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Final day is LIVE at Nike US Open of Surfing

Photo of Coco Ho © ASP

Coco lost in the quarters in a tough heat against Sally Fitzgibbons. Carissa got into the semi's at the time of this writing 1130am Friday.

Surf News, 5 August, 2012 : - - The 2012 Nike US Open of Surfing returned to Huntington Beach Pier today 2-3' foot South swell waves; amazing aerial performances from the Brazilian contingent; quarters started 5am HST. Go LIVE HERE

   

A warm up and chill down for the Billabong Pro Thursday aug 16-27

Billabong Pro Tahiti 2012 - Episode 1 - The Teahupoo way of life

Surf News, 3 August, 2012 : Surfing, fishing, diving is at the core of the Tahitian way of life. Listen to Kelly Slater, Joel Parkinson, Adrian Buchan, Matt Wilkinson, Mick Fanning and more explain what it's like to live the Tahitian way for a couple weeks while at the Billabong Pro Tahiti. The 2012 Billabong Pro Tahiti will be LIVE on billabongpro.com from August 16-27.

   

FUN SUMMER GATHERING OF THE SURF TRIBE Monday evening

THE BEST OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS VINTAGE SURF AUCTION Monday August 6, 6-10pm Jimmy Buffett's at the Beachcomber, Waikiki
Join Hawaii's leading surf afficionado Randy Rarick, for an encore presentation of the best of the Hawaiian Islands Vintage Surf Auction, to be held at the Honolulu Surfing Museum at Jimmy Buffett's at the Beachcomber, in Waikiki, Monday August 6.
Doors open at 6:00pm with photo opportunities with Mermaid Kariel.  Movie starts at 7:00pm, intermission and prize drawing at 8:00pm, second half starts at 9:00pm. The event is a fund raiser for the Surfing Heritage Foundation and will also offer a preview to the 2013 "California Gold" Vintage Surf Auction.
   

Quiksilver: Awaken The Spirit!

At the roots of Quiksilver, whether it's dropping in to the best surf, shredding on the sickest snow or throwing down the craziest tricks, legends were born and limits were smashed.

SNN spreading the love via a great video clip.

   

Game on for Friday: the Nike US Open back on with Women's, Men's & Juniors

Stephanie Gilmore © ASP / Rowland

Live Coverage | Results

Women’s Round 4 ON at Nike US Open of Surfing, Men’s and Junior to Follow

Surf News, 2 August, 2012 : The Nike US Open of Surfing, the final stop on the ASP Women’s WCT, is back on this morning in clean one-to-three foot waves and today’s schedule will see the ASP Top 17 take to the water for Round 4 action. The Nike US Open of Surfing, the final installment on the ASP Women’s WCT, has already played host to some dramatic action, as several of the ASP Top 17’s requalification campaigns rely directly on their performances in Huntington Beach.

   

Girls went live early Thursday. Huge Upsets and stellar performances rile up the US Open

Kelly Slater © Lalande

Surf is good and up as comp continues live on Wednesday. Watch on Oceanic 250 as World’s Best Flare Amidst Upsets at Nike US Open of Surfing...

Monday: Miguel Pupo (BRA), 20, led his fellow ASP WCT competitors by staying busy in his opening heat and relied on his refined aerial tactics to earn some of the day’s top scores. The Brazilian goofy footer launched one of the highest single-wave scores including a near-perfect 9.07 en route to the round’s high heat-total of 18.07 out of 20.

“I knew the waves were kind of slow and there was a long wait in between sets so I was getting everything I could,” Pupo said. “I was looking for the airs because, coming from Brazil, you learn how to get good scores in these types of waves.”

   

Tonight! Dont miss Surfer the Bar's Talk Story featuring true Hawaiian surfing Legend: Clyde Aikau

Clyde Aikau permeates surfing lore on all levels: Hawaiian surf royal, pro competitor, and Waimea big wave waterman. He spent years pulling surfers and tourists from Poseidon’s deadly clutches as a Waimea lifeguard. The Hawaiian regular footer was named a “Waikiki Surfing Legend” by the Duke Kahanamoku Foundation. Like his brother Eddie, he served as crew member on the Hokulea, a replica of the original Polynesian sailing canoe that made the journey from Tahiti to Hawaii. He won (and placed highly) in some of pro surfing’s most historic events and was even ranked as high as 12th on the World Championship Tour in 1976. And, of course, Clyde Aikau is member of one of Hawaii’s most legendary surfing families. Surfer the Bar DROP IN HERE

   

The Blue Moon! Dont miss out on the last Surf n Sea FULL MOON Paddle 8-10 tonight!

"Its almost Friday night and don't know what to do? Trying to keep it mellow?  Just looking to cruise?

Forget heading to town and dealing with the hassle. Come to Haleiwa for a Full Moon Paddle.

 Friday night August 31st from 8 - 10. Come out to Surf n Sea and be a part of the fun and excitement.

Sign up now and reserve your spot, space is limited. Call 637-S-U-R-F for more info or to get signed up.

See you there"

   

Ezekiel Lau crowned Billabong Pro Tahara Champ, Japan's biggest surfing event!

Ezekial Lau © S. Yamamoto / ASP Japan

On a role...Hawaii's future is Ezekiel Lau crowned 2012 Billabong Pro Tahara Champion

Surf News, 29 July, 2012 : The ASP 4 Star event Billabong Pro Tahara presented by XPERIA Sony Smartphone, is the largest surfing event in Japan. The final and Day 5 of the event went off on schedule for the quarter, semis and grand finals. With clear skies and summer weather at Tahara this morning the conditions were 1 to 3 ft with clean conditions.

Semi finals was a great 25 minute international shown down with Masatoshi Ono (JPN) vs. Hairil Anwar (IND) in heat 1. Ono opens the exchange with a backside attack and scores 5.33. Anwar answers back with a excellent 8.50 for a front side air to take a early lead. Anwar furthers his lead and wins by 16.50 to Ono with a 9.03.

   

Results and story for the 16th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O)


New Champions Crowned and Racers Battled to Defend Titles at 16th Annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships
Any paddler at the 16th annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships (M2O), presented by Kona Longboard Island Lager would agree that there were nearly 300 personal victories for those who completed the grueling 32-mile crossing of the Ka’iwi Channel, also known as the Channel of Bones. When the final race results were reported on Sunday, July 29, 2012, new course records were set, two champions successfully defended their titles, two new champions were crowned and three professional surfers including Rob Machado and Joel Parkinson tested their wave riding skills on wind-whipped waves from the shores of Molokai to Oahu. A record number of traditional and SUP paddlers participate in 2012 race.

   

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