- 28 October 2009 | Bodyboarding
Pierre-Louis Costes (VS) is a well-known presence in the modality panorama and the first international name confirmed at the fourth edition of Sumol Nazaré Special Edition.
The French athlete will be present at this championship for the second time and he got the second place in the last edition.
With only 19 years old, PLC has already the world ranking eighth and fourth places in the world ranking, in 2007 and 2008, respectively.
Nowadays, he is in the sixth position.
The athlete has also seven national titles in France and a European one and will confront Praia do Norte with the 15 names already confirmed and four still to know.
The twentieth athlete, voted by the community, will be known at Sumol Nazaré official presentation, at November 7th, at Nazare’s Municipal Library, 15h00.
The list of the twenty athletes will be known at this official presentation, which counts with the attendance of some athletes.
The formula couldn’t be more unique and special: twenty of the best national and international BB athletes are convoked to confront the famous waves of Praia do Norte, which is considered the queen wave in Nazaré and one of the most respected in the whole world.
The unique size and force of these famous waves, which easily go to six meters high, is the visit card of a competition.
The waiting period is between November 10-29th.
SOURCE: IBA World Tour