The 22nd Annual XCEL Pro presented by No Fear
Live Action and Scores from Sunset Beach
Sunset Beach, Hawai’i, Nov. 1, 2005–The 22nd Annual XCEL Pro presented by No Fear will conclude today with perfect, contestable surf in the 4′ foot range (6′-7′ faces). Out of 132 International competitors only 4 will surf past the semi finals and don a contest jersey in the final. The final two rounds of the $50,000 Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) 3-star World Qualifying Series (WQS) event can be viewed live on www.xcelwetsuits.com. With a one of a kind wireless web water camera, two additional land cameras, interviews with competitors, and an instant replay option brings Sunset’s rolling peaks to your desktop.
The $2,000 Lei Lei’s Longboard Expression Session will feature the world’s most progressive longboarders in an exhibition of high-performance longboarding in big surf. Some of the world’s top longboarders will perform radical, hybrid maneuvers through Sunset’s critical and often unforgiving sections. The heat before the finals will feature Keegan Edwards, Kekoa Uemura, Ned Snow (2004 winner), Duane Desoto, Lance Hookano, Joel Tudor, Bonga Perkins and Dino Miranda
The XCEL Pro serves as a prime opportunity for surfing’s best amateurs and aspiring pros to showcase their talent and follow in the foot steps of XCEL Pro past winners world champions Derek Ho, Sunny Garcia and three-time world champion Andy Irons plus Bruce Irons, Pancho Sullivan, and the 2004 XCEL Pro champion Fred Patacchia. With valuable ASP ratings points for world tour qualification at stake and a steadily rising level of competition each year, the 2005 XCEL Pro presented by No Fear promises to be one of the most exciting events of the season.
Surfline.com is the official web forecaster for the 2005 XCEL Pro presented by No Fear.
Check for final day status and more information onwww.xcelwesuits.com.