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Mick Fanning wins Trestles

Mick Fanning (AUS), 28, former ASP World Champion (2007), has taken out the Hurley Pro Trestles, besting fellow Finalist Dane Reynolds (USA), 24, to claim the richest winner’s prize purse in surfing history, US$105,000.

Kai Otton

Small surf has forced the third consecutive lay day for the Hurley Pro Trestles, with only inconsistent one-to-two foot (0.5 metre) surf on offer yesterday.

South Africa's Billabong Junior Series

South Africa’s premier surfing titles for the country’s top 20-and-under performers will be on the line at Victoria Bay in the Southern Cape next week when the Billabong Junior Series champions are crowned in divisions ranging from Pro Junior (U20) for men and women plus Under 16, U14 and U12 boys for the 13th successive year.

Surfing

In 2008, American participation in outdoor recreation was marked by encouraging growth in important segments of core outdoor activities as well as continuing, though less dramatic, declines in youth participation, according to a new report, the 2009 Outdoor Recreation Participation Report, released today by The Outdoor Foundation.

2009 British Senior Championships

The BSA have given the go-ahead for the 2009 British Open Surf Championships sponsored by VW and in association with Quiksilver and Fistral Blu Bar.

Australian surfer girls in Cronulla, back in 1962

The Caltex / Honey Girls Surf Classic will take place at North Cronulla Beach over the October long weekend. The female only event will feature five divisions including; Open Women's Surfboard, U/16 Girls Surfboard, U/14 Girls Surfboard, Open Longboard and Open Bodyboard with a unique contest format that will encourage activation and participation.

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