Vans: Triple Crown of Surfing

 Nov 18, 2009 - Apps, Design/Development

Platforms: iOS iTouch/iPhone
Release Date: Nov 2009

Experience the pinnacle of big wave competitive surfing on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, through the first ever action sports event app brought to you by Vans.

Now in its 27th year, the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing presented by Rockstar Energy Drink is the world’s premier series of professional, big wave surfing events. Follow top-ranked pros like Kelly Slater, Andy Irons, Mick Fanning. Joel Parkinson, Fred Patacchia, Jeremy Flores, Adriano de Souza, Dane Reynolds, Jordy Smith and many others as they vie for the coveted Vans Triple Crown of Surfing title and valuable ASP world title points.

Delivering live contest webcasts, dynamic, real-time scoring and video-on-demand among its many features, the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing app is the first available for an Association of Surfing Professionals event and marks the first live mobile webcast application for any action sports event.

Services Summary:
Black Sun worked with client and ASP to design and develop the first live streaming action sports app. The app supported live feeds and scores, and on-demand content such as news, results, photos and video over the 20 days of the Triple Crown event.