Each season, the top 5 men and 3 women from this region automatically qualify for the Challenger Series. The WQS (Women’s Qualifying Series) is set to happen in South Africa, becoming a staple for women’s outdoor sports.
As it continues to push women’s surfing further each year, the WQS Surf Series in South Africa provides an opportunity to help surfers qualify in the only all-women’s QS in South Africa.
Watch these female athletes compete to assure a spot in the World Championship in the African country, on Nautical Channel.
South Africa has some of the best and most consistent surf breaks in the world but the qualifying series, for years, lacked events there. This year competitive surfing is back in South Africa and the season returned with a bang, with five QS Events ranging from 1 star, to 3 star, before culminating at the 6 star Ballito Pro. WQS Surf Series: South Africa, is a wrap up program of these events which have been major influencers in the qualification tour rankings. The ultimate goal is qualifying for the prestigious World Championship Tour.
This year the world's best surfers head down South for the African leg of the world qualifying series. Last year saw Mikey February qualify for the prestigious world tour thanks to his excellent results on the African series, who will the series boost this time? WQS Surf Series 2018 will bring you up to date with all the events that took place in Africa this year.