With competition heating up at the 2014 Hurley Australian Open of Surfing, NSW surfers continue to shine amongst the highly competitive international field. Maroubra’s Blake Thornton is through to the Men’s round of 48 and will be back in action on Friday morning.
For more event information or to watch the competition log on to www.AustralianOpenofSurfing.com
Don’t forget competition will be broadcast LIVE on Fuel TV on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Australia.
About Hurley Australian Open of Surfing 2014
The Hurley Australian Open of Surfing 2014 is a nine-day event (Feb 8th-16th) which will showcase the world’s best surfers, skateboarders, music and art at iconic Manly Beach, Sydney. Owned and produced by IMG Australia, the global youth and sporting event is expected to attract an audience of in excess of 175,000 people.
Inspired by the US Open of Surfing held in Huntington Beach, California, the Hurley Australian Open of Surfing boasts a line-up of the top-rated 6-star men’s and women’s ASP (Association of Surfing Professionals) World Qualifying Tour surf talent, men’s and women’s world junior star-athletes, and a world-class line-up of skateboarding