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Longboarders eye revamped Whalebone Classic

Taylor Jensen © Sean McKeown


Be Kind, Be Calm, Keep Smiling, Whalebone Classic

ASP 3 Star Men's Longboard Event
ASP 3 Star Women's Longboard Event
Iso's Reef, Cottesloe West Australia
14 - 15 July 2012

Longboard Surfers Ready To Hit The Surf At The Whalebone Classic

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 11 July, 2012 : - - One of the most popular events on the Australian longboard surfing calendar, the "Be Kind, Be Calm, Keep Smiling, Whalebone Classic" is about to get underway at Iso's Reef at Cottesloe. On Saturday 190 competitors from around Australia and overseas will Walk the Plank and Hang Ten as they strive to get their name etched onto the famous trophy made from the rib of a whale washed up onto Iso Reef many years ago

The 3 - star ASP LQS for the Men and Women is attracting a mixture of the world’s best longboard surfers including world longboard champion Taylor Jensen (USA) who is excited to be returning to defend the title he won at last years event. Jensen said. “We had a great trip last year surfing some fun waves. It is a  really fun event to be part of"

Attending for the first time is New Zealand champion Thomas Kibblewhite who is chasing the points on offer as he strives to qualify for a spot in the 2013 ASP World Titles. As well as the ASP pro division there are amateur divisions for all ages and abilities together with lifestyle stalls, surf bands and good times. The name says it all. "Be Kind, Be Calm, Keep Smiling."

Source: Island Style

Author: Sean McKeown

Tags: Western Australia, Longboard, Whalebone Classic

Events: Surfersvillage



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