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Sansom notches up win at Billabong grom event Whangamata

10th Feb 2014

Auckland’s Gabriella Sansom walked away with well received win in the Under 20 Girls Division of the Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge in Whangamata over the weekend.

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Hughes Surfboards 2014 team video

28th Jan 2014

Billy Stairmand, Luke Hughes, Mikey Banks and Sid West put various Hughes Surfboard models to the test.

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Hughes Surfboards ZORKN model released

24th Jan 2014

Proving to be one of the most talked about and inticipated models to be released in the Hughes Surfboards range is finally available to the public... We give to you, the ZORKN!

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surf.co.nz catches up with the new NZ Open Mens Champ... Billy Stairmand

19th Jan 2014

surf.co.nz caught up with Billy Stairmand after his succesful final win in the 2014 NZ Surfing Nationals;

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Billy Stairmand claims 2014 New Zealand National title

19th Jan 2014

Raglan surfer and Hughes Surfboards teamrider Billy Stairmand has emerged victorious at the 2014 Surfing New Zealand National Titles held in Gisborne, winning the Open Men's division for the third time (also 2010 and 2012).

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FCS II receives prestigious Red Dot Design Award

2nd Jan 2014

FCS is proud to announce the new FCS II system has been awarded the prestigious Red Dot Design Award. Regarded as one of the most difficult to achieve in the felid of design, the Red Dot award provides a label of the utmost quality and international repute.

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Surfing NZ announces Interclub Championship at 2014 Nationals

20th Dec 2013

Entries are starting to roll in for the National Surfing Championships that take place at Gisborne from 12 – 18 January 2014. This year, New Zealand’s top surfers will not only be competing for themselves but also for their boardrider clubs with an Interclub Championship added to New Zealand’s most prestigious surfing event.

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Rip Curl's Mick Fanning claims World Title #3

16th Dec 2013

Mick Fanning has claimed his third ASP World Title in excellent conditions at the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons.

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Slater wins Pipemasters, Florence takes Triple Crown

15th Dec 2013

Kelly Slater (USA), 41, has won his 7th Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons after a day of incredible 10-to-15 foot (three to four metre) waves at Pipeline today. Slater defeated John John Florence (HAW), 21, in a hard-fought, 35-minute Final that ended with less than half-a-point separating the two. The runner-up finish for Florence saw him crowned 2013 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing champion.

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Red Bull Decades: Surfboards of the Future

7th Dec 2013

What would you get if you took a group of today's best surfers and gave them a chance to ride a collection of surfing's most iconic boards from the past as well as the most intriguing shapes of the future? Red Bull Decades takes us on a journey through the past, present and future of surfboards.

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Red Bull Decades: Matt Biolas Hydro Flex Rocket

30th Nov 2013

What would you get if you took a group of today's best surfers and gave them a chance to ride a collection of surfing's most iconic boards from the past as well as the most intriguing shapes of the future? Red Bull Decades takes us on a journey through the past, present and future of surfboards.

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Red Bull Decades: Al Merricks 1990's Kelly Slater Channel Islands

23rd Nov 2013

What would you get if you took a group of today's best surfers and gave them a chance to ride a collection of surfing's most iconic boards from the past as well as the most intriguing shapes of the future? Red Bull Decades takes us on a journey through the past, present and future of surfboards.

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Red Bull Decades: Glen Pang 1980's Town and Country Saint

15th Nov 2013

What would you get if you took a group of today's best surfers and gave them a chance to ride a collection of surfing's most iconic boards from the past as well as the most intriguing shapes of the future? Red Bull Decades takes us on a journey through the past, present and future of surfboards.

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Kiwi women will have more opportunities in WQS NZ Surf Festival

14th Nov 2013

Staging the richest ever women’s World Qualifying Series (WQS) event instead of a World Championship Tour (WCT) competition during the annual New Zealand Surf Festival will mean far more opportunities for Kiwi surfers to compete on the world stage say festival organizers.

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Red Bull Decades: Gerry Lopez 1970's Pipeline Gun

8th Nov 2013

What would you get if you took a group of today's best surfers and gave them a chance to ride a collection of surfing's most iconic boards from the past as well as the most intriguing shapes of the future? Red Bull Decades takes us on a journey through the past, present and future of surfboards.

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