King Of The Seas Expands To Portugal

King Of The Seas Expands To Portugal

The highly successful King of the Sea Challenge (Rei Do Mar Desafio in Portuguese) is expanding its franchise to Lisbon, Portugal in a new pro invitational race called the King of the Seas Europe.

The new King of the Seas Europe will take place in Lisbon, Portugal on April 25th, 2010.

The event is organized by one of the more traditional club’s in Lisbon, Clube Oriental de Lisboa and cooperation with a leading Portuguese sports events company, Sports4all.

The King of the Seas Europe will include an amateur/masters race as well as the exciting pro race whose winner will become the European representative for the King of the Sea World Challenge (Rei Do Mar Desafio) in Rio de Janeiro.

Very exciting times on the high seas.

Upper photo above shows Trent Grimsey of Australia and Poliana Okimoto holding the very unique memorial Rei Do Mar Desafio trophies. Lower photo shows the staggered start of the race in Rio de Janeiro with Chad Ho in the foreground.

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Steven Munatones