Quiksilver Pro in the News (Round-Up)

Here’s a quick summary of some of the coverage of the Quksilver Pro.

Sounds like Long Beach did pretty good.

The Wright Coast, ESPN

“But something funny happened when the sideshows got axed. We were forced to watch surfing.”

Victor, Owen Wright summarized: “It was one of the best events of the year.”

Owen Wright wins Quik Pro NY, Swell Watch

The cynics that bashed the ASP for putting an event in a fickle place like NY can shut up

Owen Wright Wins in New York, Surfer

In many respects the Quiksilver Pro, New York was a four day air-show and it’s been damn fun to watch. In fact, the punchy peaks in Long Island highlighte the progressive side of surfing better than any event to date

Catching a Wave and Some Cash Off Long Island, New York Times

Rod Brooks, the contest director for Quiksilver, the event’s main sponsor, said: “We had a feeling that Long Beach could deliver. We really took a big gamble coming here and it paid off.”

Owen Wright Wins The Quiksilver Pro New York, Transworld Surf

On the podium, Owen was shaking with excitement. “Thank you Long Beach, look at these waves! Thanks to Quiksilver for putting on this event, this is huge. We’ve been treated so well.

Owen Wright outlasts Kelly Slater to win Quiksilver Pro, USA Today

Blue skies, warm temperatures and soft offshore winds on Long Island met a peaking incoming swell from Hurricane Katia to provide idyllic conditions for the last day of the Quiksilver Pro, the first ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) event held on the east coast.

3 Replies to “Quiksilver Pro in the News (Round-Up)”

  1. Life before the event:

    “Where do you live?”
    “Long Beach, NY”
    “Never heard of it. Where’s that?”

    Life after the event:

    “Where do you live?”
    “Long Beach, NY”
    “That place with the surfing tournament? What’s it like? That’s really cool”

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