Original action sports watch manufacturer Freestyle, is honored to announce its partnership with Hurley as the official timekeeper of the 2013 Hurley Pro. For the second year in a row, Freestyle will sponsor the annual surf competition at world renowned Lower Trestles located at San Onofre State Beach on September 15th through the 21st.
Collaborations such as this, with a brand like Hurley that shares a similar performance inspired DNA, is a natural and very exciting fit for the Freestyle brand. “Every watch we make is developed with performance in mind, so to partner with the leader in board short performance at the world’s premier high performance wave, is a dream come true,” says Will Cox, Freestyle GM of Sales and Marketing.
Keeping true to its performance roots, Freestyle will host the daily Buzzer Beater, to award the surfer that nails the most impressive come from behind victory of the day. Prior to the event, competitors will receive a limited edition Freestyle x Hurley Pro Tide Watch with their name etched on the back. In addition, there will be a limited quantity of the watch for sale in Hurley Retail experience on the beach during the event.
Ten of the limited edition watches will be given away during the event, and instructions on how to enter will be given during the live webcast throughout the competition.
With just one week left until the highly anticipated event, with favorites including John John Florence, Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson and defending champion Kelly Slater, join us at the most radical surfing event of the year. www.thehurleypro.com.
As a Division of Geneva Watch Group, Freestyle Watch is a performance timing brand specializing in sports watches featuring fundamental benefits such as water resistance and durable materials wrapped in cool colors and great design. Founded in California, Freestyle, for the past 30 plus years, has become synonymous with performance both in and out of the water. We are Freestyle, we are performance timing, and we are always on! Freestyle is a proprietary brand of Geneva Watch Group, a company founded in 1974 and headquartered in New York, NY. Geneva is a global leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of digital and analog watches and clocks.
Founded in 1999 with roots in Huntington Beach, Hurley is a surf lifestyle brand which designs, markets and distributes industry-leading apparel, footwear and accessories. Fueled by innovation, inclusion and empowerment of youth, Hurley is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nike Inc. with headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA and offices in Tokyo, Sydney, Barcelona and Bali. www.hurley.com