SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte — A total of 186 surfers from the different regions of the country competed for the 19th National Surfing Cup in Cloud 9, General Luna, Siargao Island.
This year’s Siargao National Surfing Cup is the first leg of the Philippine Surfing Championship Tour and 1500 (Grade 2) sanctioned event that ran until Sept. 21.
According to PSCT President Luke Landrigan, this tour also includes the upcoming 2nd leg in Lanuza, Surigao del Sur, which is scheduled on Nov. 5-11; 3rd in Baler, Aurora on Nov. 29-Dec. 3; and the 4th leg will be in San Juan, La Union on Dec. 5-9.
“The Philippine Surfing Championship Tour is the country’s first-ever and only professional surfing tournament. Surfers from all over the Philippines will tour around different surf spots to battle for the top spot in the national rankings,” said Landrigan. (pia caraga)