Get ready to rally for the biggest beach party of the summer located at the surfing arena of Huntington Beach, California. The 2013 Vans US Open of Surfing will welcome the world’s strongest competitors on the south of the iconic HB pier. This annual festival is much more than a surf contest. Imagine the Vans Warped Tour on the beach… Event organizers have started construction and are setting the stage for the ultimate Vans cultural experience in surf, skate, BMX, art and music. The Vans US Open of Surfing will attract over 1 million spectators to the sands of HB during the week of July 20-28, 2013.
With the 2013 Vans US Open of Surfing competition less than two weeks away, Vans, the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), and event owner and producer, IMG (owner and producer of the US Open, and the global leader in sports, fashion and media) are proud to announce this year’s surfing lineup.
Last year’s US Open winners podium included: Julian Wilson (AUS) in 1st and Miguel Pupo (BRA) as runner-up. For the women’s WCT, California local Lakey Peterson (USA) won first and World Champion Carissa Moore (HAW) finished runner-up. Watch the highlights from 2012:
The 2013 Vans US Open of Surfing will run from July 20 to July 28. All events are free and open to the public and can be viewed daily on the live webcast at www.vansusopenofsurfing.com and via the US Open app starting July 22.