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Just over a week to go until the La Torche Pro France, stop 4 on the Stand Up World Tour

Friday 18 October

La Torche Pro brings the world’s best back to France

After an epic stop for the Stand Up World Tour in Huntington Beach California, the Tour will now pick back up again in NW France, for the La Torche Pro France, presented by Naish and XXIX. This beautiful region of France has played host to the Stand Up World Tour for the last 2 years, and will once again open its arms to the World’s best at the tail end of the season, as the Title Race intensifies amongst the men, and a World Champion will be crowned for the Women.
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Huntington Recap, Turtle Bay Finals and the La Torche Pro France

Friday 27 September

Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam sees world class action

The Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam presented by Starboard saw unprecedented performances from the world’s best athletes in both surfing and racing, as over 20 nations congregated in Surf City USA for a historic event just south of the Pier.
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Kai Lenny wins the Overall World Series Title at Huntington Beach

Tuesday 24 September

Kai Lenny makes it two out of two wins in Surf City USA

After winning both the Surfing World Tour event and the World Series Sprints of the Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam, Kai Lenny (Naish) once again turned it on to take second place behind Australia’s Jake Jensen in the long distance, giving him the well deserved overall title for the event.
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Kai Lenny & Izzy Gomez secure the win at the Huntington Beach Pro

Saturday 21 September

Kai Lenny puts on a flawless performance in Surf City USA

Kai Lenny (Naish) from Maui put together a flawless event campaign here in Huntington Beach to take the win at stop 3 on the 2013 Stand Up World Tour. Each round Kai put together high scoring heat after high scoring heat, with a climax in Round 4 where he posted a heat score total of 18.57, a near perfect score.
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Highlights from Day 2: Huntington Beach Pro Main Event

A full day of action here at Day 2 of the Huntington Beach Pro

It was a full day of action here at Day 2 of the Huntington Beach Pro, as the Main event got underway and a new swell turned up to make it a day to remember. Clean head high conditions rolled in for much of the day, as the World’s best took to the water to battle it out here in Surf City USA.

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Highlights from Stop 5 of the World Series: Hamburg

Felipe Hernandez wins the Trials here on Day 1 of the Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam

Felipe Hernandez (Rogue) put on a dominant performance today in the Trials component of the Huntington Beach Pro Grand Slam presented by Starboard. Leading a strong field of Mexican contenders here in Surf CIty USA, Felipe consistently powered his way through the rounds to make it through to the Final. When it counted, Felipe pieced together a strong heat to take the win in the Trials on Day one of the Huntington Beach Pro.
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The Huntington Beach Pro will see the World Tour & World Series take center stage

Saturday 7 September

The Stand Up World Tour & Series come together in HB

After a flurry of high profile city events on the World Series over the past month, the World’s best will congregate in Southern California, Surf CIty USA, where the Huntington Beach Pro will bring the World Racing Series and World Surfing Tour together for the second Grand Slam of the year.
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Duke’s OceanFest 2013

The 12th annual Duke’s OceanFest will be held at venue sites throughout Waikiki, from Saturday, August 17, through Sunday, August 25, 2013. The 9 day event features a variety of ocean sports that were close to Duke Kahanamoku’s heart: Longboard Surfing, Paddleboard Racing, Swimming, Tandem Surfing, Surf Polo, Beach Volleyball, and more. For more information visit dukesoceanfest.com.
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Entries are now open for Hamburg, while the US Trilogy of events takes shape

Friday 5 July

Entries open for the Camp David World Cup in Hamburg

After two dramatically competitive events in France and Spain as a part of the European Trilogy on the 2013 Stand Up World Series, we are now building up to the Camp David World Cup of SUP in Hamburg, Germany, to take place from the 16th – 18th August right in the middle of the City.
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4th Annual John “Pops” Ah Choy Surf Fest (2013)

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The dates of this year’s event is set:

September 14 & 15, 2013!! 

Our 3rd Annual Surf Fest was the best yet, and hope to top it this year with your help!!  We would like to thank all the contestants and sponsors that contributed to making it such a memorable event. 

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USA Trilogy of events announced for the 2013 Stand Up World Series

Friday 31 May

USA Trilogy announced: Chicago, San Francisco & HB

With the world’s best about to embark on the European Trilogy that starts next weekend in Oleron France (with stops in the Basque Country of Spain and Germany), we are proud to announce the US Trilogy that will pick up at the end of August and hit 3 major markets in the USA.
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Leco Salazar wins the 2013 Ubatuba Pro Brazil, stop 2 of the Stand Up World Tour

Sunday 5 May

Leco Salazar storms to victory at 2013 Ubatuba Pro Brazil

After 3 days of intense action here at Itamamabuca Beach in the beautiful region of Ubatuba Brazil, Leco Salazar storms to victory here at the Ubatuba Pro Brazil in a star studded fleet to secure the win at Stop 2 of the 2013 Stand Up World Tour.
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Ubatuba Pro Brazil gets off to a spectacular start for the Stand Up World Surfing Tour

Friday 3 May

The Trials reveal a whole new hotbed of talent for the Tour

The Trials component of the Ubatuba Pro, Stop 2 on the 2013 Stand Up World Tour, saw over 40 athletes battle it out for the final 8 places in the main event. With a strong show of talent, both young and old, it came down to the performance of each athlete on the day, as the 40+ athletes became 8 and the Trials were wrapped by the end of Day 1 of the Ubatuba Pro.
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Build up to the Ubatuba Pro: the Starting Line

Thursday 25 April

The Ubatuba Pro Grand Slam will kick off this weekend

The Ubatuba Pro Grand Slam will kick off this weekend in the Center of Ubatuba town, at Praia do Centro. Featuring a selection of the World’s leading paddlers matching up against Brazil’s very best, this weekend’s World Series Racing promises to be some of the most exciting and fiercely contested yet on the World Series.
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Ubatuba Pro Brazil Grand Slam Entries now open: 27th April – 5th May

Friday 12 April

Ubatuba Pro Grand Slam to run from 27th April – 5th May

The Ubatuba Pro Grand Slam will run from the 27th April – 5th May in the beautiful region of Ubatuba, just north of Sao Paolo, Brazil.
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