Industry News

5.10.11

Contest Wire

Billabong Rio Pro Commences Tomorrow

BARRA DA TAJUCA, Rio De Janeiro/ Brazil (Tuesday, May 10, 2011) – The waiting period for the Billabong Rio Pro begins tomorrow, May 11 and with a promising swell expected to ignite the beach breaks of Brazil there is a good chance that the ASP Top 34 could kick things off straight away at the […]

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5.10.11

Industry News

Quiksilver Extends Dane Reynolds Sponsorship

Huntington Beach, Calif. (May 9, 2011)- Quiksilver today announced that it has extended and expanded its sponsorship of Dane Reynolds, a leading force in the world of progressive surfing, through 2017. Reynolds, 25, of Ventura, California, and Quiksilver reached agreement earlier this week on the new global deal which extends Dane’s contract with the elite […]

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5.10.11

Industry News

Come Celebrate Melissa Porter and Support Walu International

Give Back in Style: On Wednesday, May 11th from 8pm-12pm, join Bar West as they memorialize and honor Melissa by carrying on her passion to make a difference in the world and improve the lives of others. A $10 donation is suggested at the door which will include one free drink and appetizer per person. […]

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5.5.11

Industry News

Otto Flores Joins Dragon as Puerto Rico Ambassador

Carlsbad, CA (March 7, 2011) - Dragon is proud to announce the appointment of Otto Flores to the international surf program. Otto will be an ambassador of surf and fun for the Puerto Rico area as well as be a major force in and out of the water for Dragon. Along with being one of […]

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5.3.11

Contest Wire

Hurley Acquires Hobie Apparel License

“Hobie by Hurley” starts a new chapter in the iconic brand’s storied legacy

COSTA MESA, CA. — May 3, 2011 — Two of the most innovative names in surfing — Hobie and Hurley — announced today that they are joining forces on a new line of men’s apparel. The partnership and resulting product will help support the near 60-year-old brand’s unequaled assortment of ocean-based sporting equipment. “Since my […]

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5.2.11

Contest Wire

ASP PRIME Nike 6.0 Lowers Pro Begins Tomorrow

SAN CLEMENTE, California/USA (Monday, May 2, 2011) – The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) PRIME Nike 6.0 Lowers Pro is set to host some of surfing’s biggest names at the fabled cobblestone pointbreak of Lower Trestles in San Clemente, Califorina beginning tomorrow, May 3, 2011. Accompanying the Nike 6.0 Lowers Pro will be the ASP […]

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5.2.11

Contest Wire

Red-Hot ASP Women’s World Title Race Hits Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic

DEE WHY, New South Wales/Australia (Monday, May 2, 2011) – The Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic, Event No. 4 of 7 on the 2011 ASP Women’s World Title season, is set to commence tomorrow, ushering in the latest installment of the red-hot ASP Women’s World Title Race. The richest event on the 2011 ASP Women’s World […]

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5.2.11

Contest Wire

Keanu Asing Wins ASP 1-Star Unsound Pro Junior in New York

LONG BEACH, New York / USA (Friday, April 29, 2011) – Keanu Asing (Ewa Beach, HI), 17, earned top honors at the ASP 1-Star Unsound Pro Junior in an electric final that saw the young Hawaiian unleash powerful backhand surfing on several lefthanders. Asing got the best of a flurry of exchanges over fellow finalists […]

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5.2.11

Contest Wire

Sally Fitzgibbons Takes Back-To-Back Wins at Subaru Pro in New Zealand

TARANAKI, New Plymouth/New Zealand (Saturday, April 30, 2011) – Sally Fitzgibbons, (AUS), 20, has well and truly shaken the proverbial ‘runner-up-monkey’ off her back, taking her second consecutive elite tour victory, winning the ASP Subaru Pro TSB Bank Women’s Surf Festival in Taranaki, New Zealand today. Fresh off her maiden victory at Bells Beach last […]

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