Monthly Archives: July 2012

Billabong for sale…anyone one have $712million spare?

Private equity firm TPG Capital has made a fresh takeover bid for Australian surfwear company Billabong International worth A$694 million ($712 million), Billabong said on Tuesday, just five months after its previous offer was knocked back. TPG has offered A$1.45 … Continue reading

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Nicaragua ISA World Masters Surfing Championships

The swell has been pumping for the 2012 ISA world masters being held in Nicaragua. Check out the highlights of the comp so far, below:

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Steph Gilmore could clinch world title at Roxy Pro Biarritz

The world’s best female surfers have congregated in the south west of France this week for Event No. 6 of 7 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, the Roxy Pro Biarritz, taking place from July 10 – 14, 2012. … Continue reading

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Surfing in the 2016 Olympic games?

Heres a recent interview with Fernando Aguirre, the head of the ISA (International Surfing Federation), giving  an impassioned argument for inclusion of surfing in the Olympics. I’m sure given the right level of investment an amazing wave pool could be made, … Continue reading

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