The parade wasn’t just that but a real event, livening up the streets of Nago Torbole and the whole lakefront and opening Circolo Surf Torbole’s most important sporting event: the youth World Championship for the Olympic class Rs:X. Thirty nations are taking part to the event and have lined up yesterday evening for an emotion filled parade starting from the official lakefront headquarters of Torbole’s Circolo. Two hundred people will take part to the event, including coaches and families who are following the athletes to live with them first hand this great occasion. Torbole is going to be the setting of a competition which goes beyond the definition of ‘World‘ Championship. These youths represent the future of the next Olympic Games and it’s no chance that during these days there will be a number of observers, mainly for the Italian team, who are going to decide the line-up of the national team taking part to the 2020 Olympic Games.
This is what happened the night before the official beginning of the Championship, which on Monday will see the first sailing on the waters of the Garda Trentino to test the winds and weather and marine conditions. The boards have been rated , the sails checked and adrenaline has already started flowing. Tension and emotion then, but most importantly some healthy competitiveness, which Circolo Surf Torbole has managed to house in its internationally recognized, peculiar and unique organization. Torbole’s Circolo has been organizing for years now a great number of internationally relevant events, all of which assure us this Youth Rs:X Championship will be a high-quality competition. Many Italian athletes will be competing to get to the top ranks in this competition. The young and athletic river of the nations, flowing to the drums’ rhythm, has colored one of the most beautiful glimpses of the Garda Lake. The opening ceremony was attended by Italian and international representatives of the Rs:X Olympic class, the major of the city Gianni Morandi, the president of Trentino Coni Paola Mora and by the president of the Circolo Surf Torbole Armando Bronzetti, who personally wished good luck to all the athletes competing in the championship, asking them to do their best for this competition to be a high quality sporting event characterized by the respect of the Rs:X class rules.The World Championship can start and the whole city will take part to the celebrations