SURFER

SURFER Magazine

The original since 1960.

7.29.09

Industry News

The Yumeya presents Oxbow WLT at Tahara is LIVE

TAHARA, Japan (Wednesday, July 29, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Longboard Tour (WLT) has kicked off the opening event of the year, the Yumeya presents Oxbow WLT at Tahara, after waiting throughout the morning for conditions to improve. The dropping tide and slowing wind have brought contestable two-foot (1 metre) surf […]

more

7.28.09

Industry News

ASP Announces Inaugural ASP World Junior Tour Commencement for 2010

COOLANGATTA, Australia (Wednesday, July 29, 2009) – Stemming from the unparalleled success of the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships, ASP International will be instituting the world’s first ASP World Junior Tour, commencing in 2010. The proposed, three-event ASP World Junior Tour will begin following January’s Billabong ASP World Junior Championship (which will crown the 2009 […]

more

7.28.09

Industry News

California State Assembly Denies PXP Santa Barbara Oil Proposal Budget

San Clemente, CA (July 28, 2009) – On Friday, the California State Assembly prevented an attempt to override the State Land Commission’s denial of the Tranquillon Oil & Gas Project off the coast of Santa Barbara. They stopped legislation added to the budget that would have allowed the project to move forward. The Assembly’s decision […]

more

7.28.09

Industry News

Legendary Shaper Dick Brewer to be Honored at SACRED CRAFT EXPO

Del Mar, Ca., Wednesday July 29, 2009 — On October 10 and 11 2009, the world’s greatest surfboard festival, the SACRED CRAFT Consumer Surfboard Expo, returns to Del Mar, California for a full weekend of surfboards, live shaping, glassing, art work, board demos, seminars, music, movies, art, exhibits and good times. The highlight of the […]

more

7.28.09

Industry News

SPONSOR ME Announces Hawaii Pro-Am Surf Contest

Sponsor Me announced today that it will stage the “Sponsor Me Hawaii” 1-star World Qualifying Series (WQS) event, August 15-22, at Ala Moana Bowls, Hawaii. The event is sanctioned by the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) and is open to both amateur and professional surfers who are looking to gain traction in the pro ranks. […]

more

7.28.09

Industry News

Richard Woolcott and Steve Murray Back In for New SIMA Surf Summit

- Deadline to Register for Surf Summit 12 is Friday, July 31- Aliso Viejo, Calif. (July 27, 2009) – The Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) is pleased to announce that both Volcom’s Richard Woolcott and Vans’ Steve Murray have signed on again to speak at Surf Summit 12, which is now rescheduled for September 30 […]

more

7.28.09

Industry News

Lightning Bolt Kicks Off Summer With Website Launch

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (July 28, 2009) – Lightning Bolt, the iconic surf-inspired apparel brand recently re-launched in the United States, has quickly become a hot commodity to surf shops and boutiques alike. With the launch of its website and solid support from on-the-pulse retailers, the brand is rapidly catching fire. “With the recent sluggish economy, […]

more

7.28.09

Industry News

UK DVD release for Waveriders

“DESERVES TO TAKE ITS PLACE ALONGSIDE EARLIER CLASSICS SUCH AS ‘RIDING GIANTS’ AND ‘THE ENDLESS SUMMER’.” – THE IRISH TIMES Directed by Joel Conroy (Eye Of The Storm), narrated by actor Cillian Murphy (The Dark Knight; The Wind That Shakes The Barley) and featuring a raft of renowned Irish, British and American surfers, including Richard […]

more

7.28.09

Industry News

Simpson’s Hurley U.S. Open Win Bumps Him to Fifth on ASP WQS

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Tuesday, July 28, 2009) – Huntington Beach local Brett Simpson’s heroic run at the massive ASP WQS 6-Star Hurley U.S. Open saw him bump up from eighth to fifth overall amongst the hungriest competitors on The Grind and puts him in excellent standing at the halfway mark on The ASP WQS. All […]

more

7.28.09

Industry News

Billabong Extends Sponsorship of Billabong Cloud 9 Invitational

Billabong Extends Sponsorship Of Billabong Cloud 9 Invitational – New 3 Year Deal Announced (Tuesday 28th July, 2009): LEADING surf company Billabong is proud to announce its continued sponsorship of the Billabong Cloud 9 Invitational in the Philippines. The new, three-year deal ensures Billabong naming rights sponsorship of the Philippine’s premier surfing event until 2012. […]

more