Industry News 2/23/2005

Matix surf News

Matix Surf News:

Matix  Pros Gabe Kling and Anthony Petruso just returned with successful contest results from the WQS 5-Star Hang Loose Pro, which  took place on the beautiful island, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil.  Surf for the event ranged from 2-6ft. and was mostly peaky, hollow, offshore tubes.
Kling finished =17th with 900 points going towards  his 2006 WCT qualifying efforts.
Petruso, who is on the come back trail after 2003 re-constructive knee surgery, had his best result since that time, finishing =37th with 623 points next to his name.  After the first two WQS events in the 2005 season, Kling sits 11th while Petruso sits at 32nd on the ratings.  

For more information contact  Podium Distribution 310.715.8300
-Kelley Meidroth, marketing/pr manager  ext. 659
-Brandy  Faber, surf brand manager ext. 660