11.7.09

Fitzgibbons Ignites as Movistar Peru Classic Completes Round 3

LOBITOS, Piura/Peru (Saturday, November 7, 2009) – The Movistar Peru Classic presented by Rip Curl, Event No. 5 of 7 on the 2009 ASP Women’s World Tour, completed Rounds 2 and 3 today in two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at Lobitos. Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS), 18, 2009 ASP Dream Tour rookie and current ASP Women’s World

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11.7.09

Movistar Peru Classic Back ON for Rounds 2 and 3

LOBITOS, Piura/Peru (Saturday, November 7, 2009) – Clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves are on offer this morning, and with a projection for building swell throughout the day, the Movistar Peru Classic presented by Rip Curl has been called back on, with Round 2 commencing at 8am. Event No. 5 of 7 on the 2009

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11.7.09

Industry News

BoardRoom – Legends of Surfboard shaping

BoardRoom is a feature length documentary by German director Markus Davids, SOC, featuring the legends of early surfboard shaping. A special group of innovative and progressive surfboard manufacturers were looking for a better way to build lighter surfboards, when the common surfboard weighed in at more than 50 pounds. With the invention of polyurethane during

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11.6.09

Environmental News

Surfrider Foundation Wins Victory At Malibu

San Clemente, CA (November 6, 2009) – Following a 10-hour meeting, with hundreds in attendance, the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board voted 5-2 to ban new septic systems in central and eastern Malibu, and force existing ones to halt wastewater discharges by the year 2020. This is a pivotal decision for supporters of

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11.6.09

Industry News

2010 Inductees to the East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame

MEN SURFERS Jeff Klugel – FL – Late 70’s and 80’s standout surfer. Winner of the second Stubbies pro event held at Sebastian Inlet and numerous other events throughout his long competitive career. Standout shaper starting his board-building career with Ocean Avenue that continues today with his own brand, Seven Seas. In the last ten

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11.6.09

Movistar Peru Classic pres. by Rip Curl Called Off, Swell Coming

LOBITOS, Piura/Peru (Friday, November 6, 2009) – Event organizers at the Movistar Peru Classic presented by Rip Curl, Event No. 5 of 7 of 2009 ASP Women’s World Tour, have opted to call competition off for today, with onshore winds and low tides preventing a recommencement. “We sat it out for six hours hoping the

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11.6.09

Environmental News

Surfers Stand Up to Whaling as Transparentsea Initiative Concludes in Bondi

): The anti-whaling and environmental awareness campaign initiated by professional free-surfer and activist Dave Rastovich (Brunswick Heads, NSW, AUS) reached its exciting conclusion at Bondi Beach, Sydney today following an epic and testing 36 day voyage by sea which began at Byron Bay on October 1st. Dubbed Transparentsea the campaign takes aim at the Australian

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11.6.09

Environmental News

Septic Tanks on Their Way Out at Malibu

by Martha Groves, LA Times Read on The great sewer wars of Malibu have finally drawn to a close. Sewers won. The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board agreed late Thursday to ban septic systems in central and eastern Malibu, a move that would end years of fierce debate over the wastewater devices still

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11.5.09

Industry News

California Surf Festival: Festival Films and Concerts to Highlight This Cultural Event

Oceanside, CA, – FUEL TV presents The 2nd Annual California Surf Festival on November 19-22 in Oceanside, California. The Festival, produced as a benefit by the California Surf Museum (CSM) in Oceanside, will include exciting and groundbreaking new surf films with many of the filmmakers in attendance, film premieres, music concerts, VIP receptions, after party

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11.5.09

Top Seeds Dominate Round 1 of the Movistar Peru Classic pres. by Rip Curl

LOBITOS, Piura/Peru (Thursday, November 5, 2009) – Round 1 of the Movistar Peru Classic presented by Rip Curl was completed today in clean two-foot (1 metre) waves at Lobitos. Event No. 5 of 7 on the 2009 ASP Women’s World Tour, today’s Movistar Peru Classic was dominated by perennial ASP Women’s World Title contenders and

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