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7.20.09

Industry News

Liquid Nation Ball 6 Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets Now On-Sale for Liquid Nation Ball 6 - Skateboarding Legend Tony Hawk and Surfers Healing’s Izzy Paskowitz to Present Flea with the 2009 SIMA Humanitarian of the Year Award - Aliso Viejo, Calif. (July 20, 2009) – The Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) is proud to announce that tickets are now on sale for […]

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7.20.09

Industry News

Record $767,000 Night for Hawaiian Islands Vintage Surf Auction

HONOLULU (July 19, 2009) – A record 379 bidders from around the world turned out last night at Honolulu’s Blaisdell Center for the fifth biennial Hawaiian Islands Vintage Surf Auction, presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection. Together they battled their way through the bidding wars to set a new high tally of $767,546. Beyond records, one […]

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7.17.09

Industry News

Surfing America Summer Surf Jam Festival A Huge Success

San Juan Capistrano, Calif. – July 17, 2009 – The first ever Surfing America Summer Surf Jam Festival attracted huge crowds last Sunday, June 12, at the Verizon Wireless Ampitheater in Irvine, CA. Summer Surf Jam joined forces with the 311 Unity Tour for an unforgettable evening of fundraising and fun brought by over 24 […]

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7.17.09

Industry News

Dane Reynolds Wins Stop #2 of Nixon WTA Event at J-BAY

ENCINITAS, CA – Congratulations to Dane Reynolds who won the second stop of the Nixon WTA in Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa during the Billabong Pro. Reynolds secured the honors, and a custom Nixon 51-30 watch valued at over $10,000, after earning the highest heat score during the event, which took place July 13-15. Even with […]

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7.17.09

Industry News

Simon Baker, Rob Machado to Help Paralyzed Young People Find Mobility Through Surfing

Life Rolls On Foundation Celebrates 25th “They Will Surf Again” Event on Saturday at Zuma Beach WHAT: Life Rolls On Foundation will host its 25th They Will Surf Again event at Zuma Beach in Malibu, CA. Life Rolls On founder Jesse Billauer will be joined by celebrity surf enthusiasts Simon Baker of CBS’s “The Mentalist” […]

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7.16.09

Features

Sea Lions Invade Santa Cruz

By Taylor Soppe SurferMag.com Correspondent We’re used to crowds encroaching on our space, but a new obstacle has cropped up in Santa Cruz – and an unlikely one at that: sea lion pups. After falling ill for still-unknown reasons, the Pinniped population has taken over the cliffs of Steamer Lane that surfers frequently use as […]

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7.16.09

Industry News

Defending Champions Prepare to Guard Hurley U.S. Open Titles

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Thursday, July 16, 2009) – The Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing has made competitive surfing history by announcing that the first place finisher of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star event will take home US$100,000, the biggest prize purse in competitive surfing history. Running in accordance with […]

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7.16.09

Industry News

PacSun Names USA Surf Team To Compete in ISA World Surfing Games in Costa Rica

San Juan Capistrano, Calif. – July 16, 2009 – Surfing America, the National Governing Body (NGB) for Surfing in the United States, announced today the PacSun USA Surf Team for the 2009 Billabong ISA World Surfing Games that begin July 31st and run through August 8th in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica. The U.S. side will […]

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7.16.09

Industry News

Surfrider Foundation Teams With LEGOLAND California Resort for Celebrity Mosaic Project

Celebs Create Ocean-Themed LEGO® Mosaics to Raise Funds for Surfrider Foundation CARLSBAD, Calif. (July 15, 2009) – SEA LIFETM Aquarium turns one August 11th and LEGOLAND® California Resort is celebrating with the launch of the Celebrity Mosaic Project to benefit the Surfrider Foundation. Celebrities including Al Pacino, Brooke Shields, Heidi Klum, Jamie Lee Curtis, Peter […]

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7.15.09

Industry News

Fever Pitch Builds for Saturday's Vintage Surf Auction

HONOLULU (July 15, 2009) – The highly anticipated Hawaiian Islands Vintage Surf Auction, presented by Quiksilver Wateman Collection, takes center stage at the Blaisdell Center in Honolulu this Friday and Saturday, July 17 & 18. The first strike of the hammer will occur at 5pm Saturday, as over 100 coveted surf collectibles worth more than […]

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