Industry News

3.17.11

Contest Wire

Vans Pier Classic Upgrades to ASP 4-Star, Draws Surfing’s Top Names

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Tuesday, March 15, 2011) – After several years as an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 2-Star event, the Vans Pier Classic presented by Jack’s Surfboards has upgraded to an ASP 4-Star and this year’s contest is set to host a handful of ASP World Tour talent at Huntington Beach Pier from March […]

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3.17.11

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Noll Surfboards Flagship Store Grand Opening in San Clemente

San Clemente, California, (March 16, 2011) – Noll Surfboards is proud to announce the grand opening of its Flagship Store and will open with great celebration on Saturday, March 26th in San Clemente from 5pm – 10pm. Southern California artist Lorin Fleming will be there with some of his latest works, big-wave surfer Garrett McNamara […]

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3.17.11

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HOMEGROWN HAWAIIAN MASON HO JOINS ARNETTE SURF TEAM

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.; March 15, 2011 – Arnette is proud to announce that Hawaiian young gun Mason Ho is the newest member of its surf team family. “Mason is a great addition because he lives and breathes what Arnette is all about,” says Arnette Team and Events Manager Brent Bearden. “He is fun to be […]

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3.17.11

Industry News

Surfers, You Can Help the Relief Effort in Japan

The 9.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Japan on March 11, 2011, triggering a deadly tsunami, has left a massive path of devastation and has put Japan in a complete state of emergency. The death toll may reach 10,000 and thousands remain missing. It is estimated that roughly 100,000 children have been displaced and are at […]

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3.16.11

Industry News

The Paint Shop Artist Drew Brophy to Give Surfboard Painting Demonstrations

Sacred Craft Consumer Surf Expo Santa Cruz, CA

Surf lifestyle artist Drew Brophy is taking his new TV show, The Paint Shop LIVE to the Sacred Craft Consumer Surfboard Expo in Santa Cruz, California. Two painting demonstrations will be given by Brophy and filmed on-site for the show THE PAINT SHOP WITH DREW BROPHY, currently airing on local television in California. Brophy’s demonstrations […]

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3.16.11

Contest Wire

Pro Surfer to Host Maui’s Top Juniors at the 8TH Annual “Ian Walsh’s Menehune Mayhem” on Saturday, March 26th at Ho’okipa Beach, Maui

WHAT: Ian Walsh’s Menehune Mayhem is a one day surf event to pit Maui’s Top Junior Surfers in an all day competition. Awards will be given at the event for highest GPA for a boy and girl, the Eric Diaz Memorial Award and the Steve Cooney Memorial Award in which all competitors are eligible to […]

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3.14.11

Industry News

Sorted Surf Festival in Boscombe Beach – 19th-20th March.

It’s March, it’s Boscombe Beach – it can only mean one thing – the Sorted Surf Festival is back for its second year! On the 19th-20th March, Bournemouth will once again host the annual Sorted Surf Festival, with competitors from across the UK and further afield taking part in 4 events. The event is being […]

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3.14.11

Industry News

Big Wave Legend Shane Dorian Signs With Reef

(Carlsbad, CA) March 8th – 2011– Shortly after announcing the addition of Taylor Knox to its footwear roster, Reef is proud to now welcome surfing legend, Shane Dorian, to the team. Shane will represent Reef Footwear, and specifically Reef’s Supreme Collection of premium leather sandals, as he continues to chase and conquer big waves around […]

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3.10.11

Contest Wire

SURFER’S 2011 Oakley Surf Shop Challenge Series Launches This Friday, March 11 at Seaside Reef in Cardiff, CA

The First of Seven Regional Stops Highlights Some of the Sport's Strongest Talent Consisting of Shops from Oceanside to Imperial Beach

San Clemente, Calif. (March 9, 2011) — The first stop on SURFER’s 2011 Oakley Surf Shop Challenge (OSSC) is this Friday, March 11th at Seaside Reef in Cardiff, California. For the second time in the contest’s history, surfers from the Southwest region get to showcase their talents on their own turf. Last year, the contest […]

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3.10.11

Industry News

Champion Surfer and Accomplished Musician Rob Machado Announces US Concert Dates

Melali: The Drifter Sessions Surf Film Tour & Musical Performance by Machado's Melali Sessions Band

(Cardiff by the Sea, CA) Champion surfer Rob Machado announces a spring run of US tour dates in support of his film Melali: The Drifter Sessions. Rob Machado and his band Melali Sessions Band will kick off their tour on April 5th at the Belly Up in Solana Beach followed by a west and east […]

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