Category: History

1989

The South African David Malherbe wins the second edition of Mike Raven test British, Australian and Spanish Mat Manners Huppah Soler. The championship takes place between 29th of September and 1st October. The test results are published in Surfer Magazine in April 1990.

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1990

He edits the magazine first championship with David Malherbe on the cover. The championship becomes part of the European Tour Pro-Am. The amount of awards this year is € 4,000. The Australian John Mills wins the final Spencer Hargraves, Justin Strong and Pablo Postigo. The championship takes place in November between 2 and 4. The […]

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1991

The first edition with huge waves. Quiksilver is incorporated as the main sponsor of the event, beginning a successful sponsorship relationship ending in 1997. During the four days of the championship, held between 3 and 6 October, in two parallel tests: the European Championship, and the open event for surfers from around the world. The […]

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1992

UA top-five world for the first time in Pantín: Mark Occhilupo, Occy, participated in Pantín at a difficult time of his career. Seven years later get the world title, remaining to this day in the top-44 circuit. Justin Strong would win the British Open Championship, and the European Grishka Roberts. The prize amount is doubled and […]

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1993

The championship is held for the first time in summer, between July 29 and August 1, with a beach of Pantín packed audience. The Pantín Classic integrates WQS on the world circuit with a star category and European Championship is held. The winners were the Brazilian Junior Joca in global testing and Frenchman Cyril Robert […]

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1994

Return to autumn, the championship is between 22 and 25 September. Again, two parallel tests: valid for the WQS circuit (1 Star) World Cup and European Championship. 
Fred Robin, Reunion Islands, wins European test, and the championship WQS Eneko Acero in the first final “men to men” held in Pantín over Frenchman Boris Le Texier. […]

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1995

Tom Curren at Pantín!. Three-time world champion play in our championship. He is accompanied by his daughter Lee Anne, current European junior champion, will participate in the test Pantín in 2006. Seth Hulley The South African won the WQS (2 stars) and Roberts Grishka test in Europe. It forms part of the test a total […]

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1996

The year of Red Bull Crane. For the second year in its history, the championship is held in August. 
Jeff Hackman (Mr. Sunset) visited the championship. This edition was characterized by a shortage of waves. In fact the championship had to be extended a day over the provisions. A young Taj Burrow (Australia) impressed the […]

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