Corey Ziems: big in Australia

Corey Ziems (Currumbin, Qld) today clinched his maiden Queensland Championship Circuit (QCC) crown after finishing second at the Coolum and Alex Surf Sunshine Coast Pro presented by O’Neil.

The result was enough for Ziems to secure the prestigious Queensland Open Men’s surfing title and in doing so, book a spot in the trials of the 2011 ASP Quiksilver Pro on the Gold Coast.

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Junior Faria: new wonder kid?

Brazil's Junior Faria (Guaruja, São Paulo), 23, clinched the first ever ASP win of his career by defeating surfer from Santa Catarina Pedro Norberto. Beautiful sunny skies, big crowds and classic conditions set the stage for the last day of the South to South Santa Marta Pro, an ASP 5-Star event held for the first time in the Cape of Santa Marta.

Junior Faria surfed quietly through the early rounds of competition before gaining momentum towards the final day.

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Kolohe Andino: wonder dude

Today Surfing America announced that it would keep tradition alive and award the 10th Annual State of California Governor’s Cup to first place finishers in the Boys U18 and Girls U18 Divisions at this week’s Surfing America USA Championships. The event kicked-off Wednesday, June 23 and runs through Monday, June 28 at Lower Trestles in San Onofre State Beach, CA.

“We're deeply honored to have this opportunity presented to us by the California State Parks,” said Mike Gerard, Surfing America’s executive director. “It's exciting to see the State of California recognize the country's best young surfers this way--and very appropriate to connect this with the USA Championships at Lower Trestles in San Onofre State Beach.

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