Industry News 1/20/2010

SURF: TransWorld SURF Partners With Volcom For It’s First Ever 5-Star ASP WQS Event

TransWorld SURF Partners With Volcom For It’s First Ever 5-Star ASP WQS Event
 
Transworld SURF is pleased to announce their media partnership with Volcom for it’s first ever ASP-sanctioned 5-star World Qualifying Series event at Pipeline. 
 
As a media partner, TransWorld SURF will be hosting the live webcast of the contest online at www.transworldsurf.com.  In addition, Chris Cote, Editor In Chief at Transworld SURF will be guest commentating live from Pipeline.  “Working with Volcom on a big event like this has always been a dream of ours,” said Cote.  “This particular contest has always been in our sights as an event that we want to be a part of, and now that it’s a Volcom event, the stars have aligned and we’re gonna give surf fans what they want!”
 
"We are so excited for this opportunity," said Brad Dougherty, Volcom Surf Brand Director. "It really is the next step for the surf division of Volcom. Ever since we secured the houses at Pipeline I knew the time would come to do a major contest out front.”   When asked about partnering with TransWorld SURF for the event, Dougherty says, "Transworld SURF is the perfect fit for the Volcom Pipeline Pro.  We are looking forward to their creative approach with the event.”
 
The contest will be held between January 23rd-Feb 5th, featuring a prize purse of US $120,000 and an opportunity for WQS and Triple Crown points for those competing.   Be sure to tune in online at www.transworldsurf.com.  for all the event details, highlights, commentating and action!