Costa Mesa, CA (June 8, 2010): The West Coast's top 16/under talent have their sights set on 9th Street, Huntington Beach, June 12-13th for the 2010 Rip Curl GromSearch fueled by H2O Overdrive. Surfline forecasters are anticipating a chest-high combo swell, sure to bring 9th Street some peaky gems and provide these rising stars including next-generation rippers like Colin Moran, Luke Davis, and Ian Gentil, the proper platform to flair.
Rip Curl is proud to welcome Power Balance as the newest GromSearch partner. With PB's innovative Performance Technology designed to work with the body's natural energy flow, surfers will experience how this cutting-edge product brings new levels of balance, strength and flexibility to their surfing.
Another new addition to the event is computer-generated scoring providing surfers with instant updates throughout their heat. Competitors will battle for cash prizes and bragging rights, as well as the chance to qualify for the prestigious Rip Curl GromSearch National Final in Puerto Rico, coinciding with the Rip Curl Pro Search. Winners of the RCGS National Final will cash in on an all-expense paid trip to Bells Beach, Australia, where they will compete in the Rip Curl GromSearch International Final during the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.
For event registration, info, and updates, check out Ripcurl.com/gromsearch.