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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Boscombe Surf Reef: secret talks for secret solutions

Surfers are anxious to know the final conclusions of the report made of the Boscombe Surf Reef, in the United Kingdom.

Is it really working? What should be done tofix the flaws? Will Boscombe be having a world class artificial wave?

What is known is that the meeting to discuss the problems of the Boscombe Surf Reef willbe held behind closed doors.

Initially, the meeting scheduled for April was cancelled due to an impossible air travel of Dr. Mark Davidson, an expert from the Plymouth University, by the time of the Icelandic volcanic ash menace.

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International Surfing Day: bring on the grandparents to the wave peak

The International Surfing Day will launch the summer season and spread all over the worldwide beaches on Sunday, June 20, 2010.

The International Surfing Day is a free day of worldwide celebration of surfing, opened to everybody and which allows youngest and eldest, beginners and experts to share a same passion. Numerous events are organized throughout the world in order to make all publics discover surfing as a sport and culture.

There are many activities offered: surf lessons, contests, tests of products, beach clean-ups, concerts, beach parties... and much more.

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