Monthly Archives: October 2009

How valuable is your wave?

Businesses close to famous surf spots know it, surfers know it but it seems the fact that a wave can create, boost or regenerate a local economy is lost on everyone else (look at what happened to Mundaka as a … Continue reading

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Nelscott reef big wave event goes off

Nelscott reef, 1km offshore from Lincoln City, Oregon scored an epic glassy 30 ft swell last thursday. Andrew “Cotty” Cotton from Devon was representing the UK… Paddle in results: Results1st Anthony Tashnick-California2nd Kealii Mamala-Hawaii3rd Chris Bertish- South Africa4th Travis Payne-Oregon5th … Continue reading

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Rip Curl Portugal semis and finals today

Supertubos, Peniche/Portugal – The Rip Curl Pro Search is headed to Supertubos this morning and started at 8.30am with the Men’s semi-finals. It’s an all-Australian affair for the final three heats, with Bede Durbidge up against current ASP World No. … Continue reading

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Supertubes is firing for todays Rip Curl WCT

Round 3 is on today at Supertubes, Portugal which is firing at 6-8ft. Check out the live event at: http://live.ripcurl.com/?aid=532

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WCT Rip Curl Peniche 2009

The last event of the European leg of the ASP tour in Peniche Portugal is set to kick off this morning in clean 3ft waves after a lay day yesterday when a 15ft swell hit which saw some of the … Continue reading

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Nelscott Reef big wave comp gets green light

Nelscott Reef Big wave comp has the green light for go this Thurs 22nd Oct with a classic 17ft, 15 sec swell forecast, which should produce at least triple overhead waves! The Nelscott Reef Tow In Classic has become one … Continue reading

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Adriano de Souza takes 09 Billabong Pro Mundaka

Adriano de Souza (BRA), 22, claimed his inaugural ASP World Tour win today, taking out the Billabong Pro Mundaka, eliminating fellow Finalist Chris Davidson (AUS), 33, in punchy two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at the backup venue of Sopelana. Stop … Continue reading

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Billabong Pro Mundaka: Update

MUNDAKA, Euskadi/Spain (Tuesday, October 13, 2009) – UPDATE: Due to the rapid deterioration of conditions at Mundaka, event organizers have put the event on hold while relocating to Sopelana for a 10am call. Following yesterday’s marathon session that saw the … Continue reading

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Surfer found dead on the South Coast

The body of a dead surfer has been found drifting in the sea close to a famous beauty spot. The man’s body – which was still attached to his surf board – was spotted by a passer-by at Kimmeridge Bay, … Continue reading

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UK pro tour hits the North Sea

The next leg of the UK Pro Surf Tour is set to hit the road for the weekend of the 24th 25th October. The event to be held at Longsands Beach, Tynemouth. This will be the fourth leg of seven … Continue reading

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