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We're counting down the days until the 7th Annual Monsoon Mayhem International Surf Challenge starts up at Desaru Beach in the Johor province of Malaysia, just short drive across the border from Singapore.
Scheduled to kick off this coming Friday morning January 4th, the fun and festive annual surf and skate event will no doubt be the action sports highlight of the year....as always.
With a positive swell forecast on the horizon for the surfers, and the downhill slalom course all warmed up for the skaters, Desaru is ready and waiting for the crowds to come pouring in from various areas of Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Maldives, Thailand, Taiwan, and other SEA countries and enjoy the white sand beach, camaraderie, sportsmanship, or just party away the weekend.
Plus, there is scheduled to be a showing of Sean Gilhooley's latest surf flick INDO the Movie on Saturday night along with other entertainment...so don't miss out!
Check out scenes from last year's Monsoon Mayhem 2012 at:
Photos: From last year's Monsoon Mayhem
Monsoon Mayhem 2013 is organized by Bigfoot Industries, JOHO and Boomslang, sanctioned by the Asian Surfing Championships with official event partners Tourism Malaysia, Tourism Johor, Pejabat Memeterian Pelancongan Negeri Johor, Kejora, sponsored by UNKL347, Fatimah Mohsin The Wedding Gallery, and Light Connections and is supported by the Surfing Association of Singapore, Johor Surfing Association, and MRB.
The official accommodation for the event is the Pulai Desaru Beach Resort and Spa, check them out at http://www.pulaidesarubeach-johor.com
Nazir “Ajill” Salleh
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About Bigfoot Industries
Bigfoot Industries was founded in 2006 by enthusiasts of extreme sports such as skateboarding, surfing and dirt biking. The company focuses on promoting the future development of board riding sports in Singapore, Malaysia, and throughout Asia. Bigfoot Industries holds a number of events in the board riding categories yearly and sponsors diverse individual athletes in various disciplines. See more at www.bigfoot-industries.com
About the Asian Surfing Championships
The Asian Surfing Championships began in 2011 with the mission of growing the sport of surfing in South East Asia from the grassroots level by assisting each country in organizing professional surfing events that will develop the skills of their surfers in healthy competition as well as to draw attention to their area for the progression of surfing locally, nationally, and throughout the SEA area.
Organized surfing competitions have historically been the best medium for the development of surfers and for the sport of surfing, where learning how to compete fairly and to being disciplined in training and competition are key skills needed not only for surfing but also for life.
The ASC works with the local, national and multinational event sponsors and organizers to maximize the results of these competitive surfing events towards accomplishing the goals of sharing the sport of surfing and bringing positive economic, social, and environmental benefits to the people in these South East Asian countries. See more at http://www.asiansurfingtour.com