From 10 to the 20 November 2011 Levanto hosts the World Championship of Surf “longboard” -long board-. The sea of Levanto, conzioni if weather will allow the formation of so much coveted by mistral, well suited to the use of this type of table, very similar to the Hawaiian, founder of this beautiful sport.
Wave permettendo, Levanto will compete in the waters of the 32 strongest surfers in the world. Among them, World Champion Duane De Soto (Hawaii), with his rival the best surfer Justin Bing and the European, French Antoine Delpero. Among the big table, There are also some Italian: Alexander and Mark Demartini thicket. Testimonial event, the actor Sergio Muniz, Levanto also a surfer and that adoption today received honorary citizenship in Levanto.
The winner of this World, will win a first prize of 50 thousand dollars, offered by the main sponsor, "Bear", old Californian brand. Meanwhile, the “Bear” has already won his world by auctioning reproduction of a table “yellow-red”, protagonisa the cult movie “Big Wednesday”; adra the proceeds to charity for flood victims dl 25 October.