The World Cup Gran Canaria Frontón King starts tomorrow Sunday at 12:00. with the Canarian Television live from the renowned wave of El Frontón, in Gáldar Gáldar, Gran Canaria – October 17.
Everything ready for the World Cup Gran Canaria Frontón King. The competition starts this Sunday 18 with the best possible conditions and as the only professional bodyboard event, in the best wave in the world for the practice of this discipline. This event has been possible thanks to the implementation of a strict security and prevention protocol that makes it a safe event and with all the hygienic and sanitary measures against covid-19. For the first time at a national level, a professional bodyboarding championship is broadcast live on television, on Televisión Canaria from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., which will record from Gáldar the start of the most anticipated competition in one of the most internationally recognized waves and that will be active until the 31st. For this, the organization has reinvented part of the event, so that the Frontón King is a reference for sports practice and a showcase to the world of Gran Canaria as a completely safe destination, open to tourism and that ensures a show with all health guarantees. In total, there will be 64 riders from all over the world who will face off in ‘La Bestia’ as the popular Galician wave is known in the open category. All of them have had their first contact with El Frontón today at the competitors’ briefing, in which they have been informed of all the covid-19 measures, protocols and other details of the competition. Among the modifications to the format of this 2020 edition, the World Cup Gran Canaria Frontón King is held this year without public and with control of access to the area, disinfection, thermal controls, specific signage, mandatory use of a mask, and ‘bubble groups ‘, among other measures.
The World Cup Gran Canaria Frontón King 2020 is organized by Epic Events, promoted by the Cabildo de Gran Canaria through the Tourist Board of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria and the Insular Sports Institute, which once again includes this test in its program of Large Sports Events of Gran Canaria, as well as the City Council of Gáldar, institutions that have made it possible to consolidate this sporting event as an international benchmark in the world of bodyboarding. This event is sponsored by Naviera Armas, NMD / CO, Red Bull, and the collaborating firms, Jacio GuestHouse, Sonocom Audiovisuales, Hydro Flask, Aguacana, Meduxa Mag and Vert Magazine.