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7.5.11

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ASP Women’s World Title Race On the Line at Upcoming Roxy Pro Biarritz

COTES DES BASQUES, BIARRITZ/France (Tuesday, July 5, 2011) – La Côte des Basques, world famous surf destination and cradle of French surfing, is set to host the Roxy Pro Biarritz, a unique competition format combining the traditional ASP Women’s World Longboard Tour event and the additional ASP Women’s World title season competition, from July 11 […]

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6.30.11

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Current ASP World No. 1 Adriano de Souza Injures Knee in the Maldives

SAO PAULO, Brasil (Wednesday, June 29, 2011) – Adriano de Souza (BRA), 24, current ASP World No. 1, has been a busy man during the mid-season break. An extended stay in Northern Sumatra bore witness to some powerful surfing from the young natural-footer, but a secondary trip to the Maldives has put the Brazilian’s ASP […]

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6.30.11

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Australia Leads the Race for the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games

It was a day of extremes at the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games in Playa Venao, Panama. After enduring torrential downpours and several contest holds due to lightning, the competitors got the green light to finish off the day in glassy two-to-three foot wave conditions. With three days to go, the premiere world team surfing […]

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6.30.11

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On the Edge of the ASP Women’s World Tour with Sage Erickson

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California / USA (Wednesday, June 29, 2011) – Sage Erickson (USA), 20, has been teetering on the edge of qualification for the ASP Women’s World Tour for the past three years and 2011 has been a breakthrough year for the California talent. Erickson has notched two runner-up finishes in ASP 6-Star events this […]

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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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