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Tune into NBC this Sunday at 3pm EST to watch the Location X Finals

Thursday 20 December

Location X Finals to air this Sunday at 3pm EST on NBC

The Stand Up World Tour’s presence on NBC continues this month with an airing this weekend at 3pm EST / 12pm PST / 10am HST on World of Adventure Sports. The show is hosted from the British Virgin Islands and will look back at the year on Tour through all its dramatic stops, only to end with the Location X Finals and the culmination of the 2012 Stand Up World Tour. So make sure to tune in at 3pm (EST) this Sunday 23rd December to watch an epic look at another incredible year for the Stand Up World Tour.
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Leco Salazar wins the Location X Finals and secures the 2012 World Title

Tuesday 18 December

Leco Salazar wins the Location X Finals & 2012 World Title

In a dramatic and emotional finish here at Finlandia’s Location X Finals presented by the Moorings and in association with Starboard, the Brazilian Leco Salazar was crowned not only event winner, but 2012 World Champion here on the Stand Up World Tour.
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The Location X Finals will be broadcast live from the British Virgin Islands

Saturday 8 December

The Location X Finals will be broadcast live from the BVI

The Location X Finals presented by The Moorings and in association with Finlandia and Starboard will be broadcast live from the British Virgin Islands starting Tuesday next week.The live feed brought to you by DIgicel 4G will bring you the action as it unfolds for what is the most dramatic close the Stand Up World Tour has ever seen.
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Haleiwa’s Mo Freitas wins the Ubatauba Pro, Brazil in epic fashion

Sunday 2 December

15 year old Mo Freitas from Haleiwa makes history

15 year old Mo Freitas makes history on the Stand up World Tour by storming to victory against Leco Salazar at the Ubatuba Pro presented by Art in Surf. From the outset, he demonstrated flawless rail to rail power surfing, dominating his heats all the way through to the man on man quarters, where he came up against current ratings leader Sean Poynter and won.
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The Ubatuba Pro highlights local talent and international players

Saturday 1 December

Watch the final day of the Ubatuba Pro Live from Brazil

Watch the final day of action here at the Ubatuba Pro, stop 4 of the Stand Up World Tour at www.standupworldtour.com/stream.php. We are now underway with Round 4, as we will progress all the way to the finals today here at the beautiful Itamambuca Beach, as well as running a women’s division and a Na Kama Kai Exhibition heat for the U16. Stay tuned for the action as it unfolds at this penultimate stop for the 2012 Stand Up World Tour.
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Stand Up World Tour Stop #4 in Brazil is now underway in Ubatuba

Thursday 29 November

Stand Up World Tour now live today from Ubatuba, Brazil

The Stand Up World Tour is once again back in Brazil this week for Stop 4, as the World’s best congregate once again to do battle at the beautiful Itamambuca Beach in Ubatuba. The action is already underway and being streamed live with the Trials now in the water.
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Destination for the Location X is announced

Thursday 8 November

British Virgin Islands announced as this year’s Location X

The British Virgin Islands has been named as the destination for the 2012 Location X. After a flurry of interest online and hundreds of voters sharing their wishes and favorite destinations from all over the globe, the decision has been taken for this beautiful chain of islands in the Caribbean to host this unique event featuring the World’s Top 16 athletes plus 2 wildcards.
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Cocoa Beach Florida welcomes the Stand Up World Series from the 8th – 9th September

Friday 17 August

Check out the highlights from the action at Turtle Bay

Check out the highlights from last weekend’s racing at the Turtle Bay Summer Paddle Challenge presented by Pacifico and Naish.
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Tension mounting at Turtle Bay, while Florida Stop in Cocoa Beach gathers momentum

Friday 10 August

Cocoa Beach Florida to host World Series in September

We are proud to confirm that on the 8th and 9th of September, Cocoa Beach Florida and more specifically, the International Palms Resort in Cocoa Beach will host the next Pacifico US stop on the Stand Up World Series.
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Sean Poynter wins the Sapinus Pro presented by Air Tahiti Nui

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Sunday 3 June

Sean Poynter storms to victory at the 2012 Sapinus Pro

Sean Poynter (Starboard) from the USA stormed to victory yesterday here at the Sapinus Pro presented by Air Tahiti Nui to secure his first win on Tour and place him comfortably on top of the world after round 3 of the 2012 Stand Up World Tour.
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3rd Annual John “Pops” Ah Choy Surf Fest (2012)

The dates of this year’s event is set:
September 15 & 16, 2012

Our 2nd Annual Surf Fest was a blast. We would like to thank all the contestants and sponsors that contributed to making it such a memorable event.
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Punta Sayulita Event in Mexico – Recap by Connor Baxter

Connor Wins in Mexico!!!

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3rd Annual Punta Sayulita Classic

This was my first trip to Mexico – and what a great event site. It took place in Sayulita, Mexico. I flew with Riggs, Aaron and Tasha Napoleon from Hawaii – and we meet up with Zane and Matty Schweitzer in LA. Then we all flew down to Puerto Vallarta. When we arrived we were picked up at the airport – and got the VIP Treatment from the event organizers.
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A look back at the 2012 Sunset Beach Pro, presented by Malibu and Starboard

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Sunday 19 February

The 2012 Sunset Beach Pro highlights are now online

You can view a continuous flow of highlights from the 2012 Sunset Beach Pro presented by Malibu and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim online now at www.standupworldtour.com. Watch as the very best in the world battle it out in the flawless conditions that we were blessed with at stop 1 of the 2012 Stand Up World Tour.
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Bonga Perkins wins the Sunset Beach Pro in epic conditions

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Tuesday 14 February

Bonga Perkins edges ahead of Kai Lenny in dying minutes

In one of the most dramatic and exciting Finals yet for the Stand Up World Tour, Bonga Perkins digs deep in the last minute of the heat to edge ahead of Kai Lenny (Naish) by the smallest of margins and take victory here at stop 1, the Sunset Beach Pro presented by Malibu and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim eyewear.
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Sunset Beach Pro delivers high caliber action for Day one of the Main Event

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Sunday 12 February

Day one of the Main Event sees epic waves at Sunset Beach

6 – 8 ft groomed Sunset was the order of the day as the very best in the world stepped up to do battle on day one of the Sunset Beach Pro presented by Malibu & Starboard and in association with Maui Jim.
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