World Qualifying Series (WQS)

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Minor league feeder tour for the ASP's World Championship Tour (WCT), created in 1992 [Keith Malloy: "It's like playing ping-pong to qualify for a tennis tournament"] The ASP had experienced moderate, if halting expansion in its first decade of existence, and with more than 60 ASP-sanctioned contests held worldwide each year, and thousands of aspiring WCT surfers, the group introduced the WQS as...

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