Australian Open Of Surfing: 2012

Day 1 Australian Open Of Surf, 2012. Photo source: ©© AussieGold. Widely known as the birthplace of Australian surfing, Manly beach was the location for the first World Surfing Championships held in 1964. Member for Manly, Mike Baird said the Australian Open of Surfing will reaffirm Manly’s position on the global surfing circuit. Captions: ASP


Pro surfing fans have much to look forward to this weekend as the Australian Open, making its debut on the shores of Sydney, is currently taking place until February 19th, 2012 at the revered Manly Beach, widely known as the birthplace of Australian surfing. The Australian Open of Surfing is an extension of the world’s largest action sports festival, the US Open of Surfing.

Tomorrow the Australian Open Of Surfing will see both Men’s and Women’s ASP 6-Star action and will also feature skating competitions and demos, music concerts, athlete signing sessions and much more. The event is free for the public to view in person and live on the internet via Australia Open Of Surfing

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Manly Beach, Australia. Photo source: ©© Simon Varwell

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