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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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8.12.09

Industry News

Final Stop of Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge Hits France

(San Juan Capistrano, Calif., Aug. 11, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-2 Oakley Pro Junior gets underway in Grand Plage, Lacanau, Girond, France, August 13-17. The event, the sixth and final qualifier for the Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge, will see the world’s best under-21 surfers vie for a $10,000 prize purse […]

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8.12.09

Industry News

CoreShopsDirect.com, a National Directory & Online Store for Local Surf Shops, Launches Today from Swell.com

August 12, 2009 – San Clemente, CA – Today Swell.com, top online retailer of surf apparel launched CoreShopsDirect.com. CoreShopsDirect.com is a nationwide directory, which showcases the country’s best surf shops and their branded t-shirts and gear. The site also gives each shop the opportunity to tell their history, promote upcoming events, and provide customers with […]

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8.12.09

Industry News

Rip Curl Cup on high alert; Contest could run this weekend

Padang Padang, Bali — The waves remained small in Bali Tuesday, but all that should chage dramatically by week’s end. Contest directors for the 2009 Rip Curl Cup Invitational at Padang Padang have switched the official event status from red to yellow, or “high alert.” Currently there is a nice low pressure system forming in […]

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8.11.09

Industry News

Surfrider Foundation and Legoland Unveil Celebrity Mosaic Project

CARLSBAD, Calif. (Aug. 11, 2009) – Today is SEA LIFETM Aquarium’s first birthday and LEGOLAND® California Resort celebrated with a ceremony unveiling the Celebrity Mosaic Project to benefit Surfrider Foundation. Ocean-themed LEGO® mosaics designed and built by some of today’s hottest celebrities are on display at the Resort and listed online for auction at www.charitybuzz.com […]

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8.11.09

Industry News

Dillon Perillo Claims Oakley Pro Junior Japan

(San Juan Capistrano, Calif., Aug. 10, 2009) – Sunny summer skies and two to three foot surf fanned by clean offshore winds greeted the final day of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-1 Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge Japan Qualifier on Saturday. The swell, a remnant of the Typhoon Morakot, provided contestable waves for […]

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8.11.09

Industry News

Quiksilver and Roxy Go Virtual with Xbox Live

Huntington Beach, Calif. — (August 11, 2009) Quiksilver and Roxy are proud to announce what is sure to become a major movement in the fashion world as one of the first brands to go virtual with Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE on Xbox 360. Beginning today with the launch of the revolutionary Xbox LIVE Avatar Marketplace, Xbox […]

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8.11.09

Industry News

Rip Curl Grom Search Goes off in the Outer Banks, NC

Costa Mesa, CA (August 10, 2009): The 3rd Stop of the 2009 Rip Curl GromSearch fueled by H20 Overdrive took to the Right Coast last weekend to determine who has the street cred out of the mid-Atlantic’s finest 16/under rippers. With contestable peaks, all the heavy hitters in attendance, and that same polished platinum competitive […]

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