Category: Surfing

Tough Times for Pro Women Surfers with No Vans Triple Crown Series, Low Prize Purses, Plus Who’s Confirmed for 2012 ASP Tour

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The Triple Crown in Hawaii is ramping up as the final stage for surfing competition, but this year, there are no women’s events. What this means for the state of surfing.

Americana Fashion’s Latest Subculture -Reflections of Past California

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A new twist on a retro culture, the latest mash-ups feature pure West Coast vibes. Here’s hot it’s inspiring fashion, footwear, collabs, art and style from this growing movement.

Quiksilver Pro NYC Delivers High Surf Drama, $1 Million-Dollar Purse, New Location for East Coast Surf Fans

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On the heels of Hurricane Irene, the event canceled its music festival portion, but got in the surf action with new swells from upcoming Hurricane Katia.

Surf Round-up: Kelly Slater Wins Epic Billabong Pro Tahiti at Teahupo’o; Quiksilver Pro NYC Change of Plans Due to Irene Damage at Long Beach

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Slater moves into the number one ranking again on the ASP World Tour thanks to Teahupo’o, but Irene takes its toll on what was to be an epic surf event for NYC.

Nike U.S. Open of Surfing Wraps-up with Kelly Slater and Sally Fitzgibbons Claiming First Places

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500,000 people descended on Huntington Beach, CA last weekend for the finals of mainland America’s biggest surfing competition.

Billabong’s Deisgn for Humanity Event Brings Music, Sports, and Cause-Related Fundraising Together Topped-off with an Epic, 70’s Inspired Beach Culture Runway Fashion Show

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Fast becoming a must-see event at the NY Street backlot at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, scores of industry players, fashionistas, musicians, and athletes gathered for a good cause.

New Dream Surf Break Found in Indo Tidal Bore by Rip Curl Search Team

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3-Time World Surfing Champ Tom Curren claims this is the biggest discovery in 20-year-olds of exploring for new waves. Surf industry goes richter.

Big-Wave Surfing Taken to New Limits as Jaws Gets Ski-Surfed Instead of Surfed-Surfed

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The progression of big-wave surfing has taken another leap as skier Chuck Patterson skis down the monster faces of Jaws in Maui.