- 24 March 2010 | Bodyboarding
One of the most prestigious wave in the world, Puerto Escondido, in México will receive for the first time a professional bodyboarding competition. The Zicatela pro will take place from July 28th to August 6th with a 10 day waiting period.
A total of $20.000 will be distributed being $10.000 for the men, $5.000 for the women and $5.000 for the Drop Knee.
The competition will distribute 1500 points of the IBA Latin America tour and will be an IBA international special event. IBA is looking forward to have this event as part of its international tour.
“Definitely Puerto Escondido is a wave that has everything to do with our sport. We hope that next year we can have it as part of the International tour.” Said Chico Garritano Head judge of IBA.
Mike Stewart and Guilherme Tamega, all world champions, have already confirmed their participation.
Source: IBA World Tour