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Surf Photos – Solspot loose in El Salvador during the Copa Quiksilver Event

Surf Photos – Solspot loose in El Salvador during the Copa Quiksilver Event

So I grabbed the camera and headed down to the Finals of the Copa Quiksilver El Salvador and snapped a few….

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Ezekiel Lau Claims ASP 4-Star Copa Quiksilver El Salvador

Ezekiel Lau Claims ASP 4-Star Copa Quiksilver El Salvador

Ezekiel Lau (HAW), winner of the Copa Quiksilver El Salvador. PUNTA ROCA, La Libertad / El Salvador (Sunday, July 10, 2011) – Ezekiel Lau (HAW), 17, has claimed his first major ASP victory by defeating Mitch Crews (AUS), 21, to win the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 4-Star Copa Quiksilver El Salvador in a high-scoring [...]

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Day 3-4 from Copa Quiksilver, El Salvador

Day 3-4 from Copa Quiksilver, El Salvador

We started our day pre-contest with a surf session in Sunzal. This is just one of about 5 super legit spots we’ve found on the trip folks! Imagine a cross between Bolsa Chica and Salt Creek with 78 degree water. The main point is a smorgasbord of long-boarders, short-boarders and spongers all competing for a [...]

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Day 1 & 2 from Copa Quiksilver, El Salvador

Day 1 & 2 from Copa Quiksilver, El Salvador

Hundreds of the world’s top surfers have descended on La Libertad, El Salvador. This tiny fishing and surfing town has welcomed us with good surf, cold local beers and plenty of pupusas (a local dish I hope to find somewhere back in the US). The contest is being held at Punta Roca, one of the [...]

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Why the Billabong J-Bay Contest can be so awesome

Why the Billabong J-Bay Contest can be so awesome

When this contest has some legit swell it is one of the best events of the season to watch!

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Surfing the Distance (Hunting for the world’s longest ride) – Robby Naish Surfs Pavones, Costa Rica

Surfing the Distance (Hunting for the world’s longest ride) – Robby Naish Surfs Pavones, Costa Rica

Hunting for the world’s longest ride. Yes Robby is on a SUP…but still stringing together a two minute plus ride at Pavones is still pretty awesome.

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In Focus: Peter Dive

In Focus: Peter Dive

Peter has been a photographer most of his professional life. His career started in Hollywierd where he was shooting up and coming actors, musicians and models (some fashion too) but his bread and butter was those headshots you see celebrities autographing and handing out to people.

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Surf (Non-Profit) Labor Profile: Mauli Ola Foundation

Surf (Non-Profit) Labor Profile: Mauli Ola Foundation

In this weeks Surf Labor Profile we bring you a non-profit foundation near and dear to our hearts. It’s called the Mauli Ola Foundation. Mauli Ola exists to introduce surfing as a natural treatment to people with genetic disorders, specifically CF (Cystic Fibrosis).

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Surf Labor Profile: Chuck Dent

Surf Labor Profile: Chuck Dent

Chuck Dent Surfboards is the quintessential surf shop. Shitty lighting, the smell of resin and rubber and a boatload of surfboards. That’s what you’re hit with when you walk in to Chuck Dent. I call it surfboard heaven.

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Solspot named official forecaster of Copa Quiksilver El Salvador

Solspot named official forecaster of Copa Quiksilver El Salvador

After a great contest in Mazatlan Mexico we are excited to announce an extension of our partnership with the Quiksilver team. Solspot will be the official forecaster for Copa Quiksilver at Punta Roca, in La Libertad, El Salvador. The event is a 4-star ASP event and we here there are over 100 surfers descending on the famous right point from 7/6-7/10.

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