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FCS, a revolution in surfing... Part 1

24th Jan 2013

The 1990's marked a pinnacle era in surfing history with the introduction of the FCS dual plug system. This revolutionary idea would simplify surf travel, streamline manufacturing, and most importantly enhance a surfer's performance through diversity of fin choice...

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Mischa does the double at the 2013 Nationals!

20th Jan 2013

Hughes Surfboards team rider Mischa Davis has gone and done the double at the 20013 National Surfing Championships by winning both the Open Women's National title, and the Open Womens National Longboard Title held in Piha over the past week.

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John John Florence signs with Hurley!

9th Jan 2013

The most sought after free agent in surfing has signed on the dotted line with Hurley. John John joins a long list of surfing’s biggest names (Kolohe Andino, Julian Wilson, Nat Young, Yadin Nicol, Michel Bourez, Evan Geiselman, Conner Coffin, Alejo Muniz, and many more) on the Hurley team, yet has to be considered their marquee athlete.

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Billy Starimand & Luke Cederman - No Point, by Damon Meade

8th Jan 2013

Billy Stairmand and Luke Cederman escape the famous Raglan points for a couple of days, instead opting to surf a remote beachie that very nearly fired.

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Mischa Davis takes top spot at Hyundai Longboard tour Raglan...

7th Jan 2013

Piha surfer Mischa Davis has defended her title at the 2013 Hyundai Longboard event Raglan held over the weekend, winning the Open Womens division...

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Potental start for Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational and Red Bull Jaws Paddel in.

28th Dec 2012

The 28th annual Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau official opening ceremony and blessing was held today at Waimea Bay on the North Shore of Oahu.

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Damon Meade releases Under the Weather!

21st Dec 2012

Under The Weather is a new surf film by Damon Meade.. The film has been shot entirely in New Zealand, taking a journey from the far North to the deep South and many places in between.

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Joel Parkinson claim's maiden ASP World Title!

14th Dec 2012

Joel Parkinson (AUS), 31, has claimed his maiden ASP World Title today at the final stop of the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) season, the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons.

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Slater, Gilmore and Dear Suburbia top the 42nd annual Surfer Poll Awards

8th Dec 2012

Kelly Slater, Stephanie Gilmore, and Dear Suburbia took home top honors tonight at the 42nd annual SURFER Poll Awards. For the third year running, the best surfers, filmmakers, and who's who of the surf world converged on Turtle Bay on the North Shore of Oahu for the Biggest Night is Surfing, where awards were presented to the top surfers, as voted by fans, as well as the best movies and performances of the year.

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Billabong Pipeline Masters in memory of Andy Irons Preview

7th Dec 2012

Billabong Pipe Masters, the final stop on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), will commence its waiting period tomorrow, December 8, 2012, and is projected to enjoy solid swell and great conditions over the opening days of the window.

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Quiksilver in memory of Eddie Aikau holds opening ceremony

30th Nov 2012

The opening ceremony for The Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau big wave invitational took place on the sands of Waimea Bay, on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, today

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Nike to pull from mainstream surf industry...

29th Nov 2012

After speculative reports surfaced Monday and Tuesday, Nike has confirmed that it will be transferring its men’s and women’s surf teams to Hurley, effective January 1, 2013.

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Red Bull to back paddle-in contest at Jaws

28th Nov 2012

Twenty-one intrepid big wave paddle-in surfers from around the world have been invited to take on the menacing wave giant known as Jaws for the inaugural RED BULL JAWS, Paddle at Pe'ahi.

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Damaged Goods Zine issue 2 on sale now!

27th Nov 2012

New Zealand surf-art-culture magazine Damaged Goods have released their second issue following the success of their first publication.

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Dave Rastovich helping Kiwi's save Maui's Dolphin and oppose seabed mining

14th Nov 2012

The world’s smallest known species of dolphin, the Maui’s (or Popoto) dolphin is critically endangered and faces the threat of total extinction if moves to mine the seabed along the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island go ahead, according to surfers and environmental campaigners who have banded together to fight the proposals.

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