The 2008 British Longboard Union (BLU) Series Final, in conjunction with Oxbow, will take place from 26th -27th September 2008. The UK's best longboarders will be donning their wetsuits and waxing their boards for two exciting stages of action...
Friday 26th September - Pre-Qualifier The final pre-qualifier will be open to seniors, masters, juniors and ladies, who will compete in their respective divisions. The top ten seniors from the Open division, and top five from the Masters, Juniors and Ladies divisions, will then qualify for Saturday’s final.
Saturday 27th September – The BLU Final The final will consist of sixteen competitors in the Open division and eight each in the Masters’, Juniors’ and Ladies divisions. Finalists will be comprised of a number of qualifiers from Friday 26th September and other qualifiers from previous BLU rounds.
The BLU series tests surfer’s capabilities across different beaches, at four different times of year, to find the Oxbow BLU Champion. Through this challenge, the BLU series has been a focal point in national longboard surfing since 1996. This year will be no exception with the event’s 12th anniversary and an increase in prize money, this year’s title is set to be the most hotly-contested yet.
Entry forms can be downloaded from the Oxbow website from today!