(Fr) Quik Pro 2016 : le rendez-vous incontournable des landais

posté le 05.10.16

Quik Pro 2016: the meeting point of the Landes

Any good lover of the ocean knows the perfection of post-summer period on the Landes beaches. Perfect lines, offshore wind, swell near-perfect. In short, conditions “on fire” attracting surfers and surfers from around the world. A real paradise, especially for its magical sandbanks, its unique culture. Quiksilver pro the appointment not to be missed!

 

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October.
The month of perfection on calendars surfers. A month is not randomly selected by the organizers of the WSL. From October 4 to 15 2016 runs on the beachbreaks Landes, the 9th stage of the Samsung Galaxy Championship. A step 100% made in Landes, attracting surfers from the 4 corners of the world. Hossegor, Seignosse and Capbreton become, starting next week instead of feasting and other all kinds of entertainment activities.

 

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We are fortunate to live on a planet where everything is done for each of happiness. The surfer wishing to travel, knows that on each continent, find happiness. But when it comes to surfing the first names that come to mind are necessarily Pipeline, Hawaii, or more commonly known as “the pipe” for short, Teahupoo (Tahiti), Supertubos (Portugal) or the legendary reefs of Bali. But in the shadow of the greatest lies a smaller one that does not demerit, we appointed the Landes coast! In the heart of the Southwest, hide behind roads and forests, a playground sized for all surfers of the planet. Spots galore about a hundred kilometers, a paradise of beach break. Hossegor, the capital of French surfing spot known throughout Europe and more, holds a large number of competitions to his credit with magical tubes and particularly its elitist attendance.

 

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As every year, the Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro France France privatize almost the Landes beaches for the purposes of the competition. The spots such as The Estagnots, dummies asses and Bourdaines be courted by Kelly Slater, Florence, Medina, and other figures of world surfing. But they are still available for all surfers fans of course!
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After Australia, Brazil, Fiji, South Africa and Tahiti, the elite world surfing circuit therefore will call on the Landes coast from 4 to 15 October simultaneously disputing the Quiksilver Pro France – 9th of 11 races the men’s tour – and the Roxy Pro France – before last women’s event of the 2016 season.
Ninth stop of the World Surf League for men and penultimate stage for the girls, the Quiksilver Pro 2016 and Roxy Pro 2016 will host over 11 days, pro world, and chips on the rise for a duel in the hollow of tube to the rhythm of the series.

 

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2nd consecutive win in a row last year, Gabriel Medina thus pulls out of the game as a great favorite of the competition (as said, goes, never two without three). He will use this opportunity to improve its image and reclaim its position as the head of the standings in class WSL currently occupied by the prodigy John John Florence.
Playing at home, the French surfers will impose their style on the waves they surf the year and put the biggest on the bench (of course sand).

 

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The French (…) and French
Expected to turn the French Johanne Defay must prove his superiority as it has made during the 2016 pro Fiji.
In men, Nelson Cloarec, Jeremy Flores, Johan Duru and others are expected to firm up their spot. Beware of surprise!To make you wait before launching the competition, the teaser of this great competition made in Samsung Galaxy, official sponsor of the competition

Milestone WSL circuit, France hosts each year as the cream of international surfing cream on its sandy shores of Landes. A total of 36 surfers will compete at the end of qualifying rounds and knockout sleeves. Here are the Top 10 2016:
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Follow the movement and do as Gabriel Medina, John John Florence, Kelly Slater or Stephanie Gilmore, Johanne Defay, Tyler Wright and appointments from October 4 on the hossegorien spot to enjoy to the max during and after the competition with DJ sets in open space, the Afterwork party or other signings! A crazy week is about to begin and she is waiting for you! So grab your boards and go!

 

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This year, many will have the chance to participate in the Quik Pro 2k16, for those not having that opportunity, the event is rebroadcast live on this link!

Agenda du #QUIKPRO 2016

Do not miss the activities that will take place during the #QuikPro France!
Mardi 4 octobre

Début de la “waiting period” Quiksilver Pro France

Mercredi 5 octobre

A partir de 17h00: séance de dédicaces avec les surfeurs du team, Magasin Quiksilver, Hossegor centre

A partir de 18h00: concert de “Jeru The Damaja”, DC Shoes shop, Hossegor

Jeudi 6 octobre

A partir de 19h00: Afterwork Party live music & DJ set @ Quiksilver Boardriders, Capbreton

Vendredi 7 octobre

A partie de 17h00: rencontre avec les shapers d’Euroglass, Boardriders Capbreton

21h00: diffusion du documentaire “Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau”, Place des Landais, Hossegor

Samedi 8 octobre

A partie de 17h00: rencontre avec les shapers d’Euroglass, Boardriders Capbreton

A partir de 19h00: Concert au Heads Beach Bar, plage des Bourdaines, Seignosse

Dimanche 10 octobre:

9h: #ROXYFITNESS Tour- événement 100% féminin YOGA, RUN, SUP, lac d’Hossegor

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