How Much Does It Cost To Do The Challenger Series? - Stab Mag
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This year’s Challenger Series will consist of 8 events featuring 96 men and 64 women (at most stops). We’d estimate that at least half of those surfers don’t have proper sponsorship money flowing in to help them chase the dream. Here's Connor O'Leary, qualifying without a sticker on his nose last year. Note: He now rides for Hurley. Photo:

How Much Does It Cost To Do The Challenger Series?

A bleak financial outlook for CS competitors.

Words by Lachy McDonald
Reading Time: 5 minutes

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