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4.14.11

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Reigning ASP Champ Stephanie Gilmore Looks to Rebound at Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach

BELLS BEACH, Victoria/Australia (Friday, April 15, 2011) – The world’s best female surfers are poised to return to the competitive singlet with the second stop on the 2011 ASP Women’s World Title season, the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach presented by Ford Fiesta, from 19 – 25, 2011. With a fresh crop of talent […]

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4.14.11

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OluKai Ho’olaule’a to be Broadcast Nationally on Universal Sports, an NBC Sports Partnership

Ocean paddling enthusiasts all over the United States will have their eyes on Kanaha Beach Park, Maui for the 3rd annual OluKai Ho’olaule’a

Maui, HI (April 13, 2011) – The OluKai Ho’olaule’a elite Stand Up Paddle (SUP) and one-man Outrigger Canoe (OC1) races will be featured on Ocean Paddler TV, airing nationally to over 50 million households on Universal Sports Network, an NBC Sports Partnership. The OluKai Ho’olaule’a is a celebration of the ocean and cultures that surround […]

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4.14.11

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The World’s Best Big Wave Riders Descend on Chile for The 2011 Quiksilver Ceremonial Punta De Lobos Big Wave Invitational Presented by Sony Ericsson and Suzuki

First Stop on the 2011 Big Wave World Tour Kicks Off with a $20,000 Prize Purse

UNTA DE LOBOS, Pichilemu, Chile (April 13, 2011) - The Quiksilver Ceremonial Punta De Lobos Big Wave Invitational will commence this Spring with the world’s top big wave riders competing for a $20,000 prize purse during a contest window spanning April 1- May 31, 2011.  The first stop on the 2011 Big Wave World Tour, the […]

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4.14.11

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Thurso East Turns On for Opening Day of ASP 6-Star O’Neill Cold Water Classic Scotland

Thurso East – Scotland (Wednesday, April 13, 2011) – The opening day of the O’Neill Coldwater Classic Scotland, an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 6-Star event, saw some of the world’s top surfers offer incredible displays of surfing in clean 6ft (1.5m) barrelling rights at Thurso East. Cold winds and freezing waters were compensated with […]

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4.13.11

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Lay Day for Yop Reunion Surf Pro Junior

TROIS BASSINS, Reunion Island (Wednesday, April 13, 2011) – A new swell in the ten-foot (three-meter) range has hit Reunion Island and Trois-Bassins today, forcing event officials to call the event off for the day. With the main venue of Trois-Bassins not allowing any surf and some promising conditions for the remainder of the waiting […]

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4.13.11

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Olam Collaboration Press Release

Sunset Beach, CA. 4/11/2001 Nestled in Northern Orange County are two of the surfing world’s oldest and most iconic shops, Harbour Surfboards and Kanvas by Katin. These surfing establishments are now into their 52nd year of operation, both started in 1959. So it gives Olam great joy to announce that in collaboration with Harbour Surfboards […]

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4.12.11

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ASP 6-Star Action Hits Europe for O’Neill CWC Scotland Starting Wednesday

CAPBRETON, France(Monday, April 11, 2011) – First event of the 2011 ASP European Star Series, the ASP 6-Star O’Neill Cold Water Classic (CWC) Scotland will see its sixth edition start Wednesday in Thurso, Northern Scotland, and run through a seven-day waiting period of intense action. The coldest event on tour, the O’Neill CWC Scotland takes […]

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4.12.11

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Excellent Surf and Levels Displayed for Completion of Round 2 at Yop Reunion Pro Junior

TROIS BASSINS, Reunion Island (Monday, April 11, 2011) –The third day of action saw a rise of level and action at the ASP Men’s 3-Star Yop reunion Surf Pro Junior presented by Hollywood. With thirty-two men taking to the water and consistent walling-up five-foot (1.5 meter) waves breaking at Trois-Bassins, Europe’s top Under-21 athletes stepped-up […]

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4.12.11

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FUEL TV Airs Vans Triple Crown of Surfing on Tuesday, April 12 at 9pm ET/PST

LOS ANGELES, California / USA (Monday, April 11, 2011) - Airing Tuesday, April 12 at 9:00 PM ET/PT, FUEL TV will showcase the “Vans Triple Crown of Surfing: A.I./Kelly Slater/Parko Show.” The 28th annual Vans Triple Crown of Surfing was presented by Rockstar Energy Drink. Don’t miss the one-hour tribute to the late Andy Irons’ […]

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