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Event #3 of American Pro Surfing Series Presented by Chiquita, to Crown Series Champions on Dec. 15

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
American Pro Surfing Series
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
EVENT #3 OF AMERICAN PRO SURFING SERIES PRESENTED BY CHIQUITA TO CROWN SERIES CHAMPIONS AT HUNTINGTON BEACH ON DEC. 15

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Dec. 12, 2012 – With contestable conditions forecast by Solspot.com, the third and final event of the 2012 American Pro Surfing Seriespresented by Chiquita (APSS) will hit the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier this Saturday, December 15. The trifecta series kicked off with event #1 at the end of April, event #2 in September and the final event this weekend, which will solidify the series champion.

Chris Waring
APSS in Huntington Beach, CA.

Created by industry veteran Scott Waring, the homegrown surf series offers an opportunity for domestic surfers to compete locally. A tempting prize purse and local bragging rights have drawn a bevy of the country’s most esteemed local surfers.

Going into the final event, Torrey Meister and Erica Hosseini lead the APSS rankings. However, the men’s race is still wide open with Meister unable to compete in event #3.

Confirmed men include: Chris Ward (2nd in series), Chris Waring (3rd in series), Kilian Garland (9th in series), Nate Yeomans, Michael Dunphy and Surfing America wildcard Kanoa Igarashi.

For the women, Erica Hosseini (1st in series), Meah Collins (2nd in series), Kaleigh Gilchrist (4th in series), Lisa Anderson (7th in series), and Surfing America wildcard Samantha Lamarind are confirmed.

The contest format is four-man heats with 50 percent elimination, starting with 32 men and 16 women.

Follow the APSS live action webcast online at AmericanProSurfingSeries.com. For all the latest news and information follow on Twitter and Facebook as well.

Special thanks to American Pro Surfing Series sponsors: Chiquita, Honda, Solspot, Matunas, Zico, Sierra Nevada, J7 Surfboards, Pura Vida Tequila, Aladdin Surf Mag, Dizm Eyewear, Taco Surf, Banzai Bowls, Printech, Sandy’s Beach Grill, OrangeCounty.com and Ghetto Juice Magazine.

ABOUT CHIQUITA
Chiquita’s history is a story of unique and positive transformation. From our founding by Captain Lorenzo Dow Baker in 1870 to the addition of the Fresh Express brand in 2005, Chiquita’s dedicated employees have transformed the company into one of the leading socially and environmentally responsible produce companies in the industry. Although Chiquita’s history includes storied moments in its past, the company now proudly focuses on extending labor rights, protecting our environment and investing in the communities in which we live and work. Our Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Opportunity and Responsibility serve as the basis of our business performance and guide our everyday activities.

Special thanks to American Pro Surfing Series sponsors: Chiquita, Honda, Solspot, Matunas, Zico, Sierra Nevada, J7 Surfboards, Pura Vida Tequila, Aladdin Surf Mag, Dizm Eyewear, Taco Surf, Banzai Bowls, Printech, Sandy’s Beach Grill, OrangeCounty.com.

ABOUT CHIQUITA
Chiquita’s history is a story of unique and positive transformation. From our founding by Captain Lorenzo Dow Baker in 1870 to the addition of the Fresh Express brand in 2005, Chiquita’s dedicated employees have transformed the company into one of the leading socially and environmentally responsible produce companies in the industry. Although Chiquita’s history includes storied moments in its past, the company now proudly focuses on extending labor rights, protecting our environment and investing in the communities in which we live and work. Our Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Opportunity and Responsibility serve as the basis of our business performance and guide our everyday activities.

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Media Contacts:

Scott Waring
P: 532-884-0662
waring.carvingwater@gmail.com
Matt Mattoon
P: 949-280-5041
mattoon22@hotmail.com