Jordy Smith: perfect 'tenne'

The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) PRIME 6.0 Lowers Pro saw the event’s top seeds revel in pristine six foot ( 2 meter) conditions at Lower Trestles and the iconic pointbreak played host to world-class performances by several ASP Dream Tour competitors including a mind-blowing display of progressive surfing by current ASP World Title No. 2 Jordy Smith (ZAF), 22, who posted the event’s first perfect 10-point ride.

With the shift into the ASP One World Rating in tow for the 2010 season, the 6.0 Lowers Pro’s PRIME status attracted over 30 ASP Dream Tour surfers who are out to combat the hottest up-and-coming talent to capitalize on the mass of ratings points on offer at Lower Trestles.

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Surfing: there's nothing like study and practice

Ever thought of asking admission to a MBA in Surfing? Would you imagine yourself in the Surfing University?

Well, nowadays you can develop your academic knowledge in the wave riding science in several postgraduated studies, from Europe to Australia. There are several university programs for surfers, kitesurfers, windsurfers and bodyboarders.

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Adriano de Souza: brazilian sprayer

The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) PRIME 6.0 Lowers Pro kicked off Round 1 and the first three heats of Round 2 today in increasing three-to- five foot (1.5 metre) surf at the iconic cobblestone pointbreak of Lower Trestles. Opening main-event action saw current ASP Dream Tour No. 8 Adriano de Souza (BRA), 23, eliminate fellow ASP World Title competitor and defending 6.0 Lowers Pro Champion Fred Patacchia (North Shore, HI), 28, in the Round of 96.

The increase in ASP PRIME ratings points due to the newly-initiated ASP World Rankings has drawn an impressive field to Lower Trestles, including over 30 ASP Dream Tour campaigners as well as the world's finest up-and-comers looking to find their way amongst the elite.

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