Brett Simpson: what a tasty victory

Local favorite Brett Simpson (Huntington Beach, CA), 25, defeated current Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World No. 1 Jordy Smith (ZAF), 22, to win his second consecutive ASP PRIME US Open of Surfing presented by Hurley and Nike 6.0 title while clinching the highly sought after $100,000 check at South Huntington Beach Pier in two-to-four foot (1 metre) surf.

Evan Geiselman (New Smyrna Beach, FL), 17, also put in an impressive performance to clinch the ASP Grade-2 US Open of Surfing Pro Junior to solidify the title of 2010 ASP North America Pro Junior Series Champion.

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Northeast Surfing Championship 2010, in the Dominican Republic: small waves but plenty of action

The "Northeast Surfing Championship 2010" was held by the Dominican Surfing Federation (FEDOSURF) at Cayena Beach in Nagua, Dominican Republic over the weekend of July 31- August 1, and marks the fourth national competition in the 2010 ranking series.

The competition was attended by a large number of athlete surfers and bodyboarders from the towns of Puerto Plata, Cabarete, Sosua, Rio San Juan, Nagua, Las Terrenas, Santo Domingo and Bahoruco. The Athletes performance on the national circuit of competitions determines their ranking within the national team currently being formed to compete and represent the Dominican Republic at international events.

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Kelly Slater: we thought he was a well known surfer...

Kelly Slater, 38, former nine-time ASP World Champion and current ASP World No. 3, was honored by the LA Dodgers last night as he threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the battled the San Diego Padres.

After smashing his mid-morning heat at the ASP PRIME US Open of Surfing, Slater enjoyed box seats as the Dodgers took on the Padres.

Like fellow sporting icon Michael Jordan, Kelly’s form in a baseball jersey is pretty solid.

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