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HOURTIN, France (Friday, August 15, 2008) – Some four foot (1.2 meter) waves and beautiful weather greeted competitors for the kick off of the Kana Miss Cup, an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-2 Women’s Pro Junior event, running until Sunday, August 17.
HOSSEGOR, France (Monday, August 18, 2008) – The ladies of the ASP Top 17 will spring back into action in the coming weeks, invading the high-performance beachbreaks of Hossegor, France for the Rip Curl Pro Mademoiselle running from August 28 through September 1, 2008.
LACANAU, France (Friday, August 15, 2008) – Clean three foot (one meter) waves, some sun and light winds were the setting of Day 4 of the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro, and it was another day of great action at the French surf town. Round 4 was completed in front of a massive crowd and 24 men only remain in contention for
LACANAU, France (Thursday, August 14, 2008) – Top seeds and barrels attracted massive crowds for Day 3 of the ASP WQS 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro and it was another marathon day with 25 heats wrapped up in clean four to five foot (1.2 to 1.5 meter) waves. From current ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) ratings’ leaders to ASP World Tour campaigners, world class surfers displayed some hot action.
LACANAU, France (Wednesday, August 13, 2008)- The second day of the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro witnessed some tough action today with Heats 1 to 20 of Round 2 being completed in messy solid four to six foot (1.2 to 2 meter) waves at Lacanau.
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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ – On the Saturday of August 16th (Rain Dates: Aug. 17th, 23rd, and 24th), EastCoastBodyboarding.com (ECBB) and the United States Bodyboarding Association (USBA) will host a day-long bodyboarding competition, beach festival, and free clinic to raise money for local and national charities
LACANAU, France (Saturday, August 9, 2008) - Miguel Pupo (Sao Paulo, BRA), 17, claimed the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-1 Oakley Pro, his maiden title in front of a massive French crowd at Lacanau today. Pupo, who came all the way from Round 1, put on a show in the 30-minute final, taking the best out of the clean three to four foot (1 to 1.2 meter) waves to defeat Marc Lacomare (FRA), Thomas Fok Cheong (REU) and Charles Martin (GLP).