WAVES FOR WATER PARTNERS WITH THE ASP WORLD TOUR TO HELP PROVIDE ACCESS TO CLEAN WATER FOR OVER 100,000 PEOPLE.
Through eleven events, spanning across the globe, this partnership will result in a minimum of 100,000 people gaining access to clean water.
Gold Coast, QLD, Australia // Feb 26, 2014 – Waves For Water and The Association of Surfing Professionals have partnered to implement W4W's clean water programs during every event of the season, in nearby areas of need. A percentage of event funds will be allocated to execute these programs in each region.
"I'm excited about this partnership… it's going to be a really fun initiative and I don't think we can truly anticipate the impact it will have – not only on the places we choose to implement & help, but also for the surfing community as a whole." - Jon Rose
The partnership will enable ASP to strongly engage with its audience and the general public while educating them about world water issues and Waves For Water's clean water programs, including the DYI humanitarian Clean Water Courier program.
Waves For Water works on the front lines to provide clean water to communities in need around the world. In addition to their primary focus around clean water, the organization has coordinated strategic disaster relief efforts throughout the world and works directly with world leaders and strategic partners who take a no-nonsense attitude toward making global change.
The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) is the sole governing body of professional surfing. Crowning surfing's undisputed world champions since 1976, the ASP sanctions the following tours: the ASP World Championship Tours (WCT), the ASP Qualification Series (QS), the Big Wave World Tour; the ASP World Longboard Championship (WLC) and the ASP World Junior Championship (WJC).The ASP is dedicated to showcasing the world's best surfers in the world's best waves with the International organization supported by seven regional offices in Africa, Australasia, Europe, Hawaii, Japan, North America, and South America. The ASP serves to celebrate and grow the history, elite athletes, diverse fans and dedicated partners that together embody professional surfing today.