Agadir, Morocco – The Royal Moroccan Surfing Federation (FRMS) and The International Bodyboarding Corporation (IBC) are thrilled to announce the upcoming 2024 Taghazout Bay World Bodyboard Championship Morocco Pro in Taghazout Bay, Agadir, Morocco, taking place from February 20 to March 2, 2024.
Agadir, a city renowned for its stunning beaches and vibrant surf culture, has been chosen as the host for the 2024 Taghazout Bay World Bodyboard Championship Morocco Pro. This event, a collaboration between the Royal Moroccan Surfing Federation (FRMS) and the International Bodyboarding Corporation (IBC), is scheduled from February 20 to March 2, 2024. It represents a significant moment in the world of professional bodyboarding. Agadir, with its perfect blend of natural beauty and ideal wave conditions, provides a spectacular stage for the world’s elite bodyboarders to showcase their skills. The championship is set to attract a global audience, further enhancing Agadir’s reputation as a premier destination for international surfing events and highlighting Morocco’s growing influence in the world of water sports.
Words from the President of the Moroccan Federation, Mr. Mohammed KADMIRI:
“We are honored to host the 2024 Taghazout Bay World Bodyboard Championship Morocco Pro in Agadir. This event not only highlights the world-class waves of our country but also showcases the rich cultural heritage of Morocco. We are proud to support our athletes, Brahim Iddouch and Anas Haddar as well, and believe they will excel on their home turf among others.”
Words from the General Manager of the SOCIÉTÉ D’AMENAGEMENT ET DE PROMOTION DE LA STATION DE TAGHAZOUT, Mohammed CHERKAOUI EDDEQAQI:
“Taghazout Bay is delighted to host the 2024 Taghazout Bay World Bodyboard Championship Morocco Pro in partnership with the Royal Moroccan Surfing Federation and the International Bodyboarding Corporation. Our ambition is always to create a unique and memorable experience for the athletes and the global audience. This championship reaffirms Taghazout Bay’s position as a prime destination for international events and particularly for board sports.”
Words from World Tour Technical Director of the International Bodyboarding Corporation, Mr. Francisco Garitano.
It is worth mentioning within the brilliant development work by the Fédération Royale Marocaine de Surf in all aspects.
Both in the production of events at a regional level, as well as the consecration of the desire to make a event of the World Bodyboarding Tour, given that the level of the events and especially of the athletes has been of immense prominence in the world of surfing in general.
It is worth mentioning the biggest name in Morocco Bodyboarding, the excellent professional Brahim Iddouch, who was the first Moroccan to win a World Tour Event, in Brazil. Repeating the feat later in Antofagasta, winning with class and radical maneuvers.
Not least important , he was the first Moroccan to win events of the European Tour, consolidating his position as one of the greatest athletes in the world in the history of the sport.
Encouraging a generation and leaving an exemplary sporting legacy, having as a great example the excellent Anas Haddar, who amazes the world with his aerial maneuvers and super critical moments.
There is sure of an extraordinary level of all the best competitors in the world who are going to compete,but above all the local force that will surely compete for the first places at homeWelcome for the biggest show on the planet:
The 2024 Taghazout Bay World Bodyboard Championship Morocco Pro in Agadir is set to be a gathering of the world’s elite bodyboarders. This event will not only feature prominent Moroccan athletes like Brahim Iddouch and Anas Haddar, but also international champions, each bringing their unique styles and high-level skills. The competition promises intense heats, showcasing the athletes’ abilities in maneuvering the challenging waves and displaying cutting-edge tricks and techniques. This event is a testament to the sport’s growth and the increasing level of talent in the bodyboarding community.
Agadir, known for its beautiful coastline and consistent wave conditions, provides an ideal setting for the championship. The city’s beaches are renowned for their perfect balance of wave size and shape, making them suitable for high-level bodyboarding. The venue not only offers excellent conditions for competitors but also stunning views and experiences for spectators. The natural beauty of Agadir’s coastline is sure to add a spectacular backdrop to the adrenaline-filled competition.
This championship transcends the realm of sports, celebrating the rich tapestry of Moroccan culture and hospitality. Agadir, with its deep-rooted history and vibrant culture, offers a unique window into the Amazigh (Berber) heritage, integral to the Moroccan identity. Visitors will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in local traditions, cuisine, and music, with a special emphasis on the Amazigh culture. The event will be interwoven with cultural festivities that highlight the Amazigh’s rich legacy, offering an authentic and enriching experience. This celebration of Moroccan and Amazigh traditions will provide athletes, fans, and tourists with a truly memorable and distinct cultural journey, deepening the event’s impact and appeal.
Sponsorship and Support:
Supported by major sponsors Taghazout Bay, RedBull, and in partnership with the Region of Souss Massa Daraa.
About Taghazout Bay:
Located 40 minutes from Agadir International Airport, Taghazout Bay is an integrated, inclusive, and eco-responsible tourist destination, developed over 615 hectares. It meets all the conditions necessary for a successful travel experience. True to its new promise “Meet. Live. Enjoy.”, Taghazout Bay offers the perfect balance between an exceptional natural setting for discovery, activities between sea and land for exercise and rejuvenation, quality recreational and leisure offerings for entertainment, services focused on relaxation and well-being for rejuvenation, and exceptional gastronomy for a memorable sensory journey.
More at: https://www.taghazoutbay.ma
About IBC :
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Director of Communications
Fédération Royale Marocaine de Surf