Who will be the world's ultimate wave rider this year? Find out during the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, a thrilling series of events that attracts the best surfers from all over the globe. This world-class competition takes place less than an hour from our Waikiki Beach hotel on the stunning coast of Oahu's North Shore. From November 12 to December 20 is your chance to witness the beauty of surfing in person as the pros catch massive waves as the big crowds cheer them on.
The three main events include:
• Reef Hawaiian Pro at Haleiwa Ali'i Beach Park
• O'Neill World Cup of Surfing at Sunset Beach
• Billabong Pipeline Masters at the Banzai Pipeline
As the center of the surfing world, the North Shore of Oahu is a must-see for any visitor to Hawaii. Gigantic waves crash along the surf as brave surfers paddle out to show off their moves. The swells here can easily reach over 30 feet during this time of year! But before you head out, just make sure to follow a few helpful tips so you can get the most out of your visit to the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Bring plenty of sunscreen, a towel or beach chair, binoculars (it really adds to the experience) and a camera to capture the surfing action. Arrive early to get a good parking spot and beat the crowds. And most importantly, have fun and enjoy the beauty of this surfing paradise.