Industry News

7.29.11

Industry News

4th Annual Supergirl Pro Junior Surf Contest Rides the Waves in Oceanside, CA August 13.

World’s Top Pros Gather for the Only 6-Star Asp Pro Junior Contest in North America

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 22, 2011) – The 4th Annual Supergirl Pro Junior surf contest will hit the waves in Oceanside, CA, on August 13, with one of the biggest contests in Pro Junior history. Sixteen of the best 20-year-old-and-under female surfers in the world will be competing for the coveted Supergirl cape in the […]

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7.29.11

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R A E N Optics Launches New Website and New Styles

Encinitas, CA-based boutique eyewear brand, R A E N optics has the 2011 season in full focus with today’s launch of their new website. A fresh look with optimized user capability, R A E N invites the World Wide Web to explore art, culture, fashion, and one stellar lineup of hand-crafted optics. THE LOOK Besides […]

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7.29.11

Industry News

Pacifico Makes Waves At U.S. Open Of Surfing

Pacifico Hits the Beach with Cab Vouchers and Free Rickshaw Rides; Opportunities to Meet U.S. Open of Surfing Champion Brett Simpson [Huntington Beach, CA] – Pacifico beer will make a splash at the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, Calif., July 30-August 7, 2011, offering free rides, opportunities to meet 2010 U.S. Open Surfing […]

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7.29.11

Industry News

Colin Moran and Ian Crane Sign with Ocean & Earth

Ocean & Earth International are extremely proud to announce 4 year USA Surf Team member Colin Moran will continue surfing for the 30 year old heritage surf brand; but now as the newest member of the International Pro Team. “I am so stoked to be on the International Team along side of incredible surfers like […]

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7.29.11

Industry News

Vans Launches Custom Boardshort Program, Vans Powered by Shortomatic

Delivers Custom Vans Boardshorts in a Wide Array of Colors and Patterns in Just a Few Short Weeks

Cypress, CA (July 28, 2011) – Vans and Shortomatic introduce our premium custom boardshort program, Vans Powered by Shortomatic, now live at www.vans.com/customboardshorts. Vans Powered by Shortomatic allows one to design their own version of Vans’ popular Era Classic boardshorts choosing from an array of 16 colors, six customizable patterns and four vintage prints plus […]

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7.28.11

Industry News

Taylor Knox Surf Training Day

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7.27.11

Industry News

New Martin Ambassador: Donovan Frankenreiter

Donovan is a pro surfer (15 year veteran), sponsored by major brands such as Billabong, Verizon, Chrysler GM, Coors Light to name a few. Our competitors (Gibson, Taylor, Fender) have been pursuing Donovan for years to play their acoustics but he is a MARTIN MAN indeed! He is also a talented musician having put out […]

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7.27.11

Industry News

New Record for Hawaiian Islands Vintage Surf Auction

HONOLULU – (July 25, 2011) – The sixth biennial Hawaiian Islands Vintage Surf Auction, presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection, took place in Honolulu on Saturday with $650,000 in vintage surfboards and memorabilia changing hands before a capacity crowd at the Blaisdell Center. A new auction item record was set: $41,000 for a 1920, 9’0″ John […]

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7.25.11

Contest Wire

Volcom and ASP Bring the World’s Best Surfers Back to Fiji in 2012 and Beyond

CLOUDBREAK, Tavarua/Fiji (Monday, July 25, 2011) – ASP International and Volcom are pleased to announce the return of the world’s best surfers to one of the most perfect waves on the planet with the confirmation of the Volcom Fiji Pro to the 2012 ASP World Title season. The contest will mark Volcom’s first ASP World […]

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7.22.11

Contest Wire

ASP Top 34 Endure Record Nine Calls Before Lay Day Decided at Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay

JEFFREYS BAY, South Africa (Friday, July 22, 2011) – After enduring a record nine calls throughout the day, the world’s best surfers were relieved at 3pm this afternoon when event organizers at the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay called competition off for the day. Event No. 4 of 11 on the 2011 ASP World Title season, […]

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