Surfing Champions Trophy

2012 News

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Two-time World Champion Damien Hardman Wins Grand Champions Final

Australian surfing legend and two-time world champion Damien ‘Dooma’ Hardman (Aus), 46, narrowly defeated three-time world champion Tom Curren (USA), 48, in the Grand Champions Final of the Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2012 today.

Hardman Claims Back to Back Wins with a Twin Fin Victory

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa:In an epic clash of the icons two-time world champion Damien Hardman (Aus), 46, defeated 1999 world champion Mark Occhilupo (Aus), 46, in the twin-fin final of the Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2012. After a back-and-forth duel, ‘Dooma’ used the shifting conditions to lock in a heat high 7.83 under Occhilupo’s priority and outpoint the 2011 champion 15.26 to 12.77.


Twin fin division on hold: Next call noon today

Tropicsurf organizers have placed the Twin Fin division of the Four Season Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2012 on hold for this morning.

Second Lay Day in paradise: Competition to resume tomorrow

Friday August 31, 2012: Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa: A second, consecutive lay-day has been called for the Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2012 today, allowing the five world champions to enjoy the five-star resort facilities and also put in some extra practice time in the head high, but wind affected waves of Sultans Point.

Lay Day in the Maldives

Thursday August 30, 2012: Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa: Tropicsurf organizers have opted to call a lay day at the Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2012 today due to windy conditions.

Two-time World Champion Damien Hardman wins single fin division

Wednesday August 29, 2012: Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa: In an, ‘80s flashback, legendary surfers Mark ‘Occy’ Occhilupo (Aus), Tom Curren (USA), Damien ‘Dooma’ Hardman (Aus) and Martin ‘Pottz’ Potter (GB) relived their historic rivalries with the same intensity on the first day of the Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2012. Rounding out the ensemble cast is 2007 ASP Longboard champion Phil Rajzman (Brz).


Great Anticipation as Legend Surfers Reunite in the Maldives

Tuesday August 28, 2012: Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa: World surfing champions Mark Occhilupo (Aus), Tom Curren (USA), Martin Potter (GB), Damien Hardman (Aus) and Phil Rajzman (Brz) arrived at the exclusive island resort of Kuda Huraa to traditional Maldivian bodu beru drummers and a solid swell forecast for the second annual Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2012.


The final two contestants in ‘the world’s most luxurious surfing event’ have been named

Two-time World Champion Damien Hardman (AUS) and 2005 Women’s World Champion, Chelsea Hedges (AUS).

MALDIVIAN SURFERS SOAR TO WORLD-CLASS HEIGHTS

Local contest to feature at the world’s most luxurious surfing event.
This August, eight Maldivian surfers will make waves alongside six ex-world champions in the world’s most luxurious surfing event.

RAJZMAN ADDS BRAZILIAN FLAIR TO WORLD’S MOST LUXURIOUS SURFING EVENT

Kuda Huraa, Maldives – July 2012

Phil Rajzman, the 2007 World Longboard Champion and two time Panamerican Champion (2007 & 2009) from Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, is the latest competitor to sign up to Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2012, joining a field that includes Tom Curren (USA), Mark “Occy” Occhilupo (Aus), and Martin “Pottz” Potter (SA).


CURREN, POTTZ & OCCY REUNITED FOR SURFING CHAMPIONS TROPHY 2012

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, August 27 to September 2, 2012

Kuda Huraa, Maldives - May 2012 – In a reunion poised to set the Maldivian waves alight, surf legends Tom Curren and Martin ‘Pottz’ Potter are the two latest World Champions to join Mark ‘Occy’ Occhilupo in the line up for Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2012.


2012 Surfing Champions Trophy event packages

Admire and emulate the greats at the Four Seasons Maldives Surf Champions Trophy: the world’s most exclusive surfing event.
Rub shoulders with some of the sport’s most prestigious names. Get right on top of the action with competition day passes aboard Four Seasons Explorer, and three half-day surfing passes with Tropicsurf. As evening beckons, relax with a Surfer’s Massage, followed by sundowners on Secret Beach ... Embrace the ultimate surf lifestyle – Kuda Huraa style

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OCCY TO DEFEND TITLE AT WORLD’S MOST LUXURIOUS SURFING EVENT

OCCY TO DEFEND TITLE AT WORLD’S MOST LUXURIOUS SURFING EVENT. Former world champions queue up for boutique surf event with a twist. August 27 to September 2, 2012. Intense, unpredictable and unique in the world of surfing, Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy pitches six ex-world champions in a US$25,000 showdown......

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