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Below is a list of the men and women who have won at the U.S. Open of Surfing: U.S. Open Men 2009: Brett Simpson (HB, Westminster) 2008: Nathaniel Curran (Oxnard) 2007: C.J. Hobgood (Florida) 2006: Rob Machado (Cardiff) 2005: Andy Irons (Hawaii)...
Imagine that the sun's out and one of the most anticipated surfing events in Southern California is almost upon us. Yes, the U.S. Open of Surfing is coming to Huntington Beach and begins its epic nine-day run Saturday with Courtney Conlogue and Huntington...
Tags: Florida, C.J. Hobgood, South Africa, Hawaii, Huntington Beach
Six days before the Women's final at the U.S .Open of Surfing came the big announcement. To the winner of Saturday's finale would go a record $50,000. That was $30,000 more than the previously set first-place prize of $20,000, which was also a record....
Tags: Hawaii, U.S. Open (golf), Australia, Brazil
Last year, one might have called Brett Simpson's winning the U.S. Open of Surfing a Cinderella story: winning the biggest event in his backyard and becoming the first hometown local to win one of the most prestigious events on the World Qualifying...
Brett Simpson is The $100,000 Man. Again. Just after noon Sunday, right about the time the sun began to break through the heavy overcast sky, the Huntington Beach native thrust his arms high into the air at the sound of the final horn, directing his...
Here we are going into event No. 5 out of 10 on the ASP World Tour, with Jordy Smith winning event No. 4 for his first world tour victory. This after Kelly Slater had gone on a mini two-event hot streak of his own, winning one and placing second...
Tags: C.J. Hobgood, John Kelly
For some, love and whiskey dance quite fluidly with each other. That may just be true for Irvine residents Sarah and Mike Dowdell, owners of the new Love & Whiskey boutique they opened last month at the Park Place shopping center in Irvine. "We both...
Channel Guide MagazineThere will once again be a slew of athletes and celebrity presenters at Cartoon Network's Hall of Game Awards, now in its third year and premiering Feb. 11 at 7pm ET/PT on the network. The Hall of Game Awards let viewers vote for and honor their...
After becoming a first-time dad, Jake Owen is dusting off his golf clubs! The singer is currently participating in the AT&T Pebble Beach National PRO-AM Celebrity, which runs through Sunday (2/10). Other celebrities who are competing for charities...
Tags: Andy Garcia
FrameworkEleven-time world champion Kelly Slater makes a statement during his heat against Matt Wilkinson during the third round of the 2012 Hurley Pro surfing competition at Lower Trestles in San Clemente....
Young, active people have been a desirable demographic for Daphne’s California Greek ever since the Mediterranean-style restaurant emerged from bankruptcy two years ago and launched a hefty revamp effort. The company hires “cool high school...
We hear it when the surfing superstars of the world make their little comments about the waves in Huntington Beach. They say it all the time, and they were saying it during the U.S. Open a few weeks ago. After Lakey Peterson won the women's title, she...
Tags: Heritage Foundation, Sports, Surfing
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