The World Masters Championship for veterans will be held this year from September 18 to 23 in Areal de Santa Bárbara, in Ribeira Grande, for the first time in Europe. Former world champions Tom Curren, Australian Mark Occhilupo and Hawaiian Sunny Garcia, among 30 participants, will be in the race.
The only Portuguese in the Azores Airlines World Masters Championship will be João Alexandre ‘Dapin’. In the first edition of the women’s competition the Australian Layne Beachley, and the American Frieda Zamba.
(Foto: Paulino Pavão)