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Local surfers clear first rounds of the Quiksilver Pro Puerto Escondido

The opening day of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 3-Star Quiksilver Pro Puerto Escondido saw local surfers dominate the early rounds of competition in front of their home crowd, reveling in the early-morning three-to-four foot (1 metre) barreling surf to advance through to the latter rounds.

Felicity Palmateer

Felicity Palmateer is a WA girl who loves surf and art, and is good at both! Felicity (aka Floss) also sprays custom designs on her own boards - check out how she does it.

Kelly Slater

In the surfing world, everybody's talking about it. Kelly Slater is in the center of what can be named as a potential surfing revolution.

Kelly Slater

The Laureus World Action Sportsperson of the Year Award went for the second time in three years to legendary American surfer Kelly Slater, who won a record ninth world title at the age of 37.

Ramzi Boukhiam

Morocco's Ramzi Boukhiam has won the 2009 edition of the Quiksilver King of the Groms, beating Tom Neushwanger (Fra), Ian Fontaine (Fra) and William Alliotti (Gua). Ramzi and Tom will go on to represent Europe in the International Final of the King of the Groms, set to take place from 23rd September to 4th October, during the Quiksilver Pro France 2009.

Perillo Dillon

Sunny summer skies and 2 to 3 ft. surf fanned by clean offshore winds greeted the final day for The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Pro Junior Series Grade-1 event, Oakley Pro Junior 2009 Global Challenge in Japan. Tsurugasaki Beach was greeted with the remaining swell from the Typhoon Morakot.

The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2019