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July 31, 1988
Jolene Smith of San Clemente advanced Saturday into today's women's semifinals in the fifth annual Stubbies Pro International Surfing Tournament. Smith will face Australia's Wendy Botha, defending world and two-time Stubbies champion, when the semifinals begin at 7 a.m. Florida's Freida Zamba will surf against Kim Mearig of Carpinteria. The defending world champion and No.
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July 23, 1991 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
San Clemente's Jolene Smith heeded the advice of her twin sister, Jorja, before paddling out for her first-round heat of the Op Pro surfing championships near the Huntington Beach Pier. "She told me to get four good waves in the beginning and do something with them," Jolene Smith said. "I didn't want to get eliminated." Jolene learned from her sister's mistake earlier in the competition.
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SPORTS
July 23, 1991 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
San Clemente's Jolene Smith heeded the advice of her twin sister, Jorja, before paddling out for her first-round heat of the Op Pro surfing championships near the Huntington Beach Pier. "She told me to get four good waves in the beginning and do something with them," Jolene Smith said. "I didn't want to get eliminated." Jolene learned from her sister's mistake earlier in the competition.
SPORTS
July 31, 1988
Jolene Smith of San Clemente advanced Saturday into today's women's semifinals in the fifth annual Stubbies Pro International Surfing Tournament. Smith will face Australia's Wendy Botha, defending world and two-time Stubbies champion, when the semifinals begin at 7 a.m. Florida's Freida Zamba will surf against Kim Mearig of Carpinteria. The defending world champion and No.
SPORTS
August 28, 1986 | SARAH SMITH, Times Staff Writer
Jorja and Jolene Smith of San Clemente are starting only their second year on the women's professional surfing tour, but they have already made a name for themselves. The name isn't usually Jorja or Jolene, however. They're more commonly known as "The Twins," and they like it that way. These are not the sort of twins who felt the need to develop dramatically different identities to maintain their mental health.
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August 27, 1997 | JOHN CANALIS and MIMI KO CRUZ and J. J. POPE
The city's Senior Center will present a series of free entertainment next month. Jolene Smith & Friends will perform Sept. 11 and 16; magician Brian Blair will perform Sept. 18, and Joe Valenzuela, "Pianist of Memories," will perform Sept. 25. All shows will begin at 11:15 a.m. at the center, 9031 Grindlay St. Reservations can be made for lunch. Information: (714) 229-6776.
SPORTS
August 1, 1987
Dave Parmenter of Huntington Beach moved into the third round of the $42,000 Stubbies Pro surfing contest Friday at Oceanside Pier. Parmenter defeated Mitch Thorson of Margaret River, Australia, in the second round. Parmenter will face Barton Lynch of Manly, Australia, the Assn. of Surfing Professionals (ASP) points leader. Bud Llamas of Huntington Beach lost to Gary Elkerton of Mooloolabah, Australia, in his second-round heat.
SPORTS
July 13, 1990
Mike Parsons and Jeff Booth, both of Laguna Beach, were among 32 surfers who advanced to the second round Thursday at the Life's a Beach surfing competition at the Oceanside Pier. Also advancing to today's second round was Shane Beschen of San Clemente, who upset Australia's Glen Winton. The finals are scheduled for Sunday. Richie Collins of Newport Beach, seeded ninth, will meet Ted Robinson of Manhattan Beach in the second round.
SPORTS
July 30, 1988
The top-seeded competitors advanced to the third round of the Stubbies Pro International Surfing Tournament Friday at the Oceanside Pier. Included in today's round of 16 will be two-time world champions Tom Curren of Santa Barbara and Tom Carroll of Australia. Curren and Carroll advanced by defeating Gary Green of Australia and Brian McNulty of San Clemente in the man-on-man competition. Defending world champion and top-seeded Damien Hardman of Australia defeated Noah Budroe of Huntington Beach.
SPORTS
August 1, 1987 | STEVE BEATTY
Was it a "midnight gamble" that beat Mike Lambresi of Oceanside Friday? Brad Gerlach of Encinitas defeated Lambresi in the second round of the $42,000 Stubbies Pro surfing competition at Oceanside Pier. Gerlach was surfing with a new board designed by Gary Lindon, who also designs Lambresi's boards. Lindon called the board a "midnight gamble" because of the late-night chance he took by designing Gerlach a new board in the middle of a competition.
SPORTS
August 28, 1986 | SARAH SMITH, Times Staff Writer
Jorja and Jolene Smith of San Clemente are starting only their second year on the women's professional surfing tour, but they have already made a name for themselves. The name isn't usually Jorja or Jolene, however. They're more commonly known as "The Twins," and they like it that way. These are not the sort of twins who felt the need to develop dramatically different identities to maintain their mental health.
SPORTS
July 31, 1988
Tom Curren of Santa Barbara will try to win his third consecutive Stubbies Pro International Surfing event this morning at Oceanside, but he will have to get past three Australians to do it. Curren will meet Damien Hardman, who kept Curren from winning a third consecutive world title last year, in a semifinal this morning at 7 a.m. Australians Glen Winton and Simon Law will meet in the other semifinal. In the women's semifinals at 7 a.m.
SPORTS
July 30, 1990 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jeff Deffenbaugh walked out of the surf Sunday at the Huntington Beach Pier as disappointed as he was at last year's Op junior amateur competition. But he wasn't upset for long. Deffenbaugh of Huntington Beach thought his hopes for an Op title were washed up after placing third in a fourth-round heat for the second consecutive year. He finished behind winner Paul Reinecke of Indialantic, Fla., and Shane Stoneman of San Juan Capistrano.
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