26/02/2010 | by admin
Monster Energy Drinks presents the 2010 Todos Santos Big Wave Event. Photo by Lorene Carpentier/www.todossantosevent
This unique event will unfold in one epic day of big wave surfing in waves exceeding 30-foot face.
The Reef @ Todos 98, marked surfing’s history with the biggest surf ever ridden in competition.
This year Rogue Wave Events will defy the logistical obstacles of producing a grandiose event in heavy sea and on a remote island, to resurrect the event at this top world big wave spot.
As current Big Wave World Tour Leader and surfer representative, Greg Long mentioned, this event is sure to “become one of the greatest big wave contests”. Gary Linden, Event Director, renown big wave surfer and legendary shaper is stoked to have the event back at his local big wave spot “I love Baja and Todos. This event is 15 years in the making. Thanks to Monster Energy Drinks for fuelling our dream and pushing big-wave surfing.
The top international big wave surfers are delighted to add another big wave venue to the calendar and be able to showcase their talents. Event’s invitee and 9 times world champion Kelly Slater put it in simple words, paddling into monster waves and competing against the best big waves riders in the world “COULD BE FUN” !
WHAT: Paddle-in surfing international competition . A Big Wave World Tour Event. $10,000 minimum Prize Money.
WHO: 24 of the best big wave surfers in the world, Including Greg Long, Peter Mel, Carlos Burle, Kelly Slater, Grant Baker, Shane Dorian, Coco Nogales, Oscar Moncada, David Rutherford & More …
WHERE: Mexico, Baja California Norte, Ensenada, Island of Todos Santos at “Killers”
WHEN:Waiting Period February 1st to February 28th 2010. The event will be held on the biggest/best day of the waiting period.