The Red Bull Nightshift presents aerial surfing

January 5, 2011 | Surfing

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Eight top surfers prepare for the Red Bull Nightshift, in Cape Town, South Africa. The concept is simple and thrilling: a night surfing session with tow-assist from jet skis.

Local star Jordy Smith will be joined by Craig Anderson, Damien Fahrenfort, Ricky Basnett, Travis Logie, Rudy Palmboom, Warwick Wright and Royden Bryson. The 2010 ASP World Tour runner-up will try to shine in his home country, in front of hundreds of spectators.

In the Red Bull Nightshift surfers will be towed behind the jet skis into waves and projected into the sky for high performance aerial moves. Prepare for super contemporary surfing with highly motivated new school surfers.

Add an extra factor: the event will take place after sunset, under floodlights, at 7pm. Light winds and a good swell are expected. "I'm super excited to be going down to Cape Town for Red Bull Nightshift," said Durban's Travis Logie.

Jordy Smith is ready for this unique battle. "I'm stoked to be holding this event with Red Bull. Now that the World Tour is over for the year we're just going to be having some good times in Cape Town and cutting loose on the waves of Camps Bay with the help of some jet skis", he said.

The stage is set. The floodlights are heating up at Camps Bay and the crowd is going ballistic.

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