[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
2.4L TLX A-Spec arrives at dealerships today
More.......................
American Honda Posts March Sales Increase as Balanced Sales of Cars and Trucks Propel Honda and Acur
More.......................
TOV Video: 2019 Acura RDX overview with Gary Robinson
More.......................
Hondata releases FlashPro for FK8 Civic Type R
More.......................
All-New 2019 Acura MDX A-Spec Variant Makes Surprise Debut at New York International Auto Show
More.......................
2019 Acura RDX Debuts in New York with Turbocharged, Torque Vectoring Powertrain and Onslaught of Pr
More.......................
Tune in for Live coverage of the 2019 Acura RDX at 12:15PM
More.......................
All-New 2019 Honda Insight Production Model Makes Global Debut at New York International Auto Show
More.......................
General Talk --> Re: Acura CDX Sports Hybrid
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Putting K20 iVTEC screamer in 10-gen Base Civic - is it legal ?
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Honda: Era of self-reliance is over...
Join Discussion......
Type R --> Re: One Dealer with Four “Used” CTRs 😡
Join Discussion......
Repair and Maintenance --> Re: Aussie Oil Change
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: New Civic (CTR) Impressions
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Robots to blame for Tesla's production issues
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Citing fuel-economy benefits, automakers push for 95 octane gas
Join Discussion......
Type R --> Re: New CTR Owner
Join Discussion......
Odyssey --> Re: Boy Crushed to Death by 2004 Odyssey Seat
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: China to drop foreign ownership restrictions for car factories
Join Discussion......
Type R --> Re: How Type R is Built in Swindon
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: Acclaimed 2018 Accords sit on the lot
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Buick Enspire EV concept
Join Discussion......
Videos --> Beyond the battery
Join Discussion......
Honda Element Aligns with U.S. Open of Surfing
 Date: July 25, 2003 15:10
 Submitted by:  Tuan
 Source: Honda Press Release
 Credibility Rating: N/A


Torrance, Calif. 07/23/2003 -- The Honda Element, an innovative new vehicle designed for outdoor enthusiasts and extreme sports action, will be the title sponsor of the world's largest professional surfing competition, the U.S. Open of Surfing, in Huntington Beach, California. The $175,000 "Honda Element U.S. Open of Surfing presented by O'Neill" anchors the third annual Philips Fusion event, held July 26 to August 3 at the Huntington Beach Pier.

The "Honda Element U.S. Open of Surfing" is North America's highest-rated qualifying event and the world's most heavily attended professional surfing contest, drawing 500 of the surfing world's top competitors from across the globe including Team O'Neill superstars Cory Lopez (Florida), Rochelle Ballard (Hawaii), Timmy Reyes (Huntington Beach) and Melanie Bartels (Hawaii).

"Honda is excited to be aligned with the U.S. Open of Surfing," said Tom Peyton, senior manager, Market Support for American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "The U.S. Open is one of the sports' premier events and it boasts an unparalleled history. It's the perfect fit for a vehicle designed by and for action sports enthusiasts."

The world-class field features former champions such as Andy Irons (Hawaii), Rob Machado (Cardiff), Shane Beschen (San Clemente), Sunny Garcia (Hawaii), C.J. Hobgood (Florida), Kelly Slater (Florida), Lisa Andersen (Florida) and Layne Beachley (Australia). Top women slated to compete include Julia Christian (Carlsbad), Holly Beck (Palos Verdes), Serena Brooke (Australia) and Sophia Mulanovich (Peru).

The Honda Element U.S. Open's six-star World Qualifying Series (WQS) offers competitors the largest point allocation of any mainland event and is by far the most critical stop on the 2003 Fosters Pro Surfing Tour.

The Honda Element U.S. Open of Surfing anchors Philips Fusion, America's original and largest oceanfront event of its kind. The $225,000 action sports, technology and music festival, sponsored by Philips Electronics, attracts more than 600 world-class athletes from across the globe and features surfing, skateboarding and BMX in innovative venues along with an interactive electronics festival area and live concerts.
Click Here to Submit Your Comments
Photo Gallery - Some other cars from 2019 NYIAS
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2019 Acura RDX Walk-around with LPL Steve Hansen
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: 2018 North American International Auto Show
Read Article....................
2018 Acura RLX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV First Drive: 2018 Honda Accord
Read Article....................
2018 Honda Accord Specifications and Features (FINAL)
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2017 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy