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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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Main Event athletes prepare to do battle at the Sunset Beach Pro

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Thursday 9 February

Main Event athletes prepare to do battle at Sunset Beach

After 3 lay days since the Da Hui Trials on Monday, athletes are now getting ready for a possible day of action tomorrow as the Main Event will get underway here at the Sunset Beach Pro, presented by Malibu and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim Eyewear.
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The Da Hui Trials of the Sunset Beach Pro are completed in epic conditions

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Tuesday 7 February

Da Hui Trials are completed in impressive conditions

Staying true to form here at the Sunset Beach Pro, the Opening event of the 2012 Stand Up World Tour season, the trials kicked off in epic 8ft+ surf, as contending athletes stepped up to do battle.
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The Sunset Beach Pro gets off to a beautiful start at Turtle Bay

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Sunday 5 February

The Sunset Beach Pro gets off to a great start at Turtle Bay

The first day of the Sunset Beach Pro presented by Malibu and Starboard and in association with Maui Jim saw a beautiful day here at Turtle Bay Resort.
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Malibu brings their unique island vibe to the Sunset Beach Pro

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Saturday 28 January

Malibu Rum partners with the iconic Sunset Beach Pro

Bringing a completely unique vibe to the event, Malibu Rum has partnered with the Stand Up World Championship Tour Opener at Sunset Beach on the legendary North Shore of Oahu. Malibu’s island roots will blend well with the Stand Up Community in a celebration of the alluring Ocean lifestyle they thrive on.
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Starboard & Maui Jim step up as Champions prepare to do battle

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Thursday 26 January

Starboard step up to partner with the Sunset Beach Pro

Stand Up World Tour Patron and one of the world’s leading Stand Up Paddleboard brands Starboard have stepped up to partner with the Sunset Beach Pro for 2012, punctuating the start of another exciting year for the Stand Up World Tour.
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Countdown to the Sunset Beach Pro, stop 1 of the Stand Up World Tour

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Sunday 15 January

Sunset Beach Pro, World Tour Opener just 3 weeks away

As epic swell after epic swell pounds the North Shore of Oahu, tension is mounting for the grand opening for the 2012 season of the Stand Up World Tour at the iconic Sunset Beach.

After the giant surf of 2010 and 2011, right in the middle of the prime winter swell season here in Hawaii, competitors will once again be dusting off their guns in preparation for the 2012 assault, knowing that they will have to put it all on the line to place at this prestigious World Tour Opener.
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2012 Stand Up World Tour and Series Schedules & News

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Wednesday 21 December

The 2012 Stand Up World Tour Schedule is announced

An exciting new season awaits the 2012 Stand Up World Tour as the official schedule is announced and riders ready themselves to do battle for the coveted World Championship crown. The events maintain the same locations as 2011, except for a special final event that will adopt a new format for 2012: the Location X Grand Finals:
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Zane Schweitzer secures an emotional win at the Hawaii Island Finals

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Tuesday 29 November

Zane Schweitzer secures an emotional wind on Big Island

After a great year of competition, 18 year old Zane Schweitzer charges his way through to the Final and puts on a dominant performance to secure an emotional win at the Hawaii Island Finals.
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The Big Island turns on for the Main event of the Hawaii Island Finals

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Tuesday 29 November

Honoli’i provides the goods for an epic final showdown

The day dawned glassy, with clean 4 – 5ft surf at Honoli’i providing ideal conditions for start of the prestigious Main event of the Hawaii Island Finals. With 32 of the very best athletes in the world now battling it out for the event title and to improve on their overall standings on the 2011 Stand Up World Tour, the pressure is on to make the most of the beautiful conditions on offer at Honoli’i.
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The Hawaii Island Finals gets off to a spectacular start

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Monday 28 November

The Hawaii Island Finals get off to a spectacular start

The Hawaii Island Finals opened this weekend at the Naniloa Volcanoes Resort, as the very best Stand Up Paddlesurfers in the world descended upon the beautiful Big Island for the climactic final event of 2011, the Hawaii Island Finals.
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The Hawaii Island Finals is upon as we come down to the wire for the 2011 Stand Up World Tour

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Wednesday 23 November

The Big Island to host the finals for the 2011 World Tour

The Stand Up World Tour is once again proud to be returning to the Big Island of Hawaii for the 2011 Hawaii Island Finals that will start this weekend at Honoli’i Beach Park. Returning to the Big Island is like a journey back to the roots, and provides a fitting close to what can only be described as an epic season in 2011.Check out the trailer for the event by clicking on the link: Hawaii Island Finals Trailer
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Leco Salazar wins the AlmaSurf Mormaii International presented by Skol

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Wednesday 26 October

Leco Salazar wins Skol’s Alma Surf Mormaii International

Leco Salazar puts together a stunning performance in the Finals of the AlmaSurf International presented by Skol to take the win in front of an ecstatic home crowd and ahead of an on form Kai Lenny.
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Antoine Delpero wins the Huntington Beach Pro, presented by Starboard

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Monday 3 October

Antoine Delpero from France comes out victorious

After 3 spectacular days of competition, that saw a fiercely contested Trials event that went straight into and even more intense Main event, France’s Antoine Delpero managed to find his best form of the contest so far in the all important Final heat.
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The Trials are completed in beautiful conditions at the Huntington Beach Pro

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Friday 30 September

Trials Event completed in spectacular conditions at HB

After 2 full days of spectacular conditions here at Surf City USA for the Huntington Beach Pro, presented by Starboard, a field of nearly 60 athletes from 14 different countries stepped up to the challenge to earn their place in the Main Event.
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