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9.2.10

Environmental News

Fire Erupts On Oil Platform In Gulf of Mexico

CNN reported  a well connected to an oil and gas production platform caught on fire in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday, engulfing the vessel in flames about 100 miles off the central coast of Louisiana and forcing 13 people overboard, Gov. Bobby Jindal said. For the Full Story Click Here.

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9.1.10

Industry News

ASP Top 32 Finalized as Billabong Pro Tahiti Completes Round 3

TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/Tahiti (Wednesday, September 1, 2010) – The idyllic conditions of the past two days were washed away this morning under heavy south wind and rain, forcing the Billabong Pro Tahiti to call competition off after completing the remaining four heats of Round 3. Stop No. 5 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour,

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9.1.10

Industry News

America’s Top Juniors Hit New York for ASP Grade-4 Nike 6.0 Unsound Pro Junior

LONG BEACH, New York/USA (Wednesday, September 1, 2010) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-4 Nike 6.0 Unsound Pro Junior is set to hit Long Beach, New York to mark the first event of the new ASP North America Pro Junior Season and the event’s ASP Grade-4 Status will play a crucial role towards

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9.1.10

Industry News

Introducing The SEVEN TIKI® Spiced Rum East Coast Surf Team

Seven surfers tapped to lead brand expansion Coral Gables, Fla. — September 1, 2010 — SEVEN TIKI® Spiced Rum <http://www.seventiki.com/> , a Fijian rum with spices and other natural flavors, today announced the formation of the first ever spirits surf team. Comprised of seven of the best surfers from the East Coast of the United

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9.1.10

Features

PDN Uses Photos From SURFER's Big Issue

Using images from SURFER Magazine’s Big Issue, Photo District News (PDN) put together a special piece that harnesses the power of surf and the creative photography involved. To view PDN’s photo essay click here.

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9.1.10

Features

Bede Durbidge Giveaway Presented by Fox

Despite the fact that he’s ranked in the Top Five on the World Tour since 2007, Bede Durbidge has remained the least-known member of surfing’s elite. But this month, one lucky reader will be rewarded for paying attention, and not only take home a Mt. Woodgee Durbo Signature Model surfboard, but also a massive prize

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9.1.10

Features

SURFER Photog Chris Burkard Wins the 2010 Red Bull Illume Image Quest

To many of us, it was inevitable. To the victor, it was unbelievable. Last night in Dublin, Ireland, before 53 international judges and 50 nervous finalists, SURFER staff photographer Chris Burkard, 24, bested nearly 5,000 photographers and 22,763 photographs to at last be hoisted onto the shoulders of the collective action-sports photo world. The image

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8.31.10

Industry News

On A Mission Premiers Their New Cork Traction Pad Exclusive Series

SAN CLEMENTE, CA OAM, ON A MISSION proudly announces the premier of their new Cork Traction! ON A MISSION’S Raz Hodgman comments on the new offering in the cork series, bringing natural materials to a plastic and oil based category. “We have been working hard to use alternative natural materials in producing surf products at

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8.31.10

Features

An Interview With Morgan Maassen

Moody mornings at Sandspit. Stormy sessions in the tropics. Late afternoons with sunshine and longboards. Welcome to the world as seen by Morgan Maassen. Maassen is the man behind Bogus Blog and the winner of this year’s $5,000 Flame Grant from the Follow the Light Foundation. We sat down with Massen to learn how he

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8.31.10

Features

Miss Reef Crowned At The 2010 Coastal Edge ECSC

A bevy of Miss Reef hopefuls graced the stage at the 2010 Miss Reef Contest this past weekend, but only one contestant took home coveted title. Simply going by her first name, Natalia, the Argentine was officially crowned Miss Reef as she won over thousands of spectators and judges at the Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing

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