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6.6.13

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Volcom Fiji Pro: Day 2

World’s Best Surfers Do Battle in Firing Restaurants at Volcom Fiji Pro

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6.6.13

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The Horror

Round 2 moves to Restaurants, where Joel Parkinson and Kelly Slater make up for lost time

Parko made it back from fishing at 11p.m. the night before last. He trudged up the beach on Namotu, glad to be on terra firma, but knowing the repercussions were waiting with the dawn. They’d been out at sea for 22 hours. They’d caught one fish. He crawled straight into bed, and lying there next to him was his surfboard, an unridden 6’3” that had been pulled from his boardbag by Mick Fanning earlier in the night and covered in all sorts of unprintable graffiti and unflattering caricatures—Joel with a fishing rod, Joel in a boat, a disembodied nose just floating there. His stickers had been covered over with the logos of companies that sell fishing reels, fishing rods, fishing line. He should have slept like a baby that night, but he didn’t. Missing a heat for a spot of recreational fishing had the potential to make him a cult hero in bass and barramundi circles…but he was gonna look real silly amongst his surfing constituency if he lost his next heat and kissed his world title goodbye only halfway through the season.

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6.5.13

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All Teams Announced For 2013 DaKine ISA World Junior Surfing Championships

30 Countries and 300 of the World's Best Junior Surfers are Confirmed to Compete for Gold

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6.5.13

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Revolution Wins West Regional Oakley Surf Shop Challenge

Revolution Defeats Defending Champs Jack's Surfboards at West Regional Oakley Surf Shop Challenge

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6.4.13

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Wildcard Announced for Oakley Pro Bali

Bruce Irons to compete in Indonesia for the first time since 2008

Recognized among surfers the world over for his fearless tuberiding abilities and progressive aerial maneuvers, Irons will be a force to be reckoned with on the powerful right at Keramas, which is known to produce a dizzying combination of deep blue barrels and open-­face launch pads.

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6.4.13

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Quiksilver Ceremonial Chile Is A Go!

Event Called for Tuesday, June 4th; Kick Off of the 2013 Big Wave World Tour

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6.4.13

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2013 Volcom Fiji Pro: Day 1

Upsets Unfold in Pumping Barrels for Round 1 of Volcom Fiji Pro

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5.29.13

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ASP Acquires the BWWT

The Association of Surfing Professionals announces acquisition of Big Wave World Tour

The Association of Surfing Professionals announces acquisition of Big Wave World Tour.

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5.28.13

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T&C Surf’s Grom Contest

Annual event takes over Waikiki

In an era when stickers are plastered on the boards of 10-year-olds who can complete a roundhouse, holding an event that’s specifically geared to groms who aren’t competing in the NSSA is important to keeping the next generation of young surfers grounded.

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5.27.13

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Mitch Coleborn Wins Quiksilver Saquarema Prime

Rippable waves in the 3-5 foot range (1-1.5 meters) were on hand at Itauna Beach, Rio de Janeiro as Mitchel Coleborn (AUS), 26, earned his first career ASP victory

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