Marlon Lipke is 2012 ASP European Champion
ASP Europe Team Updates
German surfer Marlon Lipke is your 2012 ASP European Champion
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 28 October, 2012 : - - Wins at the WQS 3*Protest Vendée Pro, the WQS 3* Cabreiroa Pantin Classic Pro, a 5th place at the San Miguel Pro Zarautz and a 9th place at the Sooruz Lacanau Pro were enough for the 28 year-old to claim the title.
Says Marlon: " I'm so stoked. I think this is a very important title for me at this stage of my career and to have a European trophy in my hands again after so long is very special. I think this European title race was very close and many of the other Europeans could have had me this contest, but luck was on my side and I think the hard work over the whole year has paid off.
I set myself a goal at the beginning of the year and that was to become European champion. I made it and I think it's a title that we should take more serious in the future. I think it's a title that should be pushed more like in other sports. I would like to dedicate this title to my lovely mother."
Marlon is to date the sole German surfer to ever qualify for the elite ASP World Tour.
Marlon Lipke is sponsored by Protest, Vans, Planet Sports, Nixon, Oakley, SWOX Surf Protection and Gorilla Grip.
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Source: Friday Management
Author: Quirin Rohleder
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