LOWER TRESTLES, San Clemente, California (Thursday, September 1, 2022) - In one week's time, the holding period for the Rip Curl WSL Finals will open to determine the 2022 World Champions in a winner-take-all, one-day finale at Lower Trestles in San Clemente, California. The event waiting period opens on September 8, and holds a competition window through September 16, 2022. With a promising forecast on the horizon, it is possible the event could run within the opening days of the competition window.
Predict Who Will Win With Hydro Flask Fantasy Pick 'Em The new Hydro Flask Fantasy Pick ‘Em game allows fans everywhere to be part of the action by picking who they predict will win every matchup in the Rip Curl WSL Finals and ultimately the World Title. Fans can make their picks up until the start of Match 1 at this link Fantasy.worldsurfleague.com.
Walk of Champions Installation Opens September 5 Starting on September 5, 2022, fans can visit the "Walk of Champions'' installation on the San Clemente Pier, which celebrates the men and women who have elevated the sport of surfing over the past five decades. The Walk of Champions will be showcased until September 16.
Thank You To the 2022 Rip Curl WSL Finals Partners During the event, visitors can find exclusive offerings from their favorite surf inspired brand and discover new ones. Carefully curated by the World Surf League, each event partner brings fans a separate unique experience, all while coming together to celebrate the best in surfing.
The Rip Curl WSL Finals is proudly supported by Rip Curl, Oakley, Turtle Bay, Sambazon, 805 Beer, Flying Embers, and Tequila Eterno Verano, who are hosting a variety of activities for fans to enjoy.
Title Partner, Rip Curl, encourages fans to come down to the event site where they will be able to shop the official event merchandise at the Rip Curl retail store and learn more about how to participate in Rip Curl's "Recycle Your Wetsuit" program. Offsite, Rip Curl will be hosting various activities such as a team signing, a movie premiere and an art show. Visit ripcurl.com for more information on these events.
Oakley, the Official Eyewear of the WSL, will be providing athlete transportation as well as a fan activation at the event. They are excited to support their successful team riders, many of which have secured a spot at the Rip Curl WSL Finals.
Turtle Bay, an Official Resort of the WSL, will be elevating VIP lounge experiences during the event.
Sambazon, the Official Acai of North America, will be selling premium acai bowls in multiple locations within the event site, both on and off the beach. Sambazon encourages beach goers to stop by and enjoy the delicious powers of Acai.
805, Official Craft Beer of North America, will be serving their light, refreshing ale originally created for the laid back California lifestyle, on and off the beach in the San Clemente area during Rip Curl WSL Finals. 805 will be poured for fans to enjoy in the designated VIP lounge onsite during Finals Day. Offsite, 805 will be poured at the official party and numerous events affiliated with Rip Curl WSL Finals.
Flying Embers, the Official Hard Kombucha of the WSL, will be offering handcrafted hard kombuchas and cocktail innovations brewed with plant-based, organic ingredients to WSL fans in the VIP lounge for a lighter and brighter happy hour experience. Flying Embers will also be served at many offsite events hosted during Rip Curl WSL Finals, including all official WSL off site parties.
Tequila Eterno Verano, an ode to the sun, sea and joy of living, will be pouring their full-range of ultra-premium tequilas made for adventurous souls, at events throughout the Rip Curl WSL Finals window. To learn more, visit eternoverano.com.
*Alcoholic beverages for ages 21+ to be enjoyed responsibly.
Watch LIVE The event window for the Rip Curl WSL Finals opens on September 8 and holds a competition window through September 16, 2022. The event will be broadcast LIVE on WorldSurfLeague.com, WSL's YouTube channel, and the free WSL app. Check local listings for coverage from the WSL's broadcast partners.
COVID-19 Updates The health and safety of our athletes, staff, and the local community are of the utmost importance and the WSL has been working closely with local authorities to put a robust set of procedures in place to keep everyone safe.
The Rip Curl WSL Finals is proudly supported by Rip Curl, Oakley, Turtle Bay, Sambazon, 805 Beer, Flying Embers, and Tequila Eterno Verano.
For more information, please visit WorldSurfLeague.com.