The article here on Diario de Almería site has information about a round of the junior windsurfing world championships being held in Almerimar early next year. The event will be hosted by Víctor Fernández. He is the current and 3 time world champion windsurfer who hails from Almerimar.
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Víctor Fernández will host in Almerimar the II edition of the junior world championship of the PWA'19
The athlete Ejidense has achieved in 2018 its third wave windsurfing world, adding one more to those achieved in 2010 and 2016
The Windsurfing Club Víctor Fernández will host from January 2 to 6 the first round of the Junior Windsurfing World Championship of the PWA 2019, under the title of Víctor Fernández PWA Youth World Cup Almerimar.
After the success of the first edition organized a year ago, both in participation and in organization, with more than sixty top-level windsurfers of different nationalities, the beach of Almerimar (El Ejido) has become one of the most popular windsurfing destinations. important in the world.
This year a high participation rate is expected, last year fourteen participants of the Club Víctor Fernández and three of the Club de Windsurf Mar Azul competed. And, in addition, young people from seven different countries attended, thus completing a total of 38 competitors in the feminine and masculine modalities.
During the last season three young people of the club, obtained the third position of the world-wide classification. This is José Antonio Casanova who was third in the U17 category, Regina Villegas also third in the U20 category and Miguel Casanova, who reaped another third place in the U15 category.
This is the first test of the Windsurf World Junior PWA 2019 that after its passage through Almeria will continue in Japan, Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Hawaii.
A week of the best Windsurfing in the world
The most important young promises in the world will meet in Almerimar, and although it is not always easy to get conditions to compete, this type of event goes beyond the competition itself, as it becomes a point of coexistence between children passionate about this sport.
Since it opened its center in 2012, Víctor Fernández had the intention of bringing windsurfing competitions to the highest level, this year the second edition is celebrated and we hope that the land of the three times champion of the world, becomes a regular appointment in the PWA calendar.