|VOLCOM IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE VOLCOM PIPELINE PRO!
Visit Volcom.com/pipelinepro to watch the live webcast.
Pipeline is the Mecca of the surfing world, and it is at this legendary location that we are
proud to announce Volcom's first ever ASP event: The Volcom Pipeline Pro, a WQS 5-star
event running with a waiting period from January 23rd – February 5th, 2010.
Volcom has been deeply rooted on the North Shore since the early 1990's. It all started
with our first team houses at Turtle Bay, then Rocky Point, then V-Land, and Sunset -
until finally settling permanently at our dual beachfront locations directly in front of the
"To have our own contest in front of the Volcom Pipe Houses is truly amazing," says
Volcom Founder and CEO, Richard Woolcott. "I think it's going to be a great event for
everyone; the surfers, the spectators and the community. This is something I never would
have imagined when starting Volcom... It really is a dream come true."
Pipeline in 2009. Photo by Tom Carey
The Volcom Pipeline Pro will feature a prize purse of US $120,000 and be a great
opportunity for locals to get much needed WQS and Triple Crown points.
"We're super pumped to host an event at Pipeline," says Troy Eckert, VP of Marketing.
"This is the place that separates the men from the boys, and we're all very honored to be
involved at this level. I'm glad that we are able to step in and support the Hawaiian surfing
Volcom has always been dedicated to Hawaii - from supporting a team of world-
class Hawaiian athletes and ambassadors, to giving back to the community through local
charitable events, sponsorships and organizations. The Volcom Pipeline Pro is the next
step in our commitment to Hawaii and we hope you'll join us, either on the beach at "The Proving
Grounds" or via live webcast at Volcom.com/pipelinepro.
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