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Kelly Slater Wins Volcom Pipe Pro in Pumping Surf

Kelly Slater Wins Volcom Pipe Pro in Pumping Surf

BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Wednesday, February 5, 2014) – Eleven-time world champion Kelly Slater (Florida, USA) has won the Volcom Pipe Pro in epic, triple-overhead barrels with a series of stunning performances that made the win seem inevitable from his first ride. This was Slater’s 66th Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) tour win, his eighth ASP [...]

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Final Day of Volcom Pipe Pro Called on in Firing Barrels

Final Day of Volcom Pipe Pro Called on in Firing Barrels

BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Wednesday, February 5, 2014) – Pumping barrels are in store for the final day of the Volcom Pipe Pro today, peaking midday in the 10-12 foot range. With winds out of the ESE, conditions are epic. The final is scheduled for approximately 3:30pm Hawaii time. Watch the action unfold LIVE at volcompipepro.com. [...]

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Geiselman Flawless, Eliminates Florence at Volcom Pipe Pro

Geiselman Flawless, Eliminates Florence at Volcom Pipe Pro

Photo: Bielmann BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Monday, February 3, 2014) – Twenty year-old Floridian Evan Geiselman (New Smyrna Beach) stole the show at the Volcom Pipe Pro today, eliminating defending event champion John John Florence (Hawaii) in solid 10-foot barrels with the highest heat score of the competition. Counting top scores of 9.63 and 8.9, Geiselman’s [...]

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Sydney Eagerly Awaits The Return of the Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

Sydney Eagerly Awaits The Return of the Hurley Australian Open of Surfing

2012 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing Champion Matt Banting is ready to defend his title. Pic ASP/Dunbar COOLANGATTA/QLD (Tuesday, 4th February, 2014) – After a one year hiatus, this weekend will see the return of one of the biggest sporting events in Sydney, the Hurley Australian Open of Surfing at Manly Beach. The event that [...]

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Pristine Conditions for Volcom Pipe Pro Today

Pristine Conditions for Volcom Pipe Pro Today

BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Monday, February 3, 2014) – Pristine conditions with 10-12 foot barrels will be the stage for day two of three of the Volcom Pipe Pro, underway at 8am Hawaii time today and LIVE at volcompipepro.com. Among the top seeds who will surf today are Kelly Slater & John John Florence. The Volcom [...]

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Michael Wright Crowned the 2014 Chiko MP Classic Champion

Michael Wright Crowned the 2014 Chiko MP Classic Champion

Michael Wright (Lennox Head, NSW/AUS) chaired up the beach by his sisters Tyler and Kirby. Pic ASP/Will H-S COOLANGATTA/QLD (Sunday, 2nd February, 2014) – The 2014 Chiko MP Classic came to a climactic finish today with an all-star action packed final with Michael Wright taking out the event followed by Garrett Parkes, Bede Durbidge and [...]

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Explosive Opening Day at the 2014 Chiko MP Classic

Explosive Opening Day at the 2014 Chiko MP Classic

Kai Hing (Sunshine Coast, QLD/AUS) posting a near-perfect 9.50 out of a possible 10 today at the Chiko MP Classic. Pic ASP/Will H-S. COOLANGATTA/QLD (1st February, 2014) – The 2014 Chiko MP Classic got underway in pulsing three foot surf at Duranbah today completing 16 heats of Round 1 and 9 heats of Round 2, [...]

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Pipeline More Gums than Teeth at Volcom Pipe Pro

Pipeline More Gums than Teeth at Volcom Pipe Pro

Jamie O’Brien was a standout in the small conditions at Gums today.Photo: Bielmann BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Thursday, January 30, 2014) – The recent massive surf episode experienced on Oahu’s famous North Shore surfing coastline, with waves of up to 60 feet, has made life tough for professional surfers in town for the $130,000 Volcom Pipe [...]

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2014 Chiko MP Classic Bolstered By Best Ever Field For an ASP 1-Star Rated Event

2014 Chiko MP Classic Bolstered By Best Ever Field For an ASP 1-Star Rated Event

Bede Durbidge (Gold Coast, QLD/AUS) is the Chiko MP Classic’s No. 1 seed. Pic ASP/Kirstin. COOLANGATTA/QLD (31st January, 2014) – Tomorrow will see Chiko MP Classic surfers compete for ASP Qualifying Series points for the first time in the event’s 11 year history. The event that honours the late and great Michael Peterson carries an [...]

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Opening Day of Volcom Pipe Pro is ON

Opening Day of Volcom Pipe Pro is ON

BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Thursday, January 30, 2014) – The Volcom Pipe Pro, a $130,000 Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 5-Star Qualifying Series (QS) event, will commence at 8am this-morning with its first of four days of competition. Waves are in the 4-to-6-foot range, with clean conditions and favorable winds. Organizers opted to wait through the [...]

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