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10.26.09

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Local Surfer Peter Devries Punts Top Scores at O'Neill Cold Water Classic Canada

TOFINO, British Columbia (Sunday, October 25, 2009) – The opening day of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 6-Star O’Neill Cold Water Classic Canada kicked off today in three-to-five foot (1.5 metre) surf at the primary site of Cox Bay and saw local surfer Peter Devries (Tofino, BC), 26, lead the international field of talent […]

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10.26.09

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ASP World Longboard Title to Be Decided at Oxbow World Longboard Maldives

An idyllic setting and perfect waves at Pasta Point in the Maldives set the scene for the final event of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Oxbow World Longboard Tour for 2009. As the second and final event to the 2009 ASP Oxbow World Longboard Tour, this event will decide the 2009 ASP World Longboard […]

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10.26.09

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Wright Ousts Slater During ASP World Title Shake-Up at Rip Curl Pro Search

The first 13 heats of Round 2 of the Rip Curl Pro Search were completed today in punchy three-to-four foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at the second backup site of Belgas. Despite the remoteness of the location, an estimated 20,000 fans showed up to compliment the hundreds of thousands online who watched the world’s […]

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10.26.09

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Rip Curl Surf And Music Festival 2009, Day 2

: A full day of surfing action on Kuta Beach at the Rip Curl Surf And Music Festival today saw the GromSearch finalists and Women’s Division finalists decided as well as two rounds of the Men’s Open Division completed before the sun went down on Bali’s most popular beach. The morning’s competition began at 7:30 […]

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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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