World Surfing News #35

Thailand, People’s Republic of China, Malaysia and Dubai accepted as Members of the ISA
La Jolla, California The International Surfing Association, recognized by the IOC, just announced that Thailand, People’s Republic of China, Malaysia and the Dubai have gained recognition as new members. Surfing Thailand, Surfing China, Malaysian Surfing Association and Dubai Surfing Association have successfully fulfilled the requirements for membership.
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New Zealand

  • Export Gold Super 16
  • Environmental
  • Support Top New Zealand Surfer Matt Scorringe
  • ISA / SNZ Level One Coaching Course
  • SNZ Board Meeting

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Australia

  • Crews and Mason reign supreme at the Geared Pro Junior
  • Reigning ASP Women’s World Champ Gilmore Wins Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach
  • Stuart Kennedy Wins the O’Neill Cold Water Classic in Tasmania
  • 27th Edition of Hyundai Malfunction Surf Festival Wraps Up at Kingscliff

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South Africa

  • Mandela Bay Trophy goes the way of hosts Eastern Province as they win the 2010 SA Grommet Games for the second year in a row
  • Surfing South Africa announces names of 2010 Surfing South Africa Scholarship recipients

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Great Britain

  • UKPSA and BSA Work Together to Develop the GB Junior Team Selection Process
  • Welsh Nationals to be held May day bank holiday

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Ireland

  • Monster Energy Portrush Open 2010
  • Surf Instructor Wanted

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Spain

  • Junior Surfing Team Concentrates
  • 2010 Spring Festival
  • Caravia European Longboard Tour
  • Estitxu Extremo wins in Tapia

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Portugal

  • First stop of ProSurf League 2010 to be held in Porto – International Beach, May 1 and 2.
  • Results from the 2nd Event of the 2010 Hopefuls National Bodyboard Tour

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Ecuador

  • Villarroel and Alcivar win 2010 Quiksilver San José
  • Manta surfer receives study and sports training scholarship

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Venezuela

  • Julio Nurse Places Second in Freedom Surfride Surf Series

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Peru

  • Analyzing the National Ranking
  • Sebastian Alarcon wins 4th IPD Cup Event
  • Third Event of the IPD Cup went to Javier Swayne  Anali Gomez

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Colombia

  • Tascon brothers share honors in the first event of the 2010 Colombian Surfing Tour

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Argentina

  • Lucas Santamaria repeats Rip Curl Pro win
  • Lucila Gil and Maria Paz Usuna honored by the Argentinean Olympic Committee
  • 2010 Surfing Night

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Trinidad and Tobago

  • Surfing T  T set to host region’s best surfers

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Jamaica

  • Icah Wilmot Wins National Open #3

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Dominican Republic

  • Selman and Braut Conquer Cabarete Surfing Warm-Up 2010
  • Fedosurf celebrates eighth anniversary

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Costa Rica

  • Jair Perez wins Panama Invitational
  • Brazilian Felipe Lucas wins first stop of Metropolitan Tour

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Guatemala

  • Abner Rivera wins second stop

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Hawaii

  • Verizon Wireless Hawaii Junior Surf Team Silver Surfers Liquid Gold Sweepstakes

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USA

  • Pacsun Surfing America Prime Presented by Got Milk? Finds Solid Conditions at Oceanside

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Mexico

  • III Bicentennial MCV Bonfil Beach Surfing Tour
  • Bicentennial Surfing Tour in Rio Nexpa, Michoacan
  • 2010 Calendar

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ISA SURF SCHOOL NEWS

  • The Nihon Surf Academy High School is set to open in April 2010 in Japan

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SURFRIDER FOUNDATION NEWS

  • Blue Note Karaoke Contest


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SAVE THE WAVES COALITION NEWS

  • Chile Earthquake and Tsunami Aid

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NOMINEES REVEALED FOR 2010 BILLABONG XXL GLOBAL BIG WAVE AWARDS

  • The Biggest Waves and Best Rides from Around the World Vie for 130,000 as Surfing’s Top Big Wave Event Prepares for Annual Awards Ceremony on April 23


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Matt Banting came here to stay
Date of Birth: 25 June, 1995
Residing in Port Macquarie, Australia Three months ago a young Australian, Matt Banting, was crowned World Champion at the 2010 Quiksilver ISA World Junior Surfing Championship held in Piha Beach, New Zealand. In order to achieve the biggest title of his career, he had to win seven heats against the best surfers from over 20 countries in the Under 16 Boys division.

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