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Surfing Championships:

Keen contests expected

A keen contest will be witnessed at the 2009 Champion of Champion Surf contest which commenced at Arugambay on (Wednesday) with 42 surfers fighting it out to become the ultimate champion including some of UKs professional surfers, International stars and local Sri Lankan surfers.

In view of the Championship Surf Contest organized by the Ministry of Tourism the tourists resorts Arugambay and Ulle are a hive of activity with full of tourists and almost all the tourist hotels are full with surfers and their fans.

A large number of Foreign Surf competitors along with Sri Lankans were seen in action preparing for the competition until Tuesday in the sea of Arugambay and large number of spectators were present to witness this pleasant competition.

According to the Program Co-Ordinator of the Tourism Ministry M.I.M. Ibrhim Sri Lankan competitors numbering 26 participated in the competition out of which 16 are selected to face foreigners.

Sri Lankan competitors came from Hikkaduwa, Bentota, Galle, Negombo and other places. There would be some interesting moments from today onwards as world famous surfers from United Kingdom too will be vying for honours.

The finals are to be worked out on July 4 with the participation of UKs Professional surfers and International Stars where a large number of foreigners and surfers and their fans are expected to witness this interesting event.

 

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