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Indonesia Tourism is ready to host the 2019 World Surfing Tournament

The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism in partnership with World Surf League as well as a number of localities owning paradises, is planning to host 11 world-class surfing competitions in Indonesia in 2019. 

Indonesia has many natural conditions that are suitable for organizing the World Surfing Tournament

Indonesian media quoted the head of Indonesia’s maritime tourism promotion agency, Dwisuryo Indroyono Soewilo, said surfing competitions will be held at many beaches that Indonesian tourists want to explore, with hope. making the island nation become the world’s leading destination to show surfing sport.

The 2019 World Surfing Tournament is organized for both male and female athletes to compete

Indonesian tourism is proud to own hundreds of beaches that meet the conditions of surfing experience, of which about 30 places are highly appreciated by athletes and professionals. So, the 2019 World Surfing Tournament will choose 11 beaches to become the venue for top surfers, ”said Soewilo.

The event is scheduled to take place from April to December 2019

“The best way to become a world-class surfing destination is to organize a year-round Surfing Competition. The event is not only a new attraction for Indonesian tourism, it helps increase the revenue for the people. as well as international exchanges quickly, “said Dwisuryo Indroyono Soewilo said.

Bali, the famous tourist island in Indonesia, continues to host the World Surfing Tournament

Yuniarta Putra, who is in charge of Bali island tourism, said he felt the attraction of tourist sports events such as the approaching 2019 World Surfing Tournament.

“The hotels from Gianyar to Klungkung were fully booked right away. It is interesting to know that surfing participants brought family, teammates and fans from everywhere,” he said. Putra answered the interview.

The development history of surfing (Part 2)

From 1920 to 1929, the game moved from Waikiki surfing capital to California (USA) and Australia to Africa with an estimated number of 2,500 people. In the summer of 1928, at the Corona Del Mar (Newport) Pacific Surfing Championship, everyone was stunned by the Wisconsin Blake Tom Blake and the cigar-shaped hollow board 4.5kg lighter than the standard. Comfortable acrobatics in the air and on the waves. The hollow veneer was popular in the early 1930s.

And Blake wrote the book Hawaiian Surfboard in 1935, which was the first book about surfing and he was the first person to take a picture of surfing from the water. In 1939, thanks to the advanced bulk-building technique, a series of surfing clubs were born on the West Coast.

World War II occurred that the shoreline of the steel wire was no longer surfing, especially in the US to attack Japanese submarines. In 1950, two California stores called Hobie Surfboards (Dana Point) and Jack ONeill Surf (San Francisco, USA) invented a water-resistant jacket. In the same year, surfing spread to Brazil, Peru, France, England, etc.

In 1964, surfing associations in countries held the first world surfing competition in Sydney (Australia). In 1970, outside Hawaii, people moved to Indonesia, a 1,700 island country with beautiful waves, and made it the world’s top surfing place.

In 1981, surfboard improved from shortboard to field. Brazil became the leading country in high surfing and made it spread to Mozambique, New Guinea, SriLanka, Pakistan, Oman, Antarctica, Russia, etc.

There are currently more than 1,000 surfing schools across the planet and 5 million surfers and the 2007 figure is 7.5 million. The annual surfing industry has earned $ 4.5 billion for racing countries.

Accompanied by magazines, books, television, surf museums in turn. Surfing has been a fun, sexy, advanced, affordable activity when surfing the body and mind is completely liberated.

The development history of surfing (Part 1)

Surfing is a favorite activity at beaches of many thrilling travelers

For those who do not know, or do not dare to surf, sitting watching the waves rushing to the shore is a fascinating experience. The beauty, power and shape of the waves are not the same. It depends on wind power, seismic action, and time. But wherever it is, ocean waves also bring a very special feeling about the power of mother nature since “the power and beauty of the waves is one of the most glamorous, captivating things on the planet.”

Currently, in the best summer beach games still surfing sport, players stand on a wooden plate or light and wide composite material gliding over the first silver waves.

