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Tide goes out on Nike Surfing

Updated: November 27, 2012, 1:42 PM ET
By Jake Howard | ESPN.com

Nike will announce Tuesday their intentions to scale back their surf program. After pulling out of the U.S. Open of Surfing as a title sponsor earlier in the year, their roster of athletes, including Julian Wilson, Kolohe Andino and Carissa Moore, will be rolled over onto Nike-owned Hurley's team.

Nike has yet to release an official statement, but multiple sources both in Hawaii and Beaverton, Oregon, have confirmed that the downsizing of the Nike Surfing brand will be completed ...

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