On June 10th, 2024, the highly anticipated Visit Maldives Pro 2024, part of the prestigious IBC Bodyboarding World Tour, was officially launched by Minister Abdulla Rafiu.

This thrilling world tour event marks the third edition of the Maldives Pro and promises to bring exceptional bodyboarding action to the stunning shores of Male City at Varunulaa Raalhugandu from August 1 to August 9, 2024.

With a substantial prize pool of USD 60,000 across three divisions, Men’s Open, Women’s Open and Pro Junior Men, the competition is set to attract top-tier talent from around the globe.

Among the elite competitors, 15 athletes from the Maldives will proudly represent their home country, showcasing their skills and vying for top honors.

Registration for the event will commence from June 11, 2024, onwards, at www.ibcworldtour.com

Minister Abdulla Rafiu expressed his enthusiasm for the event, emphasizing its significance in promoting the Maldives as a premier destination for water sports and adventure tourism.

“The Visit Maldives Pro 2024 is more than just a competition; it is a celebration of the vibrant culture and natural beauty of our islands. We are thrilled to welcome athletes and spectators from around the world to experience the unparalleled waves and warm hospitality of the Maldives,” he said.

As usual, the Visit Maldives Pro 2024 promises to be an unforgettable event, filled with high-stakes competition, breathtaking performances, and a vibrant celebration of bodyboarding culture.

Spectators can look forward to an exciting week of world-class bodyboarding, set against the backdrop of the stunning Maldivian coastline. xxx