World Surf League (WSL)

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Administrative organization for the world’s premier professional surf tour; renamed the World Surf League (WSL) in 2015, the group had been called the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) since 1982. In October 2012, the ASP’s media rights and tour management were acquired—for literally nothing as the pro tour was in financial disarray—by a mysterious group known as ZoSea. Little was known ...

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