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Inaugural Vans El Ponto Loco pres. by Sun Diego Ready for Kickoff
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Inaugural Vans El Ponto Loco pres. by Sun Diego Ready for Kickoff

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California (Monday, September 1, 2008) – The Inaugural Vans El Ponto Loco pres. by Sun Diego will be held at Ponto beach in Carlsbad, California from September 3-6, 2008.

Little Green Rock Unveils Their First Bamboo Surfboards
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Little Green Rock Unveils Their First Bamboo Surfboards

Jersey surf skate and lifestyle company, Little Green Rock, unveils their proof of concept bamboo and carbon fibre surfboard.

Phil Macdonald Wins Asp Wqs 6-star Buondi Billabong Pro In Portugal
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Phil Macdonald Wins Asp Wqs 6-star Buondi Billabong Pro In Portugal

RICEIRA, Portugal (Sunday, August 31, 2008) - Phillip MacDonald (Sydney, AUS), 29, claimed the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Buondi Billabong Pro today in tricky two foot (0.5 meter) waves at the event's back-up venue of Piedra Blanca clinching 2500 ratingspoints after defeating Patrick Gudauskas (Ca, USA) in a nerve testing final where ten waves only were surfed. MacDonald, who jumps from No. 31 to 14 on the ASP WQS international ratings, will now be looking forward to requalifying for the ASP World Tour.

Arrambide Wins Oakley Pro Junior pres. by Heritage Surf and Sport
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Arrambide Wins Oakley Pro Junior pres. by Heritage Surf and Sport

SEA ISLE CITY, New Jersey (Saturday, August 30, 2008) Cory Arrambide (Ventura, CA), 19, claimed his second Oakley Pro Junior presented by Heritage Surf and Sport title today. Arrambide beat local surfer Rob Kelly (Ocean City, NJ), 18, Nat Young (Santa Cruz, CA), 17, and Trevor Saunders (San Clemente, CA), 18, in improved two-to-three foot (1 metre) conditions this afternoon in Sea Isle City, New Jersey.

Alves Dominates Day 5, Buondi Billabong Pro Champion Crowned Tomorrow
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Alves Dominates Day 5, Buondi Billabong Pro Champion Crowned Tomorrow

ERICEIRA, Portugal (Saturday, August 30, 2008) ? It was a tricky day for the remaining ASP WQS 6-Star Buondi Billabong Pro competitors as the swell had ped to two foot (0.5 meter) during the night but proceedings got underway at 8 AM and some exciting action took place once again.

Local Hero Pires Bows Out, Logie leads 24 Men Towards Weekend Showdown
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Local Hero Pires Bows Out, Logie leads 24 Men Towards Weekend Showdown

ERICEIRA, Portugal (Friday, August 29, 2008) From the fourty-eight men who paddled out this morning, sixteen only managed to get through to Round 5 today and remain in contention for the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) Buondi Billabong Pro Portugal, local hero and ASP World Tour rookie Tiago Pires (PRT) failing in Round 4 despite another massive support from the crowd.

Gilmore Wins 2008 Rip Curl Pro Mademoiselle, Takes ASP Women's Ratings Lead
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Gilmore Wins 2008 Rip Curl Pro Mademoiselle, Takes ASP Women's Ratings Lead

SEIGNOSSE, France (Friday, August 29, 2008) – Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), 20, reigning ASP Women’s World Champion, has claimed the 2008 Rip Curl Pro Mademoiselle title, defeating fellow finalist Layne Beachley (AUS), 36, in clean two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at Les Bourdaines in Seignosse, and regaining the ratings lead in the hunt for the 2008 ASP Women’s World Title.

Usual Suspects Set the Pace on Day 3 of Buondi Billabong Pro Portugal
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Usual Suspects Set the Pace on Day 3 of Buondi Billabong Pro Portugal

ERICEIRA, Portugal (Thursday, August 28, 2008) – Top seeds took control of the ASP World Qualfying Series (WQS) 6-Star Buondi Billabong Pro Portugal today posting big scores and impressive performances in the good three to four foot (1 to 1.2 meter) waves on offer at Ribeira d’Ilhas, main venue of the 2008 edition.

Rip Curl Pro Mademoiselle Champion to be Crowned Today
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Rip Curl Pro Mademoiselle Champion to be Crowned Today

SEIGNOSSE, France (Friday, August 29, 2008) – The 2008 Rip Curl Pro Mademoiselle will recommence today at 12:15pm with the intention of crowning a champion by day’s end.