TransWorld SURF Happenings At The Nike US Open Of Surfing

TransWorld SURF Happenings At The Nike US Open Of Surfing

VIP Lounge – Model Search – Autograph Signings – Video Premiere

For the tenth year in a row, TransWorld SURF, the leading surf media outlet is a sponsor of this year's Nike US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California, and will be staking out in the sand from July 30 to Aug 7 and entertaining the masses. As the official surf media partner of the event, TransWorld SURF will not only be covering all of the daily pandemonium, but will also be filling each day with a slew of impressive activities!

GoPro/TransWorld SURF Video Lounge
TransWorld SURF will be teaming up with GoPro on the beach and showcasing the best in action sports talent on video and all in HD. Step into the lounge to view a sneak peak of TransWorld SURF's newest film Surprise Excitement Party in 3D. TransWorld SURF will also be previewing it's new iPad application, TWSURF+, featuring the event's official program on iPads and available for demo. If you want to know what's going down in Huntington Beach, download this no cost app onto your iPad today!

Miss TransWorld SURF Model Search Presented By The UFC

Meet us out on the sand for your chance to be featured on a poster in the TransWorld SURF magazine and an opportunity to become a guest Octagon Girl at UFC 136. Can't make it to the US Open? That's okay; simply e-mail your Model Search photos to Please include name, age, hometown, and a bit of information about yourself. You must be eighteen to enter. Always dreamed of meeting a UFC fighter face-to-face? You're in luck; the UFC fighters will also be out signing autographs throughout the week!

TransWorld SURF/New Era VIP Gold Lounge
In addition to all the booth bustle in the sand, the surf industry's elite will be invited up the stairs and into the New Era VIP Gold Lounge where they will receive limited edition TransWorld SURF New Era Caps and a premiere spot in the shade to catch the action as top surfers compete for a winning title and cash prizes. If you are cool enough to get a wristband, you won't want to miss hanging out with the industry elite while snacking on food and beverages, all overlooking the packed Huntington Beach coastline.

TransWorld SURF’s Surprise Excitement Party Film Premiere
If all of the above is still not enough to keep you entertained for a week, Wednesday evening, August 3, TransWorld SURF will premiere its film, Surprise Excitement Party, at the Lido Theater in Newport Beach. The film will be debuting in beautiful HD format, featuring a totally awesome bonus 3D section and to top that off, Red Bull Minor Threat has been added into the mix as a double feature to further satisfy your viewing appetite. Music will be pumping loud as Kid Creature, only 12-years old and already an accomplished artist, entrepreneur, and industry tycoon, rocks the house with his insane DJ-ing skills.

Daily Coverage
TransWorld SURF will be covering all the peripheral mayhem going on in and out of the water at the Nike US Open of Surfing, so make sure to check in online daily at for more up-to-date information on all the happenings at the beach!


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About US Open of Surfing
The 2011 Nike US Open of Surfing is owned and operated by International Management Group (IMG) IMG Worldwide (IMG) and will run from July 30–August 7. All events at the US Open of Surfing are no cost and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Live webcast of all the events can be viewed daily at Anchored by the world's largest professional surfing competition, the $460,000 US Open is a pivotal point on the ASP World Tour for both the men and women.

Known as the world's largest youth culture and action sports festival, the Nike US Open of Surfing will feature daily concerts from MGMT, Jimmy Eat World, The Sounds, Surfer Blood, and Dead Country, from August 4-6, at the conclusion of the surfing competition. The action doesn't stop at the shoreline. On the beach, Converse Coastal Carnage will once again host skateboarders from across the globe as they skate in a state-of-the-art bowl complex. A stellar crew of BMX riders will push the realm of possibility at the Nike 6.0 BMX Pro. The Hurley Walk the Walk—the ultimate youth fashion competition—will keep the runway busy on Thursday, August 4, as five of the nation's top high schools will compete for the National Championship title and $25,000.

Combined with one-of-a-kind retail and brand experiences, more than 100 interactive exhibits, autograph signings, DJs, and giveaways, the Nike US Open of Surfing will be an event to remember. The Nike US Open of Surfing is proudly sponsored by G-Shock, Skullcandy, Red Bull, Pacifico, Paul Mitchell Salon Haircare, Invisalign Teen, and TransWorld Media.

About TransWorld SURF
Since its inception in 1999, TransWorld SURF has become the embodiment of youth, progression, and innovation. Through its print, online, and video properties, TransWorld SURF is the fastest growing surf media company in the industry. Found online at TransWorld SURF is based in Carlsbad, California, and published by TransWorld Media, the world's leading action sports media company. TransWorld is a division of Bonnier Corporation.

Bonnier Corp. ( is one of the largest consumer-publishing groups in America and is the leading media company serving passionate, highly engaged audiences, through 50 special-interest magazines and related multimedia projects and events. Bonnier Corp. is the US division of the Bonnier Group (, a 200-year-old family-owned media group based in Sweden with business operations in 25 countries.