Conner Coffin: how's the weather up there?

Pumping surf upped the ante at the 2010 Surfing America USA Championships on Friday and Sunday (Saturday was a lay day) from Lower Trestles in San Clemente, CA.

Top seeds Kolohe “Brother” Andino, Evan Geiselman, Andrew “Droid” Doheny and Conner Coffin dominated their Round 2 Boys U18 heats Friday, taking the lead with big maneuvers right out of the gate and forcing competitors to chase down their high scores.

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Dane Pioli: surfing backwards

Thefinal day of the 2010 Longboarding Association State Titles kicked off today in tricky three foot (1 metre) surf at Diggers Beach (Coffs Harbour, NSW).

The change in conditions did not affect high scores with excellent performances displayed across all thirteen divisions.

The heat to watch was the blue ribbon, Open Men’s Nine Foot final, which saw three of the four finalists from last year’s titles in the 2010 main event.

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Rafael Velarde: the man and the mountain

The waiting period for the Billabong Pico Alto Invitacional is set for July 12th to August 11th, 2010.

The Pico Alto event will be the second event on this season Big Wave World Tour after the Quiksilver Ceremonial in Chile.

Invited to the event are the top 12 local chargers and the top 12 of the 2009/2010 Big Wave World Tour.

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