Mangaluru, May 31, 2018: Inaugural Monsoon Surf Challenge a unique surfing competition hosted by the Mantra Surf Club and organised by Kanara Surfing and Water Promotion Council has been officially called off because of the ongoing monsoon and cyclone that has hit the coast of Mangalore.
The conditions aren’t still deterring to surfers and surfing but the decision has been taken post the suggestion of the district administration.
Commenting on the cancellation of the event Mr. Gaurav Hegde, Secretary, Kanara Surfing and Water Promotion Council said, “We are very disheartened with the cancellation of the event and we were eagerly looking forward to it but certain situations cannot be avoided and we will hopefully be able to host the event sometime in the near future. I would like to thank each and every one who has been a part of this venture.”
Rammohan Paranjpe member of Mantra Surf Club said, “I would really like to thank the surfers for accepting the offer for participating in the event. We have to be sensitive in such situations about what is happening around us. We hope to come back stronger next season.”