11:35 | 29/02/2016 Society
As many as 73 riders from 25 countries and territories worldwide gathered in southern Ninh Thuan province’s Ninh Chu Bay on February 25 to participate the Kiteboard Tour Asia’s X-champs 2016.
Illustrative photo (Source: kiteboardtour.asia)
The professional series was scheduled to run its first leg in Vietnam from February 25-28, before moving to Pranburi, Thailand (March 15-20) and Hainan, China (April 6-10).
This year, X-champs riders will compete in twin-tip, freestyle and stand-up-paddle-board racing.
According to Le Van Binh, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, the event is a good chance to strengthen international exchanges, develop various types of marine sports in Ninh Thuan, and promote the beauty of local land and people./.