Windsurfing at Jinha Beach

By , May 4, 2012 6:40 pm

This weekend marks the opening of the annual Pro Windsurfing Association World Cup, held every year since 2007 at Jinha Beach, just south of Ulsan.

Windsurfing, for those unfamiliar with the sport, involves standing on a surf-board to which a large sail has been attached, and then flying over the water at top speeds. The atmospheric conditions at Jinha at this time of year make it a perfect venue for an international race of this scope. (Read: It’s very windy)

from the Ulsan PWA World Cup website

The PWA World Cup attracts windsurfers from around the globe, including some of the sports top athletes.

The forecast looks great this weekend, so what better way to enjoy the spring sunshine than by heading down to the beach and watching some of the top windsurfers in the world compete?

Driving? Take highway 14 towards Busan, then follow 31 to Jinha beach.

Busing? Take the 405, 715, or 1715 from Gonguptap rotary (the stop is in front of the Ulsan Grand Park main entrance, down past the Angel-in-us. If those buses don’t swing by your local stop, try the handy bus destination route guide or two route planner on to help plan your trip.

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