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4.12.11

Contest Wire

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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4.11.11

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Dane Reynolds Withdraws from Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California / USA (Monday, April 11, 2011) – Dane Reynolds (USA), 25, a leading force in the world of progressive surfing and No. 4 on last year’s ASP World Title Rankings, suffered a knee injury prior to the Billabong Pipe Masters in December, forcing the Californian to opt for surgery. While rehabbing the […]

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4.11.11

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Nike 6.0 Women’s Surf Movie: Leave a Message to Premiere May 2011

Today’s Top Young Talent Write a New Script for Surfing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Megan Koehn Tel: 503. 532. 6551 Email: megan.koehn@nike.com Beaverton, Oregon (April 11, 2011) – Nike 6.0 is proud to present its latest film project: Leave A Message. This all-women’s surf movie combines some of the hottest female surfing outside of the competition circuit and creates a truly progressive vision of what […]

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4.11.11

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Neil Blender Release Party at Vans by Thalia Surf Shop

The Vans by Thalia Surf Shop morphed into an art gallery with a very special exhibit by skate pioneer and artist Neil Blender on Thursday, April 7 in a celebration of Blender’s new apparel projects with Vans. Not often seen in public, Blender was on hand while party goers took in the latest from an […]

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4.11.11

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Slater, Fanning and Burrow Eye Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach for 2011 ASP World Title Campaigns

BELLS BEACH, Victoria/Australia (Tuesday, April 12, 2011) – With just one week remaining before the recommencement of the 2011 ASP World Title season, the world’s best surfers are gearing up for a gladiatorial clash in the iconic Victorian amphitheatre of Bells Beach for the 2011 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach presented by Ford Ranger. Running […]

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4.9.11

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Damien Hobgood Wins ASP PRIME Telstra Drug Aware Pro Margaret River

MARGARET RIVER, Western Australia (Saturday, April 9, 2011) - Floridian surfer and former ASP World Number 4, Damien Hobgood (Fl, USA) has claimed his sixth major ASP event victory by taking out the Prime-rated Telstra Drug Aware Pro ahead of local, Yadin Nicol (WA, AUS), at Margaret River in West Australia today. “I’ve been coming […]

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4.9.11

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USA Surfers Rule as Courtney Conlogue Wins ASP 6-Star Telstra Drug Aware Pro

MARGARET RIVER, Western Australia (Saturday April 9 2011) - A USA double win at Margaret River today when Courtney Conlogue (USA/Santa Ana/Orange County) won the Association of Surfing Professionals 6-Star rated Women’s Telstra Drug Aware Pro. Her win culminated the event and backed up the earlier win by Damien Hobgood (USA/Florida) in the Men’s. Conlogue […]

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4.8.11

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New Zealand’s Billy Stairmand Defeats 10-Time World Champion Kelly Slater at Telstra Drug Aware Pro

MARGARET RIVER, Western Australia (Friday, April 8, 2011) - Contrasting conditions at the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) PRIME rated Telstra Drug Aware Pro, Margaret River – the howling onshore winds and rain squalls from yesterday were swapped for a gentle offshore breeze and sunshine. With the swell still in the 8 to 10 foot […]

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4.7.11

Industry News

Dusty Payne Joins Forces with Vertra Elemental Resistance

HONOLULU – (April 6, 2011) –– Vertra Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Dusty Payne to it’s elite team of athletes joining the likes of 2x ASP World Champion Mick Fanning and fellow World Tour competitors Taylor Knox, Brett Simpson andAlana Blanchard along with International surfing icon Shane Dorian. Hailing from Lahaina on […]

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