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Billabong Pro Tahara presented by Xperia Sony Smartphone

16 July 2012 Posted in Event Information Press Releases

The largest surfing event in Japan to commence July 25th!!

Tahara Aichi, Japan
(Tuesday, July 10th, 2012) 

The ASP 4 Star Event Billabong Pro Tahara presented by XPERIA Sony Smartphone, is the largest surfing event in Japan. Running for 5 days, the event starts on the 25th of July and will run through to the 29th, at Tahara in Aichi Prefecture. The event boasts a total prize pool of USD $95,000 and will be held at Long Beach, Irago. Long Beach is a magical stretch of beach, which boasts potential high performance beach breaks is well known for its perfect sand banks which once formed make Long Beach a high quality left hand point break. As one of the most popular surf points in Japan, many international surfers from Australia, Hawaii and Brazil have signed up for the event. Japanese surfers which will be competing include Hideyoshi Tanaka, Kenta Hayashi and Izuki Tanaka. Also from the ASP Prime tour, Teppei Tajima, Yujiro Tsuji as well as Masatoshi Ono and his brother Norimasa Ono are have already been locked into the event. Japanese young guns Arashi Kato, Kaito Ohashi as well as Nobuyuki Osawa are all ready as well. Get ready to witness the best surf action in Japan at Tahara!

Live webcast: http://www.billabongpro.com/tahara12/

Event Information:

Event Name: Billabong Pro Tahara presented by XPERIA Sony Smartphone
Event Dates: 25th (Wed) ~ 29th (Sun) of July, 2012
Event Location: Long Beach, Irago, Aichi Japan. 

For further info on Billabong Pro Tahara contact the ASP Japan Branch:

ASP Japan
〒251-0037 神奈川県藤沢市鵠沼海岸2-16-2 1F
Phone:0466-30-2888 Fax: 0466-30-2889

For more information, log onto www.aspworldtour.com