Apr 10, 2009

SriLankan Airlines Pro

Dhiraagu signs on as official partner premier WQS event

ASP 6-Star Prime Mens WQS event

Chaaya Island Dhonveli, Maldive Islands
8 - 14 June 2009

The Association of Surfing Professionals Australasia (ASP) and SriLankan Airlines are proud to announce that Dhiraagu, the number one telecom service provider in Maldives, has signed on as an official partner for the 2009 SriLankan Airlines Pro – Maldives.

“We are excited to once again partner with the premier telecom provider in the Maldives and the support provided by Dhiraagu is vital to the success of the SriLankan Airlines Pro – Maldives and ensures that people all around the world will be able to access up-to-date information and watch the event live,” said ASP Australasia Tour Manager Dane Jordan.

Dhiraagu will provide all International roaming capabilities for the event along with vital internet connections to allow daily press and the live video webcast to be broadcast to the world. “We are proud to be associated with such a magnificent sporting event and the live webcast showcases Dhiraagu’s advanced telecommunication networks” said Mr John Murray, Head of Marketing for Dhiraagu.

“Not only does this high quality live webcast highlight the great surf in the Maldives it also presents the magnificent tropical location to hundreds of thousands of people around the world and promotes our island paradise to the world.”

The SriLankan Airlines Pro is a 6 Star PRIME World Qualifying Series event and will run from 8th – 14th June, on Chaaya Island Dhonveli home to the world famous wave of Pasta Point.

The event will attract over 100 of the worlds best surfers including numerous former World Champions and current ASP World Junior Champion Kai Barger (HAW). Competitors will come from 5 different continents and over 15 different countries.

The 2009 SriLankan Airlines Pro is proudly sponsored by SriLankan Airlines, Maldives Tourism and Promotions, Atoll Travel, Dhiraagu, Atoll Adventures and ASP Australasia.

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