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7.13.09

Features

Body Surfer Dies at Newport Beach

by Taylor Sopppe SurferMag.com Correspondent Ocean activities have their risks, and Newport Beach was given a sobering reminder of this when a body turned up in the water off 14th Street on Thursday, July 9. The man was a 44-year old from Costa Mesa whose identity is being withheld. Witnesses said they saw him body […]

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7.13.09

Industry News

Registration Now Open for ECSC Pro, Amateur Surfing Competitions

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The 47th Annual East Coast Surfing Championships (ECSC) announces that surf competitor registration is now open for all professional and amateur surfing divisions. ECSC competitors in both Pro and Am divisions can register securely online with a credit card. The forty-seventh (47) installment of the granddaddy of East Coast surfing contests […]

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7.13.09

Semifinalists Decided, ASP Women’s World Longboard Champion Crowned Tomorrow

The 2009 Roxy ASP Women’s World Longboard Championships entered its business end today with Round 2 and the Quarterfinals of the world title deciding event being completed in consistent three foot (one meter) waves at La Côte des Basques. Pressure was on all faces and competitors stepped-up to deliver spectacular surfing, event favorites taking a […]

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7.13.09

Industry News

Sandi Slamet Wins Crown in Quiksilver King of the Groms Final at Kuta Beach Bali

16 year old Sandi Slamet from Cimaja-West Java won Quiksilver’s King of the Groms 2009 yesterday at Halfways-Kuta Beach, battling it out in a riveting 30 minute final against 12 year old Jeren from Canggu and coming back to the beach the ecstatic winner of the Crown and an all expense paid trip to Hossegor […]

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7.13.09

Industry News

Austin Ware and Patrick Gudauskas Finish Fifth in Brazil

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Sunday, July 12, 2009) – Action on The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) continued this week when Austin Ware (Solana Beach, CA), 28, and Patrick Gudauskas (San Clemente, CA), 23, led their fellow Americans when they earned equal fifth place finishes at the ASP 6-Star Maresia Surf International […]

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7.12.09

Defending Roxy Jam Champion Monahan Exits Competition,Williams Flares

La Côte des Basques, Biarritz – France (Saturday, July 12, 2009) – The Roxy ASP Women’s World Longboard Championships got underway today in Biarritz with Round 1 being completed in dramatic fashion as reigning ASP Women’s World Longboard Champion Joy Monahan (HAW) was eliminated in Heat 8 by Summer Romero (USA). From major upsets to […]

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7.11.09

Roxy ASP Women’s World Longboard Championships Kick-off Postponed on Day 1

La Côte des Basques, Biarritz – France (Saturday, July 11, 2009) – The waiting period of the 2009 Roxy ASP Women’s World Longboard Championships started today in Biarritz, small surf in the two foot (0.5 meter) range forcing contest officials to postpone the competition kick-off. Several calls were made in order to assess conditions throughout […]

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7.10.09

Industry News

Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing to Offer Largest-Ever First Place Prize of $100,000

SLATER, IRONS, MACHADO, FANNING & HOBGOOD HEADLINE EPIC FIELD HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – The Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing today announced a global record $100,000 first place prize (up from $20,000) and a hefty $225,000 overall purse (up from $145,000) for the men’s six-star World Qualifying Series (WQS) event. The epic field of world-class competitors […]

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7.10.09

Roxy ASP Women's World Longboard Championships Kick Off Tomorrow in France

La Côte des Basques, Biarritz – France (Friday, July 10, 2009) – The Roxy ASP Women’s World Longboard Championships (WWLC) will start tomorrow Saturday, July 11, at the famous surf location of La Côte des Basques in Biarritz, the world’s best female longboarders getting their 2009 ASP Women’s World Longboard title quest underdway. The event, […]

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7.10.09

Industry News

Cimaja Produces Perfect Surf for Groms at Rip Curl GromSearch 4

For the Under 16 Final it was a local affair with Sandi Slamet, Atris Jachim, Rock Roy, and Dwi Nuka all battling it out for those two coveted Ticket’s to Bali. During the final 25 minutes Sandi Slamet picked off some great waves and with a combination of hacks, cutbacks and floaters dominated the final, […]

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