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1 October, 2014 - SURFING GB: Surfing Great Britain announces that it has now achieved Stage 1 of its application for recognition as Governing Body for UK surfing. More than three years of meetings and hard work by volunteers from across the UK, have led to an invitation with the UK government to discuss major funding plans for the next 10 years of UK Surfing.
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1 October, 2014 - ASP WCT: Stephanie Gilmore has the chance to claim the ASP Women's World Title at the Cascais Women’s Pro this week. The penultimate stop on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP Women's World Championship Tour, could see a conclusion to this year's hotly contested World Title race. There are four surfers still in contention heading into the final two events of the season: Sally Fitzgibbons
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1 October, 2014 - The Bay of Plenty Surfing Team finished the penultimate day of the National Scholastic Surfing Championships in a strong fashion jumping to the lead on the team standings at the close of play. The Bay took a 1000 point lead which is considerable given that they traded a slender with Taranaki all day. Day three of the event was contested at Back Beach in clean 1.0m waves after a change in location to capitalise on the building swell.
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1 October, 2014 - ENVIRONMENT: A plan to create new surf breaks off the Gold Coast’s beaches using dredged sand is to be discussed by industry leaders. The breaks could be created north of Burleigh Heads, including Miami and Mermaid Beach, in a bid to reduce surf congestion at Snapper Rocks.
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30 September, 2014 - CONTESTS: The 18th Annual Surf for the Sea surf contest was held at the Oceanside Pier on Saturday and Sunday, September 27 & 28, 2014. The originally scheduled event was Sept 6 & 7 at Oceanside North Jetty but was postponed due to 2 massive hurricane swells and an intense New Zealand swell that made conditions hazardous for surfing.
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30 September, 2014 - HUMANITARIAN: Indigenous youths from various areas within South East Queensland will make their way to the Gold Coast for the annual “Jallum Jarjums” or “Fish Kids” program where they will partake in an exciting surf lesson followed by lunch and a stand up paddle lesson in Tallebudgera Creek. Over 200 youngsters will take part in the program which is scheduled to run over four participation days throughout October 2014.
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30 September, 2014 - HUMANITARIAN: This Sunday OluKai was proud to support TEDx Maui for a third consecutive year. The event, which took place on September 28, 2014 in Maui, Hawaii, brought together innovative and inspiring speakers and performers who have the courage to dream and change the world with revolutionary ideas.
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30 September, 2014 - WILDCARD: O’Neill invites the public to help determine the wildcard for the 2014 O’Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational at Steamer Lane, Oct. 28 through Nov. 1. Four finalists have been chosen and now the public can help determine one lucky surfer’s fate by voting at oneill.com/cwc before the polls close on Oct. 6th.
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30 September, 2014 - JUNIORS: The final event in the Billabong Junior Series 2014 is set to be held at the classic right-hand point-break of Seal Point. The contest will run 3-5 October, and is usualy gifted with classic surf at this premier East Coast wave. The competition will be fierce at this the final event of the premier junior series in the country, with a number of surfers all eligible for series titles.
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30 September, 2014 - INDUSTRY: US Blanks announces the release of the 6’9” R blank, made possible through an ongoing partnership with Rusty Preisendorfer. Inducted into the surfing Hall of Fame in the summer of 2014, Rusty Preisendorfer has a long established legacy of high-performance surfboard design.
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29 September, 2014 - INDUSTRY: This year’s Surf Expo went at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Lifestyle, SUP hardgoods, wake brands and the latest tech gadgets were featured, with a strong boardsports presence throughout.
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30 September, 2014 - The Mavericks Invitational has been rebranded the Titans of Mavericks as yet another incarnation of the famous big wave event. Through the Titans of Mavericks Facebook page the contest will provide updates on conditions, possible greenlight days and glimpses into the men and women who surf Mavericks. They've just recently release the names of 2015's invitees (see below)
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30 September, 2014 - INDUSTRY: Quiksilver has decided to dip its name into the art & design world by launching an open invitation to visual artists worldwide with the help of Los Angeles- based Talenthouse , giving artists the chance to create a textile print design for Quiksilver, Roxy and DC.
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30 September, 2014 -CONTESTS: The last event of the season for the Revolt Summer Surf Series is about to blow up the Southside of Crystal Pier this Saturday (10/4). With live music and a beer garden and volleyball tournament just steps away from the surfing action it will definitely feel more like the US Open then a local surf comp.
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30 September, 2014 - HUMANITARIAN: In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) is proud to reaffirm its commitment to reducing the burden of breast cancer and supporting the survivor community with the launch of the Chasing Sunshine Project.
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30 September, 2014 - ASP WCT: The world’s best female surfers have arrived in Portugal for the second event on the European leg of the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT), the Cascais Women’s Pro, which runs from October 1 - 7, 2014.
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30 September 2014 - ISA: The International Surfing Association (ISA) announced today that Nauru, Sri Lanka and Cayman Islands have become its 87th, 88th and 89th Member Federations, taking the organization a step closer to reaching its goal of 100 member nations in 2015.
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30 September, 2014 - ASP WCT: Small surf in the one-to-two foot (0.5 metre) range has prompted event organizers to call a lay day for the Quiksilver Pro France. The event will resume when conditions improve. “Cleaner today but much smaller and not a high frequency for waves,” Kieren Perrow, ASP Commissioner, said. “We’ve called competition off for the day and will return in the morning to reassess conditions.”
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30 September, 2014 - ENVIRONMENT: An advisory committee meeting of surfing stakeholders and Gold Coast City Council representatives was held at Palm Beach on Monday night. Gold Coast Surf Council co-founder Brad Farmer said there had been tensions between the two groups but the meeting was productive.
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30 September, 2014 - CONTESTS: Small waves at New Plymouth’s Fitzroy Beach did not put off New Zealand’s top young surfers on day two of the 2014 National Scholastic Surfing Championships today (30th September 2014). Big scores were posted as the event favourites pushed toward the quarterfinals and potential title contention.
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30 September, 2014 - GROMS: Grommets ruled once again last weekend as the 11th annual Rip Curl GromSearch National final came down in the crystal clear reefs of Lembongan Island with Indonesia's best young Grommets battling it out in 4-6 foot dream waves. The famous break of Shipwrecks turned on for the finals throwing plenty of offshore glassy barrels over the shallow reef for the groms to secure big scores.

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