Surf’s up for the ladies! Billabong proudly presents the 8th annual Queen of the Peak in Tofino, one of the Island’s biggest surfing events and competitions for women athletes across the globe. The founders, Surf Sister and Shelter Restaurant, created this event to celebrate and honour the amazing surfing talent you can expect to find on Vancouver Island. Almost all categories for competing in Queen of the Peak are full despite the opening occurring on September 4. They are:
Almost all categories for competing in Queen of the Peak are full despite the opening occurring on September 4. Competitors are arriving not only from Canada but also from Washington, Oregon, California, Norway, and New Zealand. The three main categories are:
- Short board
- Long board
- Princess of the Peak (for athletes age 16 and under)
Those competing have the chance to win up to $10,000 in cash as well as other great prizes!
Fun accompanying events will be open to the public for the next three days as the competition takes place, such as Zumba, Yoga, dance parties, and even movie premieres. All funds raised during this event will go to support the Tofino Hospital Foundation.
To find out more about Queen of the Peak or to register for the competition before time runs out, please visit the official website. You can also watch the competition in real time via the website’s live stream!
Event Name: Queen of the Peak
Date: Friday, September 29 to Sunday, October 1, 2017
Location: Chesterman Beach/Cox Bay (will vary depending on wave conditions), Tofino
Contact: Surf Sister
Official website: https://www.queenofthepeak.com/
Featured image credit: Queenofthepeak.com.