Almerimar

Windsurfing competition - 2-5 Aprl 2015

The article here on the Portal Ejido site has details of an upcoming windsurfing competition in Almerimar.

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Almerimar hosts the first round of the Championship of Spain and Andalucia Windsurfing Wave and Slalom 'Culoperro 2015'

Lovers of waves in Spain and part of Europe will participate in this qualifying event to be held from 2 to 5 April, organized by the club 'Blue Ocean' and the Municipal Sports Institute (IMD)

This sporting event, which is expected to draw more than 300 people, is also configured as a great tourist event that will bring visitors from other cities and countries that enjoy a few days of the virtues and benefits of the municipality

            
The coastal village of Almerimar host from 2 to 5 April, the first test of the five to be held in Spain Windsurfing Championship 'Culoperro 2015' in the form of waves and slalom, which will in the Poniente beach.

            
This is a major sporting event, organized by the Municipal Sports Institute (IMD) and the club 'Mar Azul', will bring together participants not only in Spain but also in countries like France or Portugal will feature champions Fernando Martínez del Cerro, in slalom 2014; Miguel del Toro, in Olas 2014, or finalist in the Master, Francisco Pérez Aguilera.

            
Councilman Sports City of El Ejido, José Andrés Cano, who this morning in the consistory by the Councillor for Tourism, Luisa Barranco, and the club president 'Mar Azul', Thomas Galdeano, this important sporting event has said that "this meeting is a commitment to the value of our coastline, our facilities and our athletes".

            
The municipal mayor pointed out that "there is a great tradition when to practice windsurfing in our coast, driven by ejidense World Champion Victor Fernandez and club 'Mar Azul' and, with the help of IMD, is made an effort to promote the practice not only in this mode but also other related nautical sports. "

            
So much so that, as explained Cano, each year more and more young people are encouraged to practice related to the sea such as canoeing, sailing and rowing among other sports, and in this sense, recalled that 30 March to April 1, will develop the 'Blue Week ", an event which aims to promote sports related to the sea.

Meanwhile, Luisa Barranco said that "this championship, in addition to its significance and national sport is a promotional item from our environment, landscapes and the natural environment and the magnificent conditions that our coast offers to practice nautical sports. "

This sporting event, which is expected to draw more than 300 people, is also configured as a great tourist event that will bring visitors from other cities and countries that enjoy a few days of the virtues and benefits of the municipality.

Barranco recalled that major events of these characteristics contribute to breaking the seasonal offering alternatives to the visitor. "We have a municipality that has great potential due to its richness and diversity and has a wide range of complementary passes for golf, sports related marine, agricultural tourism, adventure or gastronomic, among other alternatives. "

The First Test Championship in Spain Windsurfind is a sorting test, backed by the Spanish Federation and the Andalusian Sailing Federation, will take place over several days in different sleeves, in the morning and late in the magnificent Bay of Almerimar, compared to the club 'Blue Ocean'.

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