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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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7.9.09

Industry News

Picaresque a surf film by Mikey DeTemple Available Now

Picaresque a surf film by Mikey DeTemple Highs Seas Films first film, Picaresque is a 16mm visual stimuli showcasing longboarding in a new light; getting away from the preconceived notions and turning up the tempo. When in motion, longboarding is ultra fluid, yet relatively systematic. But when its done right, it’s also utterly dynamic. With […]

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7.9.09

Industry News

Rip Curl GromSearch 808 Bound This Weekend

After blitzing Huntington Beach with an electrifying start to the 2009 Rip Curl GromSearch fueled by H20 Overdrive, the G-Search movement is locked and loaded to bring the glory to Kewalo Basin, Oahu for stop #2 this Saturday, July 11. With $1000 prize purse, enough free loot to make this the unofficial Christmas of the […]

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7.9.09

Industry News

Vintage Hawaiian Surf Auction A Bright Spot for Hawaii

HONOLULU (July 9, 2009) – Vintage surf collectibles have proven to be a safe financial haven for investors in recent years, so little wonder that next week’s Hawaiian Islands Vintage Surf Auction, presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection, is luring a record number of serious collectors from around the world. Attractive travel deals to Hawaii are […]

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7.8.09

Features

Lay Day for Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay

JEFFREYS BAY, South Africa (Thursday, July 9, 2009) – A lay day has been called for the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay, with only small two-to-three foot (1 metre) surf coming in through the fabled pointbreak. Stop No. 5 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay may have called a […]

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