Surfing is ready to debut in San Salvador 2023

The Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador 2023 will have for the first time the participation of different modalities of Surfing

66 male and female surfers from twelve countries will participate in this event

Lay Day has been called for tomorrow June 24, next call will be on Sunday, June 25.

After a great work by the authorities and organizers of El Salvador, the XXIV Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador 2023 are ready to open this Friday, June 23 and for the first time Surfing will be part of these Games, sanctioned by the Pan American Surf Association (PASA).

On Thursday, June 22, the technical meeting was held with the participation of delegates from the twelve participating countries, in which important decisions were made for the realization of the different competitions of the three Surfing events that are part of these Games.

Renzo Dañino, Director of PASA, said:

“The decision has been made to hold the competition under the format of four competitors in the water with repechage, which will give more flexibility in the event times to use the best wave and weather conditions, for the maximum performance of the competitors” .

“It is worth noting the great work of the organizers, who have created high-level infrastructures and the competition systems are ready, waiting for the waves to arrive.”

Karin Sierralta, President of PASA commented:

“It is a great pride to see Surfing once again in a large-scale multidisciplinary event like the Central American and Caribbean Games of Centro Caribe Sports.

A special congratulations to El Salvador government for holding its fourth consecutive international sport event so far this year, which has shown the world its high-end level at an organizational and infrastructure level”.

I thank President Bukele for his vision of surfing, and sport in general, as a development tool and a vehicle for positive transformation for this beautiful country”.

The competition takes place from June 24 to 29 and the competition can be followed by

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