3.10.10

Industry News

Jessica Hardy and Dr. Dave Jenkins Invite All to Swim with Them to Save Lives in Indonesia

March 10, 2010 – Malibu, CA – Malibu will be the site of a unique fundraising event featuring American world record swimmer Jessica Hardy and SurfAid Founder Dr. Dave Jenkins swimming alongside other teams in support of SurfAid International, a non-profit humanitarian organization dedicated to improving the health, wellbeing and self-reliance of people living in

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3.10.10

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Quiksilver Signs Californian Rusty Long

Huntington Beach, CA (March 10, 2010) – Quiksilver announced today that it has added veteran surfer Rusty Long to its world-class surf team. This signing comes with great excitement for the brand, adding to the company’s longstanding history of excellence and its legendary roster of athletes. The 28 year-old Long, a lifelong surfer from San

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3.10.10

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SIMA Image Awards Ceremony Says Adios to Cabo, Moves Stateside

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (March 10, 2010) – The Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) is pleased to announce that the next SIMA Image Awards ceremony will be held in southern California in early 2011. For the past seven years, the annual awards ceremony has been held on the final night of Surf Summit each May in

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3.10.10

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World Paddle Association Website Launch

March 10, 2010, San Clemente, CA – The World Paddle Association (WPA) is proud to announce the launch of their website http://www.worldpaddleassociation.com. The site will serve as a source of information regarding events, resources and news for the Outrigger, Surf Ski, Paddleboard, and SUP communities. “Participation in paddle sports is growing around the world,” says

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3.10.10

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Timmy Curran Releases Sophomore Album; Union Express Coming Soon

After three years of worldwide touring with artists such as Foo Fighters, Incubus, Switchfoot and Angels & Airwaves, Timmy Curran is set to release his sophomore album titled VerseS. Recorded in the rolling hills of Ventura at Brotheryn studios, VerseS has been described by Curran as his most intimate and personal album yet. Known for

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3.9.10

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Tahiti Party To Benefit Local Non-Profit

(March 9, 2010) – Nella Media Group (NMG) & Ma’Ohi Nui are teaming up with HINANO and HIC (Hawaiian Island Creations) for the most stunning “TAHITIAN” fundraiser on the island. This year NMG & Ma’ohi Nui has decided to do something different! We are letting our attendee’s choose the Non-Profit of their choice, then at

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3.9.10

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Surfrider Foundation Celebrates World Water Day

San Clemente, CA (March 9, 2010) – March 22nd is World Water Day – a global observance of our planet’s most precious resource. In recognition of World Water Day, the Surfrider Foundation is unveiling a robust offering of events and activities, including the launch of a new water quality and management-related program, a new educational

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3.9.10

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PLA 2010 season in full swing, thanks sponsors for making first event happen

March 9, 2010- The Professional Longboard Association kicked off its 2010 season two weeks ago, and couldn’t have asked for a more exciting event, as surfers and PLA staff were flooded with Tsunami warnings, and higher than usual tides and waves caused by the earthquake in Chile. The first two rounds of OB Pro was

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3.9.10

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WiLDCOAST Director To Speak on Saving Whales in Tofino

WiLDCOAST Executive Director will be a featured speaker this week at the Pacific Rim Whale Festival in Tofino, Canada. Dedina, a longtime surfer, conservationist and author of the book, “Saving the Gray Whale,” will speak about “Saving Whales and Waves in Baja California” on Friday March 12, 7pm at the Cloyoquot Community Theatre, Tofino (British

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3.9.10

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Rip Curl Announces Mirage Boardshort Premium Retailer Partnership Program

Costa Mesa, CA: The launch of Rip Curl’s MIRAGE Boardshort Premium Retailer Program has officially been ignited in core surf shops nationwide. The MIRAGE is Rip Curl’s Ultimate Boardshort, boasting Elastostretch 3 (ES3) fabric, STL stitchless technology, and a slew of other functions and features, making it the lightest constructed performance boardshort on the market.

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