Blue Crush 2: beauties and waves are back

After the tremendous success of "Blue Crush", the surfing adventures of a young surfer girl return to the beaches of South Africa for "Blue Crush 2", a film directed by Mike Elliott.

The new surf movie will be coming exclusively to Blu-ray and DVD, on the 7th June. From Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Imagine Entertainment, the filmmakers behind the original "Blue Crush" – "Blue Crush 2" follows a high-spirited California surfer girl as she treks across the magnificent beaches of South Africa, making new friends, finding romance and riding epic waves.

Filmed along one of the most exotic and dangerous shorelines in the world, "Blue Crush 2" is available for a limited time only as a Blu-ray Combo Pack featuring Blu-ray, DVD and downloadable digital copy.

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Josh Constable: white water king

Josh Constable has conquered the 2011 Hyundai Pro Longboard Tour. In the last event of the championship, held in Sunset Beach, Port Waikato, Constable placed second right after his long time rival Taylor Jensen.

Clean one-metre waves and unstable weather conditions greeted spectators and longboarders of New Zealand's West Coast.

In the final heat, Jensen only rode two waves. With 10 seconds remaining Constable stroked into a massive wall of water and proceeded to ride the wave to the beach with re-entry after re-entry, stepping off on the sand. However the 9.50 point ride required for first proved too much for the Australian with his last wave coming in at 7.5.

Josh Constable won three events of the 2011 Hyundai Pro Longboard Tour, but Jensen had an interesting final revenge.

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Kelly Slater: he loves the Gold Coast

Wave conditions have improved and surfers are back in the water. The 2011 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast has resumed heat competition after several lay days. The consistent three-to-four foot (1.5 metre) swell on offer at Snapper Rocks provided the best performances of the event so far.

Jordy Smith posted a 17.17 out of a possible 20 for an unmatched affinity with the barrel, massive turns and aerials. The high-fi exhibition was enough to eliminate replacement surfer Cory Lopez.

“I was pretty nervous going into my heat,” Smith said. “Cory (Lopez), I know how well he surfs and I didn’t want to get stuck behind the rocks. Matt (Wilkinson) and those guys psyched me up and it was fun out there surfing with one other guy. I’m feeling really good,” Smith said. “I feel confident. I have nice boards under my feet and am taking it one event at a time. I’m having fun with it.”

Matt Wilkinson put on an electric performance in Round 3 today. The progressive goofy-footer blasted away at the bowly righthanders, netting a 9.27 out of a possible 10 for one of the highest single-wave scores of the day.

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