Are you the one who is impressed by surfing? If yes, you are on the right track to know about the various surfing competitions across the world. As we know that surfing is a unique art which is the act of riding on waves, either with the help of a surfboard or without it. The wave rider is generally known as a surfer. Nowadays in most of surfing games the surfer riding a wave standing up on a surfboard has become a common style.
The start point of surfing could be traced to Polynesia, where the surfers had been riding waves for many many years. Captain Cook was the first person to document the surfing activities in his ship’s log, which happened in late 1700s. This sport has now become a royal sport in Hawaii and rose to international prominence somewhere in the early 1900s.
Now let us have a look at the surfing competitions conducted across the globe.
Famous locations where the surfing competitions are held:
Every year the surfing competitions are conducted in various countries around the world. Let us see some of the famous locations where surfing championships are followed.
Surfing in Australia:
Surfing is always high is Australia, in which the waves are joined along three coastlines. Even the surfing sports reach their peak high between February and April every year, That is when Australia conducts the world qualifying series. The Default headquarters for professional surfing during the Drug Aware Pro would be Margaret river. There are various events upcoming regarding the surfing. We will look into the forthcoming events which are planned in Australia,
- “Tradies Surfmasters 2014” is planned from 01/11/2014 – 02/11/2014
- “Original Source Australian Boardriders Battle – CENTRAL REGION” is planned from 08/11/2014 – 08/11/2014
- “Subway Summer Surf Series – CRONULLA” is planned between 07/03/2015 – 08/03/2015
Surfing competitions in United States Of America:
USA is also one of the famous locations for surfing competitions. Usually in USA there will be one week surfing competition hosted annually during the summer season in Huntington beach – California, which would be called as US open surfing. Typically the US Open of Surfing is held in late July or sometimes in early August. The aspiring particiupants should plan accordingly for their accommodation as the hotels are reserved in advance every year.
Let’s have a look at some of the upcoming events in USA
- Calvary Chapel Surfing Association (CCSA), surfing competition planned on 18th October 2014.
- The Fourth Annual Senior Surf Invitational scheduled on 25th October 2014.
Surfing Championships in Europe:
Europe is also a renowned location for surfing competitions, where various championships are hosted with regards to surfing. Booking the facilities well in advance would be a smart choice considering the rush that acomes in for the competition. The forthcoming events in surfing are
- Morocco Bodyboard Pro2014 scheduled between 10th October 2014 – 12th October 2014
- Mulletfish surf series planned on 19th October 2014 – 20th October 2014 in Hossegor, France
Surfing competitions are growing more in numbers across the world and are today not just limited to the USA, Europe and Australia. One of the most interesting sports to watch and also to participate in is certainly surfing.