Siargao International Surfing Cup
Asian Surfing Tour
Siargao Island, Philippines
4 - 9 May 2015
International competitors hit the water in Siargao Island, Philippines
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 4 May, 2015 - Siargao Island, Philippines - The international competitors have all arrived in the idyllic island paradise of Siargao Island ready for the start of the 8th annual Siargao International Surfing Cup, presented by Volcom, Skullcandy and the Silangan Mindanao Mining Company, and after the registration and briefing this afternoon by ASC Head Judge Billy Hangan from Australia, are all ready for the 6 am call tomorrow.
Wave conditions are expected to be around the 3 foot mark tomorrow morning for the start of Round 1, with the 24 contestants taking to the water in 3 surfer heats. On the forecast is a rising swell starting on Wednesday and peaking on Thursday, so the organizers are optimistic that we’ll see a finish on Thursday or latest on Friday. See attached heat draw for who is up first tomorrowmorning!
Weather and internet connectivity permitting, you will be able to see live heat scores as well as a live cam of Cloud 9 from http://www.asiansurfingtour.com/events/siargaowomenscup
With a truly international field of 24 women from countries including Japan, Germany, Slovakia, Greece, England, Indonesia, Switzerland, and Australia joining the Philippines best women surfers at one of the world’s top 10 surf spots as rated by CNN and Surfer Magazine, the 8th annual Siargao International Women’s Cup promises to be an exciting event for both competitors and the spectators alike.
The Siargao International Women’s Surfing Cup is funded by the Municipality of General Luna, together with sponsors Volcom, Skullcandy, Silangan Mindanao Mining Company, Kudo Surf, Sagana Resort, Surf Angels, Siargao Bleu Resort & Spa, Lux Siargao Boutique Resort, Hippie’s Surf Shop, Rock Island Sushi, San Miguel, Cebu Pacific Airlines, and My Life On Board.
The event is sanctioned by the Asian Surfing Championships and supported by the Philippine Surfing Federation, Philippine Department of Tourism, Province of Siargao Del Norte, and Philippines House of Representatives