Huntington Beach & San Diego CA – (March 29, 2010) REGISTRATION IS OPEN for stops #2 and #3 of the Surf Ride $100,000 Pro-Am Surf Series Presented by Vans.
Over $25,000 in CASH and prizes await the Pros, Groms, Juniors and other Family division competitors this Saturday, April 3 in Huntington Beach.
The Juniors are ready to mix it up with the Pros for the $5,000 first place prize. Team USA member Trevor Thornton shared his take on the upcoming event-“Surfing against some of the top pros like Timmy Reyes and Chris Waring is intimidating but also really exciting. These heats are a great way to get more experience against some of the best guys around.”
Event number one of the Surf Ride $100,000 Series featured Chris Waring, Jesse Merle-Jones, Timmy Reyes and Micah Byrne in an action packed Pro final that Waring eventually won.
Hot off his runner up finish at the Vans Pier Classic WQS event, Huntington Beach local Micah Byrne weighed in on the upcoming event saying “to be able to surf a one day local event and walk away with substantial prize money is great and it’s definitely brought out some great pro talent. I’m excited about this series.”
The Groms and Family division folks are invited again to come out and enjoy surfing together with the pros and a chance at thousands of dollars in Prizes.
Stop two will take place Saturday, April 3rd at Brookhurst Street in Huntington Beach-
The following Sunday, April 11th, Mission Beach will host stop three.
What’s on tap:
Huge Cash prizes for Pro winners- $5,000 -1st place, $2000-2nd, etc. (Additional cash added to equal 8th)
Thousands in Surf Ride Store Credit for Family Division winners- $850 Juniors, $750 Boys, $500 Women, etc.
ASP trained Judges, Real time Scoring, 20 minute heats, Huge welcome packs for competitors, Family BBQ provided by Vans.
Partial proceeds raised presented to the Camp Pendleton Kids After School Surf Club provided for youth living on base.
$20,000 up for grabs at the Season Championships in May.
ON-LINE REGISTRATION OPEN- visit: Freedom.Surfride.com to sign up and get all the details.
The Surf Ride $100,000 Pro-Am is brought to you by Vans, Dakine, Cliff Bar, XS Energy, Dragon Optics, Watermans Applied Science, Bubble Gum Wax, Billabong Camps and TRANSWORLD SURF.