1st Jewel of Vans Triple Crown of Surfing to be Decided
Haleiwa, HI (Sun., Nov. 22, 2009) – Surfline.com, official forecasters for the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, delivered great news this-morning for the final two days of the Reef Hawaiian Pro, the first jewel of the $1,000,000 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing on Oahu’s North Shore: waves are expected to build to the 10-foot-plus range. The final two days of competition will take place today and tomorrow.
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Sixty-four surfers remain in contention at this stage as the top seeds hit the water for their opening bouts. World title contender Joel Parkinson (AUS) will be one to watch when he takes on North Shore local Pancho Sullivan, Marcio Farney (Brz) and Southern California’s Tanner Gudauskas, who is hoping for a great finish in his bid for 2010 ASP Dream Tour qualification.
Other surfers to keep an eye on include Taylor Knox (California); Hawaii’s Sunny Garcia, Clay Marzo and Granger Larsen; Bede Durbidge (AUS); and CJ Hobgood (Florida).
Find out the call for the day, each day, as soon as it’s made by Director Randy Rarick by signing up for mobile text alerts at triplecrownofsurfing.com. For the latest surf updates, stay tuned to Surfline.com, the official surf forecaster of the Vans Triple Crown Triple Threat. All the action will be broadcast live on the web at triplecrownofsurfing.com, as well as on Hawaii television on Oceanic channel 250.
Making the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing presented by Rockstar Energy Drink possible: Reef, O’Neill, Billabong, Gidget Worldwide, Nixon, Turtle Bay Resort, Hawaiian Airlines, JN Automotive Group, Surfing Magazine, Surfline.com, FUEL TV, The Honolulu Advertiser, Hawaiian Springs Water, Road Runner, Climb On! chemical-free skincare, and the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP). The Series is proud to announce that it is working with local company Tr3ees to embark upon a greener, more sustainable future.