Romano On Quiksilver: Quiksilver Announces $1 Million Prize Purse At ASP Event In New York

Posted: March 28, 2011 in Robert J. Romano

The Romano Sports & Entertainment Agency is proud to announce that it will provide an Economic Impact Study to Quiksilver and the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) regarding the Quiksilver Pro New York set to take place on Long Island’s Long Beach from September 4-15, 2011.

The Quiksilver Pro New York will be the 6th stop on the 2011 ASP World Tour and the first-ever ASP World Tour stop on the East Coast of the United States. The event will offer a $1 million dollar prize purse to competitors, an amount unprecedented in professional surfing. The Quiksilver Pro New York will expand the Quiksilver Pro Global Series, which also includes the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast in Australia (February 26-March 9, 2011) and the Quiksilver Pro France (October 4-15, 2011).

Surfline.com, a leading forecaster of wave and surf conditions, conducted a 15-year wave study for western Long Island, New York, summarizing that September 4-15 is one of the most consistent time periods for sizable surf in the region.  In addition, local feedback supports these findings, with September typically averaging 3+ hurricane swells, with at least one 3-4 day swell.

The competition dates will include the Quiksilver Pro Trials in Long Beach on September 3, 2011 the Quiksilver Pro New York WT competition on September 4-15, 2011.  In addition, Quiksilver will bring world-class athletes to New York City during the month of September for a series of demos, films, parties, music concerts and art exhibits that represent the best of surf, skate and snowboarding cultures.

Please look for continued Quiksilver Pro New York updates and announcements on Quiksilver.com and aspworldtour.com.

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