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  • SCHEDULE: Ezekiel Lau Wins! Congratulations!!
    UPDATED: 29th July 2012 12:45pm

Top Seeded Surfers To Ignite Event at Day 3

27 July 2012 Posted in Press Releases Homepage Hero - Japan

TOP SEEDED SURFERS TO IGNITE EVENT AT DAY 3 BILLABONG PRO TAHARA PRESENTED BY XPERIA SONY SMARTPHONE AT TAHARA AICHI

Tahara Aichi, Japan
(Friday, July 27th, 2012)

The ASP 4 Star Event Billabong Pro Tahara presented by XPERIA Sony Smartphone, is the largest surfing event in Japan. Day 3 today the event is one schedule for the round of 64 where the top seeded surfers will make first appearance at the event.

With clear skies and summer weather at Tahara this morning the conditions were 1 to 3 ft.(1meter) with clean conditions.

Running for 5 days, the event started today 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  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
Phone:0466-30-2888 Fax: 0466-30-2889
Email:office@aspjapantour.com

For more information, log onto www.aspworldtour.com

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