Industry News

4.6.11

Contest Wire

Parkes Captures Inaugural ASP Pro Junior Victory at TNS Rangiroa Pro Junior

AVATORUA, Rangiroa / French Polynesia (Tuesday April 5, 2011) - Garrett Parkes (Byron Bay, NSW, Australia) 17, secured the first ASP Pro Junior victory of his career taking down former World Junior Champion Dean Bowen (South Coast, NSW, Australia) in the final of the ASP 5 Star TNS Rangiroa Pro Junior in French Polynesia today.

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4.6.11

Contest Wire

Slater Captivates Crowd on Day Three of ASP PRIME Telstra Drug Aware Pro Margaret River

MARGARET RIVER, Western Australia (Wednesday, April 6, 2011) – 10 – Time ASP World Champion and surfing legend Kelly Slater (USA) made a highly anticipated return to the south-west corner of Australia, pulling on a contest jersey at the Telstra Drug Aware Pro at Margaret River for the first time since 1993. Slater had only

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4.5.11

Industry News

Electric Visual Announces the Release of the Shaker

San Clemente, California – April 2011 Pure octane, pure performance, and pure pride… Derived from a time when men had 8 cylinders and at least three women, a time when all it took was a glimpse at the throttle to crush the non-believers. With the style of a GTO, the grunt of a Charger, and

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4.5.11

Contest Wire

Defending Event Champion Chelsea Hedges Survives Close Call while Owen Wright Falls at Telstra Drug Aware Pro

MARGARET RIVER, Western Australia (Tuesday, April 5, 2011) - Defending Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 6-Star Telstra Drug Aware Pro women’s champion Chelsea Hedges (AUS/Gold Coast) survived a very tight round three heat to advance through to the final 12 surfers. Hedges was in third place in her heat with just a minute remaining but

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4.4.11

Industry News

Greg Long to be Honored as SIMA’s Waterman of the Year

Congratulations are in order for Greg Long, who’ll be honored as Waterman of the Year at the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) Waterman’s Weekend in August 2011. Hailing from San Clemente, California, Long is at the forefront of big wave surfing, advancing the sport while giving back through his involvement with community groups and environmental

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4.4.11

Industry News

Kelly Slater Wins DC’s Destructive Creatures Contest

Congratulations to pro surfer Kelly Slater for winning DC’s Destructive Creatures Contest. The contest recognized the “Most Destructive” moves from the Quiksilver Pro 2011 Gold Coast. When the Quiksilver Pro contest ended DC posted the top three “Destructive Move” videos on its Facebook page at and hosted a one-week voting contest amongst its 4.5

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4.4.11

Contest Wire

Nick Rupp Wins ASP 1-Star DNA Energy Pro Junior

NEW SMYRNA BEACH INLET, Florida / USA (Sunday, April 03, 2011) – Nick Rupp (Ocean Isle Beach, NC), 18, has won the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 1-Star DNA Energy Pro Junior over fellow finalists Noah Schweizer (New Smyrna Beach, FL), 14, Evan Geiselman (New Smyrna Beach, FL), 17, and Californian Luke Davis (Capistrano Beach,

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4.1.11

Industry News

Neff Welcomes Evan Geiselman

Dear Evan, Welcome to the NEFF Family, your a rad kid and were hyped to work together for years to come.” Peace, Shaun Neff “Yeah Shaun, I’m extremely excited to be apart of the Neff family and the years to come should be great. Just want to thank you guys for giving me the opportunity

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3.31.11

Industry News

Body Glove Hand in Hand for Japan Tsunami Relief

The March 11th earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan has turned out to be the worst in recent history. The hard-hit areas do not have enough food, water electricity or heat and now they have the fear and consequences of nuclear fallout. Body Glove has a long and proud history with Japan and its amazing

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3.31.11

Industry News

Surfrider Foundation San Diego Chapter 11th Annual Art Gala Helps the Community Prevent Water Pollution

March 22, 2011 – San Diego, Calif. – Surfrider Foundation San Diego Chapter engages the community to help protect local beaches, ocean and waterways. With core campaigns and programs in Clean Water, Beach Access, Beach Preservation and Protecting Special Places, the organization coordinates various local initiatives, including workshops on Ocean Friendly Gardens. All campaigns and

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