29 June - 19 July 2015
Cape Town, South Africa
Tand Invitational waiting period beings in Cape Town, South Africa
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 3 July, 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa - The Tand Invitational, now in its 5th year running, is set to open its 3 week waiting period, starting on the 29th of June, and ending on the 19th of July. The event will take place on the best day within that period, allowing for the highest quality of wave riding.
This year’s field of riders offers some of the most renowned SA, and the world has to offer, with both world champs and SA champs competing.
The rider list is as follows:
Tristan Roberts – 2 x Tand Champion and Junior World Champ
Andre Botha – 2 x World Champion
Sacha Specker – Multiple SA champion and Drop Knee world champion
Mark McCarthy – Multiple wins across national and international competitions
Among these 4 athletes is a solid contingent of South African riders, including Johan De Goede, Henk Esterhuysen, Matthew Lombard, Michael Ostler, Terence Pieters and Ruan De Bruin.
Completing the field of 16, we have SA womens charger Pamela Bowren, along with Wian Oosthuizen, winner of our Grom Poll, and the top 4 riders from the David Lilienfeld Trials, taking place this Saturday morning at 8am.