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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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8.30.10

Industry News

Courtney Conlogue Wins ASP 6-Star Cabreiroa Surfing Girls

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/USA (Monday, August 30, 2010) – Courtney Conlogue (Santa Ana, CA), 17, clinched a massive victory this past week at the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 6-Star Cabreiroa Surfing Girls event in Pantin, Spain over defending ASP World Junior Champion Laura Enever (AUS), 19, to move to No. 3 on the ASP Women’s

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8.30.10

Industry News

Swell Arrives for Billabong Pro Tahiti Round 1 Start at Teahupoo

TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/Tahiti (Monday, August 30, 2010) – The swell has kicked up over night, and with pulsing three-to-four foot (1.5 metre) waves on offer, the Billabong Pro Tahiti will finally commence with Round 1 hitting the water at 6:30am. Event No. 5 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pro Tahiti has

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8.29.10

Industry News

Seventh Consecutive Lay Day for Billabong Pro Tahiti, Tomorrow a Likely Go

TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/Tahiti (Sunday, August 29, 2010) – The Billabong Pro Tahiti, Stop No. 5 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, has called its seventh, consecutive lay day today with the new southwest energy failing to fill in completely beforeday’s end. “We’re seeing the very beginning of the southwest energy this afternoon, but not

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8.27.10

Industry News

Swell Fails to Manifest for Billabong Pro Tahiti Start Today

TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/Tahiti (Friday, August 27, 2010) – The swell projected to pulse through this morning has failed to manifest, resulting in the fifth consecutive lay day for the Billabong Pro Tahiti. Event No. 5 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pro Tahiti has yet to commence competition, but a more favourable

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8.26.10

Industry News

TJ GUMIELA AND IAN GENTIL ANNOUNCED AS WILDCARDS FOR 2010 NIKE 6.0 UNSOUND JR PRO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Megan Koehn, megan.koehn@nike.com, 503.532.6551 TJ GUMIELA AND IAN GENTIL ANNOUNCED AS WILDCARDS FOR 2010 NIKE 6.0 UNSOUND JR PRO NEW YORK, New York, Aug 25th, 2010— Wildcard names have been announced for the upcoming Unsound Jr Pro event, which has established itself as the highest rated ASP Jr Pro in North

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8.26.10

Environmental News

Massive Sub-Sea Oil Plume Discovered in the Gulf

By Alex Haro After the oil stopped spewing into the Gulf of Mexico last month, speculation began on how long it would take to clean up the massive amount of crude remaining.  Anywhere between 4.9 and 8.7 million barrels escaped at high pressure from the Macondo well. When government reports started to reveal that a

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