Matty Costa: respect this dude

Hawaii's 2010 state champions of surfing have been decided, following the three-day Hard Rock Cafe Skull Candy State Championships at Ala Moana Bowls, presented by the Hawaii Surfing Association (HSA). The state championships are the culmination of the regional Hard Rock Cafe Surf Series and determine Hawaii's team that will compete in the US National Championships in California next month.

The HSA has been delivering champions for over 40 years, including some of the most famous names in surfing: Derek and Michael Ho, Eddie and Clyde Aikau, Gerry Lopez, Tony Moniz, Andy and Bruce Irons, and the list still grows today.

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Christian Saenz: bright future ahead

The tenth and final stop of the 2009-10 Southwest Conference Open Season wrapped up at Huntington Beach Pier on May 1-2 in fun and rippable chest high peaks. Reigning West Coast Champion Luke Davis from Capo Beach, showed his savvy of HB Pier’s peaks and infamous reform sections as if it was his own home break.

Recently coming off a big runner-up performance at the ASP Pro Junior at the pier a few weeks ago, Davis surfed the southside lineup sticking blow-tails and lightning quick air reverses with beautiful technique and form. The win was his second of the season and now he will turn his focus on defending his Regional title with the West Coast Championships coming up May 19-23 at HB Pier.

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ISA Surfing Masters: years of riding knowledge

The venue for the planet’s greatest event in Masters Surfing, the ISA World Masters Surfing Championship (WMSC) has been named.

The perfect waves of Santa Catalina, on the north Pacific coast of Panama will see the best over 35 year-old surfers from all over the world from August 29 to September 5.

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