9.30.09

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Tsunami slams Samoa islands after 8.0 quake

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – Towering tsunami waves spawned by a powerful earthquake swept ashore on Samoa and American Samoa early Tuesday, flattening villages, killing at least 34 people and leaving dozens of workers missing at devastated National Park Service facilities. Cars and people were swept out to sea by the fast-churning waters as survivors

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9.29.09

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"Perfect for Flat Days" – Xcel's Bede Durbidge on Becoming PADI Certified Diver

HALEIWA, OAHU, HAWAII – SEPTEMBER 29, 2009 – ASP World Tour surfer Bede Durbidge is now a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) certified diver, having recently completed the PADI Open Water course with Sundive Dive Centre in the waters of Byron Bay, Australia. “You’ve definitely got to try [diving] and get certified,” said Durbidge

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9.29.09

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Rip Curl International Presents Rubber Soul 2

Costa Mesa, CA (September 28, 2009): Rip Curl International has released its latest high performance surf film, Rubber Soul 2, and will be distributing it digitally through a downloadable and preview option on ripcurl.com. The film features Rip Curl’s leading surfers, including Mick Fanning, Owen Wright, Taylor Knox, Matt Wilkinson, Ricky Basnett, Stuey Kennedy, and

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9.29.09

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Art Show To Benefit SurfAid International

Kind Lines is an art show and auction to benefit Surfaid International. The event, to take place in September of 2009 in NYC, was created by Rick Malwitz, of the Brooklyn-based Malwitz Custom Surfboards. Malwitz wanted to raise money for Surfaid in a creative, fun way that would celebrate surf culture and art. When he

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9.29.09

Round 1 of Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic is ON

DEE WHY, New South Whales (Wednesday, September 30, 2009) – Stop No. 3 of 7 on the 2009 ASP Women’s World Tour is underway this morning with the Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic in two-to-three foot (1 metre) conditions at Dee Why in New South Whales with sunny skies and light offshore winds. The opening day

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9.29.09

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Red Bull Pulls Eastern Canada's Top Surfers for a Full Moon Session

- The Atlantic Ocean will witness the East Coast’s top 12 surfers ride its breaks under a full moon, as their teammate photographers maneuver for the night’s best images - HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – September 22, 2009 – Eastern Canada’s top twelve surfers will gather in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia for an open surf session under

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9.29.09

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SACRED CRAFT Surf Expo Announces Schedule

Two days of surf culture at Del Mar Fairgrounds includes live shaping, live glassing, a surfboard ‘antique roadshow’, seminars, live music, art, autographs, book signings & exhibits Del Mar, Ca. (SEPTEMBER 30, 2009) – Anticipation is running high for the 3rd Annual Sacred Craft Consumer Surf Expo. Hundreds of the world’s greatest shapers and surfboard

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9.29.09

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Sitka Surfboards Announces Opening of new Vancouver Flagship Store

Vancouver, BC, Canada – SITKA Surfboard Corporation is pleased to announce the opening of a new Vancouver Flagship store. The new store will be located at 1864 West 4th Avenue in Kitsilano West 4th in Kitsilano – the epicentre of surf, skate and snow retail in Vancouver. The store will be the second flagship store

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9.29.09

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O'Neill's 2nd Annual Generation Next in Association with Teen Vogue Announces Winner

Grand Prize Winner Angela Urmanita from Rowland Heights, CA wins internship at O’Neill, academic scholarship, exposure in Teen Vogue, and O’Neill shopping spree for her team of classmates Irvine, CA (September 28, 2009) – O’Neill’s 2nd Annual “Generation Next” fashion show in association with Teen Vogue brought over 600 people to Seven Degrees in Laguna

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