“Step Into Summer”
PAT O’CONNELL AT THE BODY GLOVE SURFBOUT
Pat O’Connell ripped his way through a star-studded field and into the finals of theWQS 4* Body Glove Surfbout, April 26-30. O’Connell, who is no stranger to LowerTrestles in San Clemente, placed third behind David Weare, Adrian Buchan and aheadof Rob Machado who came fourth. For O’Connell it was a little payback to his goodfriend Machado who scored the cover of Surfer Magazine’s May 2005 issue while Pat isshown in the foreground paddling. The issue features O’Connell and companydiscovering some new waves in Northern Fiji. Now that Pat is retired from the WCT,he is busier that ever!
GABE KLING #1 ON WQS
Current #1 WQS rated surfer, Gabe Kling continues to keep his name in lights. Klingrecently won the Matix/Sun Diego Pro/Am Surf Series event #7 which was held at OceanBeach Pier in San Diego. Kling controlled the final from start-to-finish by usinghis backside attack to destroy the wedging lefts reeling down the pier’s north side.Not only is Kling rated #1 on the WQS, his team the Klingons is also rated #1 onSurfer Magazine’s Fantasy Surfer.
“STEP INTO SUMMER”
The 2005 DVS sandal line is better than ever and is in stores now. Dean Morrison wasjust in Tavarua testing his new quiver of sandals out. “They are super cozy, astoked Morrison said. “I especially like the Morrison sandal for obvious reasons!Deano added. To see the entire 2005 DVS sandal line click below.
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