Silver Medal Winning Verizon Wireless Hawai'i Junior Surf Team Will Greet Fans, Sign Autographs

HONOLULU, HI — The Verizon Wireless Hawai'i Junior Surf Team will greet fans and sign autographs on Saturday, August 22 at the Pacific Guardian Tower Verizon Wireless store.

The 12-member Verizon Wireless Hawai'i Junior Surf Team claimed the silver medal at the International Surfing Association World Junior Surfing Championships — one of the most prestigious events in junior surfing — in Ecuador earlier this year. Also, 15-year-old team member Keanu Asing won an individual gold medal in the 16 and under division, and 13-year-old team member Alessa Quizon won an individual bronze medal in the 18 and under division.

A Verizon Wireless Hawai'i Junior Surf Team Back to School VIP prize pack will also be offered. It will include a Verizon Wireless HP Mini 1151 NR Netbook, a surfboard autographed by the Verizon Wireless Hawai'i Junior Surf Team, a Billabong backpack and a Verizon Wireless gift card. For a chance to win, text the word SURF to 41055 or go to  

The three-year sponsorship with Verizon Wireless delivers Hawai'i's top junior surfers a world class program of training, equipment, travel and competition.

WHAT:Verizon Wireless Hawai'i Junior Surf Team autograph signing

WHO:Members of the Verizon Wireless Hawai'i Junior Surf Team, including:

  • World Champion Keanu Asing

  • Bronze Medalist Alessa Quizon

WHEN:Saturday, August 22, Noon — 2 p.m.

WHERE:Pacific Guardian Tower Verizon Wireless store1440 Kapi'olani Blvd.Honolulu, HI 96814

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