The Used will appear on “The Daily Habit.” Today, renowned Hawaiian ripper Sunny Garcia drops back into the Habit. Plus, The Snickers Sound Stage gets used and abused by musical guest, The Used. Also, […]

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8.31.09

Industry News

Xcel Completes First Six Months of Skin Cancer Awareness Partnership

Donates Over $9,000 to Cancer Research Center of Hawaii HALEIWA, OAHU, HAWAII – AUGUST 31, 2009 – Xcel International, Inc. (Xcel) has donated over $9,000 to the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii (CRCH) as part of an ongoing partnership to promote skin cancer awareness and prevention through UV protection. “UV protection is essential year-round in […]

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8.31.09

Industry News

Indonesia's Reigning Surf Champion Dede Suryana Signs with Quiksilver

23 year old Dede Suryana from West Java has just signed a 3 year deal with leading surf wear brand Quiksilver. Dede has dreams of making the big league of professional surfing and Quiksilver will give him the chance to make it happen. For the next 3 years, under the coaching of ex pro surfer […]

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8.31.09

ASP Top 17 Re-Ignite for Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic

DEE WHY, New South Wales (Monday, August 31, 2009) – After a lengthy mid-season break, the world’s best female surfers are re-igniting with the Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic, Event No. 3 of 7 on the 2009 ASP Women’s World Tour, running at Sydney’s Dee Why Point from September 30 through October 5, 2009. Stephanie Gilmore […]

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8.28.09

Industry News

Roxy and Tribeca Grand Hotel Host Kassia Meador's Photography Exhibit

EXHIBIT OPEN SEPTEMBER 1st – SEPTEMBER 7th Opening Reception Tuesday, September 1st With DJs Harley Viera Newton And The 2Mandys WHAT: Roxy and the Tribeca Grand Hotel will host Instamatic, the first solo photography installation from California native and Roxy professional surfer Kassia Meador. Taken over the last year, while traveling to Australia, Morocco, Indonesia […]

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8.28.09

Industry News

Kelia Moniz & Kai Sallas Win Pro Longboard, Duke's OceanFest

HONOLULU, August 28, 2009 – Waikiki took care of her own today, serving up a pair of wins for local surfers Kelia Moniz, 16, and Kai Sallas, 28, in the Gidget Pro and Rabbit Kekai Toes on the Nose pro longboard events, respectively. Home grown knowledge played an integral part as hip-high waves and a […]

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