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  • U.S. Open of Surfing begins action-filled days Saturday

    U.S. Open of Surfing begins action-filled days Saturday
    It has been billed as the place to be, worldwide, for action sports enthusiasts. Year in and year out, it hasn't failed to live up to that claim. The Nike U.S. Open of Surfing launches nine days of continuous action Saturday at the Huntington Beach Pier....
  • Simpson advances in U.S. Open heats

    Simpson advances in U.S. Open heats
    Brett Simpson was happy to move on through. Dane Reynolds was relieved to survive difficult conditions. Two of the world's top surfers were among several athletes Tuesday to win their heats and advance at the 2012 Nike U.S. Open of Surfing Men's Prime...
  • Julian Wilson king of U.S. Open of Surfing

    Julian Wilson king of U.S. Open of Surfing
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — Over the final few days of the 2012 Nike U.S. Open of Surfing, Julian Wilson earned the moniker, Comeback Kid. The 23-year-old Aussie, ranked 10th in the world, started earning the nickname Saturday when he rallied to eliminate...
  • Haakenson: Surf world moves on after U.S. Open

    The U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach wrapped up the season for the women on the Assn. of Surfing Professionals World Tour, withAustralia'sStephanie Gilmore winning the world championship for the fifth time. Gilmore is quickly becoming the Kelly...
  • Joe Surf: Perfection not enough for Slater

    The surfing world is still buzzing about the final heat in last week's Rip Curl Pro, the second contest in the Assn. of Surfing Professionals' World Tour schedule at Bells Beach in Australia. Kelly Slater, who seems to be leaning toward making a...
  • Surfing Soapbox: High stakes in imminent U.S. Open

    Imagine that the sun's out and one of the most anticipated surfing events in Southern California is almost upon us. Yes, the U.S. Open of Surfing is coming to Huntington Beach and begins its epic nine-day run Saturday with Courtney Conlogue and Huntington...
  • Simpson repeats as men's champ

    Simpson repeats as men's champ
    Brett Simpson is The $100,000 Man. Again. Just after noon Sunday, right about the time the sun began to break through the heavy overcast sky, the Huntington Beach native thrust his arms high into the air at the sound of the final horn, directing his...
  • Hawaii's Moore wins Women's final

    Hawaii's Moore wins Women's final
    Six days before the Women's final at the U.S .Open of Surfing came the big announcement. To the winner of Saturday's finale would go a record $50,000. That was $30,000 more than the previously set first-place prize of $20,000, which was also a record....