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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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10.18.09

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World's Best Surfers Prepare for Rip Curl Pro Search Start Tomorrow

PENICHE, Portugal (Sunday, October 18, 2009) – The Rip Curl Pro Search, Event No. 9 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, is set to commence tomorrow with solid waves forecast for the world’s best surfers to sink their teeth into. The third and final event of the 2009 European leg for the ASP […]

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10.18.09

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Marc Lacomare Places Second at Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge

FMG surfer and current European Pro Junior Champion Marc Lacomare, 19, from Hossegor, France, once again reached the final of the prestigious Oakley Global Junior Challenge, held at Keramas, Bali from October 7th to 17th. After making the final in 2008 where he was runner up to Hawaiian Dusty Payne, Marc had his sights firmly […]

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10.18.09

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Rip Curl Pro Search Eyes Solid Swell for Showdown in Portugal

PENICHE, Portugal (Saturday, October 17, 2009) – The Rip Curl Pro Search will culminate the European leg of the 2009 ASP World Tour in the wave abundant Portuguese region of Peniche, hosting the world’s best surfers from October 19 – 30, 2009. Event No. 9 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Rip […]

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10.16.09

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Brett Simpson Speaks about New Face of ASP for 2010

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Wednesday, October 14, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) is close to capping off the 2009 season and with the exciting changes set in place for ASP surfers for next year and beyond, Brett Simpson (Huntington Beach, CA), 24, current ASP WQS No. 6 and ASP Dream Tour hopeful, took […]

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10.16.09

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Inaugural O'Neill Cold Water Classic Canada Lands at Tofino

TOFINO, British Columbia (Friday, October 16, 2009) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star O’Neill Cold Water Classic Canada represents the fourth of five events on O’Neill’s 2009 Cold Water Series, and the inaugural event at Tofino on Vancouver Island will see the finest up-and-coming surfers battle for valuable ratings […]

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10.15.09

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Tiago Pires Wins Nixon WTA Mundaka

Tiago Pires (PRT) was officially declared the winner of Nixon’s third WTA (Winner-Takes-All) of 2009 for Longest Tube during The Billabong Pro Mundaka. Though the contest was rife with less than desired swell conditions, Pires managed to secure himself 2.81 seconds on the clock of barrel time and walked away the winner of a custom […]

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10.15.09

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Australian Sam Wrench Crowned 2009 Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge Champion

Sam Wrench today won the prestigious Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge 2009 final in excellent five-foot surf at Keramas River-moutMarc Lacomare. This victory netted Wrench $20,000, the biggest prize purse in Pro Junior surfing. The un-sponsored surfer entered the Bali event through an alternate ticket made available by fellow countryman Owen Wright, who pulled out […]

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