Virtual Billabong Pro
Billabong and Youriding.com present The Virtual Billabong Pro Tahiti 2008
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 6 May, 2008 : - - During the Billabong Pro Tahiti 08, 3rd event of the ASP World Championship Tour of Surfing, from May 8th to 18th 2008, Billabong associates with the website YouRiding.com to make you become one of the best 48 surfers of the contest.
YouRiding.com is a global Surfing website which features the first and only free online Surfing videogame. Every user can enter the website, create its own virtual rider and compete online against players from all over the world in the Virtual Billabong Pro Tahiti 08 on the wave of Teahupoo.
The registration for the virtual contest will be opened from April 24th to May 7th on www.youriding.com. The virtual contest will be held from May 8th to 18th, at the same time than the Billabong Pro Tahiti 08. A Billabong Solution springsuit and exclusive Billabong Pro Tahiti 08 T-shirts will be won by the best 8 competitors and 8 other participants randomly selected.
The game also allows players to ride the wave by themselves without taking part in the contest, just to have fun in surfing the virtual wave of the Billabong Pro Tahiti 08. Players will be able to watch trailers, photos and videos of the Billabong Pro Tahiti 08 on YouRiding.com. The live contest will be webcasted on www.billabongpro.com.
YouRiding.com is a free Surfing global website on the Internet. The portal, created in France in May 2007 by Michael Jégat and Thomas Casamayou, counts more than 275 000 registered users for an average of 30 000 visits per day, and is translated in 4 languages. YouRiding.com features a videogame, amateur and professional photos and videos, a surfing atlas using Microsoft Virtual Earth where players can create waves by themselves, underground music, breaking news and wave-spots weather forecasts.
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