Day Of The Giants

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Join us for New Zealand’s biggest surf boat and Iron event on the West Coast.

Come and see the surf boat athletes, all competing to be the “Day of the Giants” champions, and watch whilst the Ironmen and Ironwomen athletes race against their each other in Piha’s huge surf at Piha Beach.

Surf Boats Day of Giants competition – 10.30am to 1pm

Ironman and Ironwoman Invitationals – 2pm to 4.30pm

Piha SLSC will be open for snacks and refreshments. Please note, no parking is available in the car park opposite Piha SLSC. Please park over at the domain near the Bowling Club.

Kindly sponsored by Trillian Trust, Burger Fuel, Marin Construction and Barfoot & Thompson

 

BIG WAVE CLASSIC SURF BOAT INFORMATION:

Event entries for the Surf Boat event is completed via SLSNZ EnterNow system via your club.

Entries close on 8th February, 10am.

Entry cost: $100 per crew and will be invoiced by Piha SLSC

 

INVITATIONAL IRONMAN/WOMAN EVENT INFORMATION:

Off the back of the Surf Boat spectacular “Piha Day of Giants” Piha will now be running an Invite only Ironman race designed to further the big day. This race will be the first west coast Ironman event science 1998. It is designed to be a thrilling day of big wave racing and an opportunity for some of New Zealand’s greatest athletes to prove their skills on the west coast. The invite list will consist of 14 males and 14 females that will compete in separate races on the day. There are considerable cash prizes on the day, down to 5th place.

The event will be televised and has been designed to be spectator friendly, providing up close and personal racing, especially through the transitions. The course is designed to expose athletes to the surf and the crowd as much as possible (this will depend on the conditions, on the day). A course map is attached for your information.

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from athletes, so if you could please circulate to your athletes that would be greatly appreciated.

Athletes will need to follow the link and fill in the google form.

https://forms.gle/7L2mA7Q9UL4EV6nB9