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The 2015/2016 Big Wave Tour Calendar

The World Surf League has announced the schedule for the 2015/2016 Big Wave Tour, showcasing the world’s premiere big wave surfers, the planet’s most harrowing venues and an unparalleled display of adventure, competitive drama and athleticism. The tour will feature competitive fields of the 24 best big wave surfers in the world, covering seven different potential venues across three continents, all anticipating waves in excess of 25-feet to run.
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The 2015/2016 Big Wave Tour Schedule:

  • Quiksilver Ceremonial: Punta de Lobos, Chile (April 15, 2015 - August 31, 2015)
  • Billabong Pico Alto: Pico Alto, Peru (May 15, 2015 - August 31, 2015)
  • Puerto Escondido Challenge: Puerto Escondido, Mexico (May 15, 2015 - August 31, 2015)
  • Oregon Challenge: Lincoln City, Oregon (October 15, 2015 - February 28, 2016)
  • Punta Galea Challenge: Punta Galea, Basque Country Spain (October 15, 2015 - February 28, 2016)
  • Pea’hi Challenge: Haiku, Hawaii (October 15, 2015 - February 28, 2016)
  • Todos Santos Challenge: Todos Santo, Mexico (November 15, 2015 - March 31, 2016)

Founded by renowned big wave legend Gary Linden in 2009, the Big Wave Tour (BWT) was acquired by the World Surf League (WSL) in 2013 with the goal of bringing the planet’s best big wave surfers and some of the most treacherous big wave venues in the world to the largest audience possible.


Puerto Escondido joins the cast of big wave venues on the 2015/2016 WSL Big Wave Tour; Photo: © WSL / Morales

“Last year was an excellent year in which we saw two BWT events run in Peru and the Basque Country and the emergence of a new World Champion in Makua Rothman,” Linden said. “The platform to which big wave surfing has been raised has been fantastic and we’re all committed to running the most events possible this upcoming season in the best surf possible.”

The first stop, the Quiksilver Ceremonial at Punta Lobos in Chile is one week out from commencing its window on April 15. For more information, log onto WorldSurfLeague.com. Stay tuned!

Source: http://www.worldsurfleague.com

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