NEWPORT CHANNEL INN is the perfect base for your vacation adventure. The glistening waters of Newport Harbor, the Balboa Fun Zone, Catalina Island ferry, harbor cruises, boat rentals, Balboa Island, bicycling, kayaking, sport fishing, whale watching, golf, world-class dining, entertainment and shopping, and our famous sandy beaches are but a few of Newport Beach's many offerings!
US Open of Surfing 2012
The US Open
of Surfing begins Saturday, July 28, 2012 and qualifying rounds continue all
week, with the semi-finals and finals of the Pro Men’s event and Pro Women’s
event taking place on Sunday, August 5, 2012.
The world’s best surfers are expected to compete, and include big name
surfing legends Kelly Slater, Julian Wilson, and 2-time champion Brett Simpson in
the Men’s event, and current World Champion Carissa Moore and five-time World
Champ Stephanie Gilmore in the Women’s event.
The Pro Junior semi-finals and finals take place a day earlier on
Saturday, August 4, 2012. The event is
sponsored by Nike, Hurley, and Converse, and includes a weeklong skateboarding
championship in the nearby skate bowl and huge festival on the beach.
This premier surfing
competition takes place next to the Huntington Beach Pier, just down the street
from the Newport Channel Inn. Stadium
seating has been constructed on the beach for the event and thousands of
spectators are expected to attend.
Overnight stays should be booked ASAP as availability is disappearing
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