Europe’s Biggest Girls Surfing Event is Back The world’s best female surfers will return to tackle the waves of the Estoril Coast in Portugal from May 7th to 9th, 2010.This 6-Stars contest is the 4th stop out of 8 WQS events (World Qualifying Series) and is considered to be the biggest women event in the European surfing calendar.
The best national surfers and high-calibre newcomers from around the world will be
vying for the coveted rating points and chunk of the $35.000 prize pot.
A new surfing location
This year’s location will be the beautiful beach of São Pedro do Estoril. This spot turned out to be one of the best spots in the 09 women’s world tour (as voted by the surfers themselves).
“We are very pleased to announce São Pedro do Estoril as the main spot for the Estoril Surf Billabong Girls 2010,” said contest director Miguel Ruivo. “This place was last year’s alternative spot and turned out to offer the best waves. The girls really enjoyed to surf here and we thought it would be the perfect place for this year’s event! The alternative surfing spot will be the beach of Guincho”.
The Women’s Surf Trophy
In addition to the 6 stars WQS event, the Estoril Surf Billabong Girls will offer for the first time a special team contest for surf schools and clubs called the Women’s Surf Trophy.
Dance & Music
On top of the surfing action, the Estoril Surf Billabong Girls will also offer “Injoy Energy Dance” classes on the beach and the “White Drum Circle” will bring some African rythms with Djembés and Dununs drums.
The Estoril Surf Billabong Girls 2010 is organised by Rocksisters and sponsored by Câmara Municipal de Cascais, Turismo do Estoril, Billabong, Kia Motors.
The event is supported by the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Europe, Surfing Club de Portugal, Ericeira Surf Shop, Jardins de Sintra, Água do Vimeiro, Water X, NSP Surfboards, Análise Global, Surf Solutions, Injoy, Peixe na Linha, Puro Feeling, Mundo Universitário, Surf Total, Girlz On Fire, Surfers Village, Mega Hits, Jornal Metro and Fuel TV.