Supergirl Pro Junior
ASP 6 Star Pro Junior
13 August 2011
Coco Ho, Laura Enever & Courtney Conlogue to battle it out with top junior women
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 26 July, 2011 : - - The 4th Annual Supergirl Pro Junior surf contest will hit the waves in Oceanside, CA, on August 13, with one of the biggest contests in Pro Junior history. Sixteen of the best 20-year-old-and-under female surfers in the world will be competing for the coveted Supergirl cape in the only 6-Star Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Pro Junior contest in North America.
With one of the largest prize purses on the Circuit, the Supergirl Pro Junior has attracted a world-class field of surfing talent, including three of the top ten female surfers on the ASP Womens World Tour. Superstar Coco Ho (Oahu, HI), currently ranked 6th in the world, will be back to defend her title against 7th ranked and 2009 Supergirl Pro Junior Champion, Courtney Conlogue (Santa Ana, CA) and 10th ranked Laura Enever (Sydney, Australia). 2010 Supergirl Pro Junior silver medalist and former Womens U.S. Open Champion, Malia Manuel (Kauai, HI), the worlds 2nd ranked junior, Leila Hurst (Kauai, HI), the 5th ranked junior and Lakey Peterson (Santa Barbara, CA), currently 7th on the Womens World Rankings, add to a deep field of top pros.
The Supergirl Pro Junior is the first event of the 2011 Supergirl Jam series, the action sports industrys largest all-female competition and lifestyle series, featuring more than 100 female pros in surfing, skateboarding, inline skating and snowboarding. The second event will be held in Venice, CA, on August 21, and will include both skate and snow contests on the world-famous Venice Beach boardwalk.
"I am really excited to be competing in the Supergirl Pro Junior again, said top pro Coco Ho. Its an amazing field of surfers competing this year, and as the defending champion, I know the other girls will be gunning to get my pink cape."
Courtney Conlogue, 2009 US Open of Surf Champion and Billabong pro surfer, added, The event is always super fun and the whole Supergirl Jam series sends out such a positive message about female empowerment. I am really happy to be a part of the contest and all that it stands for.
The 2011 Supergirl Jam series will be broadcast nationally in October via three hours of coverage on Fox Sports Net (FSN) and five hours of coverage on Fuel TV. .
The Supergirl Jam is run by ASA Entertainment, one of the leading producers of action sports event and television programming in the US, in conjunction with Warner Bros Consumer Products. The Supergirl Pro Junior surf contest will begin at 11:15am on August 13 at the Oceanside Pier and will feature a series of head-to-head heats with the finals scheduled for 2:15pm. Admission to the event is free.
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