For a long time, the familiar surfing spots are concentrated in the United States, on the island of Hawaii or in Australia around the world’s largest coral barrier, in South Africa around the Cape of Good Hope, etc.

The history of surfing

In his story, writer Jack London (USA) called surfing the king of natural pleasures on the earth. In 1908, the world began its first surfing club, the Canoe Outrige club of Waikiki (USA).

In 1912, at the Stockholm Olympics (Sweden), Duke Kahanomoku swimmer attracted thousands of Australian audiences, opening for surfing in the frantic Australian coasts later. The board is handcrafted, weighs about 29.5 kg and is cut from wood, vanilla water fillings. People stand up straight on the shore, relax their muscles, then jump to the top of the board or lift their hind legs to slide the waves over the approaching waves.

Surfing – the sport of adventurous people

Surfing is a very popular sport in European countries. Let’s check out two most popular types of surfing in the article below!

Surfing is one of the forms of surfing that does not use any assistive equipment other than a surfboard. On the board about 2 meters long, the player stretches out to the sea and paddle with his own hands. Arriving at the big wave to roll ashore, the player stands up and uses the skills to control the board to surf on the wave.

Surfboard with paddles

Compared to surfing, surfing with paddles is somewhat simple and easier to play. A new player can master the paddle board after only a few hours of practice. Thanks to the paddles participants can travel longer distances and play on many different water surfaces such as the bay and the calm lake, even crossing the falls.

Surfboard with a paddle is considered as the origin of modern surfing, now comes back with a new look. Although quite similar to rowing boats, inflatable boats and kayaks, surfboards have lighter paddles and are more expensive.

Windsurfing

With this sport, players use boards with a sail attached to the force of the wind to surf the surface. To be able to master the sail, forcing the player to have time to practice. When you are not used to welcoming and catching up with the waves and the wind, falling into the sea, banging your head on the mast, the person is in pain because he has to suffer from the whip of the water.

surfing

When mastering the skills and incorporating the movements of the body, in order to sail on the waves, the player will be easily mesmerized when he wants to conquer this challenge to another challenge. Windsurfing players range from professional, semi-professional to amateur, depending on the waves and wind.

The origin of surfing

Surfing is one of the oldest sports in the world. The art of riding waves blends human power and awareness of the beauty and power of nature. Surfing is also one of the few sports that creates its own culture and lifestyle.

The art of riding waves with wooden planks originated from the western Polynesian Islands more than three thousand years ago. Fishermen are the first to discover wave rides, which they consider to be an effective and very useful method of fishing. Finally, from a means of daily work, surfing was developed into a pastime. This change is a big revolution for surfing.

No record shows exactly when the specific surf became the official sport. However, as noted, in the 15th century, the king, queen and the people of the Sandwich Islands were enthusiastic about the sport called “he’enalu”. In the old Hawaiian language, “He’e” means a change from a solid state to a liquid state and “nalu” refers to the movement of waves. The first Polynesian settlers in Hawaii had very high surfing skills and after several hundred years of riding the waves, Hawaiians were famous for their own surfing.

Hawaiians affirmed their ability and reputation for surfing. For them, surfing is a cultural tradition. They developed boarding techniques, how to choose wood and beaches to do surfing as well as prayers. Surfboards must undergo many sacred rituals before being closed. Only three types of plants are selected for boarding. Panelists will dig up trees and they will put fish around the roots to worship the gods.

There are 4 types of boards used in ancient Haiwaii:

– Paipo or Kioe, the type of board is 2 to 4 feet long, reserved for children.

– Alaia (ah-LAI-ah) or omo (O-mo), medium board type is about 8 feet long or more.

– Kiko`o is bigger than Alaia but not the biggest, about 12 to 18 feet long, requiring skill to handle.

– Olo types of long boards ranging in size from 18 to 24 feet.

