Tag: ASP

Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Heats-up at Sunset with SuperCharged Sets, 32 Top Pros


It was a busy Thanksgiving holiday on the North Shore of Oahu as the second out of the 3 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing events, the most prestigious events in surf competition, set-off on macking-big waves. The winner of the 39th annual Vans World Cup of Surfing on December 1, 2013, was a real surprise, […]

HIC Pro Winner Mason Ho Advances to the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing; Follows in Champion Father’s Footsteps

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The HIC Pro is the local’s qualifying surf event that grants surfers the chance to enter the prestigious Vans Triple Crown of surfing on the North Shore of Oahu in the coming weeks. The competition is always tight as so many top surfers surf the waves in this area daily, but last week’s winner, Mason […]

Top 17 Women Surfers Chosen for 2014 ASP Women’s World Championship Tour, Plus Swatch Pro World LongBoard Championships Head to China, Stoking Shanghai Surf Fans


The surfing season has wrapped-up for the top women pros for 2013 with Carissa Moore, 21, being crowned the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Women’s World Champion. Now with the women’s division no longer a part of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing again for the 3rd year in a row, the big North Shore […]

Association of Surfing Professionals Aquires Big Wave World Tour


Surfing just got big news as the Big Wave World Tour (BWWT) is now a part of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) International starting with additional support in 2013 and a formal sanctioning in 2014. Total costs of the deal have not been disclosed. “We are very pleased to have finalized the deal between […]

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

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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. […]

Nike U. S. Open of Surfing Wraps with Lakey Peterson and Julian Wilson Champions and ASP Women’s World Tour Season Ending, Plus More from Surf-City


The U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, CA July 28-August 5, 2012 has become one the mostly highly regarded surfing competitions, mainly for the thousands of spectators that attend and the huge sponsorship from Nike (Hurley and Converse), and festival-like atmosphere. While the competition is great to watch, the event rarely has the waves […]

Intense Surf at Cloudbreak, Tavarua for Volcom Fiji Pro as Kelly Slater Wins Claiming 49th Elite Tour Victory

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  Surfers were stoked that the Volcom Fiji Pro was back in the line-up of elite ASP surf events for 2012. Last week, at the massive surf location called Cloubreak in Tavarua, top surfers battled it out in one of the most intense swells of the surfing season. Barrel after barrel, pro surfers defied the […]

Sustainable Surf Partners with Association of Surfing Professionals Tour To Green-up Events

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The non-profit organization Sustainable Surf, the leader is creating surfboards out of recycled materials and guidelines for green events, has partnered with ASP North America for the 2012 season. This could set new standards for action sports events in general. The goal of the partnership is to provide a useful framework for looking at event […]

Changes in Qualifying Process for Top Surfers for World Tour 2012

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On the cusp of several changes taking place in the sport of surfing, here’s the latest about the shift in the qualification process for the Association of Surfing Professional’s World Tour for 2012. Announced today, January 24, 2012, the ASP Board of Directors has voted to ratify several refinements to the ASP World Tour and […]

Pro Surfing Initiates Anti-Doping Policy for 2012

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The concept has been in the works for some time so it’s no surprise really that Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), which has been going through a crisis recently, has initiated an Anti-Doping Policy for their 2012 season. Unlike many other professional sporting events, surfing has never had such a policy, which many in the […]