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Mason Ho is still going strong at the US Open of Surfing


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Mason Ho Still Going Strong at the US Open of Surfing

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 29 July, 2006 : - - Huntington Beach, Calif. - Seventeen year old Mason Ho (Hawaii) won his heat Saturday morning at the US Open of Surfing, advancing him out of the round of 24. Mason is by far the youngest competitor still going in the 6 star WQS US Open of Surfing. 

In addition to today’s win, Mason has had some stunning moments including Friday’s come-from-behind victory in heat two of the Round of 96 which included an impressive 8.67 out of a possible 10 to win his heat. 

"I just did the same thing I’ve been doing all summer," Mason said of his heat-winning wave. "Just surfing and launching, doing airs and what not. I try not to change anything. I’m having fun with all my heroes and the up-and-comers. I love all this too much and I definitely want to be here for a while." (Click here for more)  

Mason, who came to the U.S. Open concentrating on the Lost Pro Junior, earned a last minute spot as an alternate in the trials earning one of eight spots in main event. Mason will surf his next heat against current number 4 in the world, Bobby Martinez, and fellow Hawaiian, Roy Powers. This round before the quarter finals will pit three competitors with the top two advancing. 

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Amanda Culver

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