TACLOBAN CITY – Borongan City will play host to the 2nd national surfing summit slated on November 24 to 26.

NATIONAL SURFING SUMMIT.The city of Borongan will play host to a national surfing summit slated on November of this year with some of the country’s biggest names in the surfing community are expected to attend.

Rupert Ambil, city information officer who is also the surf city chairperson, said that the national summit will bring together the country’s surf enthusiasts.

“The primary goal of this summit is to bring together all surfing stakeholders under one roof. We intend to explore how we can harness the global phenomenon of this sport as a powerful tourism attraction and recognize its status as an Olympic sport,” he said in a press statement.

“This summit is a momentous occasion as it brings together multiple surf communities, fostering a sense of unity and support amongst them. Together, we are planning for the establishment of a regional surf circuit in Eastern Visayas, creating exciting opportunities for surfers and further enhancing the growth of the sport,” Ambil added.

The summit will also be the venue or platform for the discussion of emerging trends, sustainable practices, and the future of surfing in our beautiful country, he added.

As part of the national summit, a coordination meeting was held on Tuesday(July 11) attended by City Mayor Jose Ivan Dayan Agda, tourism regional director Karina Rosa Tiopes, and several surfing association officials, among others.

Surfers from other popular surfing sites of the country are expected to join the summit.