Big Waves Hit Your iPhone: Vans Launches First Ever Live Surfing app at Vans Triple Crown of Surfing

Haleiwa, HI – (November 23, 2009) – Coinciding with the arrival of huge waves on Oahu’s famous North Shore, surf fans can catch all the live action of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing with a $0.99 iPhone application, available now at the iTunes store.

Delivering live contest webcasts, dynamic, real-time scoring and video-on-demand among its many features, the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing app is the first ever live mobile webcast application for any action sports event, and is a first for an Association of Surfing Professionals event.

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing presented by Rockstar Energy Drink showcases top-ranked surfers in three big wave contests at the world’s most iconic venues:

Haleiwa – Reef Hawaiian Pro, Nov. 12-23 – FINAL DAYS!
Sunset Beach – O’Neill World Cup of Surfing, Nov. 24-Dec.6
Banzai Pipeline – Billabong Pipe Masters, Dec. 8-20

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing iPhone App includes:

LIVE CONTEST WEBCAST (WiFi only) – Each Vans Triple Crown of Surfing event streamed live in low, medium and high bandwidth.

LIVE RESULTS – Dynamic heat scores after each wave is surfed.

VIDEOS (WiFi only) – Daily event highlights, highest scoring rides, rider interviews.

PHOTOS – Live ASP photo feed with new images refreshed throughout the day.

NEWS – Daily news updates on competition, competitors, conditions, outstanding performances/best rides, and anything else that is noteworthy for the day.

FORECASTS -Daily surf report “powered by Surfline” with current surf conditions and swell forecast.

PUSH ALERTS – Let’s you know when live event webcast is available.

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,, 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.