PRAIA DE ITAÚNA, Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Sunday, June 18, 2023) – The world’s best surfers are gearing up for Stop No. 8 on the 2023 World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), the VIVO Rio Pro Presented by Corona.
The competition will be held in Saquarema at the beachbreak called Praia de Itaúna.
Brazil is home to some of the world’s most passionate surf fans, and competitors are ready to put on a show for the crowd.
After Brazil, there will be only two events left to decide the Final 5 men and Final 5 women who will compete for the World Titles at the Rip Curl WSL Finals.
No one has clinched a spot yet, and Brazil will play an important role in deciding who could be the first.
Stop No. 8 will also be crucial in determining provisional qualifications for Olympic Games Paris 2024.