1.8.10

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Predicting and Assessing Coastal Storm Damage through Remote Sensing

When Hurricane Katrina pounded ashore on August 29, 2005, causing excess flooding and destruction along the central Gulf Coast of the United States, the storm also presented coastal research scientists with a unique learning opportunity. By studying Hurricane Katrina’s impact profile, scientists, as well as emergency managers, were able to refine prediction models, engineer stronger

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1.8.10

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Massive El Nino Surf Shatters Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards Records

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — (January 8, 2009) — The promise of the El Nino winter appears to have delivered for big wave surfers, as many long-standing records are ready to fall in this year’s Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards presented by Monster Energy. And more than ever before, the Monster Paddle category (just for

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1.7.10

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Kala Koa Presents the 2010 Southern California Slack Key Festival

The third annual showcase of the best Hawaiian slack key guitarists anywhere in the world on one stage in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, CA WHEN: January 24, 2010 WHERE: Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach CA 90278 TIME: 2pm – 5pm (Island Marketplace featuring island-themed food and gifts opens at

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1.7.10

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Rusty Announces Wired Series

Irvine, CA (January 7, 2010) — Rusty North America (www.rusty.com) is kicking off the New Year with the Wired Series by Rusty featuring HB3 Technology, a collection of hooded fleece and jackets for men and women with built-in machine washable headphones. A pioneer in surfboard technology and leading surf lifestyle brand for over 25 years,

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1.7.10

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Craig Anderson Joins Electric Family

Electric Visual would like to welcome to the team Craig Anderson aka Nando’s. Craig is now one of Australia’s newest free surfing freak sensations to come out of a pond that runs deep with this type of surfing talent. Surfers like Ozzie Wright, Ry Craike, Jay Davies and Dave Rastovich come to mind when you

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1.7.10

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Junior Phenoms Congregate for Billabong ASP World Juniors, VZ Trials On Tomorrow

NORTH NARRABEEN, New South Wales/Australia (Thursday, January 7, 2010) – The Billabong ASP World Junior Championships fueled by Monster Energy are one day away from commencing and the world’s best juniors surfers are assembling in North Narrabeen as the prepare to hunt down the most prestigious crown in junior surfing, the ASP World Junior Title.

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1.7.10

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ZJ Boarding House & Billabong Present: Steve Sherman Show and Tell

Come to ZJ Boarding House and see acclaimed photographer Steve Sherman’s Black & White t-shirt line by Billabong. Steve will be at the shop discussing the art. We will have limited edition t-shirts from Billabong’s Steve Sherman collection. Don’t miss out on these hot photo tees. 2619 Main St. Santa Monica, Ca Thursday, January 14st

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1.7.10

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Hobie Signs 3x Longboard World Champion Colin McPhillips to Its Team

San Juan Capistrano, CA (January 6, 2010) — Hobie is proud to announce the signing of 3 time World Longboard Champion Colin McPhillips as the newest addition to its team of premier surfers and watermen. Colin will be representing Hobie Polarized sunglasses, Hobie Surfboards and Hobie Stand Up Paddleboards. “Hobie is the leader in the

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1.6.10

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FUEL TV Airs The Gidget Pro Sunset Beach Thursday, January 7, 2010

Airing Thursday, January 7, at 8:00pm ET/PT (in SurfSpot), and re-airing several more times over the next month, FUEL TV will showcase “The ASP Women’s World Tour 2009: The Gidget Pro Sunset Beach.” The Gidget Pro takes us to Sunset Beach, Hawaii for the sixth stop of the ASP Women’s World Tour. Standing out at

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1.6.10

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Nominations Begin for 2010 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

ARLINGTON, Va. – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense agency, has opened the nomination season for the 2010 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. National Guard and Reserve members and their families are eligible and encouraged to nominate employers who have provided exceptional support of military employees above

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