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The World Surf League’s Corona Bali Protected 2018 At Keramas Beach

It’s a wrap for the World Surf League’s Corona Bali Protected 2018 at Keramas beach! Bali is the WSL Championship Tour’s fifth stop and the competition kicked off on Sunday, May 27 and ended on June 2 at one of the most high-performance waves in the world, Keramas Beach.

Corona Bali Protected 2018 is one of eight WSL events to be held in Indonesia is 2018 although the other seven are qualifying series (QS) events. Two QS events have already been held earlier this year in Sumatra at Krui, Lampung and Mentawai. The remaining events are slated for West Sumbawa, Nias, Cimaja, Mandalika, and Simeulue, which should run between June and September 2018.

33 males surfers and 18 females were battling out in the surf of Keramas. Italo Ferreira and Lakey Peterson won the competition and both of them jumped into no. 1 in the rankings with their winning.

It’s not only for surfing competition, the event at Keramas also marked the start of an environmentally-focused initiative, aiming to tackle the threat of marine plastic pollution. The event also included beach clean-ups, educational talks, and the use of eco-friendly products.

By: Malariahouse | 12 June 2018