Rip Curl Pro Hossegor WQS 6 Star Prime Kicks Off Monday

August 14, 2008: – - The Rip Curl Pro WQS 6-star Prime is the leading surf contest on the ASP World Qualifying Series. The event is held along France’s famed Hossegor coastline in the European summer and attracts professional surfers and surfing fans from around the world.

Exclusively for the top 144 surfers in the world, this event attracts the stars from the World Tour who want to consolidate their position in the international elite, as well as the best from the WQS, eager to join the top rank. The contest starts off with 4-man heats up to the quarter-finals, before moving on to man-on-man heats to the final…with 135 000$ prize money at stake !

For the web-users who can’t be on the landaise coast this summer…the entire Rip Curl Pro 2008, presented by Sprite, will be transmitted live on ripcurl.com with commentary in French and English.

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