Melania surfs the waves with further success
La Laguna athlete, Melania Suarez took the victory in the Open LPA Surf
2019, the last appointment of the seven forming the Iberdrola FESurfing
League. She finished second in this national circuit despite participating in only three of the tests.
The best of the Spanish surfers met in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria where the popular wave of the Cicer in Las Canteras put the icing on a calendar that has included stops in Asturias, Andalusia, Cantabria, Galicia and the Canary Islands.
Melania could only participate in three of the events due to her busy international agenda: Las Américas (Arona), Valdoviño (Galicia) and Las Palmas. In the first two tests, the competitor of Punta del Hidalgo was second.
With this success, the year almost ends for Melania and it has been as intense as the previous ones. Last November, she took part in the Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championship held in California, where she finished eighth, then being part of the Spanish team displaced to the United States, which finished as the fourth best country.
The athlete from Punta del Hidalgo, champion of Spain in 2018, is one of the great promises of Spanish and world surfing. At 16, she is already a regular of the great encounters throughout the planet: Australia, Portugal, France, Indonesia included.
Next January, Melania will travel to Hawaii with her team, the Reef Cool, to carry out a photo report. By 2020, the main objective in sports is to be among the two best European in the World Surf League, which would give them the right to take part in the junior world championship.