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HALEIWA, HI (Nov. 18, 2009) -- The world's first $1,000,000 surf series, the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing presented by Rockstar Energy Drink, got underway again today on Oahu's North Shore today with the battle for the record "Triple Threat" prize purse. Haleiwa is playing host to the first jewel in the crown: the Reef Hawaiian Pro, a prime 6-star men's ASP World Qualifying Series event...Competition will got underway at 8 a.m. in the 3- to 5-foot surf with the completion of round two and ran 14 heats of round three...The northern hemisphere winter months on the North Shore signal a concentration of surfing activity with some of the best surfers in the wolrd taking advantage of swells originating in the stormy Northern Pacific. Notable North Shore spots include Waimea Bay, Off The Wall, Backdoor, Log Cabins, Rockpiles and Sunset Beach... Ehukai Beach is more  commonly known as Pipeline and is the most notable surfing spot on the North Shore. It is considered a prime spot for competitions due to its close proximity to the beach, giving spectators, judges, and photographers a great view...The North Shore is considered to be one the surfing world's must see locations and every December hosts three competitions, which make up the Triple Crown of Surfing. The three men's competitions are the Reef Hawaiian Pro at Haleiwa, the O'Neill World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach, and the Billabong Pipeline Masters. The three women's competitions are the Reef Hawaiian Pro at Haleiwa, the Gidget Pro at Sunset Beach, and the Billabong Pro on the neighboring island of Maui...Photo: Joliphotos.com
HALEIWA, HI (Nov. 18, 2009) -- The world's first $1,000,000 surf series, the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing presented by Rockstar Energy Drink, got underway again today on Oahu's North Shore today with the battle for the record "Triple Threat" prize purse. Haleiwa is playing host to the first jewel in the crown: the Reef Hawaiian Pro, a prime 6-star men's ASP World Qualifying Series event...Competition will got underway at 8 a.m. in the 3- to 5-foot surf with the completion of round...
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