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2011-01-26 10:09:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quiksilver (NYSE: ZQK) and the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) today announced The Quiksilver Pro New York, set to take place on Long Beach, New York from September 4-15. The Quiksilver Pro New York will be the 6th stop on the ASP 2011 World Tour and the first-ever ASP World Title Race stop on the east coast of the United States. The event will offer a $1 million dollar prize purse to competitors, an amount unprecedented in...

2010-08-25 11:39:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- All previous allusions of competitive, high-performance surfing are about to be shattered when the world's best surfers descend upon California's premier wave, San Onofre State Beach - Lower Trestles. The 2010 Hurley Pro is the only ASP World Tour event on mainland U.S. shores and is where the best of the best fight for the world title and prove that surfing is one of the most competitive world sports featuring some of the finest, most...

2009-09-27 13:11:59

Australian Mick Fanning won his second consecutive ASP pro surfing event Sunday when he beat Bede Durbidge in the finals of the Quicksilver Pro France, Fanning, who won earlier this month at Lower Tressles in California, scored an 8.83 on one of his final waves and went on to win the heat by a score of 16.66 to 12.87 Surf was running 1-to-3 feet at Les Bourdaines. Fanning is in second place in the Association of Surfing Professionals points race with 5,570 points. Fellow Aussie Joel...

2009-09-20 10:34:05

Australian Mick Fanning captured pro surfing's biggest prize this weekend by winning the $105,000 Hurley Pro Trestles in Southern California. Fanning knocked off American Dane Reynolds in the finals at the Lower Trestles break in Huntington Beach and jumped from seventh to second place in the Association of Surfing Professionals rankings behind fellow Aussie Joel Parkinson. Fanning posted impressive single-wave scores of 9.70 and 9.67 to nail down the victory by a final score of 17.40 to...


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