Rip Curl Signs Three-Year Partnership With WSL For CT Finals
Fletch just told me.
Instagram posts from Mick Fanning, Gabriel Medina, and Tyler Wright from the past few days have hinted that Rip Curl will be hosting the WSL finals at Trestles. In years past, the Trestles event was usually hosted by Hurley.
Today, the WSL announced a deal locking in Rip Curl as the host for the CT finals over the next three years. According to the WSL:
The inaugural Rip Curl WSL Finals will take place in San Clemente, Calif. at Lower Trestles. At the conclusion of the regular season, the top five men and top five women on the CT rankings will head to Orange County for this one-day, winner-take-all shot at the World Title.
“We are thrilled to announce the Rip Curl WSL Finals,” said Cherie Cohen, WSL Chief Revenue Officer. “Throughout a long tenure as core promoter of professional surfing, Rip Curl has consistently delivered innovation and kept its edge. It makes sense that we would partner to make history and launch the new format to crown a men’s and women’s World Champion. We look forward to building a successful franchise together over the next three years.”
Gabe’s caption still has us wondering. Why would it be insane? What isn’t he telling us? Did Fletch teach everyone how to copy and paste properly? Hopefully, he tells us soon.
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