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8.18.11

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Pumping Teahupo’o Forecast as ASP Battleground for Billabong Pro Tahiti

TEAHUPO’O, Taiarapu/French Polynesia (Thursday, August 18, 2011) – The Billabong Pro Tahiti presented by Air Tahiti Nui will commence this Saturday, August 20, 2011, and with swell models projecting significant activity for the region, this year’s event is shaping up to be one of monumental importance. Event No. 5 of 11 on the ASP World […]

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8.18.11

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Wildcards Announced for SriLankan Airlines Pro

COOLANGATTA, QLD/Australia (Wednesday, August 17, 2011) – As the clock ticks down to the beginning of the 2011 SriLankan Airlines Pro we have two groups of surfers preparing for two different sides of this one historic event. On one side we have the world’s best male longboarders preparing for the first of two events that […]

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8.18.11

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Young Guns Outstanding on Day Two of ASP 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro

GRANDE PLAGE, Lacanau Ocean – France (Wednesday, August 17, 2011) – Three rounds of competition were completed at the ASP 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro during another marathon day of competition with new breed standout surfers Garret Parkes (Byron Bay, AUS) 20, Evan Geiselman (USA) 17, and Maxime Huscenot (FRA) 19, pushing the limits in the […]

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8.17.11

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Incredible Small Wave Performances at ASP 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro

GRANDE PLAGE, Lacanau Ocean – France (Tuesday, August 16, 2011) – The ASP 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro was able to complete Round One and 16 heats of Round Two running a double bank format due to poor swell forecasts for the remaining of the waiting period. Despite the slight conditions some of the world’s best […]

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8.16.11

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Medina Makes History for Airwalk Pro Jnr Win, Lecar Wins Girls Comp and Defay is ASP Euro Junior Girls’ Champ

LACANAU, France (Monday, August 15, 2011) – Gabriel Medina (Maresias, BRA) and Maud Lecar (Saint Martin, FRA) have won the ASP 2-Star Airwalk Lacanau Pro Junior today in clean consistent rippable three-foot (one meter) waves, respectively in the men’s and women’s divisions while Joanne Defay (St Leu, REU) secured a second ASP European Women’s Junior […]

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8.16.11

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Draw Finalized for Billabong Pro Tahiti, Reynolds Out, Lopez In – Swell Models Looking Solid

TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/French Polynesia (Monday, August 15, 2011) – With the completion of the Air Tahiti VonZipper Trials yesterday, the final two wildcard positions for the Billabong Pro Tahiti were decided with Brazilian Ricardo Dos Santos (Guarda Do Embau, BRA) and local Heiarri Williams (PYF) finishing first and second in clean conditions at Teahupoo. Dane Reynolds […]

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8.15.11

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ASP Top 34 Prepare for Swell-Active Waiting Period at Billabong Pro Tahiti

TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/French Polynesia (Monday, August 15, 2011) – The Billabong Pro Tahiti, Event No. 5 of 11 on the 2011 ASP World Title season, is set to commence this Saturday, August 20, 2011, at Tahiti’s world-famous lefthander at the “end of the road”. With campaigns from contenders for 2011 ASP World Title as well as […]

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8.15.11

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Romain Cloitre Wins ASP 6-Star Relentless Boardmasters in assoc. with Vans

FISTRAL BEACH, Newquay/England (Sunday, August 14, 2011) – Romain Cloitre (Les Roches Noires, REU) 22, today won the ASP 6-Star Relentless Boardmasters in assoc. with Vans defeating Mitch Coleborn (AUS) 24, in a lead swapping final 14.77 to 9.36, to claim his maiden ASP Star tour victory in windblown 3-4ft peaks in front of a […]

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8.15.11

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Tyler Wright Claims 2011 ASP Women’s World Rookie of the Year

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Monday, August 15, 2010) – Tyler Wright (AUS), 17, has claimed the 2011 ASP Women’s World Tour Rookie of the Year Award, finishing a season-end 4th amongst the most talented crop of female surfers ever to grace the ASP Top 17. No stranger to the elite level of competition, having already scalped two […]

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8.15.11

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Lakey Peterson Wins Supergirl Pro Junior, Clinches ASP North America Pro Junior Title

OCEANSIDE, California / USA (Saturday, August 13, 2011) – Lakey Peterson (Santa Barbara, CA), 16, has capped off a perfect season by winning the ASP 6-Star Supergirl Pro Junior in peaky two-to-four foot waves at Oceanside Pier today, marking her third consecutive ASP Pro Junior win and solidifying her second consecutive ASP North America Pro […]

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