Asian pro circuit gets new Bali event
Life’s Better in Boardshorts Surf Event
6 Star Asian Surfing Championships event
Balangan Beach, Pecatu Bali
4 - 7 July 2013
Billabong announces 6 Star ASC event in Bali
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 4 March, 2013 : - - In conjunction with the Asian Surfing Championships (ASC), Billabong announces that it will be hosting a 6 Star ASC event at Balangan Beach, Pecatu, Bali, from 4 – 7 July 2013. Set against a beautiful beach backdrop, Balangan is highly regarded by surfers for its long breaking left handed waves. The event titled after Billabong’s key global campaign, “Life’s Better in Boardshorts”, is a surf event that has been conceived to not just bring Asia’s best surfers together, but also beach lovers to have a good time.
Current Indonesian, and Asian Surfing Champion, Raditya Rondi says "I think it's so cool Billabong is back on the tour and hosting a contest in Balangan - it's really one of the best left hand waves in Bali!" He adds, "I’m really excited to see how the ASC will grow this year. It’s a step-up for the Asian surf scene, and definitely poses healthy competition amongst us athletes”
A prize purse of over 70,000,000 IDR is on the line. And surfers from all over Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Korea, China and Japan and Indonesia) will be competing in this inaugural event.
Mens: 6 Star
Womens: 2 Star
Masters : 2 Star
Longboard: 2 Star
The 2013 Billabong Life’s Better in Boardshorts Surf Event is an open competition, and will play an active part in paving the way for the development and professionalism in Asian Pro surfing. ASC members will have priority seeding in the event, but early registrants will have their names at the top of the list for entry.
Author: Nadia Anderson
Tags: Billabong, ASC, Bali