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On May 14th – 15th, OluKai will be sponsoring their annual Ho’olaule’a – which literally means “celebration,” but it’s also an expression of gratitude to the community, a tribute to the Polynesian culture, and its culture, energy and spirit. Held at the Kahana Beach Park on Maui’s north shore, the event will blend elite competition with family-friendly cultural activities. Some of the world’s best SUP and OC1 paddlers will race the legendary 8-mile “THE MALIKO DOWNWIND RUN.” There will be canoe sailing, surfing, ancient Hawaiian games, traditional luau, hula and live music…

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The Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) Action Sports Film Series (ASFS) started yesterday, Thursday, April 28th and will run until May 5, 2011. Events are based in Orange County, CA, a location long reputed as the epicenter of the surf wear and action gear industry. Co-produced by ChopShop, an OC-based film and video production company that specializes in creating content for the youth market, the NBFF ASFS will spotlight films, filmmakers, athletes, visionaries, industry gurus, artists and designers who have shaped the action sports culture…

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The 2011 ASP World Tour is on its way. With the first event, the Quiksilver Pro, done and awarded to Kelly Slater, it’s time to move on to the second and next event: the Rip Curl Pro presented by Ford Ranger at Bells Beach, Victoria, Australia. It’s a huge year, as Rip Curl is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Rip Curl Pro at beautiful Bells Beach.

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Tomorrow marks the 4th annual One Day Without Shoes hosted by the ever cool and ever conscious TOMS Shoes. People worldwide are going barefoot in order to raise awareness for the millions of children who go without shoes everyday. So join Becker Surf and your other barefoot pals and put your feet in other people’s ‘shoes’. Continue reading

Cabin Fever? Here are some fun ideas for April to get ya outta your house!

April 2 – International Pillow Fight Day, Pershing Square in Los Angeles
April 5 – Rob Machado and his band Melali Sessions Band will kick off their tour at the Belly Up in Solana Beach
April 8 – Soul Surfer, opens in theaters
April 9 – Surfrider Beach Clean Up at Newland Street (Huntington State Beach). 8 a.m. to Noon.
April 21-22: The Rob Machado Experience Pro Junior, Seaside Reef, Cardiff.
April- The Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards Continue reading