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1.17.10

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How You Say, World Champion?

“How You Say, World Champion?” By Will Hayden-Smith Sydney’s blue summer sky broke through the clouds at Narrabeen early this morning, the perfect start to a day that would see two new Billabong World Junior Champions crowned. Quarter final number one was called on at 7am sharp, with prodigious Brazillian Gabriel Medina to take on […]

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1.12.10

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Lay Day Called for Billabong ASP World Junior Championships

NORTH NARRABEEN, New South Wales/Australia (Wednesday, January 13, 2010) – After assessing conditions all morning, event organizers opted to call a lay day for the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships fueled by Monster Energy. Swamping high tides and small surf in the one-foot (0.5 metre) range at North Narrabeen this morning gave way to nasty […]

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1.12.10

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Katin Pro-Am Team Challenge Returns to ASP

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Monday, January 11, 2010) – After a lengthy hiatus, the Katin Pro-Am Team Challenge presented by Primo has returned to the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) as an ASP North America Specialty event. The iconic contest will see surfers do battle for the bragging rights of America’s best team from January 14-15, […]

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1.12.10

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Small Wave Performance Barriers Shattered at Billabong ASP World Juniors

NORTH NARRABEEN, New South Wales/Australia (Tuesday, January 12, 2010) – The Billabong ASP World Junior Championships fueled by Monster Energy steamrolled through 18 heats of competition today, cementing the women’s Quarterfinalists as well as completing the men’s Round 1 in glassy one-to-two foot (0.5 metre) surf at North Narrabeen. Despite the small surf on offer, […]

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1.11.10

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Revised ASP Judging Criteria Unleashed for 2010 at North Narrabeen

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Tuesday, January 12, 2010) – With a number of enhancements being activated on the ASP World Tour this season, the ASP Judging Criteria has been refined to reflect the progression of the sport. “It’s paramount that the ASP Judging Criteria evolve to reflect the ever-progressing envelope of high-performance surfing,” Perry Hatchett, ASP Head […]

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1.11.10

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Conlogue and Erickson Start Strong at Billabong ASP World Junior Championships

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Monday, January 11, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) kicked off its campaign towards crowing 2009 ASP World Junior Champions when the main event of the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships saw the world’s finest up-and-coming lady competitors take to the water before diving into the opening round of Men’s […]

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1.11.10

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Jay-R Esquivel from the Philippines Takes Out the Occy Grom Comp in Malaysia

(Sunday 10 January, 2010): 13 year-old Jay-R Esquivel from the Philippines won his first international grommet contest today at the Billabong Occy Grom Comp at Cherating Beach in Malaysia. Young Jay-R put on an amazing display of surfing during all three days of competition at the long, sandy-bottomed point break, getting cheers and wowing the […]

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1.11.10

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Talent Shines Through Challenging Conditions at Billabong ASP World Juniors

NORTH NARRABEEN, New South Wales/Australia (Monday, January 11, 2010) – Clean one-to-two-foot (0.5 metre) lefts and rights were on offer this morning, prompting event organizers to unleash the world’s best junior surfers on the sandbars North Narrabeen for the commencement of the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships fueled by Monster Energy. Wiggolly Dantas (BRA), 20, […]

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1.11.10

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Women Open Up Billabong ASP World Junior Championships

NORTH NARRABEEN, New South Wales/Australia (Monday, January 11, 2010) – The Billabong ASP World Junior Championships fueled by Monster Energy will commence this morning with the women’s Round 1 starting at 9am, men remain on standby. Clean one-to-two foot (0.5 metre) waves are providing contestable conditions, and event organizers are hopeful that it will improve […]

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1.11.10

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Vans Announces Surf Contest for Hungry Surfers

Surf Ride $100,000 Freedom Surf Series by Vans on January 23rd at beautiful Seaside Reef. What to expect: Family surf divisions with Thousands of dollars in Surf Ride Gift Cards for all finalists… Pro-Am Division with $5,000 for first place, $1,700 for second and so on… Free Family style Weenie Roast & BBQ sponsored by […]

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