Industry News

10.5.11

Industry News

Jalian’s African Collection

Featuring A One-Time of Clothing & Accessories Made from Flotsam & Jetsam Gathered from the South African Coastline

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10.5.11

Industry News

Kona Surf Film Festival

The Big Island of Hawaii will once again host the Kona Surf Film Festival, now in its 8th Year! Running Dec. 2nd and 3rd, 2011 at the beautiful Maunalani Bay Hotel and Bungalows, the festival is a great community event that showcases the newest, most obscure, and most interesting surf films from around the world. This year the Festival will benefit the Seathos Foundation, a non-profit group committed to the health of our oceans. In addition to a great lineup of surf films, the Festival will feature surf art and live music both nights. Come check it out, send in your movies, or both!

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10.5.11

Contest Wire

Huge Upset on Day 3 of the Oakley World Pro Junior

Local Surfer Darmaputra Tonjo Eliminates Number Two Seed Nat Young

KERAMAS, Bali/Indonesia (Wednesday, October 5, 2011) -The Oakley World Pro Junior Bali moved to Keramas for day three of competition. Bali’s famous right-hand reef break pumped out 4 – 6 foot sets for the remaining heats of the Men’s Round 1 and the first four heats of the man-on-man elimination Round 2. Darmaputra Tonjo (IND) […]

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10.4.11

Contest Wire

Action Packed Day of Surfing at the Oakley World Pro Junior

CANGGU, Bali/Indonesia (Tuesday, 4 October, 2011)-­ The Oakley World Pro Junior Bali hit the water at Canggu today in rippable 3-foot surf. Performance levels went through the roof as all the surfers were eager to establish themselves as frontrunners for the 2011 Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Junior Title. Stop No. 1 of 3 […]

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10.4.11

Contest Wire

ACTION PACKED DAY OF SURFING AT THE OAKLEY WORLD PRO JUNIOR BALI

CANGGU, Bali/Indonesia (Tuesday, 4 October, 2011) – The Oakley World Pro Junior Bali hit the water at Canggu today in rippable 3-foot surf. Performance levels went through the roof as all the surfers were eager to establish themselves as frontrunners for the 2011 Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Junior Title. Stop No. 1 of […]

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10.3.11

Contest Wire

C.J. Hobgood Defeats Nate Yeomans to Win ASP PRIME Billabong Azores Islands Pro

Sao Miguel, Azores Islands (Saturday, October 1, 2011) – C.J. Hobgood (Melbourne, Florida, USA) 32, has won the ASP PRIME Billabong Azores Islands defeating Nate Yeomans (San Clemente, CA) 30, in an epic encounter which came down to an explosive final seven minutes with the lead changing, 17.53 to 15.33 in tricky 3-4ft wind affected […]

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9.30.11

Industry News

New Fin Company Launches Screwless Fin System

Fin-S has been working closely with top board manufacturers like Lost Surfboards. About the Fin-S system, Lost's master shaper Matt Biolos says, "The fin system market hasn't moved forward in years. The current leaders have developed fantastic arrays of aftermarket fins, but the actual insertion systems have remained static. The Fin-S system is a step forward in tool-less insertion and removal of fins and has a smooth and tight connection. Many of our team riders and I are excited to use this new choice in removable fins."

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9.30.11

Contest Wire

¬The Quiksilver City Of Newport Beach Championships Presented By Jack’s Surfboards Goes Down at 54th Street

Huntington Beach, CA (September 27, 2010) - For more than two decades, the Quiksilver City of Newport Beach Championships presented by Jack’s Surfboards has arrived with the final days of summer and is always met with open arms and toothy grins by Orange County surfers and fans alike. Paying homage to the Hottest 100 Yards […]

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9.28.11

Industry News

Team Primo Eyes World Championship at Molokai Hoe Paddling Race

In what is regarded as the most prestigious event in long-distance outrigger canoe paddling, Hawaii’s Team Primo is readying themselves for an event win over their Tahitian counterparts as they train like there’s no tomorrow for the 59h annual Molokai Hoe race, taking place on October 9.

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9.27.11

Industry News

Medina Re-Signs Multi Year Deal with Rip Curl

Gabriel Medina (BRA), 17, has turned heads in the surfing world over the last two years as an absolutely dominant force on the international stage of ASP PRIME and 6-Star events. Medina’s valiant effort has earned him the right to compete among surfing’s finest despite his young age and last week saw the young Brazilian put on an impressive opening performance at the Hurley Pro at Trestles. Medina’s future continues to look bright and the high-flying goofy-footer just locked down a new multi-year contract with his main sponsor, Rip Curl.

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