ASP iPhone application: you still need to go surfing in real life

ASP International iPhone application, ASPtogo, is now available for download online, putting the world’s best surfing in your pocket wherever you may roam.

The ASPtogo application gives the user live scores, heat results, photos, videos and connects to LIVE video feeds of the world’s best surfers going off in the world’s best waves.

One download will give the user access to all ASP events, from the ASP World Tour through the ASP Pro Junior events, allowing one to follow their favorite surfers at every level of the sport.


Ramon Taliani: a tasty victory in front of 1500 fans

The Italian-Costa Rican resident of Malpais in Punteranas, Ramón Taliani prevailed Sunday at the premier date of the Circuito Nacional de Surf DayStar in Playa Westfalia in Limon, beating in the finals the Jaco residents Luis Vindas and Jair Pérez, not to mention Tamarindo’s Luis Castro. In front of Hotel del Pilón, close to 1,500 people watched the finals and semi-finals from 11 a.m., with waves of at least a meter in size.

It was sunny in Limon and the atmosphere was great, adding tremendous support for the last heats, as Castro mounted a lead for the first 10 minutes, while Taliana lacked a better wave only scoring 8.00 points in the first minutes. He eventually added two better waves—rights with strong maneuvers initiated on the routes. Vindas and Pérez had bad luck in each of their decisions, lacking the ability to find waves. Castro put in some of the highest combinations, but Taliani ultimately obtained the highest points in the race surfing 14.67 in the finals.


Todos Santos Big Wave Event: the word «big» is well applied

Since the Mavericks Surf Contest went off in epic conditions on February 13th, 2010, the Todos Santos Big Wave Event is the last remaining event of the Big Wave World Tour this season.

Californian surfer Greg Long still holds the lead of the Big Wave World Tour Ranking with two wins this season in Peru and Hawaii. Carlos Burle’s 5th place at 25 foot plus Mavericks puts him in striking distance of the first ever Big Wave World Champion Title. Mavericks’ winner Chris Bertish added valuable points to his BWWT tally, now 900 points behind the leader he is still capable of taking up the crown!

Set to unfold on the next big swell (waves exceeding 30 foot faces) the Todos Santos Big Wave Event is designed to be the grand finale of the Big Wave World Tour.