Surf's Up

A behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship, and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick.

Domestic
MarketRelease DateOpeningGross
DomesticJun 8, 2007$17,640,249$58,867,694
Europe, Middle East, and Africa
MarketRelease DateOpeningGross
AustriaSep 14, 2007$142,479$884,149
BahrainAug 8, 2007$53,407
BelgiumOct 24, 2007$110,500$868,111
BulgariaJul 6, 2007$10,818$92,804
CroatiaAug 9, 2007$84,499
Czech RepublicAug 9, 2007$79,616$608,425
DenmarkNov 23, 2007$215,796$1,080,461
East AfricaNov 30, 2007$4,097$15,761
EgyptAug 8, 2007$40,777
EstoniaSep 7, 2007$28,707$160,801
FinlandNov 9, 2007$22,719$70,913
FranceOct 24, 2007$1,946,320$13,062,666
GermanySep 13, 2007$1,110,103$7,261,073
GreeceOct 25, 2007$165,065$755,315
HungaryAug 16, 2007$485,322
IcelandAug 31, 2007$73,205
IsraelAug 9, 2007$795,216
ItalyOct 5, 2007$878,092$2,351,388
JordanAug 8, 2007$21,184
KuwaitAug 8, 2007$118,301
LatviaOct 12, 2007$56,039$239,686
LebanonAug 9, 2007$6,348$21,575
LithuaniaOct 19, 2007$117,662$444,484
NetherlandsOct 11, 2007$69,053$1,123,701
NigeriaNov 30, 2007$4,040$17,183
NorwayNov 16, 2007$279,324$1,274,888
OmanAug 8, 2007$10,637
PolandAug 10, 2007$517,561$2,739,652
PortugalAug 2, 2007$208,712$1,072,599
QatarAug 9, 2007$38,255
RomaniaSep 28, 2007$109,028
Serbia and MontenegroAug 23, 2007$2,835$38,659
SlovakiaAug 9, 2007$35,629$127,774
SloveniaAug 9, 2007$44,449$151,273
South AfricaNov 30, 2007$240,701$1,189,456
SpainAug 14, 2007$1,252,422$6,980,489
SwedenNov 16, 2007$211,148$913,230
SwitzerlandSep 13, 2007$69,527$1,101,265
Switzerland (French)Oct 3, 2007$520,009
Switzerland (German)Sep 13, 2007$532,335
Switzerland (Italian)Oct 5, 2007$20,002
TurkeyAug 3, 2007$133,300$605,667
UkraineJun 7, 2007$171,608$464,459
United Arab EmiratesAug 9, 2007$81,864$171,135
United KingdomAug 10, 2007$1,216,199$9,206,107
Latin America
MarketRelease DateOpeningGross
ArgentinaAug 16, 2007$688,672
ArubaJun 6, 2007$16,483
BoliviaOct 11, 2007$14,469$48,884
BrazilOct 26, 2007$910,845$5,066,689
Central AmericaAug 17, 2007$699,283
ChileAug 2, 2007$164,845$647,465
ColombiaAug 3, 2007$682,013
CuraçaoJun 7, 2007$13,746
Dominican RepublicJul 5, 2007$44,290
EcuadorAug 9, 2007$418,856
JamaicaJul 4, 2007$11,686
Lesser AntillesJul 11, 2007$25,642
MexicoAug 10, 2007$1,148,254$6,029,634
PeruAug 16, 2007$408,011
UruguayAug 17, 2007$26,664$126,230
VenezuelaAug 17, 2007$337,428$1,682,778
Asia Pacific
MarketRelease DateOpeningGross
AustraliaSep 13, 2007$795,727$5,377,761
Hong KongAug 2, 2007$61,799$105,904
IndiaAug 3, 2007$163,715
IndonesiaAug 3, 2007$248,404
JapanDec 15, 2007$664,373$2,859,624
MalaysiaJun 21, 2007$108,975$243,285
New ZealandSep 20, 2007$112,017$987,671
PhilippinesAug 15, 2007$172,693$278,987
Russia/CISJun 7, 2007$1,815,784$5,354,164
SingaporeJun 20, 2007$258,200$486,905
South KoreaAug 9, 2007$730,901$1,881,530
TaiwanAug 17, 2007$60,381$227,261
ThailandOct 23, 2007$79,451$315,120