La Ventana Classic — January 25-29, 2017 — La Ventana, Baja Sur, Mexico
Gerry Lopez set to go downwind at the La Ventana Classic. Come meet and talk story with one of the greatest surf legends.BC/DC — High Voltage Rock Band plays LVC @ Baja Joe’s Jan. 28. Get your tickets on the event registration page here: https://laventanaclassic.com/the-event/registrationLove downwinders? LVC’s got plenty!This winter escape to warm weather and good times. Enjoy the La Ventana Classic, a raucous, adventurous and unique windsport/paddle sport event. Set for January 25-29, 2017 in Baja Sur, Mexico at a stunning event site situated between the azure Sea of Cortez and rustic foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna mountains range.
LVC event site at Hot Springs, Baja Sur, MexicoFor the paddleboarders — compete in a variety of spectacular “downwind” races during the La Ventana Classic. Each day brings an adventurous paddle and excellent chance to race with the wind at your back.
Run with the group on the amazing and most scenic Las Cruces Downwinder (8 Miles), cross the Sea of Cortez from Jacque Cousteau Island (Cerralvo Island Crossing – 11 miles) and enjoy several mini-downwinder courses that are set along the beautiful La Ventana Baja Sur coast.
Enter either COMPETITOR CLASS (earn individual points in each race to claim hard cash, boards/paddles prizes and commemorative LVC trophies) or SPORTSMAN CLASS (compete for great sponsor prizes and event tropies). 12’6″ and 14′ board categories available for men & women in both Competitor and Sportsman classes.
As for windsports, you’ll have it all: At the LVC, kiteboarders and windsurfers compete in distance and course races as well as freestyle and big air contests.
In addition to the many fun events, there will be awesome beach parties, rocking bands, authentic Mexican food vendors, colorful dance presentations by local schools and the most excellent awards party. The event will be MC’d by infamous kiteboard icons Neil Hutchinson and Grom Gormley. We look forward to seeing you there!