SPORTNET TAKES OFF WITH SURFSPOT.COM PROVIDING NEW ONLINE PLATFORM FOR SURFERS Los Angeles, CA – November 1, 2007:, a property of Sportnet, launches today bringing expansive surf coverage to a growing online community of core enthusiasts and causal fans across the globe. along with,, and make up the current roster of destination portals under the Sportnet umbrella.  As part of the launch celebration, will be the exclusive webcast producer and host of the 2007 Van’s Triple Crown, the biggest and most prestigious series of surf contests in the world.  The Vans Triple Crown consists of the Reef Hawaii Open (November 12 – 24, Haleiwa, HI), the O’Neill World Cup (November 25 – December 6, Sunset Beach, HI), and the Billabong Pipeline Masters (December 8 – 20, Bonzai Pipeline, HI). features video-based content, an interactive travel guide, live event webcasts, and a user community for surfers, by surfers.  Users can watch videos ranging from a bio-diesel road trip through Baja, an exclusive interview with acclaimed artist Art Brewer, to an expression session with Jordy Smith and Brett Simpson in Tahiti.   Additionally provides users with region by region travel guides with instant access to information on every surf spot in a desired location, first-hand editorial and review of surf trips, related photos and videos, and user generated ratings.’s extensive list of community tools allows users to interact by sharing individual pieces of lifestyle content with the rest of the surfing community. Wave forecasting and live wave cams will be incorporated into in 2008. ABOUT SPORTNETSportnet, the internet’s most comprehensive sports network, combines the talents of a world-class marketing & sales agency and powerful distribution to offer cutting-edge editorial, live event webcasts and a robust community experience.  Partners include leagues, sanctioning bodies, schools, TV networks and individual athletes.  Sportnet is owned and operated by Wasserman Media Group.