Filipe Jervis: a tactic surfer

Filipe Jervis (Ericeira, PRT), 20, won the ASP Grade-2 Islas Canarias Santa Pro Junior today on the island of Gran Canaria, at the contest main site of La Cicer after defeating runner-up Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR), 16, in a thirty-minute final. Taking control of the wind-blown tricky but consistent wave conditions in the three-foot range (one meter), Jervis was able to find his way to the top of the angry 96-man field entered in the prestigious event.

Opening the final encounter right after the horn blew to make his intentions clear, Jervis managed to stay ahead of fellow finalist Boukhiam the whole battle, the Portuguese stylish athlete using smart heat tactics and solid tail-slide and progressive surfing to annihilate any of his opponent’s chances.

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Brett Simpson: what a tasty victory

Local favorite Brett Simpson (Huntington Beach, CA), 25, defeated current Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World No. 1 Jordy Smith (ZAF), 22, to win his second consecutive ASP PRIME US Open of Surfing presented by Hurley and Nike 6.0 title while clinching the highly sought after $100,000 check at South Huntington Beach Pier in two-to-four foot (1 metre) surf.

Evan Geiselman (New Smyrna Beach, FL), 17, also put in an impressive performance to clinch the ASP Grade-2 US Open of Surfing Pro Junior to solidify the title of 2010 ASP North America Pro Junior Series Champion.

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Northeast Surfing Championship 2010, in the Dominican Republic: small waves but plenty of action

The "Northeast Surfing Championship 2010" was held by the Dominican Surfing Federation (FEDOSURF) at Cayena Beach in Nagua, Dominican Republic over the weekend of July 31- August 1, and marks the fourth national competition in the 2010 ranking series.

The competition was attended by a large number of athlete surfers and bodyboarders from the towns of Puerto Plata, Cabarete, Sosua, Rio San Juan, Nagua, Las Terrenas, Santo Domingo and Bahoruco. The Athletes performance on the national circuit of competitions determines their ranking within the national team currently being formed to compete and represent the Dominican Republic at international events.

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