Taj Burrow: there's nothing like a home win

Taj Burrow (AUS), 31 has taken out the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover over Jordy Smith (ZAF), 22, in rippable two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at Snapper Rocks.

The opening event of then 2010 ASP World Tour season, the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast started the year off with a bang, bringing the greatest assemblage of surfing talent in history to one of the most iconic pointbreaks in the world, and the world's best surfers shattered high-performance barriers once again.

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Dane Reynolds: this man is on fire

Pumping three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) pulsed down the point at Snapper Rocks today, setting the stage for the world’s best surfers to unleash upon the warm-water walls at the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast presented by Land Rover and the Roxy Pro Gold Coast.

The opening event of the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast saw Round 4 as well as the Quarterfinals completed today, with some massive upsets as the world’s best surfers.

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Kustom Airstrike: everybody's going to get aerial craziness'

So you already know that Kustom is throwing down US$50,000 for one crazy air in its Kustom Airstrike competition. And you also know that the victor can stomp that winning ride any time from 1 January to 31 August 2010.

Well, in recognition of the unbelievable wave of aerial assaults being launched in both freesurfing sessions and competitions, Kustom is now planning a series of monthly awards in the countdown to the final judging.

The best entry submitted to the Airstrike website each month will pocket $500 and earn bragging rights that they are firming as one of the judges’ favourites.

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