One hundred and fifteen competitors have entered in the week long World Kneeboard Championships, to be held on our beaches over the next week.
The field include teams from New Zealand, USA, Tahiti, France, Brazil, South Africa, Japan, England and Ireland, along with competitors from Queenland, NSW, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.
Every Open World Champion since 1982 will be in attendance, along with all of the top kneeboarding talent from around the world.
The surfing gets underway on Monday 14 Sept, with the first of the Open heats.
The organisers extend an invitation to everyone to attend the opening ceremony, and welcome to country, along with the traditional mixing of the water, which is being held at the Kiama Pavilion on the Sunday before at 4pm. It’s an opportunity meet the visitors, and welcome them to Kiama.
The World Titles are fully sanctioned by the International Surfing Association (ISA) and as such, are recognised by the IOC. Every Open World Champion since 1982 will be in attendance. The location of each day’s surfing will be dependent on conditions.