Jeff Rowley Invited to Compete in the Big Wave World Tour
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 10 July, 2012 : - - Big Wave Surfer, Jeff Rowley has been invited as an alternate to compete in the Big Wave World Tour (BWWT), which is entering its fourth year of competition this year. The best big wave surfers in the world compete on the Big Wave World Tour and this competition showcases some of the best big waves in the world.
According to Gary Linden, Big Wave World Tour Director, Jeffs spectacular ride paddling in at Jaws as an introduction, his future involvement on the BWWT is being anxiously awaited. Rowley is best known for becoming the first Australian to paddle in to and catch gigantic waves at "Jaws" Peahi in January 2012, which also earned him a 4th place position in the 2012 Global Billabong XXL Big Wave Awards in the prestigious 'Ride of the Year' category.
On being invited to compete in the Big Wave World Tour, Rowley said Im so grateful to be invited to surf on the Big Wave World Tour. Im looking forward to competing with some of the best big wave surfers in the world at some exciting big wave destinations... Usually I free surf with all these guys at various locations throughout the world so the opportunity to compete with everyone formally is going to be really fun.
The next event for the Big Wave World Tour is the Billabong sponsored Pico Alto event. The waiting period for the event runs from 1 July 2012 to 31 August 2012. Pico Alto, meaning large peak is located at Punta Hermosa in Peru and is known as one of the biggest waves in South America, creating huge right-hand point break waves that can exceed the 50-foot mark.
Source: Xvolution Media
Author: Minnie Vuong / Xvolution Media
Tags: Jeff Rowley, Cottage by the Sea, Australia, Big Wave