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UPDATE: Kelly Slater gets wave pool patent

VIA – ESPN Slater gets wave pool patent Updated: November 25, 2011, 12:56 PM ET By Alex Lemonde-Gray ESPN.com Coming right on the heels of his record-breaking eleventh world title, Kelly Slater has tallied yet another victory, this time though he’s not hoisting a shiny trophy but a rivalry-igniting patent. In 2008, Slater launched the … Continue reading UPDATE: Kelly Slater gets wave pool patent

AUCTION: Rash vest from the Billabong Pro Tahiti – Signed by winner Kelly Slater & Owen Wright to benefit SurfAid

Rash vest from the Billabong Pro Tahiti Signed by winner Kelly Slater & Owen Wright Current bid: $805.00 Reserve met Closes: Mon 12 Dec, 9:00 pm Signed by winner Kelly Slater, the 11x World Surfing Champion, and 2nd placegetter Owen Wright. Includes photos of both finalists from the event. Framed in timber and glass. This … Continue reading AUCTION: Rash vest from the Billabong Pro Tahiti – Signed by winner Kelly Slater & Owen Wright to benefit SurfAid

North Shore Shaper Jeff Bushman, Big Wave Gun Specialist

VIA – ALOHA UPDATE North Shore Shaper Jeff Bushman, Big Wave Gun Specialist North Shore of Oahu is filled with a variety of options for purchasing a new surfboard. You can find a used one on craiglist or hunt one down at a surf shop. Personally, I like to go the custom route where you … Continue reading North Shore Shaper Jeff Bushman, Big Wave Gun Specialist

Pro Surfer Bethany Hamilton fulfills three girls wishes @BethanyHamilton #Inspiration

VIA – KHON Pro Surfer Bethany Hamilton fulfills three girls wishes Published: 11/23 9:44 pm Updated: 11/23 9:46 pm Three girls who aspire to become surfers and are fans of Kauai’s Bethany Hamilton– had a chance to meet the inspirational surfer thanks to the make a wish foundation. Eleven year-old Madeline from New York, ten … Continue reading Pro Surfer Bethany Hamilton fulfills three girls wishes @BethanyHamilton #Inspiration

Michael Apted Filling in for Curtis Hanson to Finish Directing OF MEN AND MAVERICKS

VIA – COLLIDER Michael Apted Filling in for Curtis Hanson to Finish Directing OF MEN AND MAVERICKS by Brendan Bettinger Posted:November 23rd, 2011 at 4:34 pm Walden Media is currently in production on Of Men and Mavericks, a drama about the mentorship of big wave surfer Jay Moriarty. Curtis Hanson (8 Mile) was directing the … Continue reading Michael Apted Filling in for Curtis Hanson to Finish Directing OF MEN AND MAVERICKS

Surfboard shapers' wave of anger

VIA – NORTHERN STAR Photo – Maddog Surfboards shop owner John Morgan is concerned about the influx of cheap boards from China. Surfboard shapers’ wave of anger Christian Morrow | 24th November 2011 THE future of the surfboard manufacturing industry in Byron Bay is in danger of being wiped out by cheap Chinese surfboards, industry … Continue reading Surfboard shapers' wave of anger

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Gretchen Wegrich, Stoked & Broke: State of the [Surfing] Union: All not quiet on the home front #SantaCruz

VIA – NORTHERN STAR Photo – Maddog Surfboards shop owner John Morgan is concerned about the influx of cheap boards from China. Surfboard shapers’ wave of anger Christian Morrow | 24th November 2011 THE future of the surfboard manufacturing industry in Byron Bay is in danger of being wiped out by cheap Chinese surfboards, industry … Continue reading Gretchen Wegrich, Stoked & Broke: State of the [Surfing] Union: All not quiet on the home front #SantaCruz