Santo Domingo.– The IV National Surfing Championship, ‘Ocean Green Cup’, organized by the Dominican Surfing Federation, with the collaboration and sponsorship of the Ministry of the Environment, the Dominican Olympic Committee (COD), the Ministry of Sports, Haina International Terminals, and local businesses in the community, was held on Sunday, June 12 at Manresa Beach, El Chinchorro, in Haina.
The competition was part of a
series in June, celebrating “World Ocean Day" and “International Surfing
Day” in the Dominican Republic, and an ongoing mission to
promote environmental and sustainability awareness for greening our
future and the oceans.
The Minister of Environment pledged his public support and commitment for the creation of a surf school at Playa Manresa, working along with FEDOSURF, as well as environmental protection for the region. A significant beach cleanup was conducted prior to the competition by event and community organizers.
More activities are planned for June 20, marking ‘International Surfing Day’, with a Sunrise Surf Warm-Up and Competition on the North Coast town of Cabarete.