The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) International announces the acquisition of the global Big Wave World Tour (BWWT), with arrangements for support in 2013 and formal sanctioning commencing in 2014.
'We are very pleased to have finalized the deal between the ASP and the Big Wave World Tour,' Paul Speaker, ASP CEO, said. 'The competitors on the BWWT are some of the fiercest and most-respected watermen on the planet and we are eager about the opportunity to take their tour to the next level. This arrangement also allows the world’s best surfers on the ASP World Championship Tour (WCT) to compete in big-wave events moving forward. 2014 will be an exciting year on all fronts.'