Champion of Champions
Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
2 - 4 July 2010
UK surfers will include Alan Stokes, Reubin Ash, Oli Adams, Lynden Wake, Nicole Morgan
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 2 July, 2010 : - - The heat is rising and the swell is pumping for the start of the Sri Lanka Champion of Champions Surf Contest at Arugam Bay. Today the contest kicked off with some great surfing by the local Sri Lankan talent from Arugam Bay and Hikkaduwa, who spent the day fighting it out all the way to the semi finals.
The highest scoring wave of the day was from none other than the man who actually lives on the point, Asanka Sanjey. Who got a nine point wave with a double hand grab air, in the first heat. Asanka went on to make it into the finals alongside Kavinthirian, Santharuwan and Milan all from Arugam Bay. The Local, Open and Womens final will all be held on Sunday 4th July.
The top ten surfers from the local division have been drawn into the line up for tomorrows first and second heat of the Open. Which will see them fighting for the title up against UKs top surfers such as Oli Adams, Reubyn Ash, Alan Stokes and Johnny Fryer.
Warren Tuck : photo Jason Feast/UKPST
Sponsored by Sri Lanka Airlines, Crystal Holidays, Sri Lanka Tourism and Airtel, the renowned as one of the best point breaks in the world, Arugam Bay on the East coast of Sri Lanka.
Dave Reed, UK Pro Surf Tour director stated: Today we have seen some fantastic surfing from the top Sri Lankan surfers, who are looking forward to competing against the best UK Pro surfers tomorrow, another day in paradise!
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