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International Surfing Day

Happy International Surfing Day – June 20

In 1778 British sea captain James Cook sailed to Hawaii.  The first European to make contact with Hawaiians, Cook was intrigued by the culture and marveled at the native’s ability to ride the crashing waves that broke just offshore: “I could not help concluding this man had the most supreme pleasure while he was driven …

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Carissa Moore U.S. Open

Carissa Moore Wins US Open of Surfing; Event Ends With Rioting

The nine-day U.S. Open of Surfing, one of the sports biggest events, wrapped Sunday afternoon in Huntington Beach. Crowds during the week totaled in the millions and the final day was a bit of a madhouse with hordes of beach goers spilling out of the stadium seating and overtaking the expo area. It’s unclear how many …

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#Love4Relief: V-Day Gifts to Benefit Sandy Relief

As the relief work continues for those communities hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey, I am delighted to introduce you to a fantastic way for you to continue to support those efforts, the #Love4Relief Valentine’s Day eCard Campaign. What: Surf Collective NYC’s Valentine’s Day eCard campaign to benefit non-profit Waves for Water’s Sandy Relief …

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Surfer Sage Erickson is the January 2013 Athlete of the Month

 Name: Sage Erickson  Sport: Surfing  Nickname: Sage  Birthdate: 12.28.1990 Birthplace: Ojai, CA Current residence: Ventura, CA BACKGROUND: Favorite Athletes: Sally Fitz is pretty darn amazing. She is a true athlete, dedicated to training, becoming the best at her sport while having the most infectious, kind attitude. Favorite Sports Moment (as a fan): When I was in Portugal two …

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December Athlete of the Month: Malia Manuel

Name: Malia Manuel Sport: Surfing Nickname:  MM Birthdate: 8/9/93 Birthplace: Wailua, Hawaii Current residence: Wailua, Hawaii Home break: Kaua’i Stance: Natural Name: Malia Manuel BACKGROUND: Favorite Sports Moment (as a fan): Watching Andy Irons win his World Titles Favorite Workout Music: Anything upbeat that gets ya movin’ Favorite Place(s) to Shop: Fashion Island, Newport Beach Hobbies and …

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November Athlete of the Month Courtney Conlogue

Twenty year old Courtney Conlogue completed an incredible season this year on the Women’s ASP World Championship Tour, placing 5th in the world. Her powerful surfing and dedication to community causes make this surfer an inspiring role model for females everywhere. Name: Courtney Conlogue Sport: Surfing Nickname: Lil’ Tiger Birthdate: 8/25/92 Birthplace: Santa Ana Current …

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Alana Blanchard Finishes Runner-Up at 6-Star Movistar Women’s Pro

Costa Mesa, CA (July 31, 2012): Rip Curl teamrider, Alana Blanchard, sent a statement this past weekend that she has every intention of re-qualifying for the ASP Women’s World Tour by taking 2nd place at the 6-Star Movistar Women’s Pro presented by Rip Curl. The event was held in highly contestable 2-3′ surf in Lobitos, …

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