Cory Lopez: Cory’s been busy tearing up the WCT tour with impressive consecutive performances in Tahiti, Fiji, and Reunion Island jumping him up to 6th place in the world rankings and within striking distance of the World Title!
Shane Dorian: If you’ve opened up any surf magazine lately you know what Shane’s been up to. Only charging some of the biggest waves ever ridding in Tahiti and Fiji. If there’s a 100-foot wave out there we’re pretty sure Shane’s going to be there.
Teddy Navarro: Teddy been on a roll lately, taking 2nd place in the Chiba Pro, a 2 Star WQS in Japan and pocketing $1500.000 for his best career WQS result. He then followed that up with a 2nd place at the Lost Surf Jam in Pismo Beach pocketing $100.
Mary Osborne: Mary’s been busy with the release of her first book, Sister Surfer. She’s been traveling the California Coast surfing and promoting Sister Surfer with book signings. Check it out…here is the remaining book signing schedule:
SAT JULY 23, 3PM
HB Wahine All Girl Surf School
301 Main Street, Suite 102
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
SAT AUGUST 6, 3 — 8 P.M.
NorCal Women’s Surf Fest Fundraiser & Booksigning
The El Rio club
3158 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
On the amateur side of things, the groms have been busy making names for themselves.
Kilian Garland: Kilian is flying high after winning his 5th NSSA National Title. This time he took home the coveted Airshow Title by pulling off some progressive aerial maneuvers in the final at Lower Trestles.
Nick Rosza: Nick Rosza was a standout the entire NSSA Championship week. He ended up making 2 finals, the Explorer Men’s and Explorer Juniors, taking home 3rd and 4th Place respectively. The following week Nick qualified for the US Team in Men’s division for the right to represent the US at the 2005 International Surfing Association Quiksilver World Games held in Huntington Beach in October.
Adam Wickwire: Adam is now in Costa Rica tuning up for the Lost Junior Pro at H.B. He just returned two weeks ago from the U.K. where he was a student in a free diving class taught by Tanya Streeter, who holds world records for holding her breath. The class teaches students how to deal with crisis situations underwater and should bode Adam well in bigger and more critical surf situations.
Andrew Doheny: Newport Beach Super Grom Andrew Doheny was once again a standout at NSSA Nationals making two finals, the Open Boys and Explorer Menehune, taking 6th and 2nd respectively.
Nat Young: Santa Cruz Super Grom Nat Young won the O’neill Grom Prix at his home break Steamer Lane. See Nat in action on surfline.com
Schuyler McFerran: Schuyler’s been busy traveling and surfing all over. Check out the details in this cool e-article on Schuyler at on AllAboutSurf.com – Schuyler McFerran – In focus.
Up Coming Events: Come Join Freestyle Watch Co. at the US Open of Surfing July 23rd through 31st in Huntington Beach. Find us in the TransWorld Surf Village next to the pier for tons of free giveaways and fun contests and the opportunity to meet the Freestyle Watch Co. Team including Cory Lopez and Holly Beck.
Freestyle Watch Co. US Open Huntington Beach Athlete Signing Schedule:
Sunday July 24th 1:00-2:00 @ HSS
Thursday July 28th 2:00 @ Freestyle Booth in TransWorld Surf Village
Friday July 29th 11:00-12:00 @ Jacks
Saturday July 30th 2:00 @ Freestyle Booth in TransWorld Surf Village
About Freestyle Watch Co.
Established in 1981, Freestyle Watch Co. is the brainchild of a couple of surfers whose mission was to create a line of watches that could withstand the abusive conditions of their beach lifestyle. From experience they knew very few watches on the market stood up to the daily abuse of salt water and sand. Their goal was to fill the void. The result was The Shark, a lightweight, low proffile and extremely durable digital timepiece that was immediately demanded by athletes all over the world. Today, while The Shark is still ticking, Freestyle Watch Co. has grown into a great looking line of analog, metal, leather, and fitness pieces that represent unmatched quality and value, including custom pieces designed by Professional Surfers Cory Lopez and Shane Dorian.