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The 6 Star international ASP rated Hunter Ports Women’s Classic is the second stop on the Australasian leg of the ASP Women’s World’s Tour to be held at Merewether Beach from 18-24th February, 2013. In its second year the Hunter Ports Women’s Classic will offer US$40,000 prize money.
A large Newcastle crowd was excited by the outstanding performance of the Hunter Ports World’s Classic 2012 champion Sally Fitzgibbons. It is keenly anticipated that world’s best professional women surfers will again compete in Newcastle for the 2013 Hunter Ports Women’s Classic title.
The Surfest Women’s event is rich in history with legendary female surfers such as Pam Burridge, Wendy Botha, Freida Zamba and the 2012 ASP Women’s World Champion, Stephanie Gilmore as past winners.
The Hunter Ports Corporation have once again assured that the best Women’s surfers will be in Newcastle in 2013. The Hunter Sports Group CEO Troy Palmer said, “It was great to see the best of the best surfing in Newcastle. We are once again excited to support the Hunter Ports Women’s Classic that showcases Newcastle by bringing some of the world;s best women surfers to take on our local talent.’
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About the 2013 Surfest Newcastle Australia
The 2013 Surfest Newcastle Australia features the Burton Toyota Pro (Men’s ASP 6-Star) and the Hunter Ports Women’s Classic (Women’s ASP 6-Star), along with eight supporting events. The event is made possible with the support of Burton Toyota, the Hunter Sports Sports Group, Newcastle City Council and the NSW Government through Destination NSW. Surfest Newcastle Australia is conducted over 12 days from February 13-24 at Merewether beach, a recognised Australian National Surfing Reserve. Merewether is home to festival patron and Australia’s most accomplished men’s world professional surfing champion, four-time world champion Mark Richards (1979-82) and presents the winner a trophy in his likeness. 2013 marks the festival’s 28th year and with over 800 national and international competitors, Surfest Newcastle Australia is the largest festival of surfing in the southern hemisphere. Get up-to-the minute updates, photos and interviews, as well as the program of events at surfest.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.