Thursday, June 11, 2009

On A Mission's Mitch Surman gets Oxbow wild card entry

Sunshine Coast surfer, Mitch Surman powers along as a wild card entry into the Oxbow World Longboard Tour 2009 to be held at the exotic location, in the Maldives. Surman recently took out the double at the Reef2beach Longboard classic, winning the junior and Open Classic with some radical maneuvers.

When asked about his wild card entry Surman says “I was pretty stoked about getting a wild card into the world titles, as it’s a lifetime opportunity –I’m only eighteen so it will be a big confidence booster to surf against the world’s best” Ross McInnes, from ON A MISSION says “Surman deserves it; he is a stylish surfer with huge potential. We wish him the best in the Maldives”

The Oxbow world tour commences October 26 in the Maldives with a new format that will bring together 32 qualified Longboarders including two wild cards.

About ON A MISSION: ON A MISSION was founded by surfers for surfers. Legends such as the Malloy brothers, Benji Weatherly, Ross Williams and Taylor Knox, together with a new breed of ON A MISSION recruits including Aussies Bede Durbidge, Mitch Coleborn, Jay Davies, Dru Adler and Josh Dowthwaite are all influencing the design process to ensure optimal rider performance.

ON A MISSION are the pioneers of the modern day traction pad and they continue to design and develop superior traction using lighter and thinner EVA to provide every surfer with maximum underfoot grip and board control.


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