Quiksilver Pro Live on ONE HD
Quiksilver Pro Live on One HD – 26th Feb, 2011
Beginning live from the 26th February, 2011, until 9th March, 2011, Australian viewers will be to watch the Quiksilver Pro live on One HD.
This will be an Australian first for free to air television with the Quiksilver Pro live on One HD and also the Roxy Pro.
The Quiksilver Pro which is run at the southern end of the Gold Coast in Queensland at Snapper Rocks, is the first stop on the 2011 ASP Men’s World Tour.
All the men’s top surfer’s which include 10 time world surfing champ Kelly Slater, Joel Parkinson who grew up riding Snapper Rocks and also Mick Fanning, will contest the Quiksilver Pro.
Screening of the Quiksilver Pro live on One HD will begin at 10 am on the 26th February and will also include the Women’s Roxy Pro.
The Roxy Pro, sponsored by Land Rover, will also include one of the most exciting field of women’s surfers to ever contest a ASP women’s tour event. Current four time womens world surfing champ, Stephanie Gilmore, who only recently signed a lucrative 5 year deal with Quiksilver will spear head the Roxy Pro. Read about Stephanie Gilmores record 5 yr contract here.
Watch the Roxy Pro & Quiksilver Pro Live on One HD
Not only will you be able to watch the Quiksilver Pro live on One HD, but One HD has also signed on for the right to screen The Quiksilver Pro New York in September and The Quiksilver Pro France which gets under way in October, 2011. The Quiksilver Pro New York which will be contested at Long Beach will be the first ASP World Tour pro surfing competition to be held on the East Coast of the United States.
General Manager of One HD Sport went onto to say – “To be broadcasting a surfing event of this calibre on ONE HD is a real coup and enables surfing fans, for the first time, to watch all the action live on free to air television.”
Quiksilver has made some massive deals as of late with none bigger than the signing of Stephanie Gilmore to a multi million dollar 5 year deal which will see Gilmore head the Roxy brand.
President of Quiksilver Asia Pacific, Greg Healy stated, “Quiksilver is delighted that the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro are going live on free to air television in Australia for the first time in the history of the ASP World Championship Tour.”
Screening times for the Quiksilver Pro Live on ONE HD
The Quiksilver Pro live on ONE HD will go to air at 10am on Saturday 26th February, 2011. The womens Roxy Pro will also screen from that time also.
So for those lucky aussie’s who are into their surfing stay tuned to ONE HD and watch the Quiksilver Pro live on ONE HD.