Quicksilver has renewed their commitment with the World Surf League, staying on as the Title Sponsor for the opening event of the men’s WSL Championship Tour, the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast.
The three-year deal which ends in 2021, will ensure the continuation of one of the Championship Tour’s most high-performance stops, as well as WSL’s strong relationship with Quiksilver.
For over 17 years, the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast has launched the WSL CT each season, welcoming the world’s best surfers to the famed break of Snapper Rocks and acting as a barometer for the World Title.
“Quiksilver is a truly iconic brand in surfing and we are thrilled that they are extending their sponsorship of the Gold Coast contest for the next three years,” WSL CEO, Sophie Goldschmidt said.
“Their continued commitment and support of the historic event at Snapper Rocks allows us to deliver a fantastic start to the season.
“We are very excited about the future of this event and to further strengthen our long-standing partnership with Quiksilver.”
This announcement solidifies a commitment from Quiksilver to this event for a continuous 20 year period.
Quiksilver Brand Manager, Garry Wall said: “As part of our 50th year anniversary in 2019 and the continued resurgence of our brand, we are excited to extend our long-term commitment to the Gold Coast event.
“Quiksilver was founded by creating the boardshort category so to provide a platform for the best surfers in the world to perform in such a globally iconic wave fits perfectly for our brand.
“We are excited to have six surfers representing our brand on the 2019 tour, representing six different nationalities.
“Quiksilver is committed to developing the board riding culture at all levels and partnering with the WSL at this elite level is key for the generations to come.”