It was ASC Women’s Champion Rina Kitazawa who has the distinction of breaking the only surfboard during the day competition. Nilbie Blancada from Siargao Philippines charged the overhead waves of Maldives  and showed her dominance during the contest.

Watch the women’s highlight courtesy of ASC.

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The Maldives Open 2104 is sponsored by the Tourism Ministry of the Maldives, the Adaaran Hudhuran Fushi Resort, Sri Lankan Airlines, Allied Insurance, Kudo Surf, Red Bull, MBC TV M, Print Lab, and Event Maldives. Sanctioned and supported by the Asian Surfing Championships and the Association of Professional Bodyboarders.

About the Asian Surfing Championships (ASC)

The Asian Surfing Championships was established in 2010 as the progression of the highly successful Indonesian Surfing Championships that began in Bali, Indonesia in 2004.  The mission of the ASC is to develop and progress the sport of surfing in Asia by assisting in the organizing and sanctioning of professional surfing events, which will help their growing surf communities and draw more attention to their areas for the progression of surfing locally, nationally, and throughout the Asian Region.