2011 SURFER POLL AWARDS TO AIR LIVE DEC. 6 TO MORE THAN 2.5 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS
View Online at www.surferpoll.com or on Time Warner Cable Hawaii and SoCal
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2011) — The 41st annual SURFER Poll Awards will air live online at www.surferpoll.com and on Time Warner Cable television throughout Southern California and Hawaii this Tuesday, Dec. 6, beginning at 7 p.m. HST (9 p.m. PST). The 2011 awards show, which will crown the world’s favorite 10 men and 5 women surfers, will take place at the Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii during the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Awards will also be presented for top video parts, movie of the year, and many other special awards for those who have made an impact in the world of professional surfing this year and years past.
With an intimate gathering of professional athletes and industry insiders, the annual awards show offers a unique glimpse into the fascinating and often raucous world of surfing and surfing’s elite. This year offers even more opportunities for fans to get a front row ticket to the exclusive event either online or in front of the television. Log on to www.surferpoll.com at 7 p.m. HST (9 p.m. PST) to view the show in its entirety including red carpet arrivals, peeks behind-the-scenes and one-on-one interviews. Or, Time Warner Cable subscribers in Hawaii and Southern California can get the live feed directly into their homes from 7 p.m. HST (9 p.m. PST) to 11 p.m. HST (1 a.m. PST). Channel listings are as follows:
- Los Angeles area – Ch. 101 (SD)
- San Diego area – Ch. 411 (SD)
- Hawaii (all islands) – Ch. 250 (SD) and Ch. 1250 (HD)
A rebroadcast will be available to Desert Cities subscribers on channel 111, Sunday, Dec. 11.
Fans can also “like” SURFER Magazine on Facebook and follow on Twitter (#surferpoll) for live behind-the-scenes insight during the show.
Special thanks to these brands for their support: Verizon Wireless, Skullcandy, Pacifico, Turtle Bay, Red Bull, Kru Vodka, Peligroso Tequila and New Era.
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