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Shonan Open on Standby

Kugenuma Beach Shonan, Fujisawa, Kanagawa (Friday, July 18th, 2014)

2014 ASP Japan Tour Event, Mens 3 Star event" MURASAKI SHONAN OPEN 2014"went into day 5 this morning at Kugenuma Beach, Fujisawa, Kanagawa.

The conditions at Kugenuma Beach this morning were 1 to 2 ft. conditions with cloudy weather.

Event organizers opt to put the event on hold at first call this morning.

However after monitoring the conditions all morning,with 3 more days on the waiting period,event organizers took the option to call action off for a lay day.

First call tomorrow is 7AM.

The event boasts a long waiting period of 8 days to put the athletes in action only on the best conditions on offer.

Event venue Kugenuma Kaigan in Fujisawa, Kanagawa is located in the center of the Shonan area where the area is famed nation wide as a fine resort area centered with the famous Enoshima Island.

Last year 2013 Shonan Open attracted over 30,000 fans to the event as the largest surf event in Japan and this year again to be held in the long weekend including the National Holiday, this year the event is expected to attract even more fans for the 2014 edition along with the conjunction events. The beaches opened nation wide on July 1st and means the summer season is here. Don't miss all the fun at the event.

The 3 Star events start the waiting period July 14th. Monday and on Saturday, July 19th the JPBA event by the finest body boarders will on stand by as a conjunction event.

The official status will be indicated via internet. Stay tuned to the topics or High Light the Day in the center of the ASP Japan web page! http://www.aspjapantour.com/ as well as the ASP Japan Official Twitter Pages.

2014 ASP Japan Tour QS Series 3 Star event "MURASAKI SHONAN OPEN will be held from July 14th, Monday to July 21st, Monday at Matsunami Kosaten Chikado Mae in Kugenuma Kaigan.

"MURASAKI SHONAN OPEN"2014 edition boasts status with US$55,000- prize money on offer makes it the largest surfing event in Japan and attracts 120 of the finest surfers domestic as well as worldwide to the event.

For further information as well as "Morning Show" daily on MURASAKI SHONAN OPEN Refer to official web page:

http://www.aspjapantourlive.com/2014/shonan/index-gb.php

MURASAKI SHONAN OPEN 2014 is proudly supported by the following sponsors:

MURASAKI SPORTS ・PUMA JAPAN ・MORINAGA ・KNOCK OUT MONKEY ・RedBull ・Yoshinoya

・MALIBU ・GoPro ・G-SHOCK ・Namidenstsu ・ASAHI SOF DRINKS

Billabong EMU EASTPAK FCS Hurley LAKAI NINJA O'NEILL OP Penny REEF RUSTY RVCA SATORISAN SKECHERS Shaunee Skullcandy VOLCOM

■For further info contact ASP Japan Branch: 2-16-2 1F Kugenuma Kaigan Fujisawa Kanagawa JAPAN 2510037 Tel:0466-30-2888 FAX: 0466-30-2889 Email:office@aspjapantour.com

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