Six surf stars named for the Surfing Champions Trophy 2013

August 1, 2013 | Surfing
Taylor Knox: power surfer

Taylor Knox, Layne Beachley, Tom Carroll, Damien Hardman, Tom Curren and Pedro Henrique will battle for the Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2013, at Kuda Huraa.

Running for the third successive year, Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2013 will pit six world champions in a US$25,000 showdown across three surfboard divisions: single-fin, twin-fin and triple-fin.

"It's a chance to put my surfing to the test against my peers and, possibly, win some kudos and money!", says Tom Carroll, winners of the notorious Pipe Masters in 1987, 1990 and 1991.

Taylor Knox, winner of the first K2 Big-Wave Challenge with a 52-foot mega wave at Todos Santos, has notched up an impressive 19 years on the ASP World Tour. He will be hitting the Maldives' walls, too.

"No doubt this will be a Four Seasons experience of a lifetime. The Maldives is somewhere I have always wanted to visit", Knox revealed.

Returning to Kuda Huraa for the second time, Layne Beachley is one of Australia's most influential surfers. Beachley, who turned pro at the tender age of 16, is the only woman to win seven ASP World Tour titles.

"The resort, the incredible food and the friendly staff make Kuda Huraa one of our favourite holiday destinations", Beachley tells.

The Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy 2013 is running from August 26th to September 2nd. Damien Hardman will be defending the 2012 title.

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