Agadir to Host 8th Annual Agadir Open Surf Bodyboard Competition

Rabat – The Moroccan Royal Federation of Surf and Bodyboard is organizing the 8th annual Agadir Open 2018 competition, scheduled for March 16-18 at Imourance Beach in Agadir.A  statement by the organizers revealed that more than 260 Moroccan and international surfers will compete for the title of the 8th edition of the competition this year.The event, held in coordination with the Imourane Surf Club and the commune of Aourir, will see the participation of international Moroccan competitors: bodyboarder Ibrahim Iddouch, and pro surfer Ramzi Boukhiam. “The successful organization of previous European and Moroccan championships has emerged as key factors of success contributing to the leadership of Imourane surf club,” which seeks to promote its international reputation, according to the statement.Organizers added that the Agadir Open competition will sponsor international women’s surf and bodyboard competitions for the first time this year, hosted byWave Academy on the Agadir corniche.According to the press release, the events are also sponsored by Agadir’s Regional Council of Tourism and the Souss-Massa region. The Moroccan surf federation is encouraging the Imourane surf club to also host a European surfing competition for junior competitions.The Imourane Surf Club was founded in 2005, by local surfers and bodyboarder enthusiasts. Since then, the club has succeeded in helping surf lovers become national and international surf heroes.The club has previously organized several successful local and international surf events, including past editions of the Agadir Open. read more