The first stop of the REnextop Asian Surfing Tour 2017, China’s first professional surfing tour, is set to begin on the 8th of June at Pererenan Beach, Canggu.
Surfers from different countries in the Asia-Pacific region including China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines and Taiwan as well as from Australia, Brazil, Hawaii, and the USA have already registered and are standing by for the start of the 4-day event.
The swell forecast is predicting plentiful and sizeable waves for the contest period, giving the contestants a great opportunity to experience the best of what this famed righthander can offer up.
The Men’s Shortboard Division is already full, but there are still a few spots open in the Men’s Longboard, the Women’s Shortboard, and Women’s Longboard Divisions at this time.
Entry fees are $50 per division for the Men’s, and $30 per division for the Women’s.
There will be a Surfer’s Meeting at the Premier Surf Camp on Wednesday evening the 7th of June at 7:00 pm to do introductions, go over the judging criteria, and any last minute event schedule changes.
Day One will open with Balinese prayers and a Kecak dance starting at 7:30 am on the 8th of June, and the Women’s Shortboard Division is on deck to paddle out first according to the current swell forecast.
Here is the proposed schedule: WSB = Women's Shortboard, WLB = Women's Longboard, MSB = Men's Shortboard, MLB = Men's Longboard.
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The REnextop Asian Surfing Tour 2017 will start in Bali from 8-11 of June this year at Canggu, with three additional events later in the year in locations including Japan, Taiwan, and China.
The RAST#1 event is sponsored by REnextop Entertainment, REnex, Akunin, G-Shock, Chilli Surfboards, Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia, Albens Fine English Cider, Premier Surf Camp, and supported by the Pererenan Surf Club and the Asian Surfing Championships.
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