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The best surfers in the world are going at it this week in the Hurley Pro at Trestles, a rare chance for many in Orange County to see these guys competing for a world championship. The Hurley Pro is one of 10 contests in the Assn. of Surfing Professional...
The U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach wrapped up the season for the women on the Assn. of Surfing Professionals World Tour, withAustralia'sStephanie Gilmore winning the world championship for the fifth time. Gilmore is quickly becoming the Kelly...
It has been billed as the place to be, worldwide, for action sports enthusiasts. Year in and year out, it hasn't failed to live up to that claim. The Nike U.S. Open of Surfing launches nine days of continuous action Saturday at the Huntington Beach Pier....
Brett Simpson was happy to move on through. Dane Reynolds was relieved to survive difficult conditions. Two of the world's top surfers were among several athletes Tuesday to win their heats and advance at the 2012 Nike U.S. Open of Surfing Men's Prime...
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HUNTINGTON BEACH — Over the final few days of the 2012 Nike U.S. Open of Surfing, Julian Wilson earned the moniker, Comeback Kid. The 23-year-old Aussie, ranked 10th in the world, started earning the nickname Saturday when he rallied to eliminate...
Thursday night promises to be an epic one at Huntington Beach High School. School's out for the summer but students and fans of surfing, along with boosters of the campus's surfing team, will catch a wave into the HBHS auditorium for a star-studded...
The surfing world is still buzzing about the final heat in last week's Rip Curl Pro, the second contest in the Assn. of Surfing Professionals' World Tour schedule at Bells Beach in Australia. Kelly Slater, who seems to be leaning toward making a...
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A couple hundred people paddled out on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier Sunday while hundreds more lined the pier or stood on the sand to honor Surfline.com founder Sean Collins, who died of a heart attack Dec. 26. Collins' two sons, Tyler and...
Now that the 2011 Assn. of Surfing Professionals World Tour is complete — in case you've been in a coma, Kelly Slater won his 11th World Tour crown — the ASP has named the 34 competitors for next year's ASP World Tour title: 1. Kelly Slater...
There's a sports blog with a video clip on Yahoo! Sports titled "Jordy Smith pulls arguably the best surfing move ever." The move is called a "rodeo flip," and it's kind of a combination of a flip and a reverse 360. I know it's a sick move because...
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Climatic Data Center's "State of the Climate: Global Analysis for Annual 2010" makes for some pretty sobering reading. Vic and I waded through the nine-page document over the hot Fourth...
No, there's no truth to the rumor that Kelly Slater will compete in this Saturday's Huntington Beach Senior Surf Invitational. While Slater indeed is the old man of the ASP World Tour, he's still a young man by any other standard at age 39. The HB Senior...
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