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10.6.09

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Grom's Go Mad at Medewi in Rip Curl GromSearch-5

At 7 am on Sunday morning October 5th at the scenic fishing village of Medewi in Northwest Bali, dozens of groms who had traveled from all over Bali and Nusa Lembongan lined up together with the local Medewi groms to sign up and compete in the fifth regional Rip Curl Gromsearch event of 2009. Looking […]

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10.6.09

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Lay Day Called For Billabong Pro Mundaka

MUNDAKA, Euskadi (Tuesday, October 6, 2009) – A lay day has been called for the Billabong Pro Mundaka, with only small one-to-two foot (0.5 metre) waves and high tide conditions on offer this morning. Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pro Mundaka commenced competition yesterday at the primary […]

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10.5.09

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Contestable Conditions Forecast for Start of Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge Holding Period

(Foothill Ranch, Calif., Oct. 5, 2009) – Surf forecasts predict contestable conditions for the beginning of the 10-day holding period for the second annual Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge in Bali, Indonesia, October 7-17, 2009. Starting small in the 3-5 foot range in the beginning of the week, the Southwest swell is expected to increase […]

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10.5.09

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Patrick Gudauskas Finishes Runner-Up at ASP 6-Star Local Motion Guaruja Surf Pro

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Monday, October 5, 2009) – Patrick Gudauskas (San Clemente, CA), 23, nearly claimed the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6- Star Local Motion Guaruja Surf Pro, earning a second place finish behind Brazilian talent Renato Galvao (BRA). The impressive result by Gudauskas moves him up one notch on […]

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10.5.09

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Bacalso and Pires Standout On Opening Day of Billabong Pro Mundaka

MUNDAKA, Euskadi (Monday, October 5, 2009) – The Billabong Pro Mundaka, Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, completed the opening eight heats of Round 1 today in clean three-to-four foot (1 metre) waves at the primary venue. Opting to run the man-on-man elimination Round 1 format, the Billabong Pro Mundaka […]

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10.5.09

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Jim Beam Surftag Competition Makes U.S. Debut on the California Coast

WHAT: Teams of local surfers will hit the waves off Oceanside on Oct. 11 in the first Jim Beam® Surftag® U.S. National Series. In the relay competition, each surfer must catch three waves and then return to the beach to tag the next team member. Sunday, Oct. 11 will be the last of three qualifying […]

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10.5.09

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Billabong Pro Mundaka Elimination Round 1 ON at Famed Lefthander

MUNDAKA, Euskadi (Monday, October 5, 2009) – Round 1 of the Billabong Pro Mundaka has been called ON this morning with clean three-to-four foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves on offer at the world-class lefthander. Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pro Mundaka will be activating the new […]

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10.1.09

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Surfers from Netherlands and Belgium to Hold Freesurf Contest in Morocco

For the first time ever, the best surfers from Belgium and The Netherlands are united for a freesurfing contest. No 20 minute heats in sloppy conditions, but 9 full days on the best moments to show their best moves! As our basecamp is in Imsouane, we have not only one of the longest points in […]

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9.30.09

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Darren Handley with Secrets to Fanning's Recent Success

A modified signature pro model and a new FCS fin template have Fanning in the World Title hunt following back to back WCT wins! Check out the interview with Mick Fanning’s shaper, Darren Handley at http://www.basesurfboards.com/news_detail/show/id/139

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9.29.09

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Four Wildcards Announced for Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge in Bali

Field of 18 Top Juniors to Vie for the Richest Prize Purse in Junior Surfing ($75K Total; $20K for First Place) (Foothill Ranch, Calif., Sept. 29, 2009) – Four wildcards have been announced for the second annual Oakley Pro Junior Global Challenge in Bali, Indonesia, October 7-17, 2009. The final showdown event, the culmination of […]

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