Los Cabos hosts annual "Los Cabos Open of Surf" with brand new addition
of ASP 6-Star Women's Division
LOS CABOS, MEXICO, May 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian surf and sport fanatics
who are sick of the cold can still get their fix with the "Los Cabos
Open of Surf", taking place on June 16-22 along the beaches of Costa
Azul. For seven days, local up-and-comers ride with international pros
in this esteemed competition. The event will be the largest surf and
music festival in Mexico and Latin America and the only combined Men's
and Women's 6-Star competition in North America this year.
For the first time, "Los Cabos Open of Surf" is adding a women's
competitive division, bringing in names like Anastasia Ashley, winner
of 2010 Women's Pipeline Pro, and Malia Manual, youngest to ever win
the US Open of Surf (2008). These world-class surfers will be competing
for a ticket at the World Championship Tour as well as $155,000 in cash
prizes and $40,000 in prize money for the women's event.
"We're ecstatic to be teaming up with the Association of Surfing
Professionals while hosting the brand new addition of the 6-Star
Women's Division - the second women's division in North America,"
states Eduardo Segura, Managing Director of Los Cabos Tourism Board.
"In bringing some of the world's best female and male surfers to Los
Cabos we are innovating the landscape of competitive surf and creating
history at the same time."
Canadians can give surfing a go for the full surfboarding experience at
one of the 20 beaches in Los Cabos. Three main areas: south-facing East
Cape, southeast-facing Costa Azul, and west-facing Pacific Coast - all
provide Cabo with inviting shorelines and waves for all types of surf
About Los Cabos
Los Cabos, located at the tip of the Baja Peninsula, is home to
award-winning hotels, resorts, championship golf courses, rejuvenating
spas and world-class sport fishing. With a unique landscape of dramatic
desert and white sand beaches, Los Cabos is an exotic escape within
easy reach of most Canadian cities. For more information on Los Cabos,
please visit www.visitloscabos.travel. Follow us on Twitter @LOSCABOSTOURISM and Facebook , YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.
SOURCE: Los Cabos
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