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5 months after Hurley and Nike pulled out of the US Open of Surfing back in September (then announced that Nike would all but completely retract from the sport, shifting all surfers over to Hurley), Vans and IMG announced that they’ve picked up the event at Huntington. The biggest youth culture festival the US Open of Surfing returns to 'Surf City USA' and marks the 20th anniversary of the prestigious surf contest, and 54 years of consistent, competitive surfing at the iconic Huntington Beach Pier.

Nike and Hurley Leave The US Open After many years of sponsoring the legendary US Open of Surfing on Huntington Beach, Nike and Hurley have both said that it’s time to move away from the event. The decision to stop sponsoring of the contest came as a shock to most in the surfing industry. When asked why they hadn’t opteded to renew their sponsorship of [...]

With the Tahiti Pro at Teahupoo looming on the horizon, the Nike US Open of Surfing is way closer on the horizon. Surfing’s most crowd pulling event, won last year by 11x champ Kelly Slater and crazy hot surf chick, Sally Fitzgibbons, kicks off this coming Saturday and you can expect the usual amounts of guys and gals strutting the Huntington sands and boardwalk, and [...]

Double Ozzie win for Matt Banting and Sally Fitzgibbons at the Australian Open Matt Banting and Sally Fitzgibbons, both from Australia, have taken out the Inaugural Australian Open of Surfing Professionals bought to us by Hurley and Billabong at Manly beach today. The beach was jammed with tens of thousands of surf fans for the final day of competition and they were treated to an [...]

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