What: Rip Curl Pro Zarautz, ASP 5 Star WQS Men’s Event
Where: Zarautz Basque Country
When: 9 – 14 September 2008
From September 9-14, The Rip Curl Pro Zarautz will gather for the first time in a decade for an Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 5-Star event. Known for its consistent beachbreaks and warm welcome to all surfing fans from around the world, all eyes will be on Zarautz for the end of the European summer leg.
The Rip Curl Pro Zarautz will end six weeks of intense action along Europe’s idyllic coasts and see potential ASP World Tour qualifiers rise on the international ratings before the WQS take a three-week break. With both ASP European and international ratings’ points to be clinched, the 5-Star event will bring momentum and pressure among the best surfers in the world.
With eleven events rated 4 to 6-Star Prime on the ASP World Qualifying Series, European surfing keeps growing year after year and the Rip Curl Pro Zarautz will be a crucial stop on this year’s schedule. Stay tuned for updates!