Top Surfers from 20 countries to compete at Pasta Point

Top Surfers from 20 countries to compete at Pasta Point

The most striking event on the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS), the ASP WQS 6-Star PRIME Sri Lankan Airlines Pro held in the Maldives from 8 -20 June has drawn a brilliant field of 128 international surfers from 20 nations around the surfing world, according to media reports.

The line up includes, current ASP World Tour surfer and 2007 Sri Lankan Airlines Pro Champion Heitor Alves (Brazil) seeded as No 1,Phil Macdonald (Australia), Sunny Garcia (Hawaii/2000 ASP World Champion), Aritz Aranburu (Basque), Pat Gudauskas (USA), Masotoshi Ohno (Japan), Travis Logie (South Africa) and current No. 1 ASP WQS surfer Adam Melling (Australia).

International surf brand Ocean and Earth is the supporting sponsor of the event. The event is held at Pasta Point reef, set on the glorious Chaaya Island. According to information, the event runs from the luxurious Sunset Beach Deck Bar and Restaurant, a location that delivers highest quality surfing at close range to the judges, spectators and media making for one of competitive surfing's truly unique quality experiences.

The event is considered vital to all competitors, not only to win but also to qualify for the elite 2010 ASP World Tour. ASP Australasia, the event managers, will ensure a quality live web along with Television News Feeds; class complimentary Digital Images for newspapers and websites.

Source: Miadhu News

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