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Kelly Slater

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  • Joe Surf: Now that Slater's got the city key, come on back to compete

    So last week, Huntington Beach gave Kelly Slater a key to the city. Well deserved. Didn't they name a street after him, too? You know, Slater Avenue, between Talbert and Warner avenues? Anyway, he deserves it. Some call him the best surfer ever, and...
  • Joe Surf: Women are the ones to watch at the US Open

    Joe Surf: Women are the ones to watch at the US Open
    More and more girls, young women and even not-so-young women are surfing these days, so it stands to reason that the professional women are on the rise as well. The US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach will have plenty of interesting storylines playing...
  • Joe Surf: H.B. local is underdog at U.S. Open of Surfing

    Joe Surf: H.B. local is underdog at U.S. Open of Surfing
    Kelly Slater hasn't done it. Neither has Rob Machado, Sunny Garcia nor Tom Curren. Not when it was called the OP Pro, or more recently, the U.S. Open of Surfing. In fact, nobody on the men's side has ever won the U.S. Open of Surfing three...
  • Videos from the U.S. Open of Surfing

    Slater advances to Round of 12; gets a Mulhern   Slater cruises into quarterfinals   Surfing legend Rob Machado wins his Hurley Pro "Wildcard" heat   Kelly Slater: 2011 US Open of Surfing men's champion  
  • In The Pipeline: Paddling 26 miles for one little girl's sight

    About 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Drew Kenny arrived at the Huntington Beach Pier. How did he get there? On a stand-up paddleboard. Where did he leave from? Catalina Island. Just what would inspire the 42-year-old Huntington Beach consultant to paddle 26 miles?...
  • Slater slays competition at U.S. Open of Surfing

    There was talk before the start of the U.S. Open of Surfing that 2011 could be the year of the Young Guns. Just days before Sunday's Men's final, former World Tour veteran and first-year contest director Pat O'Connell, felt the same way. But O'Connell...
  • Haakenson: American Pro Surfing Series returns to Huntington Beach

    Nothing against the U.S. Open of Surfing, which reflects how big surfing has become on a financial level for both sponsors and the pro surfers, but if you want to go to a surfing contest and actually see some world-class surfing without sharing your...
  • Haakenson: Conlogue among elite on ASP World Tour

    Courtney Conlogue continues to make things interesting in the race for the title of world's best women's surfer. Conlogue, 19, a Santa Ana native who went to Sage Hill School in Newport Coast, is in fourth place in the Assn. of Surfing Professionals...
  • Haakenson: Bartovich, Mel shine at NSSA regional

    The National Scholastic Surfing Assn. West Coast Regional Championships had some fun surf last weekend on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier, and a couple of local surfers came up big. Tony Bartovich, 18 and a senior at Huntington Beach High,...
  • Haakenson: Oakley seeking top high school surfers

    The Oakley Surf Shop Challenge has come up with a new twist to its concept of team surfing competitions, and this one will feature some of the best high school surfers in the area. The Oakley Orange County High School Surf Team Challenge will be held...
  • Haakenson: OC surfers dominate NSSA Championships

    If there was any doubt Orange County had the best young surfers in the nation, doubt no more. The National Scholastic Surfing Assn. Championships were held last weekend at Salt Creek and O.C. schools dominated. San Clemente won the boys' high school...
  • Fundraiser set for H.B. High's surf team

    Fundraiser set for H.B. High's surf team
    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...