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Let’s Doodle – Unique Heart Made, Hand Crafterd Surfwear


Doodle Surf
Doodle Surf

I’ve met Nina Doodle on that very same surf trip on which I started this blog. . . . in may 2012. Nina is already responsible for many geat photos on this blog, as she was working as a photographer for Surf School Tribu Portugal in Peniche. Who knows . . . maybe it’s because of her great photos, I got my finall motivation to start this blog.
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Julian Wilson In A Last Minute Win Against Gabriel Medina


SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal

Julian Willson - Wins Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012
Julian Willson – Wins Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012

Julian Wilson (AUS), 23, has claimed his maiden ASP World Championship Tour victory , besting a rampaging Gabriel Medina (BRA), 18, in the dying seconds of the historic Final to take out the Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012. Continue reading Julian Wilson In A Last Minute Win Against Gabriel Medina

Storm Forces Lay Day for Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012


The Rip Curl Pro Portugal will await the return of cleaner conditions before recommencing competition.

SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal
Stormy conditions have prompted event organizers to call competition off for the day as the Rip Curl Pro Portugal approaches the final four days of its waiting period.
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Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012 Completes Two Heats of Round 3


Contest Site - Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012
Contest Site – Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012

Rip Curl Pro Portugal Completes Two Heats of Round 3
SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal
The Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, completed the opening two heats of Round 3 today before calling competition off due to slowing conditions.
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The Final Four Round 2 Heats Of The Rip Curl Pro Portugal Were Completed This Afternoon


SUPERTUBOS, Peniche/Portugal

Supertubos Morning @ Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012
Supertubos Morning @ Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012

The final four Round 2 heats of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal were completed this afternoon in challenging two-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at Supertubos.

Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, the Rip Curl Pro Portugal not only plays an important role in the hunt for the 2012 ASP World Title, but also the requalification campaigns of the world’s best surfers.

Rainy Morning of Supertubos
Rainy Morning of Supertubos

“We’ve been down since 6:30am assessing the conditions,” Simpson said. “Wilko (Matt Wilkinson) and I have been having fun all day as he was here too – we’re friends out of the water, but we were just trying to catch the best waves we can. I had a really good opportunity solidify my lead out there more, but was unable to.”

Brett Simpson and Matt Wilkinson
Brett Simpson and Matt Wilkinson

While the heat didn’t offer tremendous scoring opportunity, Simpson was relieved to put up some modest score on the board in hopes of building momentum throughout the latter rounds.
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Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012 – Mirage Daily Highlights, Round 1


Gabriel Medina, Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012
Gabriel Medina, Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012

On the the round one, we were blessed to see a lot of good wave rides.

A wave worth remembering is the Matt Wilkinson insane rodeo flip and the Gabriel Medina’s perfect 10 score on his wave. That was the first 10 of the competition and we hope to see more waves like this one on the later stages of he contest.
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Pro Surfing Action @ Peniche, Portugal


Pro Surfing Action @ Peniche Portugal
Pro Surfing Action @ Peniche Portugal

In the waiting periond of the contest, there is lots of Pro surfing action to be seen on the surf spots around Peniche.

We saw pro surfers training and preparing for the Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012 to begin in Supertubos.
Maybe today, we will already be watching the surfers on that wave, as the next call is booked for today at 12:00.
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