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6.30.11

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Australia’s Best Longboarders Head West For ASP LQS Whalebone Classic

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Wednesday, 29 June, 2011) – The 14th Annual Whalebone Classic is the final of four regional ASP World Longboarding Qualifying Series events and is the last chance for Australia’s best loggers to gain qualification points for the 2011 World Longboard Tour. The Whalebone Classic will be held at Cottesloe, Perth from 16th – […]

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6.29.11

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Second Stop of the 2011 Nixon WTA Headed to South Africa

Jeffreys Bay slated as the next stop of the Billabong Pro

ENCINITAS, CA-The second stop of this year’s Nixon WTA (Winner-Takes-All) will be held at the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay, July 14-24. As one of the favored venues for the WCT, Jeffreys Bay has the potential to generate high heat scores due to the nature of the wave, making it favorable for riders to showcase everything […]

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6.29.11

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Time to Win or Pack your Bags at the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games

On another day of fun, playful waves at Playa Venao, it was the tale of two destinies for the competitors of the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games. Victory for 18 surfers in the Main Event for each division at Podium 1, and goodbyes for 48 surfers eliminated in the Open Men Repechage at Podium 2. […]

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6.27.11

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Race for the Billabong ISA World Team Trophy Commences in Panama

The annual Billabong ISA World Surfing Games got underway today at Playa Venao’s perfect three-to-five foot lefts and rights. The race for the Fernando Aguerre ISA World Team Trophy has begun with 27 countries in contention, which over the next six days will narrow down to only one champion of the premiere world team surfing […]

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6.23.11

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Quiksilver Crowns Cameron Richards 2011 ‘King of the Groms’ Regional Winner

U.S. Winners To Compete In Quiksilver 'King of the Groms' Global Finals In France This Fall

Huntington Beach, Calif. (June 22, 2010)- Quiksilver crowned Cameron Richards 2011 ‘King of the Groms’ winner in Huntington Beach on Monday in a competition that saw some massive wave destruction by 64 of the top groms in the country, ages 8-16. In addition to winning the title and a $900 cash prize, 16-year-old Cameron will […]

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6.21.11

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Jordy Smith Set to Defend Crown at Mr. Price Pro Ballito

BALLITO, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa (Tuesday, June 14, 2011) – International surfing sensation Jordy Smith (Durban) returns to Ballito this July to defend his Mr Price Pro Ballito crown in front of a supporting home crowd. Last year saw the Durban-born surfer become the fourth South African ever to capture the prestigious title, an honor […]

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6.20.11

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Julian Wilson Wins ASP Prime Quiksilver Pro Portugal

RIBEIRA D’ILHAS, Ericeira/Portugal (Sunday, June 19, 2011) – Julian Wilson (Sunshine Coast, AUS) 22, has won the ASP PRIME Quiksilver Pro Portugal defeating Gabriel Medina (BRA) 17, in a much anticipated matchup between the two inform surfers of the event, 19.37 to 12.83. A near perfect performance from Wilson left no chance for his younger […]

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6.17.11

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HDX Hydration Mix to Support Athletes at the Quiksilver USA Surfing Championships

For Immediate Release: SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.— June 17, 2011— HDX Hydration Mix is excited to announce its support as an associate sponsor of this year’s Quiksilver USA Championships taking place at Huntington Beach Pier, June 18-19 and Lower Trestles at San Onofre State Beach, June 21-25. This is set to be a high-caliber event pitting […]

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6.16.11

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Mr Price Pro Ballito to Host South African Surfing Icon Shaun Tomson

BALLITO, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa (Wednesday, June 15, 2011) – South African surfing legend and South Africa’s only world surfing champion Shaun Tomson (Santa Barbara, California) returns to Ballito in July to attend the world’s longest running professional surfing event, the R 1.7 Million Mr Price Pro Ballito. Formerly known as the Gunston 500, Tomson […]

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6.15.11

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ASP Stars Hit the Books in Between Contests

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Wednesday, 15 June, 2011) – The life of a professional surfer may not be life you expected. Sure there’s sponsorship dollars (for some), trips to exotic waves in far off lands, an endless array of surfboards at your disposal, magazine photo shoots and celebrity status. But what happens when the spotlight fades, if […]

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