2nd Busan Mayor's Cup International Surfing Championship Underway This Weekend

The 2nd Busan Mayor's Cup International Surfing Championship gets underway this weekend at Haeundae Beach.

BUSAN, South Korea - The sand and sea of Haeundae Beach will once again be teeming with international surfers looking to take the trophy at this year’s Mayor’s Cup June 29th through July 1st. Last year, due to a miscommunication between city officials and the beach patrol, the competition was actually cut short for fear of safety concerns because the waves were too high! Granted, there was a typhoon off the coast, but still, the news went viral around the world. That’s been ironed out and the event is set to take place with professional surfers coming in from Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia and Japan to complete with local Korean and expat surfers.

Cheryl Kim, from Kai Surfshop in Gwangan-li, a co-sponsor of the event, is excited about this year’s competition. “We are all very optimistic that this year’s competition will cement Korea’s position as a surf destination in Asia.”

To get more info about the contest or to enter check the Korean Surfing Association site at www.ksasurf.org or email Cheryl Kim at cherylkim2009@hotmail.com

Read more from Staff

< Footpath Between Oncheoncheon Stream and Suyeong River Finally Connected < Read More > Public Outdoor Swimming Pool at Hwamyeong Ecological Park to Open on June 27 >

More from this author

©2011-2014 Busan Haps | All Rights Reserved | Site powered by Drupal and created by Himes Design