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|Sunny Garcia inducted into the Surfing Walk of Fame|
|Thursday, 12 August 2010 19:24|
Sponsor Me's own, Six time Triple Crown Winner and 2000 ASP WCT World Champion, Sunny Garcia, has been inducted into the Surfing Walk of Fame.
Born on the Westside of Oahu in 1970, Sunny was raised in Waianae and is the all-time winner of the Van's Triple Crown of Surfing winning the event six times. Sunny was also the 2000 ASP World Champion of surfing. Sunny still holds the record for most WQS event wins at 22. He also has an impressive 9 ASP World Championship Tour victories.
Sunny began surfing at the young age of seven and won the boys' division in the 1984 United States Surfing Championships. At 16 Sunny turned pro, and at the age of 17, he was already the 17th ranked pro-surfer in the world. Sunny is regarded as one of the sport's great power surfers, and excels in tube-riding at places like Pipeline in Hawaii, one of the surf break sites of his many Vans Triple Crown victories.
Outside of surfing Sunny achieved stardom by starring in the WB's "North Shore." Sunny Garcia is currently ranked 67 in the ASP World Rankings and has recently signed with Sponsor Me. He will be a judge in the upcoming Sponsor Me signature series and will mentor some of the athletes.
"I am honored to be part of such a tremendous group of surfers," said Sunny Garcia.
Chris Carmichael the founder of Sponsor Me said, "We are proud to have Sunny as a part of the Sponsor Me team to help mentor the up and coming action sports athletes. He is a truly an icon in the surfing industry."
Sponsor Me is a digital Multi Media Company with its roots in action sports. Sponsor Me is creating contest opportunities for rising athletes in action sports like surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, motocross and others. The contests are supported by live webcasts via the Sponsor Me site and delivered to mobile devices. Sponsor Me competitions will be held regionally, judged by the pros, and the winners will go on to compete on a national level where fans will have the opportunity to vote online and via SMS.
For more information please visit www.sponsorme.tv