Gran Canaria welcomes Gran Canaria Surf Bodyboard Contest, official test the European Tour Bodyboarding 2018 to be held in the town of San Andrés on the coast of Arucas. From November 16 to 18, Molokai Beach will host the third round of the international scoring calendar for the European bodyboard circuit.
A competition that organizes the Surf Surf Club and that promotes the Cabildo of Gran Canaria through the Insular Institute of sports, which fits this test into your program Great Sports Events of Gran Canaria, part of the Gran Canaria project, European Sports Island. It is also worth mentioning the collaboration of the City Council of Arucas through its Department of Sports that has made
possible to have a test of maximo international level in aruquenses waters.
The Gran Canaria Surf Bodyboard Contest will be one of the four confirmed tests of the calendar of European Tour Bodyboard 2018. Next to the APB World Tour, this is the most prestigious circuit of those that compete internationally in the bodyboard modality and where the best riders of the continent will meet. With all this, Arucas will become the world epicenter of bodyboard with the assistance of the most outstanding athletes of this sport today.
The grancanaria test it will be developed in men and junior modalities, with € 5,000 in prizes and will have the highest score in the men's category, 1100 points and 1000 points for juniors. After the first two tests of the tour, held in Portugal and France, the circuit disembarks in Spain with the dispute of the test of the Gran Canaria Surf Bodyboard Contest which premieres on this tour from the hands of the veteran and renowned Wave Surf Club. A sporting event of the highest international level, which in turn is endorsed by the Spanish Surfing Federation and the Canarian Surfing Federation.
One of the great attractions of the Gran Canaria Surf Bodyboard Contest is to be able to proclaim in the Beach of Molokai, in San Andrés, the European champion of Bodyboard 2018. The first two tests of the calendar are disputed by the Canarian riders Kevin Orihuela and the current junior world champion, Armide Soliveres, arrive with clear options to win the continental twist. The rider of the Gran Canaria capital, Kevin Orihuela, leads the ranking with 1610 points, supported by the great victory achieved in the first round of the tour held in the Costa de Caparica, in Portugal, which places him as the maximum contender for the European crown. Armide Soliveres, the most outstanding Canarian rider during this season, has conquered this season the European individual title in the national team championship played in Santa Cruz, Portugal, and is currently the new junior world champion of the APB World Tour 2018. Soliveres reaches this test of Arucas with clear options to culminate its great year with another international title. Undoubtedly, both local riders will be the seeds to beat next to the hospitalizations that command the top 10 of the tour, Miguel Ferreira, Maxime Castillo or Ethan Capdeville, among others.
The coast of Arucas will host the best riders in Europe with three intense days of the best bodyboard where again the Canarian bugueros have another chance to re-demonstrate the great level they treasure.