Surfing continues to go through unprecedented changes as the effects of the economy take its toll on what survives and what doesn’t, and new interests re-shape the traditional standards of an industry in major flux. To start, on the cusp of news that Nike/Hurley will no longer be sponsoring mainland’s largest surfing event, the U.S. […]
Surf Round-up: Vans Triple Crown of Surfing to Kick-off with $1 Million Purse, But No Women’s Events; Women’s LongBoard Championships in China; Effects of ASP’s Ownership by ZoSea Media
Surfing Round-up: $1,000,000 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Gets Underway; Big-Wave Event Eddie Aikau Invites Announced; ASP Europe President Argues for”Free” Surfing Competition Changes
It’s big wave season which means time for the most prestigious surf competitions among global pros, sponsorship opportunities, and announcements in competition formats for 2010 effecting the industry.