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30 October, 2014 - MEDIA: The Hurley Australian Open of Surfing will hit Manly Beach from February 7-15 2015, bringing some of the biggest names in surf and skate to Sydney. This Thursday (30 October), event organisers IMG along with Hurley Australia, ASP and the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW will announce some of the first athletes confirmed to attend the 2015 event as part of a media press call with Premier of NSW Mike Baird.
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30 October, 2014 - MEDIA: The Hurley Australian Open of Surfing will hit Manly Beach from February 7-15 2015, bringing some of the biggest names in surf and skate to Sydney. This Thursday (30 October), event organisers IMG along with Hurley Australia, ASP and the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW will announce some of the first athletes confirmed to attend the 2015 event as part of a media press call with Premier of NSW Mike Baird.
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30 October, 2014 - ASP SPECIALTY: The 2014 O’Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational was called ON today in clean 2-4ft conditions at the world famous righthand point-break at Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, California. Rounds 1, 2 and 3 were all completed in their entirety, setting the stage for the champion to be crowned on the final day.
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30 October, 2014 - ISA WSG: With only 3 days left, our host country, Peru remains in the lead of the rankings, Australia and South Africa are sitting a close second and third respectively after a strong comeback, followed by Argentina, Costa Rica, and Chile.
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29 October, 2014 - FILM: A few months back, Carlos Muñoz won the 2014 Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles video trials and earned a wildcard into the event. And with that he became the first ever Central American surfer to surf in a World Tour event.
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29 October, 2014 - TEAM: The South African Surfing team remains in contention for both individual and team medals at the halfway point of the Claro ISA 50th Anniversary World Surfing Games after a grueling day of sudden-death Repercharge rounds held in solid waves and sunny skies at Punta Rocas in Peru on Tuesday.
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29 October, 2014 - ENVIRONMENT: The storm that killed at least 159 people and destroyed more than 650,000 homes when it slammed the U.S. East Coast also tore two breaches through the long barrier island that lies across the murky Great South Bay from New York's Long Island.
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29 October, 2014 - HUMANITARIAN: Former ASP world surfing champion Tom Carroll has excelled in his first venture as a guest chef at the Surfing Chefs for SurfAid cocktail party in Perth’s Cottesloe Beach Hotel. The fundraiser, in the Beach Club, was a special evening of gourmet food and outlandishly fine liquor prepared by Russell Blaikie (Must Winebar Perth) and his team of award-winning celebrity chefs, who share a common passion for surfing. Attended by 220 people, the evening raised more than $55,000 for SurfAid’s mother and child health programs in Indonesia.
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29 October, 2014 - TEAM: The New Zealand Surfing Team had another successful day at the 2014 ISA 50th Anniversary World Surfing Games today (Wednesday 29th November, NZT) with two of the three surfers in action advancing to the fourth reperchage round.
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29 October, 2014 - TEAM: Nineteen-year-old Vasco Ribeiro (PRT) has won the Allianz ASP World Junior Championships in pumping 3-4ft Ericeira. Today marks the first time a Portuguese surfer has ever won a World Junior Title. To top it off, he pulled it off in front of his home crowd. Collecting a couple 9-point rides, Ribeiro’s performance peaked in the final.
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29 October, 2014 - ASP QS: Consistent sets in the 2-3 foot range (1 meter) and light onshore winds provided ample opportunity for high performance surfing at Praia da Tiririca in Itacare for the ASP 4-Star Mahalo Surf Eco Festival presented by Skol. Athletes took advantage of conditions and provided several highlights by taking to the air. Samuel Igo (BRA) earned an 8.75 after completing a kerrupt flip for the highest single wave score of the day.
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29 October, 2014 - ASP: The ASP took home Gold at the Perth Airport WA Tourism Awards as winners of the Major Festivals and Events category for the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro. The WA Tourism Awards showcase the best in the industry for their outstanding customer service, innovation and ongoing business excellence.
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29 October, 2014 - Two La Jolla surfers are on a mission to save a small town in Liberia from Ebola. Daniel Hopkins and Sean Brody opened the first surfing retreat in a town called Robertsport. After two years in Liberia, they saw a lot of success. But now, they say the Ebola outbreak threatens to end it all. Hopkins watched the business he helped create in Liberia nearly collapse after the outbreak.
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29 October, 2014 - CULTURE: The Australian love affair with good old-fashioned V8 engines is as well documented as their affection for outdoor activities — especially surfing. So it shouldn't surprise anyone that Australia's Holden Cars and RedBull Racing teamed up to build the most insane surfer wagon.
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29 October, 2014 - SHARKS: Ryan Hunt, a 20-year-old from Old Bar, has been hospitalised after being grabbed by a shark at Wallabi Point on Wednesday evening. Hunt was surfing small waves at the beach about 6pm when the shark attacked. Initially it is understood the shark grabbed at his foot, but the experienced surfer shook it off before it then charged again at his leg. Mr Hunt made his way to the beach where he was helped by a mate and a local who applied first aid.
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29 October, 2014 - ASP JUNIORS: Vasco Ribeiro (PRT) 19, and Mahina Maeda (HAW) 16, have won the Allianz ASP World Junior Championships in clean 3-to-4-foot surf at the iconic Ribeira D’Ilhas righthand pointbreak in Ericeira. Vasco Ribeiro claims a historic ASP World Junior Title as the first Portuguese surfer to ever do so and notched the coveted trophy in his home country today.
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29 October, 2014 - ISA WSG: As the Claro ISA 50th Anniversary World Surfing Games approaches its final three days of competition, the level has intensified. Every victory is one step closer to the Individual Open Men’s and Open Women’s Gold Medals, plus the overall Team Championship.

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