HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/USA (Monday, February 14, 2011) – While last week was quiet in the world of ASP events, the third week of February will be on fire with the first ASP PRIME event on the 2011 calendar unfolding in Brazil, the Hang Loose Pro. Over in Australia, heaps of Top 32 talent will be in the draw at the upcoming 4-Star Breaka Burleigh Pro while they warm up for their ASP World Title campaigns, so this week will be one you don’t want to miss.
The ASP PRIME Hang Loose Pro celebrating its 25th year in 2011 and the event’s ASP PRIME status has attracted – to Fernando de Noronha is search of the crucial points on offer to their ASP World Ranking. With a win at the Brazilian event equaling a 3rd in an ASP World Title event, competitors will be putting everything they’ve got on the line to start their season out strong. Top seeds include defending event champion C.J. Hobgood (USA), 32, high-flying local Jadson Andre (BRA), 20, and 2011 ASP World Tour rookie Alejo Muniz (BRA), 20, as well as marquee up and comers, you’ll want to tune in to http://www.hangloose.com.br/procontest2011/ to watch it LIVE!
With the ASP World Tour season opening Quiksilver Pro hanging just around the corner, a mass of ASP World Tour talent will be competing at this week’s ASP 4-Star Breaka Burleigh Pro as a warm up for their ASP Dream Tour campaigns, not to mention tearing into awesome righthand walls with only three other guys out! With top competitors including defending champion Taj Burrow (AUS), 32, Joel Parkinson (AUS), 29, Mick Fanning (AUS), 29, Julian Wilson (AUS), 22, Brett Simpson (USA), 26, as well as many others, this all-star lineup is sure to keep you psyched. Watch it LIVE at http://www.breakaburleighsurfpro.com.au/