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Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards this week...and it was a BIG year.

The 2012 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards are next Friday, May 4 at the Grove Theater in Anaheim, California and feature the greatest big wave surfers and their amazing rides on video, all competing for over $120,000 in prizes.

Media wishing to attend and document the event and who have not checked in yet, need to apply ASAP with names and their requirements. Media credentials allow access to the red carpet area for interviews with the world's best big wave stars and access to the photo pit area below the stage during the announcements of each winner, check-giving and speeches.


It may just be that Makapu'u hasn't been this clean in decades

Visit Makapu'u soon and enjoy the fruits of labor produced by the 687+ volunteers that participated in the historic clean up on April 22 Earth Day 2012. Their (your) efforts removed 3,652 pounds of debris from the coastline and have created new stewards for the coastline.

EPIC footage of "Code Red" Full Movie - Surfing Goes Huge At Teahupoo Tahiti

Surfers eluded government Code Red advisory to tackle mega Teahupo'o

Surf News, 25 April, 2012 :  Today marks the premiere of 'Code Red' on YouTube’s action sports channel Network A. 'Code Red' documents the historic events of August 27, 2011, when the Billabong Pro Tahiti was called off due to surf in excess of 20 feet detonating on the shallow reef at the heaviest wave in the world: Teahupo’o.Told through the eyes of relative new-comer Laurie Towner and the veteran Dylan Longbottom, the film details how they and a handful of the world’s best big-wave chargers eluded the government’s “Code Red” advisory to tackle some of the largest barreling waves ever surfed.Watch the global premiere here:“I don’t know if there will ever be a bigger swell than that swell at Tahiti…”


The Skull Candy States at Bowls

ALOHA...well, we "found" a pretty nice spring time Haleiwa swell to finish up the 2011-2012 HSA season and now it's time to toughen up on some lefts (any lefts) and get ready for HSA's 2012 Skull Candy State Championships at Ala Moana. If you've qualified for the "States" get your entry form in FAST and take advantage of plenty of surf coming for both north, west and south shores in the days ahead before the 4-day Championships kick in APRIL 26-29. That's this Thursday-Sunday.


Surfing Icon Reno Abellira Talks Story Wednesday night at Surfer the Bar!

One of Hawaii’s early pro surfers who experienced much success on the international scene and in huge waves. Abellira is one of surfing’s most enigmatic and fascinating characters. His genius on the waves carried over to the surfboard shapes he created starting in the late ’60s and continues to craft on the North Shore to this day. The nephew of legendary Hawaiian musician Kui Lee, Reno’s story is richly Hawaiian and unique in the world of surf.

Don’t miss the chance to meet the legendary Greg Noll (“Da Bull”) at HIC Ala Moana Center this Friday 6:30 to 8 pm.

One of Surfing most Iconic Legends will be this Friday. We’ll be celebrating the collaboration between Noll Surfboards and Billabong Clothing with free autographed posters and prizes.Meet big wave surfing pioneer Greg Noll at HIC Ala Moana Center this Friday, 6:30 to 8 pm. HIC Website go HERE
There will be free autograph posters and raffle prizes, and a chance to talk story with Da Bull himself.


Hawaiians crowned ISA World Junior Champions

photo: Team Hawaii © ISA / Shawn Parkin

Surf News, 22 April, 2012 : - - There’s quite a lot of Aloha spirit spreading through Panama at this time. In a thrilling final day of competition at the DAKINE ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Presented by Billabong, which was run in ultra-fun waves at the Playa Venao beachbreak, Team Hawaii won two of three individual Gold Medals and managed to win its first Team Gold Medal since 2005.


Dax McGill and Kalani David win the Gold for 16 and under!

Verizion Hawaii World Junior Team captures the GOLD in a an event no one will forget. It was DAKINE...the ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Presented by Billabong competed midday Sunday HI time April 22, 2012 at
Playa Venao, Panama. The full scoops coming tonight.


Final Day is over: the ISA World Juniors Team Points – 1 Hawaii.

Team Hawaii shows focus and support all through out the ISA World Junior Championships

DAKINE ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Presented by Billabong

Much like the day before, the medal hopes of surfers and their respective teams continued to swing throughout Day 7 of competition at Playa Venao. The day began with 44 surfers contending for 12 individual medals, and with the final horn of the day, the event was down to 24 of the record-number 303 athletes who began the competition a week prior the DAKINE ISA World Junior Surfing Championship Presented by Billabong.



Image  Malia Manuel. Credit: ASP/Robertson
Dee Why Beach, Sydney, AUSTRALIA (Saturday, April 21, 2012) – Kauai's Malia Manuel posted a career-high finish in Australia, placing runner-up to California's Courtney Conlogue in the world's richest women's pro surfing event: The $130,000 Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic. Manuel, 18, earned $10,000 for the result and has climbed to equal 6th on the ASP World Rankings. This is Manuel's rookie season on the elite level tour.

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