BALLITO, Kwadukuza - The Mr Price Pro Ballito is a global surfing event and for those who cant make it to the beach to watch the world’s best surfers action, you can catch all the action live via the webcast online at www.mrpricepro.com from July 5 – 11.
As soon as the first heat of Round 1 hits the surf for the main event, web viewers will be transported directly to the waves of Ballito where they will be able to watch every heat through live video and audio streaming, between 8am and 5pm everyday of this exhilarating event.
With two cameras on the beach, a wide-angle lens camera on the tower focusing on the surfing action, a roving camera to catch interviews and on the beach happenings as well as water camera angles to capture some great close-up footage, viewers in ‘webland’ can be sure they wont miss a moment’s action.
For those viewers tuning in from around the world who because of the differing time zones may miss the live broadcast, the entire day’s highlights package will be played repeatedly on the site in the evenings until the next heats start in the morning.
Besides live wave by wave score updates and results of previous heats, the 2010 Mr Price Pro Ballito website boasts world-class imagery, comprehensive surfer profiles, funky wallpapers and screensavers, not to mention interesting articles and interviews.
Wavescape, South Africa’s premier surfing portals brings you daily surf reports from their Ocean Watch link, while former ASP World Tour competitor Greg Emslie will give you all the scoop and inside track to surfing news weekly at home and abroad featured in his blog.
Links to social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook as well as RSS feeds are also a feature on the site, making sure that surfing fans are kept up to date.
Last year the Mr Price Pro website recorded in excess of 200 000 unique visitors with 8 million page hits. Californian Tanner Gudauskas’s win saw the USA record the most number of unique visitors followed by South Africa and France.
So if you can’t make it down to the beach don’t worry because www.mrpricepro.com has you covered.