HALEIWA, Oahu/Hawaii (Monday, November 12, 2012) - The $1million Vans Triple Crown of Surfing hydrated by vitaminwater opted for a lay day today at the Reef Hawaiian Pro. The first jewel of the Series will be held at Haleiwa Ali’i Beach Park on the four best days of surf during the period of November 12-24. Waves today are inconsistent and barely head high. Surfline.com, official forecaster for the Vans Triple Crown, expects a new NW swell to fill in on Thursday for a possible Thursday morning start.
As part of the Reef Hawaiian Pro, Reef will partner up with “Waste to Waves” for a Foam Drive during the event. They will also present the Reef “Clash of the Legends” featuring Tom Curren, Mark Occhilupo, Kaipo Jaquias, and Sunny Garcia.
Other events coming up during the first week of the Vans Triple Crown include:
NOV. 14: Wednesday – Talk Story at Surfer, The Bar: John Florence & the Gudauskas Bros. present Get-N Classic movies 1 & 2, 8pm intro followed by movies.
NOV. 17: Saturday – John Kelly Surfrider Awards – Waimea Valley.
Each of the three events of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing has a two-week holding period within which to run, requiring just 3-4 days of excellent surf to be completed. To find out when the event is running, log on to:
The events will also be broadcast live on Oceanic Time Warner Cable around Hawaii on channels 250 & 1250HD; in Los Angeles on channel 101*; in San Diego on channel 411*; and in Desert Cities on channel 111*. *partial live coverage, subject to pre-emption for local CIF prep sports playoffs.