Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Pioneers of North Sea, Lincolnshire Surfing

When I first picked up a surfboard it was in California, quickly followed by a trip to Newquay, Cornwall on my return home. This was in the early 90′s and at the time my knowledge of waves didn’t extend much … Continue reading

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Kelly Slater going for 10th World title

Quiksilver’ s Kelly Slater, nine time surfing World Champion, will set out for Puerto Rico this weekend to compete in the 9th stop on the 2010 ASP World Tour. This contest could prove to be a historic occasion as Slater, … Continue reading

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Peru Takes gold at ISA world games 2010

World Surf news update: Forty five hundred years after first riding waves in reed boats and 45 years after the World Contest was held in Peru, surfers from this proud nation took back a small but precious piece of their … Continue reading

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Surfers lead rescue in Mentawai after Indonesian Earthquake

News Release: The Indonesian government and a host of relief agencies scrambled to pull supplies together Wednesday before making the 12-hour journey from Sumatra to the Mentawai Islands, where more than 150 people were killed after a powerful earthquake sparked … Continue reading

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Chinese surfboards- Curse or Blessing.

During a recent visit to Hossegor I spotted this t-shirt at one of the board factories and it started some interesting conversations. Rumour has it that a number of French surfboard shapers have gathered together and agreed not to touch … Continue reading

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O’Neill Coldwater classic Santa Cruz 2010

WORLD SURF NEWS UPDATE: Santa Cruz – ASP Dream Tour surfer Matt Wilkinson (Copacabana, AUS), 22, won the ASP PRIME O’Neill Cold Water Classic California over young Hawaiian Tonino Benson (Kailua, HI), 20, in tricky two-to-four foot (1 metre) conditions at … Continue reading

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WCT Portugal 2010 – possible finish today

ASP WORLD TOUR PORTUGAL UPDATE: Belgas, Peniche/Portugal — The Rip Curl Pro Portugal completed Round 4 this afternoon in punchy two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at the backup venue of Belgas. Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2010 ASP … Continue reading

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Malibu becomes worlds first surfing reserve

Malibu Surfrider Beach enshrined as first World Surfing Reserve “Malibu kicked off with a moving sunrise blessing led by Chumash leader Mati Waya and a paddle-out ceremony by about a hundred surfers on their boards, Malibu’s legendary Surfrider Beach was … Continue reading

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Big swell forecast-Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2010

ASP World tour news: EVENT ON HOLD TODAY – Supertubos, Peniche — The greatest assemblage of surfing talent in history has converged onto the quaint Portuguese township of Peniche for Stop No. 8 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World … Continue reading

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Donovan Frankenreiter new Album – 05th Oct 2010

We were recently sent a copy of Donovan Frankenreiter’s (DF from here on in!) new album, due for release tomorrow and asked to review it. Being a DF fan already its tricky to remain objective so I’ve embedded his latest … Continue reading

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