Pictured: A big US Open debut from women such as Kobie Enright (AUS) and company continues with Round 1 Heat 11 starting at 8:05am PDT. Credit: © WSL/ Kenny Morris
- Women’s Round 1 Heat 11 Starts at 8:00am PDT
- Men’s Round 2, Women’s Round 2 On Standby
- Watch LIVE at WorldSurfLeague.com
The US Open of Surfing Huntington Beach presented by Shiseido, a World Surf League (WSL) Challenger Series (CS) event, is back ON. Women’s Round 1 Heat 11 will start at 8:00am PDT. A reinforcing windswell continues to push two-to-three foot surf into Huntington Beach Pier’s iconic southside arena for the remaining women to make their highly-anticipated debuts.
2019 World Title contender, former US Open victor, Lakey Peterson (USA) makes her long-awaited return from injury earlier this year to start her US Open campaign against rising star Caitlin Simmers (USA), Japanese competitor Sara Wakita and Netherlands surfer Eveline Hooft.
2018 US Open victor Courtney Conlogue (USA) takes to the lineup she learned to surf at in Heat 13, joined by The Ultimate Surfer finalist Brianna Cope (HAW), alongside some of the top women threats including former CT competitor Brisa Hennessy (CRI), QS standouts Philippa Anderson (AUS), Summer Macedo (BRA), and emerging talents Alyssa Spencer (USA), Bettylou Sakura Johnson (HAW), and many more.
Partners for the US Open of Surfing Huntington Beach pres. by Shiseido include Michelob Ultra, Jeep, Hydro Flask, Expedia, Red Bull, Oakley Sunglasses, and BFGoodrich join with event partners Frontier, Flying Embers, Fu Wax, Super73, DraftKings, Waterloo, and IKEA along with local sponsor Visit Huntington Beach representing for Surf City USA.
Watch the US Open of Surfing presented by Shiseido LIVE September 20 – 26 on WorldSurfLeague.com and YouTube, as well as the free WSL app.
COVID-19 Safety Protocol Update
The health and safety of athletes, staff, and the local community are of the utmost importance and the WSL has been working closely with local authorities to put a robust set of procedures in place. This includes testing and advance screening protocols, physical distancing and limited personnel on-site.
Catch Up on US Open of Surfing Huntington Beach pres. by Shiseido News
About the WSL
Established in 1976, the World Surf League (WSL) is the home of the world’s best surfing.
A global sports, media and entertainment company, the WSL oversees international tours and competitions, a studios division creating over 500+ hours of live and on-demand content, and via affiliate WaveCo, the home of the world’s largest high performance, human-made wave. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, the WSL has regional offices in North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and EMEA.
The WSL annually crowns the men’s and women’s surfing World Champions. The global Tours and Competition division oversees and operates more than 180 global contests each year across the Championship Tour, the development tiers, including the Challenger, Qualifying and Junior Series, as well as longboard and big wave properties.
Launched in 2019, WSL Studios is an independent producer of unscripted television projects, including documentaries and series, which provide unprecedented access to athletes, events, and locations around the world. WSL events and content are distributed on linear television in over 743M+ homes worldwide and across digital and social media platforms around the world, including WorldSurfLeague.com.
WaveCo includes the Surf Ranch Lemoore facility and the utilizing and licensing of the Kelly Slater Wave System.
The WSL is dedicated to changing the world through the inspirational power of surfing by creating authentic events, experiences, and storytelling to inspire a growing, global community to live with purpose, originality, and stoke.
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