Qingdao: watch out for Chinese kitesurfers... | Photo: Bridget Coila

Water sports are growing in China and local enthusiasts are watching the first professional competitions in the territory.

China's National Kitesurfing Championships are being held in Qingdao, a major city in eastern Shandong province.

There are 40 sailors competing in a five-day event. The Chinese kitesurfers will battle for a 1000 metre speed race challenge.

Surfing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will take place in the ocean, not in a wave pool. The waiting period runs from July 24 to August 9.

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It's almost finals' day at Playa Llacolén. The 2018 Antofagasta Bodyboard Festival (ABF) continues in La Cupula, one of the finest boogie waves in Chile.

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Nic Rapa and Sean Silveira have taken out the second event of the 2018 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour (PWT), held at Lake Allatoona's Dallas Landing Park, in Acworth, Georgia.

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