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Sunny Garcia wins the HIC Pro 2012

Sunny Garcia has taken the HIC Pro 2012 at Sunset Beach, Hawaii. The North Shore surfing legend replicated a win he enjoyed here 20 years ago. Garcia accepted the victory while holding his baby grandson, who shares his name, and believes his win today is the perfect primer to launch his bid for a 7th … Continue reading »

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ASP Weekly Pulse – A recap of Slater’s road to victory at the Quiksilver Pro France and a preview of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal

A recap of Slater’s road to victory at the Quiksilver Pro France and a preview of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal.

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Kelly Slater wins maiden Quiksilver Pro France title

Kelly Slater has conquered the Quiksilver Pro France for the first time in his professional surfing career. A 12th world title is in the making. The Floridian wave rider claimed his 51st elite tour victory after beating wildcard Dane Reynolds, in a hard-fought final, at La Graviere. Slater wasted little time in the final, collecting … Continue reading »

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Kelly Slater wins the Hurley Pro 2012 at Trestles

Kelly Slater has clinched the 50th ASP World Championship Tour victory of his career, at Lower Trestles, California. The world is not enough. The Floridian surfer from Cocoa Beach smashed Joel Parkinson in the final heat, in in clean three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at Lower Trestles. “I know I went out there … Continue reading »

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Adriano de Souza storms Teahupoo with blazing surf

Adriano de Souza has stormed the first day of action at the Billabong Pro Tahiti, in the iconic spot of Teahupoo. The Brazilian surfer also known as “Mineirinho” posted a near-perfect 19.43 out of a possible 20 heat total and a Round 1 victory, in shifting three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves. “I’m so … Continue reading »

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Carlos Burle wins the Billabong Pico Alto 2012

Carlos Burle has claimed the Billabong Pico Alto 2012 big wave surfing contest, in Peru. The Brazilian charger saw ocean conditions improving as the event progressed with waves in excess of 30 foot, with spectators amazed at the magnitude of the waves at Punta Hermosa. “I am very excited. The truth is I wasn’t sure … Continue reading »

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Emotional victory for Chris Ward at the 2012 Rip Curl Padang Padang

Chris Ward has taken the 2012 Rip Curl Cup Invitational at Padang Padang, after scoring a perfect 10 backside barrel in the dying seconds of the final heat. The Californian surfer defeated Bali’s Mega Semadhi, Java’s Dede Suryana, and Australia’s Ry Craike, in pumping six-foot tubes at Padang Padang. “I knew I had it,” Ward … Continue reading »

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Tanner Hendrickson conquers the Quiksilver Surf Open Acapulco

Tanner Hendrickson has taken the Quiksilver Surf Open Acapulco, in challenging six foot (2 metre) waves at Playa Revolcadero over Leigh Sedley. Hendrickson, 28, won by a score of 12.03 to 5.04 to secure his first major ASP victory. “This is the best feeling in the world right now, I can’t even believe this,” Hendrickson … Continue reading »

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Kelly Slater wins the Volcom Fiji Pro

Kelly Slater has conquered his 49th elite tour victory, taking out the Volcom Fiji Pro over Gabriel Medina, in pumping four-to-six foot (1.5–2 metre) surf, at Cloudbreak. “It’s about time I got him,” Slater said. “He had my number in the back half of last year and he’ll probably go on to beat everyone for … Continue reading »

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Australians dominate last waves at Barra da Tijuca

Barra da Tijuca and its powerful three-to-five foot (1-1.5 metre) barrels provided the ideal canvas for the world’s best surfers to push the limits of high-performance beachbreak surfing. It’s quarterfinals time and Australia is the leading nation with one surfer in each heat fighting for victory at the 2012 Billabong Pro Rio. Joel Parkinson, Mick … Continue reading »

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