$10,000 1-star WQS, August 15-22, Ala Moana Bowls
Sponsor Me Hawaii HONOLULU – August 17, 2009 – Surfers and organizers of the Sponsor Me Hawaii at Ala Moana Bowls have elected to hold off on the start of the event for another day, awaiting the arrival of the new south swell.
The first batch of swell will be filling in throughout the day after showing up on the buoy overnight. Participants will reconvene to assess the situation at first light tomorrow.
This $10,000 two-day 1-star World Qualifying Series event, sanctioned by the Association of Surfing Professionals, features more than 80 of Hawaii’s top surfers and is a qualifier for the winter Vans Triple Crown of Surfing.
The public hotline number is 597-SURF, presented by SurfNewsNetwork.com, the official local forecaster for the event.
Sponsor Me has teamed up with Transworld Surf, Surfing Live, and ASP Hawaii to broadcast the entire event live over the internet at surf.transworld.net, the leader for online surfing culture.
Sponsor Me Hawaii is also made possible with the support of Quiksilver.
Sponsor Me is creating contest opportunities for rising action sports athletes. Their contests are supported by live webcasts via the Sponsor Me site and delivery to mobile devices. Sponsor Me competitions will be held regionally, judged by the pros, and the winners will go on to compete on a national level where fans will have the opportunity to vote online and via SMS. For more information visit www.sponsorme.tv .