The SWATCH GIRLS PRO FRANCE ran another marathon day at Les Bourdaines, Seignosse, France. With the day before's blustery windswell building and cleaning up into lined-up 3ft (head high) peaks, the top seeds entered proceedings as Round 4 kicked off early this morning. Suitably impressed with the standard of manoeuvres, the judges were handing out excellent (8-10 point) scores like hot croissants as the likes of Sage Erickson, Leila Hurst, Canelle Bulard, Alessa Quizon and Courtney Conlogue all put together excellent rides in the early heats. "We were all super stoked when we got down here early and saw it had picked up and was glassy," admitted Sage. "I got lucky early and some good ones came to me, my board felt really good. It feels awesome to start off strong like that." The American was full value for her combined heat total of 18.40 (out of 20), the highest of the event so far. Swatch Proteam rider Courtney Conlogue was also typically impressive in the morn-ing's predominant lefthanders, fitting in some vicious combinations of backside snaps to see herself through. "When I saw the first set this morning as I was coming dow the beach I was kinda amping," said the current ASP World no 2. "I found my rhythm out there in the lefts and just had fun."
The SWATCH GIRLS PRO FRANCE got underway on the very first day of the waiting period at Les Bourdaines, Seignosse. A 2ft (chest high) mix of overnight windswell and a distance pulse of Atlantic groundswell offered select scoring opportunities for surfers in the early rounds, but despite the technically challenging conditions, high scores were laid down by a stand-out trio of Hawaiian surfers. Leila Hurst, 18, earned an excellent 9.0 point ride on her way to a heat total of 17.25 (out of 20) i...
ASP Swatch Girls Pro 2012- France/Hossegor - Highlight Day 1 - English
4 June 2012
The SWATCH GIRLS PRO FRANCE at Les Bourdaines, Seignosse, France ended with excellent surfs from the girls and crowning Courtney Conlogue as the Champion of the event and Bianca Buitendag as 3 Pro Junior winner. The video wraps up the whole four day event and also shows footage of the preparation of the girls. This sums up the daily highlight clips, including the one from Day 3 -- the lay day - plus the signing session of the SWATCH Pro Team at the SWATCH store Hossegor and the BBQ Party in t...
ASP Swatch Girls Pro 2012- France/Hossegor - Overall Eventclip - English
14 June 2013
Coco Ho is a native Hawaiian and a descendant of surfing legends. Brought up in the best waves of the world, the 21-year-old pursues to live her dream by competing in the ASP Women's World Championship Tour with both confidence and style.
Coco Ho | 2013 Swatch Proteam
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5 June 2013
Welcome to the SWATCH GIRLS PRO FRANCE 2013 for one of the finest surf events of the year on August, 21st – 25rd 2013. The six-star rated ASP event of the best female surfers will take place in Seignosse Hossegor. The location is well-known for its beautiful coastline.
Swatch Girls Pro France 2013 – Teaser Clip
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4 May 2011
Kicking off the women's European star event schedule with a bang
The beaches of Hossegor and Seignosse hosted the first edition of the SWATCH GIRLS PRO FRANCE last year. Boasting the highest possible rating on the star-series circuit, the 6-star event was a key leg in the ASP (Association of Surfing Professionals) women's world championship tour.
Following its inaugural edition, the event is recognised as one of the standout stops on the international women's surf circuit.
Its second edition...
SWATCH GIRLS PRO France 2011 - Trailer
14 May 2012
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Swatch Girls Pro 2012 - France - Trailer
5 June 2012
On Friday was a lay day at the SWATCH GIRLS PRO FRANCE 2012... but what a lay day it was! Ne'er content to loll about lamenting the lack of surf, captains of swell times at event HQ put on an afternoon of rambunctious water-based fun involving outrigger canoes, paddleboards, aqua fitness, speed and agility. As a relatively rare all day offshore wind ruffled a miniscule groundswell's shimmering ultramarine crests, nine 4 (wo)man teams battled it out for supremacy around two offshore buoys. In...
ASP Swatch Girls Pro 2012- France/Hossegor - Highlight Day 3 - English
13 May 2010
Hossegor, France - Europe’s Mecca of surfing – hosts the Swatch Girls Pro 2010, a 6-star event of the ASP WQS Tour with the best female surfers in the world.The female elite is competing at one of the planet’s finest beach breaks from the 12th to the 16th of May 2010. The girls are going to rock the waves with unstoppable Girl Power and impress us with their skills on the boards and their beautiful looks!