by Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - The Association of Surfing Professionals (A.S.P) has revealed it will return to Rio next year for the Brazilian leg of the World Tour, taking over from Santa Catarina where it has been held for the last eight years. With huge prize money to be made available, the A.S.P. is set to make it the biggest event in the tour's history.

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