SATA Airlines Azores Islands Pro Confirmed as ASP Prime Event in 2013

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ASP Europe is proud to announce that the SATA Airlines Azores Islands Pro returns to its Prime status for the 2013 tour. The event will be held September 3-8, 2013 in Praia de Santa Bárbara, Sao Miguel. Surfers will battle it out for the prize purse of $250,000 and incredibly valuable ranking points towards qualification for the World Championship Tour.

Felix Messias Wins the SATA Airlines Azores Pro

Brazil’s Messias Felix is this year’s reigning champion who will be defending his title. Photo: ASP/ Masurel

The prestigious list of past event winners include Willian Cardoso (BRA), CJ Hobgood (USA), Messias Felix (BRA), Laura Enever (AUS), Malia Manuel (HAW) and Bianca Buitendag (ZAF).

Excited about the return of the Azores Islands Pro, ASP Europe’s Tour Manager Rob Gunning stated, “This event has established itself over the years on our ASP Europe calendar and this year we are proud to welcome once again the world’s best surfers to the beautiful islands of the Azores.”

Surfers all over the world praise the amazingness of Azore’s beauty and are very excited to have a reason to visit the multiple waterfalls, hot-water pools, and of course, flawless waves.



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Amanda is in her second year of college as a Communications Major in hopes of becoming a Sports Journalist. Growing up in Southern California, she has always had a passion for the ocean and everything about it. She has played competitive soccer all her life and loves running, swimming, and surfing.


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