World Cup

This unfinished page contains text from either the 2003 or 2005 print version of Encyclopedia of Surfing. An updated version, with more photos, is coming soon.

Professional men's and women's surf contest held annually since 1975 on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii; the season-ending event on the men's world pro circuit from 1975 to 1982, and again in 1991; the women's season ender in 1977, 1980–82, 1991–93, and 2001. Kentucky Fried Chicken, sponsor for the men's division of the inaugural World Cup, pulled out just days before the event got under way, forc...

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