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5.20.11

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The Quiksilver ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Brings Together Top Junior Competitors in Punta Hermosa, Peru

Punta Hermosa, Peru (May 20, 2011) - The Quiksilver ISA World Junior Surfing Championship will be held from May 21 – 29 on the idyllic waves of Caballeros and Señoritas in Punta Hermosa, Peru. This “Olympic Style” event hosts over 250 male and female competitors, divided into teams from 27 countries. The under-18 contingent of […]

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5.19.11

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Massive Upsets and Big Scores Unfold for Rounds 3 and 4 of Billabong Rio Pro

BARRA DA TIJUCA, Rio de Janeiro/Brazil (Thursday, May 19, 2011) – The Billabong Rio Pro returned to the beachbreak of Barra Da Tijuca after two days at the lefthander of Arpoador and saw massive upsets unfold among the event’s highest scores in punchy four foot waves while completing Rounds 3 and 4 of competition. Stop […]

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5.17.11

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World’s Best Surfers Ignite Aproador to Complete Round 1 of Billabong Rio Pro

APROADOR, Rio de Janeiro/Brazil (Tuesday, May 17, 2011) – After a week of lay-days, the world’s best surfers tore into consistently changing conditions at the lefthand pointbreak of Aproador to complete Round 1 of the Billabong Rio Pro. Stop No. 3 of 11 on the ASP World Title Series, the opening day of men’s competition […]

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5.16.11

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Strong Winds Force Competition Off for Billabong Rio Pro

BARRA DA TIJUCA, Rio de Janeiro / Brazil (Monday, May 16, 2011) – Intense onshore winds and stormy conditions wreaking havoc at Barra da Tijuca have forced competition off for the men’s Billabong Rio Pro today. Stop No. 3 of 11 on the men’s ASP World Title Series, the Billabong Rio Pro has yet to […]

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5.15.11

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Carissa Moore Wins Billabong Pro Rio

Carissa Moore Wins Billabong Rio Pro, Gilmore Knocked Out of ASP World Title Race

BARRA DA TIJUCA, Rio de Janeiro/Brazil (Sunday, May 15, 2011) – Carissa Moore (HAW), 18, has claimed the Billabong Rio Pro, stop No. 5 of 7 on the 2011 ASP Women’s World Title Season, over Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS), 20, in punchy two-to-four foot (1 metre) waves in a hard-fought Final at Barra Da Tijuca. The […]

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5.13.11

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Lay Day for Billabong Rio Pro

BARRA DA TIJUCA, Rio de Janeiro/Brazil (Friday, May 13, 2011) – Competition has been called off for the Billabong Rio Pro today, with minimal surf and stormy conditions on offer at Barra Da Tijuca. Stop No. 3 of 11 on the Men’s ASP World Title Season and 5 of 7 for the women, the Billabong […]

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5.12.11

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Billabong Rio Pro Women’s Top Seeds Dominate Opening Day

BARRA DA TIJUCA, Rio De Janeiro/ Brazil (Thursday, May 12, 2011) – The ASP Top 17 kicked off the opening day of Billabong Rio Pro competition at the main event site of Barra Da Tijuca in clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) surf. Today’s highlights saw the ASP Women’s World Tour’s top seeds donate top performances […]

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5.11.11

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Competition Called Off for Billabong Rio Pro

BARRA DA TIJUCA, Rio De Janeiro/ Brazil (Wednesday, May 11, 2011) – After monitoring conditions throughout the morning, event organizers have called competition off for the Billabong Rio Pro today due to six foot (2 metre) closeout waves at the main event site of Barra Da Tijuca. “We went on hold this morning in hopes […]

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5.10.11

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ASP Top 17 Return to Brazil Amidst Fiery World Title Race for Billabong Pro Rio

BARRA DA TIJUCA, Rio de Janeiro/Brazil (Monday, May 9, 2011) – After a two-year hiatus, the world’s best female surfers will return to Brazil this week for Stop No. 5 of 7 on the 2011 ASP Women’s World Title season, the Billabong Pro Rio. Running from 12 to 16, 2011 and boasting a primary venue […]

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5.10.11

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Billabong Rio Pro Commences Tomorrow

BARRA DA TAJUCA, Rio De Janeiro/ Brazil (Tuesday, May 10, 2011) – The waiting period for the Billabong Rio Pro begins tomorrow, May 11 and with a promising swell expected to ignite the beach breaks of Brazil there is a good chance that the ASP Top 34 could kick things off straight away at the […]

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