HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/USA (Tuesday, February 9, 2010) – Fred Patacchia (HAW), 28, ASP World No. 15, has re-signed with Quiksilver for a further two years. Entering his sixth season as a member of the elite ASP Top 45, Patacchia has finished as high as 12th (2008), and secured an equal 3rd at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach for his best result last year. The explosive Hawaiian goofy-footer will his 2010 campaign at the upcoming Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast from February 27 through March 10. Congratulations to both Freddy and Quiksilver.