LARGE SWELL FOR THE ARICA CHILEAN CHALLENGE
- ROUND 1 TRIALS ON FOR 7:00am START AT ARICA
- WATCH THE WORLD’S BEST BODYBOARDER’S TAKE ON THE ONE OF THE WORLD’S DEADLIEST WAVES LIVE APBTOUR.COM/LIVE
Location: Ex Isla Alcaran, Arica, Chile
Event Window: July 1 – 10 2016
Conditions: 4-8 foot (2-3 metres)
For immediate release:
The first day of competition at the Arica Chilean Challenge, stop number 4 of 8, 2016 APB World Championship Tour will commence with trials Round 1 called on for a 7:00am start in solid 4-8 foot waves at Flopo’s Arica.
APB Chief Executive Alex Leon, World Champions Alexandra Rinder and Jared Houston appeared at the event launch with the Mayor of Arica and the consulate officials to launch the event window for 2016 with event promoter Christian Peralta.
“I am so glad to be back in Arica for the ACC 2016 edition and by looks of the forecast it is going to be a great show once again. The wave “Flopo’s” is one of the most consistent and heavy waves in the world and im sure the level of competition will be raised once again.” Said Jared Houston (2015 Champion)
ACC (Arica Chilean Challenge) event sponsors Erizos Surf Brand, Municipalidad de Arica, Universidad de Tarapaca and many other co-sponsors were present to support the annual event in the north of Chile.
This year we will see the Men, Women and for the first time at Arica, the Pro Junior (under 18) World Tour Championship. The event will commence on July 1 – 10 and run every day from 7am – 2pm.
The APB Arica Chilean Challenge will be webcast live on apbtour.com/live