Mentawai Pro Kicks Off

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

The Asian Surfing Championships kicked off their first-ever Premium event, the Mentawai Pro today at Lance’s Right on the island of Siporo in the world renown surfing mecca of the Mentawai Islands. I'ts the second professional event to held at Lance's Right, with the first being the Mentawai Open that was held in 2011.

The Premium format is reserved for only the best and most challenging wave locations and the top 16 ranked competitors on the ASC tour. The winner will take home USD $2,500  and 3,500 ASC points.

The ASC have introduced the opportunity to include international surfers to aid the progression of the Asian surfers, giving them more opportunities to test their skills against the next level.

The Mentawai Pro runs from April 21-29 and you can keep up-to-date on the event site, here.

It's no secret that Rip Curl play a massive part in all of this and if you missed our day with Dedi Gun (sponsored by Rip Curl) from yesterday, check it out here.

 

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