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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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8.26.10

Industry News

Small Surf Forces Another Lay Day for Billabong Pro Tahiti, Tomorrow Looking Good

TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/Tahiti (Thursday, August 26, 2010) – With virtually no surf to speak of today, event organizers at the Billabong Pro Tahiti have called the fourth consecutive lay day, but with swell projected to rise throughout the afternoon and tomorrow, the world’s best surfers may finally hit the water in the morning. “No surf today

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8.25.10

Industry News

Volcom Stones Starfish Surf Series HB Pier, HB

The day was finally here and the with 160 competitors on the beach frothing from their upper lips to sign up, it was time to kick off another beautiful year of the Totally Crustaceous Tour. The Starfish Surf Series was the first event ever for the VQS so it is only appropriate to kick off the

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8.25.10

Industry News

2010 NBVC Point Mugu Surf Contest Presented By Quiksilver

The Pt. Mugu Surf Contest Presented by Quiksilver took place this past weekend on the Naval Base in Ventura County for it’s 3rd consecutive year. With perfect surf and sun the event saw an estimated 9,000 people at the two day event to support the military and watch the surfing.  Once again, this year’s event

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8.25.10

Industry News

Billabong Pro Tahiti Called Off for Today, Probable Start in the Coming Days

TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/Tahiti (Wednesday, August 25, 2010) – Event organizers for the Billabong Pro Tahiti, Event No. 5 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, have called its third consecutive lay day today, but with swell projected to build through the next 72 hours, the world’s best surfers could be on at Teahupoo in the

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8.24.10

Industry News

35th Catalina Classic: Largest Race of the Year Looks to Be Among Fastest, Ever

Manhattan Beach, August 23, 2010: This Sunday, August 29th, 2010, The 35th Catalina Classic Paddleboard Championship starts 90 solo paddlers – the largest number for races of 30+ miles this year. This year’s field includes paddlers from Australia, Canada, France, California, Hawaii and the East Coast. Tyler Anderson will defend his Overall and Unlimited Division

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8.24.10

Features

Intern At SURFER

Be a SURFER Mag Intern SURFER Magazine is looking for qualified editorial interns. If you’re currently a college student interested in getting into the magazine biz and you meet the qualifications below, you could be eligible for an opportunity to intern at the biggest surf magazine on the planet. Requirements: – You must have surf

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8.24.10

Industry News

Second Consecutive Lay Day for Billabong Pro Tahiti, Swell Outlook Improves Slightly

TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/Tahiti (Tuesday, August 24, 2010) – Small surf in the one-to-two foot (0.5 metre) range has forced event organizers to call another lay day for the Billabong Pro Tahiti, but a slightly improved forecast for later in the week could see the world’s best surfers attacking Teahupoo in the coming days. Event No. 5

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8.23.10

Industry News

Lay Day for Billabong Pro Tahiti

TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/Tahiti (Monday, August 23, 2010) – The Billabong Pro Tahiti, Stop No. 5 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, has been called off for the day, with only small, inconsistent surf available at the main site of Teahupoo. With careers on the line in Tahiti, the result of the ASP midyear field

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8.21.10

Industry News

World’s Best Surfers Ready for Showdown at Billabong Pro Tahiti

TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/Tahiti (Saturday, August 21, 2010) – The greatest assemblage of surfing talent in history is converging upon the idyllic South Pacific island of Tahiti, home of the world’s heaviest wave, Teahupoo, for Stop No. 5 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pro Tahiti. Finishing off the midway part of the

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