Búzios: remember to end your ride before the rocks

Búzios confirmed as the first WWT Grand Slam.

Brazil will host from May 5th to 9th the Búzios Bodyboarding 2010. The event will distribute $50.000 dollars being $30.000 for men and $20.000 for women.

The competition will be the first Grand Slam of the year for the Women World Tour giving out 1500 points. With a $30.000 prize money and 1100 points for the men on the world tour ranking the competition stand as the most important non grand slam of the 2010 tour.

The City of Búzios is located 180km from Rio de Janeiro and is one the prettiest cities of Brazil. With excellent waves, and a very intense cultural/nightlife the city offers a variety of options that satisfies all tastes.

The riders already can book their accommodation at the Tangarás Hotel. It’s located only 300 meters from the competition and has the best rates of the City. Competitors will pay around $57 on the double room, with air condition and breakfast.

Some countries need a VISA to come to Brazil. So be aware and double check before booking your flight. In the next days the official website will be online bringing all the information regarding the competition.