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6.30.11

Contest Wire

Australia’s Best Longboarders Head West For ASP LQS Whalebone Classic

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/Australia (Wednesday, 29 June, 2011) – The 14th Annual Whalebone Classic is the final of four regional ASP World Longboarding Qualifying Series events and is the last chance for Australia’s best loggers to gain qualification points for the 2011 World Longboard Tour. The Whalebone Classic will be held at Cottesloe, Perth from 16th – […]

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6.29.11

Industry News

Hawaiian George Downing to Join Surfers’ Hall of Fame

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Hawaiian George Downing, a pioneering big wave rider, innovative board shaper, Waikiki beachboy, mentor, contest director and all-around waterman, is among the 2011 inductees to the Surfers’ Hall of Fame. Downing joins Taylor Knox, Chuck Linnen and Simon Anderson in having their hand and footprints immortalized in cement for the ages […]

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6.29.11

Contest Wire

Second Stop of the 2011 Nixon WTA Headed to South Africa

Jeffreys Bay slated as the next stop of the Billabong Pro

ENCINITAS, CA-The second stop of this year’s Nixon WTA (Winner-Takes-All) will be held at the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay, July 14-24. As one of the favored venues for the WCT, Jeffreys Bay has the potential to generate high heat scores due to the nature of the wave, making it favorable for riders to showcase everything […]

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6.29.11

Contest Wire

Time to Win or Pack your Bags at the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games

On another day of fun, playful waves at Playa Venao, it was the tale of two destinies for the competitors of the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games. Victory for 18 surfers in the Main Event for each division at Podium 1, and goodbyes for 48 surfers eliminated in the Open Men Repechage at Podium 2. […]

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6.29.11

Industry News

Roxy and Neutrogena Team Up to Promote Healthy Skin

This past weekend, Neutrogena and Roxy teamed up to bring awareness to skin health with a weekend of surf, sun, music, wining, and dining in Malibu. Media and celebrities were privy to a Friday evening dinner at Gladstones in Pacific Palisades, followed by an intimate performance by Costa Rican singer/songwriter Debi Nova. On Saturday, slathered […]

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6.29.11

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Meet the Newest Addition to the Body Glove Family, Matt Pagan

Redondo Beach, CA – June 28, 2011 – Body Glove is excited to welcome Matt Pagan to the family. This South Bay local joins the Body Glove crew as a full package rider sporting Body Glove wetsuits and apparel. Pagan has worked hard on his craft, having first learned to surf with his dad when […]

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6.27.11

Contest Wire

Race for the Billabong ISA World Team Trophy Commences in Panama

The annual Billabong ISA World Surfing Games got underway today at Playa Venao’s perfect three-to-five foot lefts and rights. The race for the Fernando Aguerre ISA World Team Trophy has begun with 27 countries in contention, which over the next six days will narrow down to only one champion of the premiere world team surfing […]

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6.24.11

Industry News

Dive in to Sport Chalet’s 2nd Annual Treasure Hunt

The clues are being revealed for Scuba divers to start their search

For Immediate Release Contact: Jacqueline Collard, Sr. Marketing Manager (818) 949-5403 Los Angeles, CA – (June 10, 2011) - Sport Chalet, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPCHA, SPCHB) in cooperation with TUSA, Aqua Lung, Body Glove, Mares, Sherwood, Pelican and Sea Pearls, invites Scuba divers to find one of six sunken treasure bars valued at (1) $5,000, (2) […]

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6.23.11

Contest Wire

Quiksilver Crowns Cameron Richards 2011 ‘King of the Groms’ Regional Winner

U.S. Winners To Compete In Quiksilver 'King of the Groms' Global Finals In France This Fall

Huntington Beach, Calif. (June 22, 2010)- Quiksilver crowned Cameron Richards 2011 ‘King of the Groms’ winner in Huntington Beach on Monday in a competition that saw some massive wave destruction by 64 of the top groms in the country, ages 8-16. In addition to winning the title and a $900 cash prize, 16-year-old Cameron will […]

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