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 2013
The US Open
of Surfing begins Saturday, July 20, 2013 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, July 28.
The world’s best surfers are expected to compete, and include big name
surfing legend Kelly Slater, Dane Reynolds, and defending 2012 champion Julian
Wilson in the Men’s event, and current ASP Women’s World #1 Tyler Wright, local
favorite Courtney Conlogue, and defending 2012 champion Lakey Peterson in the
Women’s event. The Pro Junior semi-finals
and finals take place a day earlier on Saturday, July 27. The event is sponsored by Vans, and the
Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), and includes weeklong skateboarding
and BMX championships in the nearby skate bowl and a huge festival on the beach. All events are free and open to the public.
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 fast!
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