Junior riders prepare to take on the Lurin Pro 2022

Junior riders prepare to take on the Lurin Pro 2022

Joel Rodríguez. Photo by Photography-Miguel-Macedo

The district of Lurín will be the scene of the first date of the Junior World Tour of the International Bodyboarding Corporation, which will take place this weekend at the traditional Arica beach.

Riders from Portugal, Spain, France, Ecuador, Brazil, Chile, Venezuela, the United States, Mexico, Peru, among others, have secured their presence on this season’s tour. For this occasion, the current junior mens number 2, Portuguese Joel Rodríguez (pictured above) and the 5th ranked Peruvian Maycol Yancee, along with Peruvian national ladies champion, Hannah Saavedra are favourites to take the win in their respective divisions.

Hannah Saavedra. Photo: Daniel Bacigalupo.

The Junior tour will continue in Peru with the Gran copa: Marcona Marcobre Pro 2022 “Rey del Mar“, to be held the following weekend on the shores of Ica. Then the tour will continue in Chile, Brazil, Hawaii, Mexico, Portugal, France and Spain (see full 2022 tour schedule here). $26000USD will be distributed in prizes in the two events in Peruvian territory. At the end of the year the junior participants will choose their best score plus the date of Spain for the Men and Portugal for the Ladies to determine the winners of the two 2022 titles.

Things will get underway from Thursday at noon with the presentation and registration of the bodyboarders, as well as a press conference and an event briefing for all the attendees. Events will take place at the Hotel El Silencio, located 43km’s from the old Panamericana Sur. Friday will see the first heats hitting the water and finals being run around 15:00 on Sunday.

Other riders, in addition to the three named early, who look to have a solid chance to taking the Lurin Pro 2022 title include Ivo Alvarado, Fabio Saavedra, Daniel Flores, Imanol García, Omar Espinoza, Jostyn Mendoza, Nicolás Ríos, Owen Castro, Nicolás Espinoza, Luis Vivas, Miguel Misaki and Jesús Mendoza, among others.

Press Conference

The organizers of the Lurín Pro 2022, are pleased to invite you to the Press Conference Presentation of the event in question. The riders for the event will be present.

  • Day: Thursday, March 10
  • Place: El Silencio Hotel Restaurant
  • Time: 12 noon.
  • Address: kilometer 43 Antigua Panamericana Sur.

Those interested in attending please contact us via email or via Whatsapp: +51 999917741. Please note, places are limited.