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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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8.13.09

Industry News

Dantas Takes Control on Day 1 of ASP Grade-2 Oakley Pro Junior

LACANAU OCEAN – France (Thursday, August 13, 2009) – The ASP Grade-2 Oakley Pro Junior got underway at Lacanau today, the men’s division kicking-off in tricky two foot (0.5 meter) clean waves for an action-packed day of surfing and two rounds being completed. From international representatives to regional event low seeds, numerous summer crowds witnessed […]

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8.13.09

Industry News

Massive South African Surf Rocks the 2010 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — (August 13, 2009) — A mad dash from their homes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Cape Town, South Africa paid off for Maya Gabeira and tow surfing partner Carlos Burle as they rode the biggest waves of the season at the notorious Dungeons break this week. Photos of the South […]

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8.13.09

Industry News

Innermost Limits of Pure Stroke Art Show Coming Aug. 29

Call for Art! The Innermost Limits of Pure Stroke – a surf art show to benefit Surfaid Int’l. Art intake is Saturday, August 29 from 10a-1p at the Belmar Arts Council located at 608 River Road in Belmar. Entry fee is $15 per piece for members and $20 per piece for non-members. Two piece max. […]

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8.13.09

Top Junior Seeds Prepare for ASP Grade-4 Supergirl Pro Junior

OCEANSIDE, California (Wednesday, August 12, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-4 Supergirl Pro Junior is set to host 16 of the top women’s ASP North America Pro Junior Series competitors at Oceanside Pier on August 15 and 16, 2009 and has added an additional prize purse to make this year’s Supergirl Pro […]

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8.13.09

Industry News

Las Flores Surf Club August Update, El Oriente, EL Salvador

It is hard to believe we are halfway through our 5th season already. On behalf of the Las Flores Surf Club management and staff I’d like to thank all the surfers who helped make this dream possible. 2009 has been an epic year for surf. July was a particularly good month here are some recent […]

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8.12.09

Industry News

Waterman’s Weekend Surpasses Fundraising Goal & Celebrates Epic Line-up of Honorees

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (August 12, 2009) – More than 650 professional surfers and surf industry VIP’s joined together to support the preservation of the ocean at the SIMA Environmental Fund Waterman’s Weekend fundraiser on August 6 – 7. The 9th annual Waterman’s Classic Golf Tournament took place at the Monarch Beach Golf Links in Dana […]

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8.12.09

Industry News

Ocean & Earth Announces the GOLDEN TICKET Promotion

Costa Mesa, CA, Wednesday, August 12, 2009 – Ocean and Earth is proud to announce the Golden Ticket promotion which includes hundreds of winners including six grand prize winners who will receive $500 worth of Ocean and Earth product and more than 199 others who will win free leashes. In the spirit of Charlie and […]

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8.12.09

Industry News

Locals Shine on Opening Day of Quiksilver Pro Puerto Escondido

PUERTO ESCONDIDO, Mexico (Wednesday, August 12, 2009) – The opening day of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 3-Star Quiksilver Pro Puerto Escondido saw local surfers dominate the early rounds of competition in front of their home crowd, reveling in the early-morning three-to-four foot (1 metre) barreling surf to advance through […]

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