Wanning to host XSories Jalenboo Surf and Skate Competition
The XSories Jalenboo Surf and Skate Competition, the first of its kind ever in Hainan, will be held at the Riyue Bay in Wanning City on May 4th and 5th, 2013. Over 70 competitors from Hainan and beyond are expected to attend the surf competition.
The surfing portion of the event will be a long board competition, with separate divisions for men, women, and those who are under 16. The skateboard portion of the competition will be held on the club’s 1.2m mini-ramp, as well as on a variety of street skating modules, with separate divisions for men and under 16s.
There will be prize money of 19,000 rmb ($3,000 USD).
Founded in October of 2011, the Riyue Bay Surf Club is located in Wanning City, surrounded by mountains and the South China Sea. With an area of 2,000 square meters, it is the largest surf club in China, and the second largest in the world.
Wanning City has fully embraced surfing as one of its main attractions as the city has successfully hosted the International Surfing Festival for three consecutive years.