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Nominees Announced for the 15th Annual Powder Awards

Friday, November 14th, 2014

SAN CLEMENTE, CA (November 14, 2014) – POWDER Magazine announced today the nominees for the 15th Annual Powder Awards celebrating the best in cinematography, photography, and athletic achievement.

YEOMANS CLAIMS 2014 O’NEILL COLDWATER CLASSIC INVITATIONAL AND O’NEILL SPONSORSHIP

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., (Oct. 30 2014) —Nathan Yeomans (San Clemente, CA) claimed the 2014 O’Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational title today earning the life-changing winner-take-all yearlong O’Neill Wetsuits sponsorship worth $50,000.

Final 48 Hours to Vote in POWDER Magazine’s Powder Poll Awards

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

SAN CLEMENTE, CA (October 29, 2014) – With 48 hours left in voting, who will be crowned the king and queen of the 15th Annual Powder Poll? Seth Morrison and Ingrid Backstrom took home the coveted titles last year, but it’s up to you to decide who’ll reign this season.

16 UNSPONSORED SURFERS TO VIE FOR LIFE-CHANGING $50,000 SPONSORSHIP AT 2014 O’NEILL COLDWATER CLASSIC INVITATIONAL

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

16 UNSPONSORED SURFERS TO VIE FOR LIFE-CHANGING $50,000 SPONSORSHIP AT 2014 O'NEILL COLDWATER CLASSIC INVITATIONAL THIS WED (10/29) AND THUR (10/30) 2013 O'Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational Champ: Torrey Meister. Photo: Prefontaine SANTA CRUZ, Calif., (Oct. 28, 2014) —The O'Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational returns to Steamer Lane this Wednesday (10/29) and Thursday (10/30) with the second annual event for unsponsored surfers. The Association of...

ONE WEEK TO VOTE IN THE 2014 SURFER POLL

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

ONE WEEK TO VOTE IN THE 2014 SURFER POLLCast Your Vote at SurferPoll.com Facebook: facebook.com/surfer | Twitter: @SURFER_Magazine | Instagram: @surfer_magazine #SURFERPOLL SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., (October 24, 2014) —Only one week remains to vote in the 44th annual Surfer Poll. Head over to SurferPoll.com to cast your vote for the men's Top 10 and the women's Top...

2014 O’NEILL COLDWATER CLASSIC INVITATIONAL HITS SANTA CRUZ OCTOBER 29 and 30

Friday, October 24th, 2014

2014 O'NEILL COLDWATER CLASSIC INVITATIONAL HITS SANTA CRUZ OCTOBER 29 & 30 SANTA CRUZ, Calif., (Oct. 24, 2014) —Event organizers have called the 2014 O'Neill Coldwater Classic ON for Wednesday (10/29) and Thursday (10/30) based on forecast predictions from Official Forecaster Surfline. With a possible fun West Northwest swell and small, underlying Southwest swell, Surfline has determined Wed. and Thurs. will have the largest waves and most promising conditions...

RIP CURL GROMSEARCH NATIONAL FINAL PRESENTED BY MOPHIE HITS UPPER TRESTLES THIS SAT., OCT. 25TH

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

strong>SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 – National Titles are on the line for a bevy of the best 16/Under surfers from across the nation at the Rip Curl GromSearch National Final presented by mophie this Saturday, October 25th beginning at 8 am Pacific. Watch the contest from the beach at Upper Trestles in San Clemente, Calif. or via live webcast at www.ripcurl.com/gromsearch.

SUNRISE SURF SHOP GOES BACK TO BACK

Monday, October 20th, 2014

SAN CLEMENTE, CA (October 20, 2014) —The 2014 Oakley Surf Shop Challenge finished in perfect fashion at the National Championships at Mark and Dave’s in Nicaragua.

16-MAN FIELD CONFIRMED FOR 2014 O’NEILL COLDWATER CLASSIC INVITATIONAL

Monday, October 13th, 2014

16-MAN FIELD CONFIRMED FOR 2014 O'NEILL COLDWATER CLASSIC INVITATIONAL Wade Carmichael. Photo: Prefontaine SANTA CRUZ, Calif., (Oct. 13, 2014) —O'Neill is pleased to announce the confirmed field of competition for the 2014 O'Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational. The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Specialty Event will take place at Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, California from Oct. 28 to Nov. 1. The 16 unsponsored surfers will vie for a "winner take all" grand prize yearlong sponsorship from...

JEISON TORRES ABARCA WINS 2014 O’NEILL COLDWATER CLASSIC INVITATIONAL WILDCARD

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

JEISON TORRES ABARCA WINS 2014 O'NEILL COLDWATER CLASSIC INVITATIONAL WILDCARD SANTA CRUZ, Calif., (Oct. 8, 2014) — O'Neill is pleased to present the exclusive wildcard into the 2014 O'Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational to Costa Rica's Jeison Torres Abarca. Abarca earned his spot into the acclaimed event by winning an online voting contest against three other surfers. The event will take place at Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, California from Oct. 28 to Nov. 1...