Industry News

7.1.11

Industry News

Vans x Captain Fin Co. at Thalia Surf Shop Invite – Thursday, July 7th

Please join us Thursday, July 7th to celebrate a very special collaboration between Vans and Captain Fin Co. with food, drinks and music! Art, photographs and surfboards created by Andrew Doheny and Alex Knost will also be on display. The party kicks off at 6:30pm. Hope to see you all there!

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6.30.11

Contest Wire

Current ASP World No. 1 Adriano de Souza Injures Knee in the Maldives

SAO PAULO, Brasil (Wednesday, June 29, 2011) – Adriano de Souza (BRA), 24, current ASP World No. 1, has been a busy man during the mid-season break. An extended stay in Northern Sumatra bore witness to some powerful surfing from the young natural-footer, but a secondary trip to the Maldives has put the Brazilian’s ASP

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6.30.11

Contest Wire

Australia Leads the Race for the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games

It was a day of extremes at the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games in Playa Venao, Panama. After enduring torrential downpours and several contest holds due to lightning, the competitors got the green light to finish off the day in glassy two-to-three foot wave conditions. With three days to go, the premiere world team surfing

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6.30.11

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On the Edge of the ASP Women’s World Tour with Sage Erickson

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California / USA (Wednesday, June 29, 2011) – Sage Erickson (USA), 20, has been teetering on the edge of qualification for the ASP Women’s World Tour for the past three years and 2011 has been a breakthrough year for the California talent. Erickson has notched two runner-up finishes in ASP 6-Star events this

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6.30.11

Contest Wire

Australia’s Best Longboarders Head West For ASP LQS Whalebone Classic

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Wednesday, 29 June, 2011) – The 14th Annual Whalebone Classic is the final of four regional ASP World Longboarding Qualifying Series events and is the last chance for Australia’s best loggers to gain qualification points for the 2011 World Longboard Tour. The Whalebone Classic will be held at Cottesloe, Perth from 16th –

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6.29.11

Industry News

Hawaiian George Downing to Join Surfers’ Hall of Fame

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Hawaiian George Downing, a pioneering big wave rider, innovative board shaper, Waikiki beachboy, mentor, contest director and all-around waterman, is among the 2011 inductees to the Surfers’ Hall of Fame. Downing joins Taylor Knox, Chuck Linnen and Simon Anderson in having their hand and footprints immortalized in cement for the ages

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6.29.11

Contest Wire

Second Stop of the 2011 Nixon WTA Headed to South Africa

Jeffreys Bay slated as the next stop of the Billabong Pro

ENCINITAS, CA-The second stop of this year’s Nixon WTA (Winner-Takes-All) will be held at the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay, July 14-24. As one of the favored venues for the WCT, Jeffreys Bay has the potential to generate high heat scores due to the nature of the wave, making it favorable for riders to showcase everything

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6.29.11

Contest Wire

Time to Win or Pack your Bags at the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games

On another day of fun, playful waves at Playa Venao, it was the tale of two destinies for the competitors of the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games. Victory for 18 surfers in the Main Event for each division at Podium 1, and goodbyes for 48 surfers eliminated in the Open Men Repechage at Podium 2.

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6.29.11

Industry News

Roxy and Neutrogena Team Up to Promote Healthy Skin

This past weekend, Neutrogena and Roxy teamed up to bring awareness to skin health with a weekend of surf, sun, music, wining, and dining in Malibu. Media and celebrities were privy to a Friday evening dinner at Gladstones in Pacific Palisades, followed by an intimate performance by Costa Rican singer/songwriter Debi Nova. On Saturday, slathered

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6.29.11

Industry News

Meet the Newest Addition to the Body Glove Family, Matt Pagan

Redondo Beach, CA – June 28, 2011 – Body Glove is excited to welcome Matt Pagan to the family. This South Bay local joins the Body Glove crew as a full package rider sporting Body Glove wetsuits and apparel. Pagan has worked hard on his craft, having first learned to surf with his dad when

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