Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy at Four Seasons

Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy at Four Seasons
The World Surf League (WSL) will be welcoming surfing world's royalty as its annual event takes place at the Four Seasons Kuda Huraa  on August 3-9, 2015. The event is organized with the help of the luxury surf group, Tropicsurf (the same pros who handle Kuda Huraa's surf shop) and will be held on board the 39-meter Four Seasons Explorer. Enthusiasts all over the world will surely want to be part of the action that this invitation-only event brings: a chance to stay at one of the Maldives' most luxurious resort, Four Seasons Kuda Huraa , plus get the chance to see six of the sport's biggest name in the flesh! The SCT (Surfing Champions Trophy) will test the competitors' skills across three different divisions: single-fin, twin-fin, and triple-fin thruster. What's in it for the world's best surfers? A whopping US$25,000 prize money, that's all. No big deal, right? Here's the line-up for this highly anticipated surfing Maldives event:

Dave Rastovich (Australia)

free surfer

free surfer

World's first pro "free surfer" and co-founder of "Surfers for Cetaceans" - a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and protection of marine life.

Shane Dorian (USA)

world\'s best big-wave surfers

world\'s best big-wave surfers

One of the world's best big-wave surfers who hails from Hawaii. He started surfing at the age of 5, turned pro at 17, and steadily climbed the ranks, reaching his career best as #4 in 2000.

Sofia Mulanovich (Peru)

First Peruvian surfer to win a WSL Championship

First Peruvian surfer to win a WSL Championship

A definite elite in the surfing world, she is the first Peruvian surfer to win a WSL Championship Tour event; the first South American to win a World Title; and the first South American surfer to be inducted into the Surfer's Hall of Fame.

Neco Padaratz (Brazil)

World-ranked #8 in 1994 who turned pro at the age of 18, he is also a two-time World Qualifying Series Champion who boasts an amazing record of thirteen  "victories", the most of any Brazilian surfer.

Harley Ingleby (Australia)

Harley Ingleby

Harley Ingleby

Multi-awarded Longboarder and Longboard World Champion in 2009. He is also a Surfing Australia Level 2 Surf Coach, a qualified beach lifeguard, and a registered Surfing Australia judge.

Brad Gerlach (USA)

Brad Gerlach

Brad Gerlach

Seasoned surfer and 2006 winner of Billabong XXL with a massive 68-foot beast at Todos Santos, Mexico. Brad is also the founder and Commissioner of the National Surf League, an in-demand public speaker, corporate consultant, surfing analyst, and a private surf instructor. By the way, guests of the resort can obtain days passes to enjoy the action up-close and have the opportunity to rub elbows with the competitors at a post-surf cocktail party but hurry because availability is very, very limited so go ask your Destination Specialist for a quote now! Have a perfect surfing holidays in Maldives.

By Sithari
On July 31, 2015

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