Third And Final Stop Of The 2010 Nixon WTA Headed To The North Shore For The Vans Triple Crown
All eyes will be on The North Shore November 12-December 20, 2010 as the world’s best surfers go head-to-head in Oahu
ENCINITAS, CA- The third and final stop of the 2010 Nixon WTA (Winner-Takes-All) will commence on the North Shore of Oahu November 12-December 20 and will be awarded to the overall Vans Triple Crown Champion.
All eyes will be on the North Shore of Oahu as surfers from around the world take part in three of the most anticipated surf events of the year; The Reef Hawaiian Pro, The O’Neill World Cup of Surfing and The Billabong Pipe Masters. The surfer who earns the most points across all three of these events will be named the overall Vans Triple Crown Champion and the winner of the Nixon WTA.
The overall Vans Triple Crown Champion and Nixon WTA winner will walk away with an all black ceramic, custom, 51-30 valued at over $10,000 USD. This one-of-a-kind watch features the Hawaiian flag at the 12 o’clock hour, a diamond-encrusted bezel with 72 diamonds and 16 diamonds at the hour indices.
Challenges from this years Nixon WTA have included Highest Heat Score (Jeffreys Bay, South Africa) and Heaviest Wave (Teahupoo, Tahiti) and winners were awarded watches featuring custom engraved casebacks, a Swiss tide movement, and either an emerald (Jeffreys Bay) or ruby (Teahupoo).
Previous Nixon WTA Triple Crown Winners have included:
Joel Parkinson (2008 and 2009)
Bede Durbidge (2007)
Video content of each of the Nixon WTA Triple Crown contenders will be available to watch at: triplecrownofsurfing.com
About the Nixon WTA
Now in its fourth consecutive year, The Nixon WTA is a winner-takes-all event which awards custom, limited edition Nixon timepieces at three stops along the ASP World Tour. The three WTA challenges include: highest heat score at Jeffreys Bay, South Africa, in July; heaviest wave at Teahupoo, Tahiti, in August; and the overall Triple Crown winner on the North Shore of Oahu in December. The WTA celebrates an achievement in the contest that may have otherwise gone forgotten. The WTA makes sure to capture and reward a special moment in the event that usually coincides with the events best conditions.
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