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Adam Melling

Adam Melling (Lennox Head/NSW) signalled his intentions loud and clear for the 2009 season by taking a huge win at the Rip Curl MP Classic held in excellent 1.5m (5ft) barrelling high performance surf at Coolangatta Beach today.

Ryan Hipwood

Two months remain in the yearlong period for the Ninth Annual Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards and a swag of Australia’s top riders are well in contention.

Surfing Australia

Surfing Australia, the peak body for the sport of surfing in Australia, today announced the appointment of Andrew Stark as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Wayne Bartholomew

After 10 years of service as President of ASP International, Wayne “Rabbit” Bartholomew (AUS), 54, will be stepping down from the post, effective at the end of March 2009.

Roxy Invitational Mozambique

Roxy South Africa are once again off to Mozambique, to the fabled break of Ponta Do Oro, for the Roxy Invitational 2009. The perfect right hand point break of Ponta will be the arena for the 10 best female surfers in the country to cut loose on the best day during the waiting period 4-11 May 09.

1500 surfers paddle to save Kirra Point

The whole focus of today's community Australia Day rally is to raise the issue of the loss of Kirra Point at the highest levels of State Government, namely NSW & Queensland State Governments, who jointly manage the Tweed Sand By-Pass operation together with Gold Coast City Council and Tweed Shire Council to renegotiate the 25 year contract of pumping sand.

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