Attractive beach surfing sport

Attractive beach surfing sport

For a long time, the familiar surf spots are concentrated in the United States, on the island of Hawaii or in Australia around the world’s largest coral barrier, in South Africa around the Cape of Good Hope, familiar Asia is the country. 17 thousand islands of Indonesia …

The capital comes from the fun of American Aboriginal people and because of the pure beauty, nature, adventure, conquest, and sport that has made it a popular game in the world.

Researchers and especially in his story, writer Jack London (USA) has called surfing the king of natural pleasures on earth. In 1908, the world began its first surfing club, the Canoe Outrage club of Waikiki (USA).

In 1912, at the Stockholm Olympics (Sweden), Duke Kahanamoku swimmer attracted thousands of Australian audiences, opening for surfing in Australia’s frantic shores later. The board is handcrafted, weighs about 29.5 kg and is trimmed from wood, vanilla water fillings. People stand up straight on the shore, relax their muscles, then jump to the top of the plank or lift their hind legs to drag the board to follow the approaching waves.

From 1920-1929, the game moved from Waikiki surfing capital to California (USA) and Australia to Africa with an estimated number of 2,500 people. In the summer of 1928, at the Corona Del Mar (Newport) Pacific Surfing Championship, everyone was stunned by Wisconsin Blake and Tom Blake, with a cigar-shaped hollow board 4.5kg smaller than the standard. Comfortable acrobatics in the air and on the waves. The hollow veneer was popular in the early 1930s.

In 1964, surfing associations in countries held the first world surfing competition in Sydney (Australia). In 1970, outside Hawaii, people moved to Indonesia, a 1,700 island country with beautiful waves, and made it the world’s top surfing place.

In 1981, surfboard improved from shortboard to field. Brazil became the leading country in high surfing and made it spread to Mozambique, New Guinea, SriLanka, Pakistan, Oman, Antarctica, Russia …

There are currently more than 1,000 surfing schools across the planet and 5 million surfers and the 2007 figure is 7.5 million. The annual entertainment industry has earned $ 4.5 billion for racing countries.

Accompanied by magazines, books, television, surf museums in turn. Surfing has been a healthy, sexy, advanced, affordable, surfing body and mind completely released.

Top 5 places to play the most ideal surfing

The pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii

With the longest history in all surf spots, Pipeline easily becomes the best surfing spot in America. It is ranked as the most popular and sought-after surfing spot in the world, Pipeline can be a surfer’s dream but not everyone can surf here. With waves higher than 20ft (6.1m) and shallow sea floor and sharp coral reefs, never think of jumping into the water unless you are professional players.

Sultans, Maldives

Like other parts of the Maldives, North Male has amazing beauty. Here, in the luxury hotel rooms with beautiful views, you will find Sultans. Pristine sandy beaches paved the way for dense and dreadful waves.

J-Bay, South Africa

Supertubes, translating as Super Tube of Jeffreys Bay in South Africa is one of the most popular surfing spots in the world. The intense “break” points and the beach “Blue-flag” certificate have turned this place into a must-visit point for surfing enthusiasts. And if the extremely high water walls of Supertubes make you falter, don’t worry that there are many choices for all types of levels, try Boneyards, Kitchen Windows or Magna Tubes.

The Black Sea, San Diego, California

A perfect place for professional surfers. The Black Sea is the home of the “break” points with the most powerful and intense flow you want to face. This is the best surfing spot in the US, and that’s why it’s always crowded on Saturday morning.

White Sea, Okinawa, Japan

The White Sea is a great place for beginners or to improve their surfing experience. If you have plenty of time, you can switch to see the beautiful coral reefs nearby such as the world famous Suicide Cliff.

Surfing on the world’s largest waves

The “terrible” wave in a village of Nazare, Portugal always attracted professional surfers to conquer.

Starting on December 11 every year, professional surfing will officially take place in the village of Praia do Norte, Nazare, Portugal. This is the place of giant waves in the world. This small fishing village will welcome the first big waves with a height of up to 12.5m.

