HAIFA, Israel – The Focus(tm) Backdoor Pro was held in Bat-Galim Haifa, Israel on Feb 27, 2010. It was a great event with some fierce competitors who turned out to participate even in some stormy conditions and 3-4 ft waves. The storm didn't prevent the surfers from giving their best to entertain the crowd of hundreds who stopped by during the day to see the event.
Seniors: 1. Yossi Peretz | 2. Dror Stolero | 3. Shimon Peretz | 4. Offer Mano Men: 1. Sharon Adi | 2. Kfir Eluz Buky | 3. Yaniv Gogo | 4. Yaniv Balanga Youth: 1.Slimoi Ben-Amo | 2. Kfir Eluz Buky | 3. Ron Mamam | 4. Eran Write Under 14: 1. Tal Blitzky | 2. Ron Malca (Team Focus) | 3. Ohad Stolero | 4. Roei Cohen
Special note: All the under 14 winners are from Dror Stolero Surfing School. Winners of the Men and Juniors received Focus (tm) surfboards. Special thanks to the additional sponsors Billabong, Hurley and also Ofer Mano, who organized the competition. The event was held in memory of surfers Ofer Zehavi, Alon Shimony and Guy Tzoref.
About Focus Surfboards
WHO: Focus(tm) Surfboards is a Hawaii-based, premium-quality Stand-Up Paddleboard and surfboard company. Offering one of the largest and most advanced ranges of Stand-Up Paddleboards, surfboards and accessories, Focus(tm) products are suitable for all levels of experience and activity. We keep things simple with boards categorized as cruisers, intermediate, kids, performance and race boards. Focus (tm) is dedicated to the essence of ocean and nature awareness, surfing and paddleboarding for all types of riders.
WHY: Life-long wave riding and surfing passion inspired the beginning of Focus(tm) Surf Boards. With over 25 yrs of surfing experience each, business partners Jacob Benzvi, Nitzan Benhaim and Tal Meirovitch have been part of surfing culture for well-over half their lives. Their combined passion proppled the company to develop the Focus(tm) surf & stand-up paddlesboards range of exclusive board shapes and designs. From its initial start as a great idea to now, an international wave riding presence, Focus Surfboards is a brand created by wave riders for wave riders.
HOW: The approach is simple. Focus Surfboards sells quality boards at retailers around the world. Look out for the new Focus(tm) Store, located in Osaka, Japan, opening in May 2010. Focus designs and shapes boards to their exclusive specifications reaching the surfing market with a small, dedicated team of sales reps, and retailers.
Focus Surfboards is distributed in Hawaii, Mainland USA, Japan, Israel and soon to be fully operating in Europe. www.focus-surfboards.com For more information, please contact Stephanie Morris at [email protected] or call (t) 818-759-4726