If you are one of those people that tought New York does not have any waves to surf on, then you are wrong. Long Beach New York will be the home of the Quiksilver Pro New York which is the first professional world tour surf competition in the East Coast.
See the world’s best surfers, in the world’s greatest city, competing for the biggest prize purse in surfing history — $1 million dollars.
Labor Day Weekend Appearances by Quiksilver, Roxy and DC Athletes, including Tony Hawk, Kelly Slater, Dane Reynolds, Omar Hassan, Christian Hosoi, Danny Way, Travis Pastrana, Andrè Villa, Nate Adams, Robbie Maddison, Rob Dyrdek, Stephanie Gilmore, Travis Rice, Torah Bright, Lisa Andersen and Sally Fitzgibbons
From September 1-15th the Quicksilver event will feature live music, Skateboarding, BMX demos, Fashion Shows, Art Exhibits and much more…
Some of the bands performing:
The Flaming Lips
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Matt & Kim
Saves The Day
The English Beat
(Long Beach, New York, is a city on Long Island’s south shore, just east of JFK and a 50 minute train from Manhattan’s Penn Station.)