Industry News 2/15/2013

TV: Vans announces global broadcast of Billabong Pipe Masters highlight show

Vans announces global broadcast of Billabong Pipe Masters highlight show

Vans is excited to announce the global release of the 30-minute highlight show of the 2012 Billabong Pipe Masters, the third jewel of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, contested in December on the famed North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. The Billabong Pipe Masters program will be broadcast this month in more than 150 million households around the world. Please check the list of networks below for upcoming air dates in your region (non-US territories only).

The Billabong Pipe Masters highlight show covers the final event of the 2012 ASP World Tour, and Joel Parkinson's Pipe Masters and world title victories, with all the greatest waves and heaviest wipeouts along the way. The show is a joint production of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing and veteran surf producers Windowseat Pictures.

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2012, and each year brings the attention of the surf world to Oahu's North Shore, November 12 through December 20. The Billabong Pipe Masters is its crowning moment.

Angola - Sport TV
Australia - Fox Sports / Fuel TV & Fairfax
Australia - iinet / EDGEsport
Belgium - BETV
Brazil - ESPN
Cambodia - PPCTV / EDGEsport
Europe - Extreme Sports Channel
France - Al Jazeera Sports & Canal Plus
Hong Kong - PCCW / EDGEsport
Israel - Ananey
Italy - Alitalia & Sitcom
Japan - Gaora
Latin America - Direct TV
Malaysia - Astro
Mexico - Sky
Middle East - Fox Sports
Mongolia - Sky C&C / EDGEsport
Mozambique - Sport TV
Myanmar - Skynet / EDGEsport
New Zealand - Sky NZ
Portugal - Sport TV
Singapore - Starhub
South Africa & Sub Saharan Africa- Supersport
South Korea - FNC / EDGEsport
Spain - TVE
Thailand - ITV Media / EDGEsport
Thailand - MIC Broadcast / EDGEsport

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing is made possible with the support of: vitaminwater; Billabong; Reef; Nixon; Skullcandy; GoPro; Turtle Bay Resort; Clif Bar; Mauli Ola Foundation; wavejet; the Association of Surfing Professionals; JN Automotive Group; Hawaii Tourism Authority; Oahu Visitors Bureau; Surfline.com; Surfing Magazine; Hawaiian Airlines; truth®; Oceanic Time Warner Cable.