30 July, 2019

2008

Definitely an issue that will be remembered for many reasons. After twenty years, the Ocean Surf Club gave the organization the Club Praia de Pantín, starting a new stage for the event. Category 5, the highest in the history of the test is reached, the first sleeve man to man held, and the championship is broadcast for the first time live on the Internet, which raises the number of visits website to over 120,000.

In water, the waves allowed also enjoy another legendary edition, with series that exceeded 5 meters high, which allowed many waves surfing surfers scored with 10. 
In the end, William Cardoso on Brazil overcame Tahitian Michel Bourez. In the women’s Ornella Pellizzari Argentina was done with the test, the first non-European to do so.