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12.8.09

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Massive Unruly Swells Force Lay Day for Billabong Pipeline Masters

PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Monday, December 8, 2009) – The Billabong Pipeline Masters, Event No. 10 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, has called a lay day today, with unruly 20-foot (7 metre) seas closing out the famed break at the Banzai Pipeline. Surfline, official forecasters for the Billabong Pipeline Masters, are calling for today’s […]

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12.8.09

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The Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau, Fueled by Monster Energy, is a GO!

Waimea Bay, HAWAII, Tuesday, December 8, 2009 – 7:30AM THE QUIKSILVER IN MEMORY EDDIE OF AIKAU, FUELED BY MONSTER ENERGY, IS A GO! The Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau, fueled by Monster Energy, has officially been called “ON” by Contest Director George Downing. The ASP specialty sanctioned event will kick off at 8am. Wave […]

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12.7.09

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Massive Warmup for Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau, Big Waves Hawaii

WAIMEA HITS 40-FEET, QUIKSILVER READIES FOR TOMORROW Australian Legend Carroll Suffers Serious Injury, Now Out. Waimea Bay, HAWAII, December 7, 2009 — Contestants of the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau, fueled by Monster Energy, were calling the waves at Waimea Bay today bigger than any contested the past three times this event ran. But […]

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12.7.09

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Showdown for the ASP Crown at Billabong Pipeline Masters

PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Sunday, December 6, 2009) – After nine events on the 2009 ASP Dream Tour, the race for the ASP World Title will culminate in a showdown between two lifelong friends at the final event of the season, the Billabong Pipeline Masters from December 8 – 20, 2009. Mick Fanning (AUS), 28, former ASP […]

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12.6.09

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Battle Begins With Classy Conclusion to O'Neill World Cup

SUNSET BEACH, HI – Sunday. Dec.6, 2009 – You couldn’t have scripted it any better. The O’Neill World Cup of Surfing reached its highest point in 35 years today in clean 10- to 15-foot surf after riding out the biggest waves in Vans Triple Crown of Surfing history. When all was said and done, Australian […]

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12.6.09

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Dan Ross Wins ASP World Qualifying Series

SUNSET BEACH, Oahu/Hawaii (Saturday, December 5, 2009) – Daniel Ross (Wooloweyah, AUS), 25, has handidly won the 2009 ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS), further cementing his reputation as one of the most dangerous surfers on the 2010 ASP Dream Tour and emphatically announcing his comeback to the world’s elite. The dedicated Aussie launched an absolute […]

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12.4.09

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Last Minute Lay Day for O'Neill World Cup of Surfing

SUNSET BEACH, HI – Fri. Dec.4, 2009 – If you thought yesterday’s 20- to 25-foot waves at Sunset Beach were the ultimate challenge for surfers in the O’Neill World Cup of Surfing, then brace yourself for tomorrow. A major deterioration in conditions overnight to small, onshore chop, have left organizers with no alternative other than […]

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12.4.09

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Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau: Ceremony Points to Event

Waimea Bay, HAWAII, December 4, 2009 — In statements fitting of the 25th anniversary of The Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau, fueled by Monster Energy, Contest Director George Downing and Aikau’s brother Clyde stunned the gathered audience today when they announced that the event would run within the week. All forecasts point towards one […]

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12.3.09

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Biggest Day of Surf for Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Contested: O'Neill World Cup

SUNSET BEACH, HI – Thurs. Dec.3, 2009 – The O’Neill World Cup of Surfing can lay claim to running in the largest surf ever contested in the 27-year history of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing presented by Rockstar Energy Drink. Waves were at the outside limit of contestable, topping out this morning at 20 […]

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12.2.09

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Katin Pro/Am Team Challenge Returns to Huntington Beach

(HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Dec. 2, 2009) – The legendary Katin Pro/Am Team Challenge is set to return to the North side of the Huntington Beach Pier, for two days of camaraderie-driven competition Jan. 12-17, 2010. More than $28,500 in cash and prizes will be on the line for both individuals and teams, but more importantly, […]

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