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Surfboard shape-off goes to Hind – #art #design #surf

VIA – THE COAST NEWS   By staff May 28, 2014 • 171 views • 0 comments DEL MAR — Longtime surfboard craftsman Roger Hinds won the Icons of Foam Tribute to the Masters shaping competition May 18, honoring Ben Aipa. Six shapers were tasked with replicating a classic Aipa Sting. The board was made … Continue reading Surfboard shape-off goes to Hind – #art #design #surf

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Hundreds take to water in tribute to surfing icon Hobie Alter – #aloha #surf #oc

VIA – OC REGISTER t about 5 p.m. Friday, hundreds of surfers and rowers gathered around a Hobie Cat catamaran off the shore of Doheny State Beach to celebrate the life of surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer Hobie Alter. BRUCE CHAMBERS, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER BY LAYLAN CONNELLY / STAFF WRITER Published: April 18, 2014 Updated: … Continue reading Hundreds take to water in tribute to surfing icon Hobie Alter – #aloha #surf #oc

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Breaking News: Kelly Slater Splits from Quiksilver – #Surf #aloha

VIA – ASP Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast Breaking News: Slater Splits from Quiksilver Dave Prodan Monday, March 31, 2014 Today, in a move tantamount to Michael Jordan splitting with Nike or David Beckham with Adidas, Kelly Slater has announced his parting ways from 23-year sponsor Quiksilver. Slater signed with Quiksilver in 1990 at the age … Continue reading Breaking News: Kelly Slater Splits from Quiksilver – #Surf #aloha

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Surfing Pioneer & Legend Hobie Alter Passes Away At 80 Years Old…#Surf #Aloha #California #History

RIP to a man I personally admired so very much… Surfboard, sailboat innovator ‘Hobie’ Alter dies AP 12:24 a.m. EDT March 31, 2014 PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Hobart “Hobie” Alter, who helped popularize surfing and sailing with the development of the foam surfboard and the “Hobie Cat” sailboat, has died. He was 80. Alter … Continue reading Surfing Pioneer & Legend Hobie Alter Passes Away At 80 Years Old…#Surf #Aloha #California #History

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Legendary Surfboard shaper Bruce Jones passes away – #OC #Aloha #Surf

VIA – OC REG: Bruce Jones enjoyed many water sports outside of surfing, including sailing. Photo taken in 2006. PHOTO COURTESY OF STEVEN JONES The surf community is mourning the death of surfboard shaper Bruce Jones, who died Monday afternoon from a heart attack.   Jones was 68.   Jones first started surfboard shaping in … Continue reading Legendary Surfboard shaper Bruce Jones passes away – #OC #Aloha #Surf

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#LosAngeles Cops almost shoot surfer by mistake – #Surf #Aloha #LAPD

VIA – NBC LA   No Charges Against Officers Who Mistook Surfer for Rogue Cop Dorner in Manhunt David Perdue was mistaken for a rogue ex-LAPD officer on a deadly rampage in February By Jason Kandel |  Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014  |  Updated 8:45 AM PST The Los Angeles District Attorney announced that no criminal … Continue reading #LosAngeles Cops almost shoot surfer by mistake – #Surf #Aloha #LAPD

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VIA – NBC LA   No Charges Against Officers Who Mistook Surfer for Rogue Cop Dorner in Manhunt David Perdue was mistaken for a rogue ex-LAPD officer on a deadly rampage in February By Jason Kandel |  Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014  |  Updated 8:45 AM PST The Los Angeles District Attorney announced that no criminal … Continue reading