Polish Surfing Championships
Polish Surfing Association
Hel Penisula, Poland
8 - 31 August 2015
Polish surf scene expanding on the Baltic
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 19 August, 2015 - This August the Polish Surfing Association is holding the ninth edition of the Polish surfing championships – The Polish Surfing Challenge 2015. This year’s event is supported by Red Bull, Go Pro, KitePark.pl, Carver, FCS, Globe, Baltica, Da Kine, PAKALOLO, SurfWave, Lamart, Gibbon, Surf Skate and the main sponsor – Rip Curl.
The popularity of surfing in Poland is growing fast. Awareness and interest in surfing is especially strong among enthusiasts of other board riding sports – kite surfing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, snowboarding and skateboarding, and has grown notably among sponsors and the media.
The competition itself will be held sometime between the 8th and the 31st of August, with the exact date and place set depending on the wind and swell forecasts, and announced 3 days prior.
The opening of the championship “window” will be celebrated with The Polish Surfing Challenge Surf Picnic on August 8th, on the seaside beach near the “Solar” campsite on the Hel Peninsula. The picnic program comprises surfing lessons, Stand Up Paddle demos and lessons, skimboard demos and lessons, demos and training on the slackline, Beach Party (DJ), educational workshops and a beach clean up held under the auspices of the Surfrider Foundation “Polish the Polish Beach” at the end of the day.
Surf and SUP Competition date: 8-31 August, .Surf picnic date: 8 August. Organizer: Polish Surfing Association – surfing.com.pl Honorary patronage: The mayor of Wladyslawowo.
Main sponsor: Rip Curl / Sponsors: Red Bull, Go Pro, FCS, Globe, Baltica, Gibbon, Pakalolo, Surf Skate, ImpoWoods, Surf Wave / Partners: International Surfing Association, KitePark.pl, Solar, Surfrider Foundation, Lamart, MWJ, WOPR widwin, SMT Szczecin.
Media patronage: Radiowa Czworka, International Surfing Association on line, Red Bull on line, Surfmag.pl, Sieplywa.pl, Freestyle.pl.
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