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21. Vestal, SIMA Breathrough Brand of the Year

Vestal Watch got its invitation to the Big Boys Club this year with a win for Breakthrough Brand of the Year at the SIMA Surf Summit, beating out nominees Firewire Surfboards, Insight, Mada and Sanuk to bag the hardware awarded [...]

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20. Fernando and Santiago Aguerre, Liquid Nation Ball

Good ideas are hard to come by, that is, unless if you’re one of the Aguerre brothers. In 2004 Fernando and Santiago Aguerre, the co-founders of Reef, parlayed surfing’s fun-loving attitude into a catalyst for change when, of all things, [...]

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19. The Malloy Brothers, California’s First Family of Surfing

California’s surfing family, the Malloys, have been all over the surfing spectrum. Competition heathens, career film makers, high amplitude video segments, big wave hell-men, cold water voyagers, eco-minded spokesmen, are all apt description of the brothers Malloy. In short: Chris, [...]

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18. Timmy Curran, Ageless Wonder

Although Timmy Curran is no longer on Tour, he is still undoubtedly regarded as one of the best surfers in the world. In a state and sport that seem to keep getting younger, Curran still manages to demand the cameras’ [...]

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16. Courtney Conlogue, Winner ASP North America Pro Junior Women’s Series

Courtney Conlogue’s name kept popping up this year as a bona fide member of the “new guard,” an unofficial designation for young females who are changing the standard in women’s surfing. And in October, the Santa Ana surfer beat them [...]

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15. Save Trestles Team

The Save Trestles team alone defies the greasy old stereotype about lazy, water-logged surfers whose idea of community service is taking a shower every now and then. Once upon a time, a wicked government agency called the Transportation Corridor Agency [...]

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14. Kolohe Andino, Winner of Third NSSA National Title

Brother’s career as a surfer has just begun and he’s already seen the spotlight of surf stardom. Three NSSA National titles have vaulted him into it. In 2007 he wrapped up his third NSSA National title along with a Junior [...]

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13. Nick Rozsa, Oakley Pro Junior Winner & Top Rated Californian in ASP North America Pro Junior Ser

Any sports prediction takes two variables into account – talent and results. Rozsa has plenty of talent. The results he’s tallied up throughout his young career are a testament to that. But in ’07 Rozsa’s two results of consequence, a [...]

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