The surfing “crisis” of professional athletes

These special waves were created largely because the sea area of ​​Praia do Norte is located in the largest Nazare Canyon in Europe. These canyons are 200km long and 800m deep at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.

Surfing in Praia do Norte, Nazare, Portugal always attracts many participants. American surfer Garrett McNamara was the one who used to set the world record for successful surfing on waves as high as 30 meters.

In addition, it is located at the westernmost point of Europe, making the winds blowing from the sea unimpeded and facilitating the creation of great waves.

The previous Guinness record

Reportedly, on January 1, 2013, American surfer Garrett McNamara set a world record for successful surfing on waves as high as 30 meters.

However, Rodrigo Koxa, having Portuguese nationality, proved that human capacity is limitless. Recently, this adventurous surfer has successfully conquered a “monster” wave of up to 24 meters high, equal to a 10-story building in Nazare Beach, Portugal

SURFING ON THE WORLD'S LARGEST WAVES

Koxa said when the Guinness organization confirmed the record: “It was the best day of my life.” The previous record was established by Garett McNamara in 2011 when he conquered the 23.77-meter high wave.

In conclusions

Surfing is a much-loved adventure sport, especially in European and American countries. Surfers must wait for the waves to approach and use the control technology to surf the waves.

the world’s largest artificial surfing lake

With the ambition of becoming one of the hottest destinations in Europe in the field of adventure, Wales officially opened the world’s largest artificial surfing lake.

A great construction

It was one of those ambitions that Wales tourism industry decided to build the free-winding cable system. After more than two years of construction on an old aluminum foundry, Snowdonia surfing park in the town of Dolgarrog, located in the middle of the Conwy valley at the foot of the Snowdonia Mountains, northern Wales, welcomed the first guests

This is the first artificial surfing center in the world by Spanish company Wavegarden. Previously, in 2011, this model was introduced in Spain for commercial testing and demonstration purposes.

An ideal destination for surfing

Different from the structure of a wave lake, Wavegarden is an outdoor lagoon and the whole device is submerged. As a result, the artificial surfing lake can blend in with the natural landscape in Snowdonia National Park, where there are many beautiful rivers and lakes and forests.

THE WORLD'S LARGEST ARTIFICIAL SURFING LAKE

Wavegarden surfing lake is 300 m long, 113 m wide. It has the longest artificial waves in the world with an altitude of 1.2-2 m and 150 m long. The wave at the end of the lake is smaller for beginners to learn to surf. The lake can pick up dozens of players to surf at the same time. Entrance fee for Snowdonia surfing area changes with season and surfing level.

Besides the traditional picnic journey to the mountains, Wales tourism expands more risky activities. For example, at the Blaenau Ffestiniog, visitors can swing on giant spring-loaded canvases in an old quarry. And in Bangor, about 10 km away, visitors can fly into the sky via the Zip World cable-free cable system which is considered the longest in Europe and the fastest in the world.

Surfing is the fascinating sport in Hawaii

Surfing is the fascinating sport in Hawaii

Double surfing is a sport that requires surfing skills, strength, flexibility, concentration and balance, as well as mutual courage and trust. Two people in the team need to coordinate well and watch the exact time to make difficult moves.

1. Men must be good surfers. He must balance well while lifting his partner.

2. The woman must also surf well and be a good swimmer. She must also be someone who is not afraid of heights. So surfing is a sport for those who love adventure.

3. Two people must be well prepared. You will be hit hard by the waves on your face and chest, so players must be on guard. Two players need to have good coordination to keep their balance and not fall.

4. The player is Healthy, supple and courageous. Both men and women must be strong to keep themselves in the air. Surf sports lovers are always in good health.

5. You must have faith and respect. Players who participate in this subject are often dating or married. However, there are many people who are just acting friends. Even so, men still have to respect their partner. Men always pay attention to the safety of women. In addition, players must respect other surfers. You should praise when someone makes a perfect surfing.

Surfing is an extreme sport. However, this sport is now loved by many people. Hawaii is the place that visitors want to go because of surfing.