$5 requested at door for charity of Dan’s choice | Event will also be streamed live....
In 1975, at age 18, Dan Moore migrated from the small waves of Florida to Hawaii’s big wave Mecca, encountering “near-death experiences almost daily”. He invested the next 30+ years into huge winter surf and, in 2004, towed into and rode the biggest wave in history: a 68-foot behemoth at Jaws, on Maui.
Surf News, 4 June, 2012 : Cloudbreak Tavarua/Fiji -- Cloudbreak turned on once again for the world’s best surfers as the opening 10 heats of the elimination Round 2 of the Volcom Fiji Pro were completed in clean four-to-six foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at the primary event venue.
Event No. 4 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, the Volcom Fiji Pro took advantage of the conditions on offer at Cloudbreak with the top seeds controlling the day’s tempo, taking nine wins from 10 heats.
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NORTH SHORE OCEAN FEST
June 9th at Turtle Bay on the Bay View Beach Lawn
Turtle Bay Resort HERE will be the first fundraiser for the newly formed North Shore Ocean Education Coalition to support K-12 ocean education for school children and youth from Ka’a’awa to Waialua.
NORTH SHORE OCEAN FEST will include: Poster Contest awards for children K-12; Educational booths; Speakers; Films; Silent Auction; Keiki activities; Wyland fine art posters; Food; Vendor booths; Music/Hula and much, much more! Bring your family to this FREE event to benefit our keiki.
Surf News, 11 May, 2012 : - - When it comes to enhancing the ride, the board builders' quiver of tools has never been bigger. Thus for surfers today, there have never been as many options to choose from. Board builders keep tweaking traditional surfboard shapes, re-inventing new out-of-the-box shapes, designing smashing graphics, engineering with material nuances, and exploring dynamic new material combinations. The old standards have been tossed; surfboards will never be as simple as they once were.
photo:Mitch Coleborn © ASP / Scholtz
Volcom Pro Fiji...LIVE HERE
Surf News, 3 June, 2012 : Cloudbreak, Tavarua/Fiji -- The long-awaited return of the world’s best surfers to the iconic lefthander of Cloudbreak was realized today as the ASP Top 34 took on the open ocean reef pass for Round 1 of the Volcom Fiji Pro.
Event No. 4 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, the Volcom Fiji Pro enjoyed solid six-to-eight foot (2 – 2.5 metre) waves at the primary venue of Cloudbreak today, and there was no shortage of action as the world’s best tore into the conditions on offer.
Dont a second of it on line or on OC 250. The Surf is 5-8' clean, complicated and G Narly. Slater relegated to Rnd 2.
CLOUDBREAK, Tavarua/Fiji (Sunday, June 3, 2012) – The world’s best surfers will return to the world-class, oceanic lefthander of Cloudbreak today for the commencement of the Volcom Fiji Pro.
Event No. 4 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, the Volcom Fiji Pro began this morning at 8:30am Fiji yimr in six-to-eight-foot (2 – 2.5 metre or 8-15' face) waves at the primary venue of Cloudbreak.
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, 1 June, 2012 : - - Heres a pleasant one. Soft guitar with not-so-soft small waves. Mason Ho uses his magic contest board (the red Driver model by ...Lost) in shallow reef riddled Rockpile and other assorted Hawaii locations. Shoulder season on Oahu takes some creativity to find waves and Mason's got plenty of that. Video by Rory Pringle @ conceptblue.
GoPro Goes Big in branding... sign on Kelly Slater to team roster
Surf News, 30 May, 2012 : Half Moon Bay -- GoPro is excited to welcome 11 time Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Champion, Kelly Slater, to its team of athletes. 'I’m stoked. I’ve had a lot of fun with the GoPro camera and in just the few sessions I’ve had so far with it, I’ve gotten more images than I have in a long time,' said Kelly Slater.
Slater has dominated the sport for two decades, becoming both the youngest (at age 20), and the oldest (at age 39) surfer to win the ASP title. He joins GoPro’s team of surf athletes that include Mark Healey, Alana Blanchard, Sunny Garcia, Jamie Sterling, Kelia Moniz, Harley Ingleby, Monyca Byrne Wickey, Hughes Oyarzabel, Anthony Walsh, Kalani Chapman and Chuck Patterson....
WHAT Brazil is to football, New Zealand to rugby union, Australia to rugby league, Cloudbreak Fiji is to surfing.
Its like a religion. Making that one stop at Tavarua Island to glide the unique wave is a dream for the elite in the sport. Jon Roseman described it best on the eve of the opening of the Volcom Fiji Pro.
It is the jewel in the crown, he enthused.
Cloudbreak is a world class wave known throughout the surfing world, so it only makes sense to bring the worlds best surfers here.
photo: Tavarua Island photo: Tom Carey...
There is potential for further extension from the current three-year license agreement.
“Our partnership with Volcom has grown over the last several years from their support of our athletes to the sponsoring of the ASP 5-Star Pipe event and now as a licensee for an ASP World Title event,” Brodie Carr, ASP Intl CEO, said.
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