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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Thursday, September 11, 2008) – Day 2 of the Billabong Girls Pro Rio, event No. 4 of 8 on the 2008 ASP Women’s World Tour, completed Rounds 2 and 3 today, with impressive surfing going down in the improved three-foot (1 metre) waves on offer at Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro.
SAN CLEMENTE, California (Thursday, September 11, 2008) – There are only nine heats of the Boost Mobile Pro pres. by Hurley remaining and those heats will run in three to five foot swell today. The 2008 event champion will be crowned early this afternoon.
SAN CLEMENTE, California (Thursday, September 11, 2008) - Kelly Slater (USA) beat Taj Burrow (AUS) 18.97 to 18.63 to win his third Boost Mobile Pro title at Lower Trestles today. He is now as close as one event away from winning a record ninth ASP World Title.
CAPBRETON, France (Friday, September 12, 2008) - Jeremy Flores (New Caledonia / Capbreton,FRA), 20, confirmed he was back and fit at the Boost Mobile Pro of Surf pres. by Hurley getting a 3rd place to equal his best result this year and jump back to No. 10 on the ASP World Tour ratings.
To celebrate everyone's effort Paddle4relief are presenting a Top Music Gig with the following acts at The Aggi in Braunton...
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Thursday, September 11, 2008) – The Billabong Girls Pro Rio is back on this morning with the elimination Round 2 and potentially Round 3 running in improved, glassy two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro.
CAPBRETON, France (Thursday, September 11, 2008) - Jeremy Flores (FRA), the best French and European surfer ever competing on the ASP World Tour, was in excellent form on Day 3 of the Boost Mobile Pro pres. by Hurley and secured a berth into Quarterfinals of the seventh stop of 11 on this year's Dream Tour.
SAN CLEMENTE, California (Wednesday, September 10, 2008) – The standard of surfing at the Boost Mobile Pro pres. by Hurley was nothing short of electrifying today, but per usual, it was eight-time ASP World Champion and ratings leader Kelly Slater (USA) who stole the show.
ZARAUTZ, Basque Country (Wednesday, September 10, 2008) – The Rip Curl Pro Zarautz, an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 5-Star event, got underway in excellent waves today in the Basque Country with some clean two to three foot (0.5 to 1 meter) waves giving Round 1 competitors a great start to the last of six major ASP WQS events in a row.