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  • Confusion reigns over issue of breakaway pro surfing tour

     
    As the Hurley Pro continues at Lower Trestles, pro surfers have been meeting behind the scenes to discuss the possibility of a breakaway tour that will involve ESPN, digitally and linearly, and perhaps 20 top surfers vying for more prize......
  • Joel Parkinson, fellow Aussie surfers give Lower Trestles a Down Under feel

     
    The Hurley Pro, the only ASP World Tour surfing contest held on the U.S. mainland, is in progress through Saturday at Lower Trestles in San Clemente. That means there are a lot of Australians in town. There are 19 Australians,......
  • Hurley Pro begins Sunday; Joel Parkinson, Kelly Slater among surfers to watch

     
    The Hurley Pro begins Sunday at Lower Trestles and the Surfline forecast calls for waves in the three- to four-foot range. Noteworthy among those to watch will be Joel Parkinson (pictured), the current leader of the ASP World Tour seeking......
  • Hurley Pro calls another lay day; competition expected to resume Friday

     
    Hurley Pro contest organizers have called a lay day for today but the ASP World Tour competition probably will resume Friday at Lower Trestles in San Clemente. ???We???re off today but I???m really hoping to see an increase in swell"......
  • What impact will mysterious new surfing tour have on world title?

     
    Will pro surfing's breakaway tour--a long-rumored series of big-money events that will involve only a chosen few athletes--offer a world title? If so, will that diminish the prestigious title that corresponds with the Assn. of Surfing Professionals' long-...
  • In wake of Hurley Pro, world surfing title hunt looks like an Australian affair

     
    If one thing became clear after Mick Fanning defeated Dane Reynolds to win the Hurley Pro on Saturday, it was that someone other than Kelly Slater will win the world title. It also became reasonably clear that an Australian will......
  • Kelly Slater talks about supermodels, G-strings and shrinkage on NPR

     
    *Updates to reflect that "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me" is a live show. Kelly Slater, who has been elusive and evasive recently because all anyone seems to want to talk to him about is a controversial pro surfing tour......
  • Mick Fanning is a worthy (and wealthy) Hurley Pro champion

     
    Australia's Mick Fanning displayed the look of a world champion in winning the Hurley Pro on Saturday. His mastery of the smallish, weak waves at Lower Trestles in all four of his heats was impressive. Perhaps most impressive was the......
  • Mick Fanning wins surfing's Quiksilver Pro France

     
    Australia's Mick Fanning has won the Quiksilver Pro France, beating countryman Bede Durbidge in active 1- to 3-foot waves at Seignosse, France.Fanning has scored back-to-back victories on the ASP World Tour, having won the Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles in....
  • Top-ranked Joel Parkinson eliminated in Round 3 of Quiksilver Pro France

     
    Australia's Joel Parkinson, ranked No. 1 in the ASP World Tour standings, was upset by France's Patrick Beven in Round 3 of the Quiksilver Pro France today. Despite the smaller, one- to three-foot waves at the event in Seignosse, France,......
  • Surfer Chris Ward oversleeps, arrives late, bows out of Quiksilver Pro France

     
    The Quiksilver Pro France is sputtering along because of small surf and poor conditions, but at least the second round is complete and elimination rounds will begin as early as Saturday morning. Speaking of sputtering along, San Clemente's Chris Ward........