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The Royal Rumble of the 2011-2012 European VQS tour went down last weekend in Hossegor. Good waves, heavy rain, chair smashing, the beach of Culs nus has seen it all!
The contest gathered all the surfers that qualified over the 2011-2012 Volcom Qualifying Series in Europe; they came from North Ireland, Canary Islands, France, UK, Spain, Portugal and even Norway to battle for the VQS title, hunt for tubes, get a shot at the 5000€ prize money and some spots and trips to the World VQS champs in Newport Beach, California.
Here is photo report of what went down during those two days of Volcomania!
Million thanks to the surfers, families who made the journey to Hossegor, to the staff and our friends and VQS support that helped us organize this contest and stoke the kids.
HOSSEGOR SURF CLUB
HOSSEGOR CITY COUNCIL
Here are the official Results :
1- Leonardo Fioraventi (Italy) 500€, Qualification to the World VQS Championships
2- Aldric God (France), Qualification to the World VQS Championships
3- Charly Termeau (France)
4- Luis Diaz (Canary)
1- Maud Lecar (France) 500€, Qualification and trip to the World VQS Championships
2- Josephine Costes (France)
3- Johanne Panzini (France)
4- Yoli Rodriguez Aneiros (Spain)
1- Ignacio Gonzales (Euskadi) 800€, Qualification and trip to the World VQS Championships
2- Harry Timson (UK) 400€, Qualification to the World VQS Championships
3- Guillaume Cassaigne (France) 300€
4- Andy Crière (France) 200€
1- Gony Zubizarreta (Spain) 1000€, Qualification and trip to the World VQS Championships
2- Pierre-Valentin Laborde (France) 600€, Qualification to the World VQS Championships
3- Thomas Lafonta (France) 400€
4- Dan Billon (France) 300€
ELECTRIC Volt Thrower
Gony Zubizarreta 500€