After the huge success of last year’s (and first) edition of the Los Cabos Open of Surf, we are getting ready for this year 2nd edition of the tournament!
There is plenty of surprises for this Los Cabos Open of Surf 2014! Los Cabos is already famous for having excellent surf and waves all year long, and Los Cabos Open Of Surf seeks to bring world class surfers who want to challenge themselves and of course to have a shot at the World Championship Tour of the ASP. The big news this year is the addition of a Women’s category to the tournament. This aims to make the ‘LCOS’ one of the most prestigious ASP Qualifier tournaments south of the border. The addition of the women’s category will make this edition of the Tournament unique since is the only ASP 6-star qualification series event in Mexico for both Men’s and Women’s categories.
The event will be held on June 16-22, 2014 at the famous Zipper’s break in the Costa Azul area, famous for their 8 to 10 feet waves, the break will help the best surfers to win a chance at the ASP World Tour, and some of the $155,000 usd purse for the guys tournament and $40,000 usd for the ladies. It is also important to mention that this will be the only competition in North America to combine Men’s and Women’s 6-star competition in a single event this year. That sets us to expect a great ambiance during the event, top surfing and a multitude of side events which are part of the Los Cabos Open of Surf, such as: music events, a food fair showcasing fresh local cuisine, fashion shows featuring top surf brands, and eco-friendly activities showcasing the best of the surf lifestyle.
“We are very excited for the return of the Los Cabos Open of Surf and to welcome some of the best surfers – both men and women – to our beautiful destination for this monumental competition, said Eduardo Segura Managing Director of the Los Cabos Tourism Board. “The event was a huge success last year and we hope to make it and even larger success this year.”
“We are really happy to add the Women’s 6 star competition to Los Cabos Open of Surf, there is only one other women’s qualification series event in America and it is an honor to contribute to the sport’s rich global history”, said Uli Torre Producer of the Los Cabos Open of Surf.
Among some of the confirmed surfers participating in the tournament are: Josh Kerr (ASP rank #7), Dion Atkinson (ASP rank #26) and Brett Simpson (ASP rank #34). And from the women’s side we will be able to watch the participation of surfer girls like Anastasia Ashley and Alana Blanchard. With also the presence of Chris Cote, Strider Wasilewsky, Bengy Wheatherly and Anastasia Ashley covering the event for the ASP. Other media which will cover the event are FOX Sports, Space Chanel, magazines like Transworld, Surfer Magazine and also Surfline.
To learn more about the Los Cabos Open of Surf please visit http://loscabosopenofsurf.com.
Los Cabos, boasts a dramatic desert backdrop nestled by coastlines of the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez. Besides being a world class surfing destination a growing list of championship golf courses, rejuvenating spas, world renowned sport fishing tournaments, and state of the art convention facilities add to the destination’s unmatched appeal. Contact us if you need any help planning your next visit to Los Cabos, and we hope to see you and host you in a couple of weeks for the Los Cabos Open of Surf!