Industry News

6.16.11

Contest Wire

Mr Price Pro Ballito to Host South African Surfing Icon Shaun Tomson

BALLITO, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa (Wednesday, June 15, 2011) – South African surfing legend and South Africa’s only world surfing champion Shaun Tomson (Santa Barbara, California) returns to Ballito in July to attend the world’s longest running professional surfing event, the R 1.7 Million Mr Price Pro Ballito. Formerly known as the Gunston 500, Tomson […]

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6.15.11

Contest Wire

ASP Stars Hit the Books in Between Contests

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Wednesday, 15 June, 2011) – The life of a professional surfer may not be life you expected. Sure there’s sponsorship dollars (for some), trips to exotic waves in far off lands, an endless array of surfboards at your disposal, magazine photo shoots and celebrity status. But what happens when the spotlight fades, if […]

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6.15.11

Industry News

Reef Welcomes Mikala Jones to the Team

(Carlsbad, CA) June 14th, 2011 – Reef is pleased to officially announce the addition of Mikala Jones, the ultimate ‘Modern Gypsy’, to the team, as he will represent both footwear and apparel around the globe. Acclaimed for his graceful and versatile style of free surfing, Reef is proud to have Mikala fill a unique spot […]

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6.15.11

Industry News

Ocean Minded, Inc. Announces ‘Be Ocean Minded in Samoa’ Sweepstakes

SAN CLEMENTE, CA—JUNE 8, 2011— Ocean Minded, Inc. is thrilled to announce a sweepstakes to win a trip to Samoa! The ‘Be Ocean Minded in Samoa’ sweepstakes runs through July 5th and is in partnership with the Samoa Tourism Authority, and Air Pacific. Participants are invited to enter at www.oceanminded.com and two lucky winners and […]

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6.14.11

Contest Wire

Quiksilver Signs on as Title Sponsor for the  Surfing America 2011 USA Championships This June

U.S. Surfers Compete for Top Spots on the 2012 PacSun USA Surf Team; Surfline.com to Distribute Live Webcast Coverage

San Juan Capistrano, Calif. – June 14, 2011 – Surfing America is pleased to announce that Quiksilver has signed on for title sponsorship of the USA Championships, the week-long event that brings the top U.S. junior surfing champions to California to compete for a place on the 2012 PacSun USA Surf Team. This year’s USA […]

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6.14.11

Contest Wire

Nat Young Takes Top Honours on Day One of ASP PRIME Quiksilver Pro Portugal

RIBEIRA D’ILHAS/ERICEIRA, Portugal (Tuesday, June 14, 2011) – The opening day of the ASP PRIME Quiksilver Pro Portugal witnessed two intense sessions of surfing separated by the high tide with Nat Young (Santa Cruz, CA) 19, leading the stacked international field of elite surfers in rippable 3-4ft (1m) right-handers at Ribera D’Ilhas. The ASP PRIME […]

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6.14.11

Industry News

Surftech Names New Chief Executive Officer

Santa Cruz, Calif. – June 14, 2011 - Surf Technicians, LLC (“Surftech”), a leading innovator, designer and developer of the highest performing surf and stand-up paddle boards sold worldwide has announced today that Huntley Dornan has been appointed as the company’s new President and CEO. Dornan is an avid surfer who brings a decade of […]

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6.14.11

Contest Wire

Kanoa Igarashi Dominates 1st Stop of the Rip Curl GromSearch presented by H2O Overdrive

This past weekend saw the Rip Curl GromSearch movement roar back to life as the inaugural West Coast Qualifier was in full swing at 9th Street Huntington Beach. The talent was stacked, and names like Kalani David, Colin Moran, Kanoa Igarashi, and Jake Marshall are a few that demonstrated their heavy-hitter reputations are well-founded. Despite […]

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6.13.11

Contest Wire

Courtney Conlogue Wins ASP 6-Star Estoril Surf & Music Billabong Girls Pro

PRIA DO GUICHO, Estoril Portugal (Saturday, June 11, 2011) – Courtney Conlogue (Santa Ana CA, USA) 18, has won the ASP 6-Star Estoril Surf & Music Billabong Girls Pro defeating fellow Californian Lakey Peterson (Santa Barbara, USA) 16, in a closely contested final 14.00 to 9.73 in difficult wind affected 2ft peaks at the main […]

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6.10.11

Industry News

Chemistry Surfboards Kick Off to Summer BBQ

You’re invited to our annual kick off to summer factory showroom sale. We will have several new and used boards for sale and priced to move. We also will have a great selection of Chem apparel and surfboard accessories to purchase at low prices. This will be the 3rd time we have opened our factory/showroom […]

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