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HAWAII Magazine spectator guide to the 2010 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing

Alana Blanchard at 2009 Women's Hawaiian Pro. Photo: Vans Triple Crown of Surfing/Cestari, ASP

Haleiwa Alii Beach

Reef Hawaiian Pro
(men’s event)
Nov. 12-23

Cholo’s Women’s Hawaiian Pro
(women’s event)
Nov. 12-23

• Location: Haleiwa Alii Beach Park, 66 Haleiwa Road, at the end of Haleiwa town

• Known by surfers for:
        - Powerful rip currents—strong channels of water that pull surfers away from their desired take off point.

        - The “Toilet Bowl”—a shallow reef patch where surfers often get caught inside waves as they break onto the reef. All surfers must navigate it at the start and at the end of their ride.

• Beach access: Easy. Right alongside the park.

• Bathrooms? Yes

• Parking? There’s an actual parking lot at Haleiwa Alii Beach Park, but parking will be first come, first serve. Parking will also be allowed in selected areas outside the beach park.

• Video highlights from the 2009 Reef Hawaiian Pro:

• Video highlights from the 2009 Vans Women's Hawaiian Pro:

• Reef Hawaiian Pro defending champion: Joel Centeio (Oahu, Hawaii)

• Vans Hawaiian Pro defending champion:
Alana Blanchard (Kauai, Hawaii)

• Reef Hawaiian Pro total prizes:

• Cholo’s Women’s Hawaiian Pro total prizes: $35,000

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