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The Nixon Surf Challenge 2015 Heads To China

The Nixon Surf Challenge 2015 Heads To China

The 2015 edition of the Nixon Surf Challenge, in association with Monster Energy, Reef and Lomography, is scheduled to go down on Hainan Island in the South China Sea from May 26-31.


Following last year's spectacular effort on Russia's Kamchatka peninsula, the Nixon Surf Challenge once again picks out new ground as this one-of-a-kind mobile surf event soon heads to the continent of Asia for the first time - and more specifically to the smallest and southernmost province of the People's Republic of China: the tropical island of Hainan.  Dubbed the ‘Hawaii of the East' for its comparable climate and latitude, the island is a relatively unknown albeit not entirely undiscovered surf destination. The jewel in China's unheralded surf scene is arguably Hainan's Riyue Bay, an exposed point break that has played host to a handful of low-key surf contests in recent years thanks to its consistent and uncrowded waves.


Making the most of its mobile format, a crew of European surfers will explore the Wanning region, as well as lesser known spots over five days thanks in large part to the invaluable insider knowledge of a few key local contacts. Find out more about the invited riders list and follow the adventure with daily feeds on or by following @nixon_europe.


To celebrate this year's event, we are proud to present a 100-piece Limited Edition Supertide watch, only available on our European online store here and also in our Paris and London stores.


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Full rules here.