Gáldar will host a new edition of the Gran Canaria Frontón King, the most prestigious professional bodyboarding event on the Bodyboarding World Tour. The beach of El Frontón will host between 16 to 30 October the most important event on the world calendar.
In this 2021 edition, the international championship will be held again in the World Cup format, in the open, women’s, and the world championship in junior category modalities. That is precisely the novelty of this year, the coronation of the new ProJunior world champion of the Bodyboarding World Tour 2021.
Thanks to the current levels of incidence of the virus in the Canary Islands, the health authorities have authorized a maximum capacity of 1,000 spectators, complying with all the protocols that guarantee an event with maximum security for all attendees.
The competition will be held in the open and female categories, with the attraction of having the most outstanding riders on the international scene, such as the current world champion, Tristan Robert, Pierre Louis Costes or Amaury Lavherne in the open category, while the representation in Females is led by the current world tour champion, Sari Ohhara, Isabella Sousa and Alexandra Rinder. They will be joined by the best national and local riders. Names such as Jonathan Vega, William Lujan, Dailos Rodríguez or Armide Soliveres in men, while, in women, Teresa Padilla and Lara Ascanio will be the heads of series of the Canarian representation.
The final culmination of the World Cup Gran Canaria Frontón King will be the dispute for the world crown in the ProJunior category, where the Tenerife David Pérez arrives in Gran Canaria as the leader after his victory a few weeks ago in Portugal in the Sintra Pro2021. He will be joined by international riders of the stature of Gabriel Castro da Silva, Joel Rodrigues and Louka Zaninotto, among others, who will fight to become the best promise in world bodyboarding.