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By Rick Fignetti | May 6, 2010
This week is the $145,000 Assn. of Surfing Professionals’ six-star Prime 6.0 Lowers Pro at Trestles in San Clemente, which started Tuesday and is running until the finals Saturday. A little southwest swell has been hitting the premier southwest point break, serving up fun surf for some of the top surfers in the world. Some of the big guns entered include South Africa’s Jordy Smith, No. 2 on the world championship tour standings, plus winner in Brazil at the championship tour; the air-busting Jadson Andre, semifinalist there; Ventura’s Dane Reynolds, who is ranked sixth; three-time world champ Andy Irons; and hot Orange County surfers Brett Simpson, and Tanner and Patrick Gudauskas.
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NEWS
By Steve Virgen | July 26, 2009
HUNTINGTON BEACH – When Brett Simpson woke up this morning he kept thinking how cool it would be to go up against Kelly Slater in the final of the Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing. Later in the day, things are definitely cool for Simpson, a Huntington Beach native. The 24-year-old has advanced to the men’s championship of the Open, but he’s not going to face Slater. That’s OK with Simpson, who is thrilled to reach the final in front of his family and friends.
NEWS
By Steve Virgen | July 26, 2009
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Brett Simpson grew up dreaming to be like the surfing greats as they competed near his home at the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach. Now he’s atop the elite. Simpson, the Huntington Beach native, won the men’s title and the largest cash reward of $100,000 today at the Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing. He is believed to be the first HB native to win the Open. Simpson saved his best for the final, gaining a combined wave score of 16.93.
NEWS
By Steve Virgen | July 26, 2009
HUNTINGTON BEACH – Brett Simpson used the advantage of his home surf to advance to the semifinals at the Hurley U.S. Open of Surfing this morning. Simpson beat defending champ Nathaniel Curran and reaches the semis at the Open for the second straight year. Simpson will face C.J. Hobgood in the semis. Hobgood defeated Patrick Gudauskas in the quarterfinals. “This is an exciting day for me,” said Simpson, who finished with a 13.50 combined score. “It’s huge.
SPORTS
By Mike Sciacca | January 29, 2009
A local champ, a perfect-10 score, great conditions and an exciting two days of competition made up the RC’s Katin Pro/Am Team Challenge, presented by Jack’s Surf Shop. The two-day competition, at the north side of the Huntington Beach Pier, wrapped up Jan. 21. In the Pro/Am event, Huntington Beach’s Brett Simpson took the title and the $4,000 first-place prize that went with it. Simpson, who turned 24 earlier this month, was able to knock off Rob Machado (Cardiff)
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