MR PRICE PRO 2009 - Ballito<![CDATA[ TANNER GUDAUSKAS CROWNED MR PRICE PRO CHAMP ]> July 5, 2009 – Just hours after celebrating both his 21st birthday and American Independence Day (both on 4 July), Tanner Gudauskas (California, USA) celebrated the biggest victory of his professional surfing career, taking out the ASP WQS 6-Star Mr Price Pro Ballito, today.7/5/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ A 2009 CHAMPION WILL BE CROWNED TODAY ]> July 5, 2009 – Small, testing conditions greeted the eight remaining surfers in this year’s ASP WQS 6-Star Mr Price Pro Ballito this morning, that will see a 2009 champion crowned by 11H00 today.7/5/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ ROSS INTO WQS NO1; 8 SURFERS ADVANCE INTO QUARTERS ]> July 4, 2009- Former ASP World Tour campaigner Daniel Ross (Aus) has assumed the current ASP WQS ratings lead, after advancing into the quarterfinals of the ASP WQS 6-Star Mr Price Pro Ballito today.7/9/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ MENS ROUND OF 16 UNDERWAY AT SURFERS NOW ]> July 4, 2009 - Just sixteen men remain in this year's ASP WQS 6-Star Mr Price Pro Ballito which will literally halve by midday today with just eight surfers advancing into the Quarterfinals.7/4/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ THREE SAFFAS ADVANCE INTO FINAL 16 AT MR PRICE PRO ]> July 3, 2009 – South Africa’s hopes of crowing a 2009 Mr Price Pro Ballito champion lie firmly in the hands of three talented KwaZulu- Natal South Coast surfers, all of whom advanced into the final 16 surfers during the R1.4 Million event this morning.7/2/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ EVENT WILL START AT 07H30 ]> July 3, 2009 - After a spectacular night of music at the Mr Price Pro Ballito Music Concerts at Salt Rock last night, the Men's action will get underway at 07H30 at Surfers this morning. 7/2/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ SOUTH AFRICANS BOUNCE BACK AT MR PRICE PRO BALLITO ]> July 2, 2009 - South African hopefuls in this year’s 6 Star Mr Price Pro Ballito put Wednesday’s devastating 12-man loss behind them with six surfers advancing on day four of the R1.4 Million ASP World Qualifying Series event.7/2/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ EVENT ON HOLD UNTIL 14H00 ]> July 2, 2009- The arrival of the onshore North Easterly has prompted organisers to put the Mr Price Pro Ballito on hold until 14H00. Eight heats of the Men's Round of 48 were completed in contestable 1 meter surf at Surfers this morning. Check back at 14H00 for the next update. 7/2/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ STRACHAN EARNS SPOT IN MR PRICE PRO THANKS TO HO ]> July 1, 2009 – Former South African Junior Champion Klee Strachan (Winkelspruit) was the lucky recipient of the Aloha spirit at the Mr Price Pro Ballito today, when Hawaiian surfing heavyweight Michael Ho, 51, (Oahu) gave up his spot in the main event for the local surfer.7/1/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ MENS ROUND OF 96 ON NOW! ]> July 1, 2009 - The Men's Round of 96 is underway at surfers at its still pumping out there! 7/1/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ STAPLES SCORES A PERFECT 10 AT MR PRICE PRO ]> June 30, 2009 – Day two of the Men’s 6 Star Mr Price Pro Ballito revealed some of the most perfect surf witnessed on the ASP World Qualifying Series, as thunderous two and a half to three meter barrels roared the length of Willard’s Beach in Ballito this morning.6/30/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ ITS PUMPING! MENS ACTION KICKS OFF AT 08H00 ]> June 20, 2009) - Epic 8ft walls fanned by a fresh offshore are peeling the length of Willards beach in Ballito this morning that will see some amazing surfing underway at 08h00. 6/30/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ ACTION PACKED START TO MENS MR PRICE PRO BALLITO ]>, June 29, 2009) – Thrilling rides, spectacular wipeouts, broken surfboards and nail-biting victories were the order of the day as the Men’s 6 Star Mr Price Pro Ballito got underway in a powerful two-meter swell, that lashed the Ballito coastline today.6/29/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ Men’s Round of 144 ]> 1: Lincoln Taylor (AUS) 8.53; Byron Lindsay (ZAF) 8.17 ; Craig Anderson (AUS) 7.17 ; Miguel Pupo (BRA) 6.147/29/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ WOMEN’S MR PRICE PRO BALLITO ENDS WITH 24 SURFERS ]>, June 28, 2009) – The Women’s Mr Price Pro Ballito will not crown a 2009 champion for the first time in the event’s history, due to the adverse surf and weather conditions that wrecked havoc with the R243 000 5 Star ASP World Qualifying Series event at the weekend.6/29/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ WOMEN UNDERWAY AT 07H00 MEN UNDERWAY AT 09H00 ]> June 28, 2009 - The last four heats of the Women's Round of 48 will be completed this morning which will spell the end of this year's Women's Mr Price Pro Ballito. The last remaining 24 surfers will split the prize money and ratings points equally, after bad weather and extreme surf delayed the start to this year's event which cannot be completed due to the number of surfers flying out of the country today. The Men's Round of 144 will kick into gear at approximately 09H00. 