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Excellent Swell Hits Buondi Billabong Pro Portugal, Top Seeds to Surf Tomorrow
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Excellent Swell Hits Buondi Billabong Pro Portugal, Top Seeds to Surf Tomorrow

ERICEIRA, Portugal (Wednesday, August 27, 2008) The expected excellent swell made its way to Ericeira for Day 2 of the Buondi Billabong Pro Portugal and Day 2 saw some of the bext conditions of the year give all Round 2 competitors some great scoring potential. Some four to six foot (1.2 to 2 meter) waves broke all day over the reef of Ribeira d'Ilhas and athletes put on a show of powerful carving surfing and serious comitment to take advantage of the 100-meter rides on offer.

Chris Davidson Wins the 2008 Rip Curl Pro pres. by Sprite at Seignosse
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Chris Davidson Wins the 2008 Rip Curl Pro pres. by Sprite at Seignosse

SEIGNOSSE, France (Saturday, August 23, 2008) – Chris Davidson (AUS), 31, won the prestigious ASP WQS 6-Star Prime Rip Curl Pro pres. by Sprite today in clean three foot (one meter) waves at Les Bourdaines, main venue of the 2008 edition.

Tiffany And Chuck Are Isa Tandem Surfing World Champions !
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Tiffany And Chuck Are Isa Tandem Surfing World Champions !

Chuck Inman and Tiffany Rabacal started surfing together in late 2006 and officially became a team in February 2007. Here's the story of how they became Tandem World Champs..

Jarrad Sullivan Leads Favorites In Perfect Rip Curl Pro Barrels In France
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Jarrad Sullivan Leads Favorites In Perfect Rip Curl Pro Barrels In France

SEIGNOSSE, France (Thursday, August 21, 2008) Top seeds were greeted with perfect four foot (1.2 meter) barrels and off-shore winds when Round 2 resumed today, Les Bourdaines delivering some of the best conditions of the summer for Day 4 of the Rip Curl Pro pres. by Sprite.

Internationals Steal The Show On Day 1 Of Billabong Pro Junior
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Internationals Steal The Show On Day 1 Of Billabong Pro Junior

ERICEIRA, Portugal (Thursday, August 21, 2008) The Billabong Pro Junior, an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-2 Pro Junior event, got underway today at the beautiful righthand point break of Ribeira d'Ilhas, home of current ASP World Tour No. 27 Tiago Pires (PRT).

Uncontestable Conditions and Damage Force Organisers to Call Rip Curl Pro Off
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Uncontestable Conditions and Damage Force Organisers to Call Rip Curl Pro Off

SEIGNOSSE, France (Tuesday, August 19, 2008) – The expected push in the swell definitely happened during the night and some massive all-over-the-place eight to nine foot (2.5 to 3 meter) white water mountains are breaking at Les Bourdaines in Seignosse, main venue of the Rip Curl Pro presented by Sprite

Rip Curl Pro Kicks Off with Big Scores and Excellent Surfing in France
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Rip Curl Pro Kicks Off with Big Scores and Excellent Surfing in France

SEIGNOSSE, France (Monday, August 18, 2008) – The Rip Curl Pro Hossegor/Seignosse presented by Sprite got underway today at the world famous beachbreak of Les Bourdaines, main venue of the 2008 edition. The Rip Curl Pro, an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Prime event, got twenty heats of Round 1 out of the way in good quality three foot (one meter) waves despite the light on-shore winds blowing over Seignosse.

Alizee Arnaud Claims ASP Grade-2 Kana Miss Cup Junior event in Hourtin
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Alizee Arnaud Claims ASP Grade-2 Kana Miss Cup Junior event in Hourtin

HOURTIN, France (Sunay, August 17, 2008) – Alizee Arnaud (FRA), 18, won her second event of the season today after defeating top regional under-21 female surfers Pauline Ado (FRA), Lee-Ann Curren (FRA) and Canelle Bulard (FRA) in the final of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Grade-2 Kana Miss Cup Pro Junior.

Nathaniel Curran Wins ASP WQS 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro in France
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Nathaniel Curran Wins ASP WQS 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro in France

LACANAU, France (Sunday, August 17, 2008) – Nathaniel Curran (Ca, USA), 24, won the ASP World Qualifying Series (WQS) 6-Star Sooruz Lacanau Pro today in wind-blown two to three foot (0.5 to 1 meter) waves after defeating Dion Atkinson (AUS) in an exciting 35-minute final closing six days of great action at the famous French town of Lacanau Ocean.