Rovaniemi is situated at about 6mi/10km south of the Arctic Circle and is the capital city of Lapland. Surrounded by impressive and unspoiled nature, it is widely known as the official home town of Santa Claus, as well as for the Northern Lights phenomenon and its amazing winter activities, it attracts many visitors and action sports enthusiasts, all year round.
Windsurfing at Goya Pro Cabo Verde
Getting ready for its first stop for 2015, the American Windsurfing Tour is organizing the Goya Pro Cabo Verde event that is shaping up to be the latest AWT edition of the ‘Clash of the Titans.’ Set in an amazing spot in Sal Island that offers world class waves, strong winds and guaranteed sunshine, the Goya Pro Cabo Verde, will definitely be a high adrenaline experience.
Looking at the list with the confirmed Pro riders participating in the event, we have: 2 x AWT Pro Champions (Camille x2, Kevin), 4 x PWA Wave Champions (Kauli x 3, Francisco, Kevin, Marcilio), 6 x Ho’okipa Champions (Levi, Morgan, Bernd x2, Francisco, Kauli, Boujmaa) and 1 x Epic showdown.
The schedule of the event depends upon the weather conditions and competition is open for both amateur and pro riders. There will also be many extra activities running throughout the event, including lot’s of music and great food, beach cleaning, island tours and the Nos Mar Ocean Awareness festival through out town and at Ponta Preta.
For registration and accommodation options, click here
For a more detailed schedule, click here
So stay tuned with the weather forecast here and don’t miss the opportunity to ride the mind blowing waves of Cabo Verde.
See you in the windsurfing paradise on the 23rd of February!!!