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Banzai Betty's wrap up of the HIC Pro at the Dukes Oceanfest

The Dukes Oceanfest in Waikiki hosted the ASP Hawaiian Island Creations Pro Jr. Women. Surf was small but the girls ripped it up. Mahina Maeda, 16, from Sunset Beach, Oahu, Hawaii won the check and the points.


Talk Story Series ftg Kirk Lee Aeder, hosted by Jodi Wilmott this Thursday night at Surfer the Bar

Doors open at 6p | Talk Story at 8p
$5 suggested donation to charity
From the Big Island of Hawaii, Kirk Aeder is an author and photographer specializing in scenic, sports, and lifestyle imagery. Kirk has been a contributing photographer/writer to Surfer Magazine since 1977. His work has graced a multitude of magazine covers. Kirk’s new book combines his photography and writing to tell the truly unique story of surfing legend Chris O’Rourke: CHILD OF THE STORM: How an Angry Young Man Formed a Bond With the Sea and Changed Our Lives Forever. Kirk will talk about his book and share the details of O’Rourke’s tragic yet redeeming life and why it’s a story we should know.


Slater sat early in Tahiti and now sits at 4 on the back half of 2012 with 5 more events. But remember...Surfer Kelly Slater's wave of success is as big as ever.

Slater is not only the most successful surfer ever (11 world titles), but he's also one of the most accomplished athletes ever. And at 40, he's surfing as well as he ever has.

But this is not likely whats going on inside his genious brain. He's not used to losing early esp at Teahupoo. He is however used to coming from behind and nabbing victories. More than any surfer in History. Here's a look into one of Sports most dominant figures ever.


Mason Ho on a stock 5'0 x 19.5 x 2.18 Bottom Feeder. ...lost.tv , filmed by Rory Pringle

Mason Ho rips and doesnt matter what he's riding. But this time its the 'bottom feeder'. Check it out.

WHAT'S IN YOUR iPOD? every single good rap song from 1986 to 2001. like snoop, nwa, ice cube, 2pac, nate dog, eazy e, dr. dre, geto boys, daz dilinger, warren g, comptons most wanted, 5th ward boyz, 40 theves, bush wick bill, The game, 8ball, mike jones, slim thug, jim jones, andre nickatina, big mike, big syke,crips &bloods, spider loc...wayy too much to name...

GOALS? To be bigger and better then my dad and uncle combined- Hates doing the dishes.


For our Friend & Big Wave Warrior, Cody Brian Shumway R.I.P.

His life and the stories are amazing and you will hear about this accomplished human being Sunday.

Cody Brian Shumway, 34, of Haleiwa HI and Hemet, CA passed away July 26, 2012. Cody was born in Salt Lake City UT on October 30, 1977. He was a High School Math Teacher on the beautiful North Shore of Oahu. Cody grew up in Hemet, CA and graduated from Hemet High School and attended UC Santa Barbara. He transferred to Hawaii Pacific University to finish his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics. He obtained his teaching credential at BYU Hawaii. Cody recently completed an MBA Degree at the University of Phoenix. Cody also achieved the highest rank in Scouting: the Eagle Scout award.


Surfonomics quantifies the worth of waves

Photo:Eric Luse/SFC - Winner Anthony Tashnick during the finals of Mavericks 2005 surf contest near the Princeton Harbour in Half Moon Bay.

In 2002, a surfer named Chad Nelsen enlisted an economist at Duke University to help put a price tag on a popular surfing spot on Puerto Rico’s northwest coast. Nelsen’s idea was novel: to prove that the waves breaking on the beach constituted a multimillion-dollar asset and persuade the local town to take pains to preserve it.

Real estate developers were after another multimillion-dollar asset: the views from the beach, which would be the selling point for three high-rise condominiums they planned to build.

Surfers and environmentalists feared that the construction at Rincon, the village in Puerto Rico, would change the flow of sediment around the beach and bury a reef that created the surf break. Nelsen sought to show that without the reef, there would be no waves, no surfers and, ultimately, a big drop in tourism dollars....


August 2012 is unique: Two full moons, one is BLUE

What is unique about August 2012?

August 2012 features not 1 but 2 full moons. Surf n Sea celebrates with their final Full Moon SUP event of Summer.

31 August, 2012 : The full moon occurs once every 29.5 days. This essentially means that there is one full moon every month. However, as we know, every month but February has at least 28 days in it, which presents the potential for two full moons in a month. August 2012 - is one of these unique months, which will have two full moons.

There was a full moon on August 2nd, and there will be another full moon on August 31st. So those of us whom are superstitious in regards to full moons will have two special days in August of 2012. The term Blue Moon can refer to the second full moon in a given month. When people say "once in a blue moon" they are speaking to the rarity of the occurrence of a second moon happening in the same given month.


Fox #NoFilter The Movie Featuring Damien Hobgood, Bede Durbidge and Ian Walsh Surf Film Full Length

This is Ian Walsh deep in Mexico.

Since we're in a dry spell with only small swells for the next 2 weeks lets use some sick Vid to break it up. Not your typical surf film, #NOFILTER The Movie willgive you an in-depth, raw look into the lives of some of surfing's elite. Spotlighting Fox pro-surfers Ian Walsh, Damien Hobgood and Bede Durbidge, #NOFILTER The Movie will take you far beyond the typical surfing footage with this honest 1,562 second film. Check it out now www.foxhead.com/nofilterthemovie


Epic Final Day Highlights

The Billabong Pro Tahiti culminated in dynamic fashion Monday, the last day of the waiting period, with swell pulsing for the all-Australian Final. Have a look at the highlights of the final day of competition.

The director Luke Egan couldnt be more stoked as the swell ramped up and cleaned up to perfect 3-6' tubes. This event further cemented its legendary status. We know AI is smiling down.


Best of Mates since childhood; Fanning beats Parko becoming the 1st Aussie to win here since Occy in 1999!

120pm Monday 8/27/12.  Mick wins the Billabong Pro and overtakes Joel in the final minutes after being 'comboed' ...Mick extends his ratings lead as #1 on the ASP World Tour.Surf was perfect 3-6' from the South and offered the best conditions seen since early days of the event.
CURRENT ASP WCT TOP 5 (After Billabong Pro Tahiti)
1. Mick Fanning (AUS) 34,750 pts
2. Joel Parkinson (AUS) 31,700 pts
3. John John Florence (HAW) 27,450 pts
4. Kelly Slater (USA) 25,450 pts
5. Taj Burrow (AUS) 24,950 pts


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