Industry News

12.1.11

Contest Wire

Seal Beach Surfing Championships

Seal Beach CA – Nov. 30th, 2011 For the last fourteen years the Seal Beach Lifeguard Association (SBLA) has held the annual surf contest, “The Seal Beach Surfing Championships”, to raise money for local charities. Past donations have gone to J.H. McGaugh Elementary, Project SEEK, and various others. As we enter into this year’s surf

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12.1.11

Industry News

Technobutter: New O’Neill Exclusive Neoprene ANOTHER INDUSTRY FIRST

SANTA CRUZ, CA (November 21st, 2011) - O'Neill Wetsuits is once again at the forefront of wetsuit technology. Technobutter is O'Neill's new, exclusive, and most advanced neoprene ever. In the same spirit of innovation as previous O'Neill industry firsts, such as the patented Z.E.N. Zip closure, Double Fluid Seam Weld, Triple XDS-Air neoprene, and SuperSeam Weld technology, this new material boasts a 17% lighter formula with 30% less water absorption, providing the pinnacle in lightweight, neoprene technology.

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12.1.11

Industry News

HURLEY AND CONTRAST MAGAZINE PRESENT ANTI CANVAS: A SHOWCASE OF BOARDSHORT ART FOR CHARITY

HONOLULU (December 1, 2011) – Hurley and Contrast Magazine are proud to present the third annual Anti Canvas: a showcase of boardshort art for charity on Friday Dec. 2, 2011. This year the event is moving to Nextdoor, which is located on 43 North Hotel Street. Doors will be open from 5-9:30 p.m. for the

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11.29.11

Contest Wire

Moody Sunset Dishes up Mixed Results at Vans World Cup of Surfing

HONOLULU (Nov. 28, 2011) – On the heels of yesterday’s surf-to-survive conditions, Sunset Beach served up tamer waves in the double-overhead range, but competition in the Vans World Cup of Surfing was no less intense. A $250,000 ASP Prime event, surfers from 16 nations are vying for critical end-of-year points here, but wild surf and

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11.28.11

Industry News

Mark Healey to be Featured at Surfer, The Bar’s Talk Story Session on November 30

Turtle Bay, Hawaii (November 28, 2011) As a venue for the North Shore and surfing world, Surfer, The Bar, located at Turtle Bay Resort, is pleased to announce that renowned big-wave hellmen Mark Healey will be participating as a speaker for their upcoming Talk Story Series. On the night of November 30, Healey, who hails

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11.28.11

Industry News

Thalia Surf Presents – The Wax Ball: Vol 2

The Wax Ball: A monthly music showcase hosted at The Marine Room, Laguna’s oldest bar [1930s] which happens to be owned by the towns mayor. Laguna is world renowned for its artists and creativity, but the town is void of any good music. 80s night and reggae parties dominate the scene and the local surf

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11.27.11

Contest Wire

Vans World Cup Turns Up the Triple Crown Heat

Sunset survival Vans World Cup gets off to an intense start Carissa Moore draws Sunny Garcia tomorrow.

HONOLULU (Nov. 27, 2011) – Life-threatening surf and intense conditions at Sunset Beach snapped competitors back to reality today as the first round of the $250,000 Vans World Cup of Surfing got underway in serious 10- to 12-foot waves. It also brought spectators out in droves, resulting in the largest crowd at Sunset Beach in

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11.23.11

Industry News

SURFRIDER Foundation Fundraiser

Surfrider Foundation Fundraiser on Oahu

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11.23.11

Industry News

RHYTHM Adds Eric Dranginis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Aengus Cawley Marketing Manager Rhythm USA 1-949-783-3111 gus@rhythmlivinusa.com November 21, 2011 Rhythm USA, Irvine CA. on November 21, 2011 is proud to announce the addition of Eric Dranginis to the Rhythm US Family. Growing up in a region known for it’s long flat spells just as much as it’s variety of

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11.23.11

Industry News

Haley Butcher Benefit with Warpaint

Haley’s Story: Before Haley became sick in October of 2010 – she was a very active, very fit, and very strong athlete who played Varsity Volleyball for her Huntington Beach high school. October 2010 – Haley was admitted into Long Beach Miller’s Children’s Hospital with fevers and pain upon breathing. The blood test results showed

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