On 16th Aug 2012 at Phuket Graceland Resort & Spa, Patong Beach, Phuket, Mr.Chaiwat Taepee -Secretary of Phuket, Mr.Chanchai Duangjit – Director of TAT (Phuket office), Mr. Surachai Mungthong – GM of Quicksilver Retail held a press conference for Thailand’s biggest international surfing competition “Quiksilver Open 2012”, to be held in Phuket from 12th – 15th Sep 2012.
This year’s event will be the fourth time the event has been held in Phuket and will see guests including 5 times World Women’s Surf Champion Stephanie Gilmore. It is estimated there will be more than 300 entrants from around the world joining the 2012 competition from countries including Australia, Hawaii, Taiwan, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Maldives, Thailand and the USA. It has been said that this year’s event will be better than any held in Phuket before.
Those who are in Phuket from 12th – 15th September and love surfing can watch the competition closely, from Patong Beach.
Along with the competition everyone will be able to joy a range of interesting activities such as a “Surf Clinic”, which will allow those interested to surfing techniques from a Quiksilver Pro, DC extreme sport Tour featuring BMXing and Skateboarding, Quiksilver, Roxy and DC fashion shows and Concerts from famous artists.
The “Quiksilver Open 2012” will be held with a concept of “Beach & Street Life Style”.