6/29/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ BAD WEATHER STOPS COMPETITION AT MR PRICE PRO ]>, June 28, 2009 - Adverse surf and weather conditions put a hold on the surfing action for yet a second day of competition at the 5 Star Women’s ASP World Qualifying Series Mr Price Pro Ballito, today.6/29/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ WOMENS ACTION ON NOW ]> June 28, 2009 - Excellent 3 meter (6ft) surf is on offer at Tinley Manor where the 5 Star Mr Price Pro Ballito is currently underway. There will be no live scores or webcast due to the event's remote location as well as technical problem on the whole North Coast. We will update the news page with results after each round. Please be patient. We appologise for any inconvenience. 6/28/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ WOMEN'S MR PRICE PRO ON NOW ]>, June 28, 2009) – Conditions have eased overnight to reveal epic two meter (4-6ft) surf groomed by a fresh offshore breeze, that will see the women’s Mr Price Pro Ballito underway at 07h30 at Tinley Manor. 6/28/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ DANGEROUS SURF KEEPS GIRLS ON BEACH IN BALLITO ]> June 27, 2009 - Female surfers breathed a collective sigh of relief from the safety of the shoreline at Tinley Manor, in KwaDukuza North of Ballito this morning, as organisers of the Mr Price Pro Ballito were forced to call the event off, due to hazardous surf conditions.6/27/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ EVENT CALLED OFF DUE TO DANGEROUS SURF ]> of the 5 Star ASP World Qualifying Series Mr Price Pro have decided to call the event off for the day due to extreme and dangerous surf conditions. The surfers will meet in the car park at 06h30 tomorrow morning for a possible 07h00 start. 6/27/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ GIRLS TO KICK-START R1.4 MILLION MR PRICE PRO ]> select crop of the world’s leading female surfers have gathered on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast for the start to this year’s 5 Star ASP World Qualifying Series Mr Price Pro Ballito.6/26/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ GIRLS PREPARE FOR MASSIVE SWELLS AT MR PRICE PRO ]>, KwaZulu-Natal- Female surfers competing in the upcoming 5 Star ASP Women’s Mr Price Pro Ballito are dusting off their big wave ‘guns’ as they prepare for the massive surf, forecast to slam the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast at the weekend.6/24/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ Mr Price Pro Ballito Beach Festival set to rock ]> only will this year’s Mr Price Pro have a new home in Ballito but it will also have a new look and feel as the KwaDukuza Municipality stages an full-scale beach festival to complement this year’s exciting surfing action.6/24/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ Nationality, Age and Culture United By Surf ]> a record number of entries for this year’s R1.4 Million Mr Price Pro Ballito, surfers from around the world will unite to reveal a melting pot of nationality, age and culture during one exhilarating week of world-class surfing from June 26 – July 5, 2009. 6/17/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ Mr Price Pro Ballito goes live for ten days ]> over 200 of some of the best international surfers in the world show what they’re made of during this year’s Mr Price Pro Ballito, you will be able to catch all the thrilling action via live webcast on 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ Record entry for women's Mr Price Pro Ballito ]> just under four weeks a select crop of professional surfing’s brightest female stars will touch down on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast to compete in the largest and only international women’s surfing event on the African continent, the Mr Price Pro Ballito6/5/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ Gary van Wieringen ]><b class=whiteF>You had an exceptional year on the PST in 2008, where do you find the motivation to keep competing after so many years?</b> I have been competing all my life, where surfing is going at the moment is very exciting. I wouldnt want to do anything else. I just love it!5/21/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ EXCITEMENT BUILDS FOR MR PRICE PRO BALLITO ]> BUILDS AS SURFERS SET THEIR SIGHTS ON BALLITO FOR MAJOR SURF EVENT5/21/2009 12:00:00 AM<![CDATA[ Mr Price Pro comes to Ballito ]> world famous Mr Price Pro surfing competition is moving location for the first time from Durban’s North Beach to Ballito. The competition will take place from 26th June – 5 July 2009 and will bring all the excitement and entertainment that the competition has become legendary for to the new location.4/3/2009 12:00:00 AM