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10.26.09

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Ganz Wins ISF So Cal High School Division

K-Five team rider Austin Ganz (age 17) of Carlsbad High School wins first place in Men’s Shortboard Division at the Interscholastic Surfing Federation (ISF) contest for all Southern California Coastal High Schools held at Moonlight Beach on Sunday October 18, 2009. Ganz, who is a Senior at CHS is looking forward to this year’s five […]

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10.22.09

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Upsets Abound On Opening Day of Rip Curl Pro Search Competition

MOLHE LESTE, Peniche/Portugal (Thursday, October 22, 2009) – The Rip Curl Pro Search got underway today in clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) wedging righthanders at Molhe Leste, where the world’s best surfers carved, snapped and aired their way through the opening eight heats of Round 1. Event No. 9 of 10 on the 2009 ASP […]

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10.22.09

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Rip Curl Pro Search Elimination Round 1 ON at Mohle Leste

MOHLE LESTE, Peniche/Portugal (Thursday, October 22, 2009) – Round 1 of the Rip Curl Pro Search is set to commence this morning at 9:30am, with surfers doing battle in the wedging two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves on offer at the backup site of Mohle Leste. Event No. 9 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World […]

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10.21.09

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Great Waves and Big Crowd for WiLDCOAST’s 6th Annual Dempsey Ocean Festival and Surf Contest

With more than 180 participants, the 6th Annual WiLDCOAST Dempsey Holder Memorial Ocean Festival and Surf Contest was the largest surfing competition ever held in South San Diego County. On Sunday October 18 on the south side of the Imperial Beach Pier, more than 500 spectators lined the beach to watch surfers from all over […]

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10.21.09

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2009 Nelscott Reef Tow-In Surfing Competition Is On

Contest to be held on Thursday October 22, 2009 LINCOLN CITY, Oregon, October 18, 2009. The event status has been changed from Yellow to Green for the 2009 Nelscott Reef Tow In Classic and Big Wave Paddle In. Organizers made the call tonight for the event to be held on Thursday October 22, 2009. “After […]

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10.21.09

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Massive Surf Destroys Primary Site, Rip Curl Pro Search Off for Today

PENICHE, Portugal (Wednesday, October 21, 2009) – No shortage of action at the Rip Curl Pro Search as high seas and heavy storms destroyed the event structure at the primary site of Supertubos last night before dealing out unruly six-to-eight foot (2 metre) surf at the backup site of Lagido. Event No. 9 of 10 […]

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10.20.09

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Heavy Rain and Stormy Seas Force Lay Day for Rip Curl Pro Search

PENICHE, Portugal (Tuesday, October 20, 2009) – Stormy seas and heavy rain have forced event organizers to call a second, consecutive lay day for the Rip Curl Pro Search. Stop No. 9 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Rip Curl Pro Search experienced bigger waves on offer this morning but opted not […]

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10.19.09

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2009 Xcel Pro Presented by Honolua Will Send Winner to Tahiti

Contest Champ Earns Trip, Entry into VonZipper Teahupoo Trials 2010 HALEIWA, OAHU, HAWAII – OCTOBER 19, 2009 – The 2009 Xcel Pro Presented by Honolua is set to kick off the North Shore’s winter surf season in style, with a waiting period set for October 30 through November 10. In addition to a chunk of […]

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10.19.09

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Lay Day Called for Rip Curl Pro Search

PENICHE, Portugal (Monday, October 19, 2009) – After assessing conditions throughout the morning, event organizers have opted to call a lay day for the Rip Curl Pro Search with only inconsistent two-to-three foot (1 metre) surf on offer at Supertubos. Event No. 9 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Rip Curl Pro […]

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10.18.09

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Hobgood Leads Americans to Rip Curl Pro Search

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Sunday, October 18, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Tour is heading to Portugal for the ninth of 10 ASP Dream Tour events this season and C.J. Hobgood (Satellite Beach, FL), 30, who is currently rated fourth in the world, is the top American entering the event. Hobgood, who […]

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