Banyuwangi to host World Surf League at G-Land Beach

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Surfers at Plengkung Beach, Banyuwangi, East Java. (Source: Superadventure)

Jakarta, IO – G-Land Beach or Plengkung Beach in Alas Purwo National Park, Banyuwangi (East Java) will host an international event World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour from 28 May to 6 June 2022.

As a world championship, the WSL Championship Tour 2022 will be held at a number of selected beaches starting in January 2022 and ending in August 2022. The beaches include Hawaii, Australia, the United States, Banyuwangi, Brazil, South Africa, Portugal and Tahiti.

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Nuryadi, Head of the Alas Purwo National Park Center, said it is the first surfing championship in East Java since the pandemic. It will be attended by diverse participants, not only professional athletes but also the surfing community.

“Surfing hobbyists from various countries will also gather at G-Land and make the place festive,” said Nuryadi on Tuesday (24/5).