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QUIKSILVER WATERMAN COLLECTION SIGNS ON WITH SURFING HERITAGE VINTAGE SURF AUCTION


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QUIKSILVER WATERMAN COLLECTION SIGNS ON WITH SURFING HERITAGE VINTAGE SURF AUCTION.
Theme is "California Gold"; Auction set for May 11, 2013; Randy Rarick to Emcee

APRIL 3, 2012, (SAN CLEMENTE, CA.) -- -- The Surfing Heritage Foundation is proud to announce that Quiksilver Waterman Collection has signed on as presenting sponsor for the Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction. The auction will benefit the Surfing Heritage, and will take place on May 11, 2013 at the Orange County Fairgrounds in the new state-of-the-art events building "The Hangar".

"Quiksilver and the Quiksilver Waterman Collection has a solid history with Randy Rarick's Hawaiian Surf Auction, and we're excited to be involved with the latest incarnation, the Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction," said Peter Mel, Quiksilver Waterman Collection Marketing Director. "Our crew of waterman, from Mark Healey to Mel Pu'u to Jamie Mitchell, and the entire Quiksilver family, believe very strongly in the preservation of surfing's heritage, and we look forward to an exciting auction."

Randy Rarick, a member of the Surfing Heritage Auction Advisory Committee, is offering his auction expertise to the Surfing Heritage and will also serve as the emcee of the Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection.

"I've been a big fan and supporter of the Surfing Heritage for many years," said Rarick. "As I pass the auction torch to them, I'm excited to know that Quiksilver Waterman Collection is again the presenting sponsor. I look forward to an exciting auction for a great cause, the preservation of our surfing heritage."

"California Gold" is the theme of the Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection. Surfboards and memorabilia with a California flair from the '20s through the '70s. The Surfing Heritage Auction Advisory Committee has already coalesced a solid selection of "Gold" from various sellers and are actively searching for more. The committee is anticipating between 50 - 60 pristine vintage surfboards for the live auction and at least 40 items for the silent auction.

In addition to the auction, there will also be a VIP cocktail reception on Friday May 10, 2013 (location tbd).  

The Surfing Heritage Auction Advisory Committee consists of Fernando Aguerre, Bolton Colburn, Spencer Croul, Keith Maynard Eshelman, Barry Haun, Robert C. Mardian, Dick Metz, Steve Pezman, Dan Pincetich, Randy Rarick, Boyd Scofield, Erwin Spitz and Carey Weiss. The auction's executive producer is Scott Bass of SWB Inc. 

Please put the Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction presented by Quiksilver Waterman Collection on May 11, 2013 on your calendar now.





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Quiksilver is committed to providing tools for uncovering, expressing and expanding your personal style.  Our aim is to foster the sense of individual expression and excitement - the stoke that is the essence of boardriding*.  We're also here to spread the word because the only thing better than finding stoke is sharing it.
 
*Boardriding is about timing and style.  It's youthful, active, casual, and free flowing.  There is no wrong way to ride a board.  The goal is simply to learn, progress, improve, and give it your own interpretation.
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