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8.16.09

Industry News

Jamie O'Brien wins 2009 Rip Curl Cup Invitational at Padang Padang

Padang Padang, Bali — It was billed as a gathering of the best tuberiders in the world at the best barrel in Bali, and the Rip Curl Cup Invitational at Padang Padang delivered as advertised. Jamie O’Brien took home the cup in what will go down as one of the most spectacular displays of high-stakes […]

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8.14.09

Industry News

Competition Heats Up On Day Two at Oakley Pro Junior France

(San Juan Capistrano, Calif., Aug. 14, 2009) – The second day of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-2 Oakley Pro Junior at Lacanau kicked-off in front of hundreds of spectators hoping to catch the action as all of the big names took to the water. While it was a beautiful sunny day, the conditions […]

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8.14.09

Industry News

Tk8 Last Ride Music and Movie Tour Hits Santa Barbara

The Tk8 Last Ride Music and Movie Tour sponsored by Channel Islands Surfboards, Fringe Clothing, Surfer Magazine and Surf Happens, kicked off last night in Santa Barbara, California to a packed house.  It was an amazing night of combining the music of Tom Curren to perfect surfing by Kelly Slater, Tom Curren, Dane Reynolds, Bobby […]

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8.14.09

Industry News

Fuel TV Launches New Section of Website Called Ask A Band

Get the skinny as band members from Underoath, blink-182, Thursday, The Sounds, Glasvegas, and more ask each other telling questions. LOS ANGELES, CA – FUEL TV launches a special new section to its web site called Ask A Band (http://www.fuel.tv/askaband). In this section, bands featured on FUEL TV’s The Daily Habit head backstage after their […]

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8.14.09

Industry News

Intensity Rises at Oakley Pro Junior France

LACANAU OCEAN – France (Friday, August 14, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-2 Oakley Pro Junior held its second day of action at Lacanau today in similar two foot (0.5 meter) waves, all big names getting their start in the coveted event. With the excellent sand banks delivering consistent waves throughout the […]

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8.14.09

Industry News

Hawaiian Rockers PEPPER To Play Special Show at the OC Pavillion

San Clemente, CA (August 12, 2009)-On August 21, 2009, the OC Pavilion will host ‘An Evening of Aloha, Bienvenidos, And Waves With Pepper.’ The event will feature a concert from the Hawaiian rock band Pepper, followed by a VIP after party back in the Vault for more music and ‘aloha vibe’. Pro surfers, musicians, surfboard […]

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8.14.09

Industry News

Final Phase of Boscombe Reef Construction Underway

The final construction phase of Boscombe’s artificial surf reef gets underway next week (w/c 17/08/09). ASR’s Boscombe team, led by Rex Pollock and Andrew Moores, is focussing efforts on the continuing underwater activity. Now that the reef is in place, this work involves fine tuning of the underwater structure, including topping up all the bags […]

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8.14.09

Industry News

Rip Curl Cup at Padang Padang gets the Green Light for Saturday

Padang Padang, Bali — The 2009 Rip Curl Cup Invitational at Padang Padang is set to go off in the next 24 hours. A solid southwest groundswell has hit Bali and contest directors have switched the official contest status from yellow to green, anticipating a Saturday morning start. The field of 32 invited surfers – […]

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8.13.09

Industry News

Sponsor Me Answers to Hawaii's Languishing State of Pro Surfing

HONOLULU – August 13, 2009 – The name of the event couldn’t be more appropriate: Sponsor Me Hawaii. The title of this $10,000 1-star World Qualifying Series rated competition speaks volumes for the languishing state of pro surfing in Hawaii that is desperately in need of sponsored events and opportunities for surfers here at home. […]

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8.13.09

Industry News

Rip Curl Grom Search Florida Bound This Sunday

Costa Mesa, CA (August, 13, 2009): After much speculation and observation from locals, competition directors, and Surfline forecasters, this Sunday is THE day for stop #4 of the 2009 Rip Curl GromSearch fueled by H20 Overdrive at New Smyrna Inlet, Florida. Toss in the best young surfers from Florida, mix in a solid tropical surge […]

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