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Timmy Reyes

The GO211 LIVE featuring the Honda U.S. Open of Surfing presented by O’Neill completed the Round of 144 today and an international contingent of top talent posted some of the highest scores in event history today, reveling in the glassy three-to-four foot (1 metre) waves on offer at Huntington Beach Pier.

Makka Pro Junior

Jamaica’s 2007 National Junior Surf Champ Shane Simmonds walked away with the US$600.00 first Prize in the Junior Division at the 2008 Makka Pro surfing contest which was held on Sunday July 20 2008 at Makka surfing beach Southaven Yallahs St Thomas.

Honda U.S. Open of Surfing

The GO211 LIVE featuring the Honda U.S. Open of Surfing presented by O’Neill saw an increase in swell today hitting in the two-to-four foot (1 metre) range, as finalists for the ASP Grade-2 O’Neill U.S. Open Pro Junior pres. by Honda, the ASP Grade-2 S3 Supergirl Pro Junior, and the O’Neill U.S. Open of Longboarding pres. by Honda were decided today, as well as the eight advancing trialists who will receive entry into the ASP WQS 6-Star men’s event.

NSSA Walk of Fame

In celebration of the NSSA’s 30 year anniversary, founding members Chuck Allen, Holly Allen, Tom Gibbons, Dr. Laird Hayes, Rob Hill and John Rothrock will be inducted into the “Honor Roll” of the Huntington Beach Surfing Walk.

Rip Curl Cup

An abandoned Taiwanese fishing boat smashed into the reef of the famous Balinese wave Padang Padang on the day of the Rip Curl Cup opening ceremony on Saturday, July 12.

Flynn Novak

Tagged as the greatest day ever for professional surfing on the South Shore of Oahu, the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 1-Star Macy’s E-Series presented by ASP Hawaii ended on an all-time high today, in great conditions at Ala Moana Bowls.

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