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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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7.9.09

Industry News

Ben Bourgeois and Friends Head East for the 5th Annual Reef/Sweetwater Pro-Am

Carlsbad, CA – July 8th, 2009 – The 5th annual Reef/Sweetwater Pro-am, the largest surf event on the East Coast, is set to kick off July 10th. Ben Bourgeois, and a slew of Reef talent are headed to Wrightsville Beach, NC where a competitive mix of international and local East Coast surfers will also convene […]

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7.9.09

Videos

Icons 2 World Premier Tomorrow At Doris Duke Theater

HONOLULU, HAWAII (July 9, 2009)– The Second Annual Surf Film Festival will premier Icons 2 on Opening night on July 10. Doors open at 6 p.m., the world premier will start at 7:30 p.m. and the evening will feature free Blue Moon and Coors Light beer, courtesy of co-sponsor Contrast Magazine, and the global cuisine […]

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7.9.09

Industry News

Surf Industry Riding Out Economic Storm

2008 SIMA Retail Distribution Study RESULTS Findings of SIMA’s Retail Research Show Resiliency of the Surf/Skate Industry Aliso Viejo, Calif. (July 9, 2009) — The surf/skate industry is showing notable resiliency during recent global economic challenges, posting U.S. retail sales of $7.22 billion in 2008 according to the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA). In a […]

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