The World Surf League’s 2021 Championship Tour will commence in Maui Hawaii and for a 12th consecutive year, all the action will be available on Fox Sports, where viewers can watch on Foxtel and stream on Kayo.
“After a year without Championship Tour competition the WSL is excited to finally be on the eve of the 2021 season and we welcome our continued support of the Foxtel Group,” said WSL Asia Pacific general manager Andrew Stark. “It’s been a long and successful partnership between WSL and Fox Sports, and we can’t wait to continue it in 2021. This year is set to be one of the most exciting in the sports history and it will be seen by more Australian’s than ever through our broadcast partners.”
All stops of the elite Championship Tour (including recap shows) along with the Challenger Series, WSL owned Qualifying Series events and the World Junior Championship will be broadcast on Fox Sports in 2021.
“We have been showcasing Live surfing on Fox Sports since 2009 and highlights packages for even longer, so we’re excited to be continuing what has been a long and successful relationship as we follow the journeys of Australia’s best surfers on the world stage,” said Fox Sports director of acquisitions and sports partnerships, Rebecca McCloy.
“Showcasing the WSL only strengthens our sports offering for Foxtel and Kayo subscribers where Surfing sits alongside the best sporting codes in both Australia and from around the globe.”
The 2021 WSL Championship Tour will commence this Saturday, December 5 with the opening day of the Maui Pro presented by Roxy and continue next week with the opening event of the men’s Championship Tour, The Billabong Pipe Masters presented by Hydro Flask with both events being broadcast live on Foxtel and Kayo.