Industry News

5.26.11

Industry News

Surf Epic Waves and Help Those in Need

“Wild East”, El Salvador May 2011… Azul Surf Club offers clean, comfortable accommodations next to some of El Salvador’s best surf breaks, pairing up your surf sessions with hands-on community improvement projects for some of the country’s most in-need areas. This boutique hotel offers all-inclusive packages, providing guests with unrivaled service and a completely unique […]

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5.24.11

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Paddlers and Spectators Shared the Aloha Spirit at the 3rd Annual OluKai Ho’olaule’a

Celebrating the ocean lifestyle, island culture, tradition, giving back and family

Maui, HI (May 23, 2011) - Last weekend marked the conclusion to the 3rd annual OluKai Ho’olaule’a, a two-day festival celebrating ocean lifestyle through competition, tradition, giving back and ‘Ohana. Over the weekend hundreds of competitors, enthusiasts, locals and visitors from around the world gathered on the North Shore of Maui to enjoy the Ho’olaule’a […]

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5.23.11

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Event Called for Saturday, May 28th; Kick Off of the 2011 Big Wave World Tour

Punta del Lobos, Pichilemu, Chile (May 23, 2011) - The 2011 Quiksilver Ceremonial Punta De Lobos Big Wave Invitational presented by Sony Ericsson and Suzuki has officially been called “ON” by Big Wave World Tour Contest Director Gary Linden for Saturday, May 28. “We are excited to kick off the 2011 Big Wave World Tour […]

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5.23.11

Contest Wire

K5 Pro/Am Surf Klassic Kicking off Summer

ENCINITAS, Calif., (May 20, 2011) – K5 Boardshops is hosting the 4th Annual K5 Pro/Am Surf Klassic Saturday May 29th at the legendary D Street break in Encinitas, CA. Presented by Volcom, Transworld Surf, Nixon, Reef, Lost, Dakine and Spy, the annual event attracts the top competitive pro and amateur surfers looking to grab a […]

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5.20.11

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Danny Fuller Night for Day

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5.20.11

Contest Wire

Adriano De Souza Wins Billabong Rio Pro, Leads ASP World Title Race

BARRA DA TIJUCA, Rio de Janeiro/Brazil (Friday, May 20, 2011) – Adriano de Souza (BRA), 24, has won the Billabong Rio Pro over Taj Burrow (AUS), 32, in tricky two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at Barra Da Tijuca and the win catapults the Brazilian atop the ASP World Title Rankings. The Billabong Rio Pro, stop […]

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5.20.11

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The Quiksilver ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Brings Together Top Junior Competitors in Punta Hermosa, Peru

Punta Hermosa, Peru (May 20, 2011) - The Quiksilver ISA World Junior Surfing Championship will be held from May 21 – 29 on the idyllic waves of Caballeros and Señoritas in Punta Hermosa, Peru. This “Olympic Style” event hosts over 250 male and female competitors, divided into teams from 27 countries. The under-18 contingent of […]

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5.19.11

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Paddlers and spectators Celebrate the Ocean at OluKai’s Ho’olaule’a

In its third year, the OluKai Ho’olaule’a features strong tailwind for competitors and rich lineup of cultural activities for everyone in attendance. Maui, HI (May 14, 2011) –The 3rd annual OluKai Ho’olaule’a stand up paddle race was held today Saturday May 14 2011, at Kanaha Beach Park, Maui, celebrating the ocean lifestyle, island culture, tradition, […]

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5.17.11

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World’s Best Surfers Ignite Aproador to Complete Round 1 of Billabong Rio Pro

APROADOR, Rio de Janeiro/Brazil (Tuesday, May 17, 2011) – After a week of lay-days, the world’s best surfers tore into consistently changing conditions at the lefthand pointbreak of Aproador to complete Round 1 of the Billabong Rio Pro. Stop No. 3 of 11 on the ASP World Title Series, the opening day of men’s competition […]

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5.17.11

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Xcel and University of Hawaii Cancer Center Launch Local Youth Skin Cancer Awareness Campaign

Public Service Announcement Debuted; $9,000+ Donation Presented

Xcel and University of Hawaii Cancer Center Launch Local Youth Skin Cancer Awareness Campaign Public Service Announcement Debuted; $9,000+ Donation Presented Xcel and the University of Hawaii Cancer Center have launched a statewide skin cancer prevention campaign, with the debut of a new public service announcement video and over $9,000 donation from Xcel to the […]

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