Jeremy Flores Wins The 2013 Nixon WTA Teahupoo
Flores conquers Teahupoo and wins the "Heaviest Wave" title and $10,000 custom Nixon watch
Encinitas, CA – Clinching the victory at Nixon's seventh annual WTA, Reunion Island's Jeremy Flores is this year's winner for "Heaviest Wave" during the Billabong Pro. This victory marks Flores' third consecutive win for the WTA title along the Tahiti stop of the tour.
Known as having one of the heaviest and most contestable waves in the world, Teahupoo is the ultimate arena when it comes to battling it out for "Heaviest Wave." Proving he is the man to beat, Flores snagged the win with his 10-point ride in Round 2, Heat 10.
Jeremy Flores walks away with the coveted WTA title and a custom Nixon watch valued at $10,000. This year's trophy timepiece features a Swiss made ETA 3-hand mechanical automatic movement with 25 jewels and day/date function. The all-black stainless steel watch is adorned with 60 rubies on the outer bezel, in addition to 12 rubies and 48 black diamonds on the inner dial ring, and is topped off with a red tinted crystal caseback with 13 rubies on the watch crown.
About the WTA Teahupoo Watch:
-Movement: Swiss made ETA 2836-2 mechanical automatic 3 hand with 25 jewels, day, date, sweeping seconds and a custom engraved rotor.
-Dial: The dial is surrounded by a concave dial ring with applied luminous indices and includes a CD textured dial with custom molded luminous tip hands.
-Case: 44 mm, 200 meter/20 ATM custom solid stainless steel with a scratch resistant coating, fixed tungsten bezel, sapphire crystal, tungsten capped triple gasket screw down crown, individually numbered stainless steel screw down caseback with a hardened mineral crystal window and solid bar stainless steel screw pin lugs.
-Band: 22 mm custom solid stainless steel 3 link bracelet with a custom solid stainless steel double locking clasp with micro adjust.
About the Nixon WTA:
The Nixon WTA is a winner-take-all event that awards a custom Nixon watch valued at over $10,000. All surfers are eligible to win the Nixon WTA during the ASP stop, whether they qualify for the final heats or not, making it a unique contest-within-a-contest. The WTA looks to commemorate a standout moment during the event that may have otherwise not been celebrated.
Founded in 1998 in Encinitas, CA, Nixon is the premium watch and accessories brand for the youth lifestyle market. Focused on making the little stuff better, Nixon began with a small line of team-designed, custom-built watches sold exclusively in specialty boardsport and fashion retailers. Currently distributed in over 90 countries, Nixon's product range has grown to include select men's and women's softgoods, leather goods, and custom audio products. For more information, please visit: Nixon.com and Facebook.com/Nixon.