Eight people were arrested after police fired tear gas at a violent and unruly mob who refused to leave downtown Huntington Beach in the aftermath of the U.S Open of Surfing on Sunday.
Carissa Moore (HAW), 20, has won the Vans US Open of Surfing over local favorite Courtney Conlogue (USA), 20, in peaky one-to-three foot (1 metre) waves at Huntington Beach Pier, taking the No. 1 position on the ASP Women’s World Title Race.
Vans® and International Management Group (IMG) today officially announce a three-year partnership encompassing Vans’ title sponsorship of the US Open of Surfing. Re-igniting the future of surfing’s most prestigious contest, Vans and IMG aim to engage the surf industry back to its roots, advocating an all-inclusive, world-class surfing competition and cultural festival.
After speculative reports surfaced Monday and Tuesday, Nike has confirmed that it will be transferring its men’s and women’s surf teams to Hurley, effective January 1, 2013.
After several years of sponsoring the US Open in Huntington Beach and taking it to a whole new level, Nike and Hurley are moving on and will not sponsor the event in 2013 or thereafter.
Julian Wilson (AUS), 23, has emerged victorious at the ASP Prime Nike US Open of Surfing over fellow ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) campaigner Miguel Pupo (BRA), 20, today at Huntington Beach.
The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Prime Nike US Open of Surfing dove in to Round 1 of men’s competition today and saw several of the world’s best surfers put on banner performances amidst a day of heavy upsets.
The 2012 Nike US Open of Surfing returned to Huntington Beach Pier for the men’s trials and saw Hawaiian Torrey Meister (Kona, HI), 24, belt the day’s highest scores in improved two-to-three foot surf.
The biggest show on surf known as the U.S. Open of Surfing is set to hit Huntington Beach next week, bringing with it the masses that flock to the sand to be a part of all the spectacle and festivities for nine days straight.