SUWT: Sunset Beach Pro, Turtle Bay Women’s Pro Kick Off Feb. 6th


The Sunset Beach Pro to take place from the 7th – 15th Feb
Arguably the most iconic event on the Standup World Tour Calendar will once again kick the season off in style from Feb. 7th – 15th: the Sunset Beach Pro brings together the world’s best set against one of the most formidable backdrops and one of the world’s most infamous waves, found at the heart of Oahu’s Fabled North Shore.
The entire event will be live broadcast and daily highlights will also go live at the event microsite that can be accessed thru StandupWorldTour.com, or directly at SunsetBeachPro.com
Watch the first in a series of trailers for this event by clicking here
Entries are now open for both the Main and Trials event, and all entrants should email entry@watermanleague.com with their name, nationality and event entered


Launch of the all-new Women’s World Tour at Turtle Bay
From the Feb. 6th – 10th, the all-new Women’s World Tour will be officially launched here at the Waterman League’s Headquarters at Turtle Bay. The Turtle Bay Women’s Pro will mark the launch of a 4 event series in 2013 that will start here in Hawaii, then head to Brazil (Ubatuba), California and close in October in France (La Torche).
The event will run in conjunction with the Sunset Beach Pro and its holding period is from Feb. 6th – 10th. Given the different conditions at Turtle Bay, condition suitability for running is entirely complimentary and will provide a complete schedule for our global audiences. And yes, the event will be broadcast live at StandupWorldTour.com
Watch a trailer for this event by clicking here
Entries are now open for the Turtle Bay Women’s Pro, and all entrants should email: entry@watermanleague.com with their name, nationality and event entered.


Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge to take place on the 6th Feb
Continuing on the legacy of Na Kama Kai, Hawaii’s non profit organization for the creation of ocean sports and learning opportunities for its youth, the Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge provides a dynamic platform for up and coming U16 year olds to step up and do battle at Turtle Bay on the 6th February.
Leading lights on the Standup World Tour have all come through the Na Kama Kai Youth Challenges, from current World # 7, France’s Benoit Carpentier, to event winner in Brazil Mo Freitas to the young Hawaiian phenom, Riggs Napoleon, so it is a proven stepping-stone to World Tour greatness.
The Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge will be broadcast live from Turtle Bay on the 6th February, so stay tuned to StandupWorldTour.com and watch it go down live.
All entrants should email: entry@watermanleague.com with their name, nationality and event entered and for more information on Na Kama Kai, please visit NaKamaKai.org


Opening Ceremony and 2012 Awards at Surfer the Bar
Turtle Bay and more specifically Surfer the Bar will also host the Opening Ceremony, Registration and question time for the Sunset Beach Pro and the Turtle Bay Women’s Pro from 6pm on 6th February. So make sure to join us there to meet the Pros and soak in the unique atmosphere of the Sunset Beach Pro.
In addition to the opening ceremony, we will be hosting the awards for the Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge that will have taken place that day, but also the presentation of the 2012 World Championship Trophy to Brazil’s Leco Salazar, as well as the ‘Rookie of the Year’ and other awards.
So stay tuned to Standupworldtour.com and Facebook.com/StandupWorldTour, for news and updates on this special event, but also all other social events surrounding this year’s Sunset Beach Pro.


Win a stay at Waterman League HQ, Turtle Bay in 2013
Following a successful contest in 2012, we are proud to announce that Marlene Burkett from Texas is the proud winner of a stay at Turtle Bay on Oahu’s fabled North Shore. In addition to the stay, she will have access to all the activities on offer at Turtle Bay, from SUP and Surf, to tailored adventures, golf, horseback riding and much more. Congratulations to Marlene.
We will be launching an all-new contest in conjunction with the 2013 Sunset Beach Pro, so stay tuned for your chance to win at StandupWorldTour.com and www.turtlebaysurf.com


Be sure to tune in live at StandupWorldTour.com
One thing is for sure, Sunset always provides its fair share of surprises and one of the most spectacular shows of the year. This coupled with the Women’s Pro at Turtle Bay and the Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge will make it a week to remember as the Standup World Tour kicks off its 2013 season in style.

2013 Schedule:
Wednesday February 6th:
7:45 a.m.: Morning Show from Surfer the Bar (Daily throughout the event)
9 a.m.: Registration for Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge & Turtle Bay Women’s Pro
10 a.m.: First possible start for Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge & Turtle Bay Women’s Pro (holding period for the women: 6th – 10th February)
6 p.m.: Registration for Sunset Beach Pro, Opening Ceremony and Awards at Surfer the Bar
Thursday 7th – Friday 15th February:
7 a.m.: Official Call for day’s activities (to be posted at Facebook.com/StandUpWorldTour, and the event ) hotline number is: 808.953.9702
7:45 a.m.: Morning Show from Surfer the Bar / Sunset Beach
8 a.m.: first possible start
Saturday 9th February:
8 p.m.: Live music event at Surfer the Bar
Additional social events to be announced

Be sure to tune in and join Rocky Cannon, Zane Schweitzer and the crew for the webcasts and Morning Shows live from Turtle Bay and Sunset from the 6th February at StandupWorldTour.com.

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