North Shore, Oahu, HAWAII (Jan. 16, 2013) — The 2nd Annual North Shore Surf Shop Pro Junior, presented by Rusty and Da Hui, will get underway on Oahu’s North Shore tomorrow and has a solid week of big waves on tap. The largest pro junior surfing competition in Hawaii’s history will run its first rounds of competition tomorrow, January 17, at Turtle Bay Resort. From January 18-26, the event will run at Sunset Beach. It will feature more than 100 of the top Under 21 surfers in the nation – male and female – as well as juniors from Europe, Japan and South America. Carrying a 3-Star Mens rating and a 2-Star Womens rating, the event will offer $18,000 in prize money.
Male competitors include defending champ Ezekiel Lau (Oahu), Oahu’s Eala Stewart, Kauai’s Kaimana Jaquias, California’s Coffin brothers, Costa Rica’s Carlos Muñoz, Peru’s Cristobal de Col, Italy’s Leonardo Fioravanti, Japan’s Takumi Yasui, and second generation names like Curren, Beschen, Moniz, McNamara, Sarlo, Aikau and Rothman.
Watch the live webcast here: http://www.asphawaii.org/live/live-webcast-north-shore-surf-shop-junior-pro/