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10.13.09

Industry News

Bubble Gum Surf Wax Hires New National Sales Manager

Bubble Gum Surf Wax announced today that the company has hired Randy Taylor as its new National Sales Manager. According to company co-founder, Britt Galland, Randy will be in charge of new business development, as well as personally servicing Bubble Gum’s growing number of domestic and international accounts. “Randy brings fresh enthusiasm and experience to […]

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10.13.09

Industry News

Surf Dog Ricochet Raises over $8200 for Quadriplegic Patrick Ivison

SAN DIEGO, CA, October 13, 2009… Ricochet, (”Rip Curl Ricki,”) the Surfin’ for Paws-abilities surf dog who is fundraising for Patrick Ivison, a 15 year old quadriplegic adaptive surfer exceeded her fundraising goals, and won 2nd place in the large dog category at the Surf City Surf Dog event held October 11th in Huntington Beach. […]

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10.13.09

Industry News

Ocean & Earth Best Trick or Treat: Halloween at 54th Street

Ocean and Earth presents: BEST TRICK or TREAT CONTEST !!! HALLOWEEN. WHAT: Open Surf Contest – Pro’s and Am’s. One 30 minute open heat WHERE: 54th Street, Newport Beach, CA WHEN: 9:00am – 9:30 am Saturday, October 31st : HALLOWEEN! WHAT: Come surf for 30 minutes, throw your best trick – win cash and prizes […]

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10.13.09

Features

Brett Simpson Takes Third at Rio Surf International

Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) warrior Brett Simpson (Huntington Beach, CA), 24, produced a crucial third place result at the ASP WQS 6-Star Oakley presents the Rio Surf Pro International at Arpoador in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil this past week, bumping him up from the No. 8 position to No. 6 on The Grind. […]

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10.12.09

Industry News

Pat Rawson Wins Brewer Shape-off

PAT RAWSON WINS DICK BREWER SHAPE-OFF Thousands of surfers enjoy an epic weekend celebrating the surfboard. Del Mar, Ca – October 12, 2009 - Hawaii’s Pat Rawson took top honors during Sacred Craft’s “Tribute to the Masters Shape-off” honoring Dick Brewer. Rawson bested legendary shapers Reno Abellira, Ricky Carroll, Gary Linden and Dennis Murphy in […]

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10.12.09

Industry News

Surfrider Foundation Raises $150,000 For Beach and Coastal Protection

A host of activists, surfers and celebrities came together to celebrate a quarter century of coastal preservation at the Surfrider Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Gala. Among the over 650 in attendance, were Incubus front-man Brandon Boyd, “The Hills” star Audrina Patridge, Sal Masekela and supermodel Carolyn Murphy. In total, the evening raised over $150,000 for the […]

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10.10.09

Features

ASP Surfers, Events and Management Announce Plans for 2010 and Beyond

MUNDAKA, Euskadi/Spain (Saturday, October 10, 2009) – The October 2009 ASP Board of Directors meeting has completed, with all surfers, events and administration uniting to activate landmark improvements that make the ASP World Tour bigger and better for 2010 and beyond. “On behalf of the Association of Surfing Professionals, I am pleased to reaffirm the […]

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10.9.09

Industry News

Surf's Up at Bonhams & Butterfields

Exceptional Collection of Surfing History and Memorabilia on the Auction Block Fine arts auctioneer Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to offer Fine Books & Manuscripts auction on October 19, 2009. Included within the 525-lot sale is an amazing selection of surfing history and artifacts? from the Collection of Mark Blackburn, Honolulu, Hawaii. The collection covers […]

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10.9.09

Features

Jim Beam Surftag U.S. Series Final Qualifying Round

WHAT: Jim Beam Surftag U.S. Series – Draw Party & 3RD Round Qualifier. The night before the final round, a draw party will be held to determine which heat each team will compete in. On event day, sixteen teams from San Diego County and neighboring regions will fight for a spot to compete in the […]

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10.9.09

Industry News

SurfAid International Among First To Aid Indonesia Earthquake Victims

Organization is in Need of Urgent Funding to Continue Emergency Relief Efforts in Padang Padang, West Sumatra, Oct. 9, 2009 – SurfAid International, a non-profit organization dedicated to the alleviation of human suffering through community-based health programs, has launched an Emergency Response Appeal to assist the people of Padang, Indonesia. The capital city, on the […]

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