Fuerteventura, Paradise of Surfing


On the 31st of july 2016, the PWA (Professional Windsurfing Association) world cup will be held in Sotavento, Fuerteventura. The island Fuerteventura is the perfect island for windsurfing and water sports in general. This is why it is already the 31st time that the PWA world cup will take place in Fuerteventura.

The Professional Windsurfing Association is since 1996 the official international organization being responsible for the world championships of windsurfing in all kinds of disciplines.

The disciplines that will be ridden in this competition are: Men Slalom, Men Freestyle and Women Freestyle.
Besides the PWA windsurfing world cup there will also be the VKWC (Virgin Kitesurf World Championships). This will start from the second of august.

If you do not just want to see the championship, but also want to try surfing yourself, Fuerteventura is probably one of the best places to be able to learn all kinds of surfing (wind-, kite-, and wavesurfing).

The championship will be held in three different periods (depending on the weather, the dates can change slightly):
22.07.2016 - 27.07.2016 PWA Windsurfing Freestyle Grand Slam
28.07.2016 - 01.08.2016 PWA Windsurfing Slalom Grand Slam
02.08.2016 - 06.08.2016 Kiteboarding Freestyle Grand Slam

The island Fuerteventura is not only well known for its sportive character but also because of its beautiful surroundings and its paradisal beaches, many people say it is a real paradise. Sights such as the Parque Natural de Corralejo are very famous.

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