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No Competition for Volcom Pipeline Pro Saturday; New Swell Sunday

| posted on January 30, 2010

Pipeline, North Shore, Oahu, HI – (Jan. 30, 2010) – Competitors will sit Saturday out at the Volcom PIpeline Pro, awaiting the onset of the next episode of swell that is forecast to kick in overnight. Surfline.com, official forecasters to the event, expect serious Pipeline surf in the double-overhead range, possibly higher, tomorrow.

After calling it a day at heat 11 yesterday afternoon, there is a little more than one full day of competition remaining. It is possible that competition will resume tomorrow and then wrap up Monday morning.

When competition resumes, join the growing global online community watching the event live at Volcom.com/pipelinepro. In Hawaii, watch live on Oceanic Time Warner Cable channel 250 and 1250.

For exclusive Volcom Pipeline Pro video, photos and more, go to Transworldsurf.com.

To check out the latest conditions at Pipeline, go to Surfline.com’s Pipe cam.

This is Volcom’s first ever ASP event and is a critical component of the 2010 ASP Hawaii season, offering valuable points towards World Tour qualification, as well as wildcard berths into the December Pipeline Masters.

Volcom has always been dedicated to Hawaii – from supporting a team of world-class Hawaiian athletes and ambassadors, to giving back to the community through local charitable events, sponsorships and organizations. The Volcom Pipeline Pro is Volcom’s next step in their commitment to Hawaii.

FUEL TV will air a 30-minute wrap up show in America, Australia and Portugal at the conclusion of the event – details to be announced shortly.