Boracay has been chosen to be the venue for the World Championships of Wind Surfing to be held on December 10 to 15 of 2012.
This will be the first time for the Philippines to host the event, and it will be held at the Front Beach, Station 2, Boracay Island.
In a presentation by Neneth Graf, President of Boracay Island Paddlers Association (BIPA) at the Town Council of Malay on Tuesday, November 6, Graf requested for support in the form of endorsement of the Wind Surfing World Championships to ensure the safety of all, be it the event’s competitors or visitors in the island who will be swimming at the front beach.
It was also learned that two (2) Boracaynons will be competing in this big event with competitors from around the world who will be heading to the island.
Boracay’s Bolabog beach is also well known for windsurfing and kite boarding.
Flocks of tourists are expected to head to Boracay in December with the Christmas Season, the New Year and the Ati-Atihan Celebrations falling on and near December.