Oi Rio Pro 2021

7:00am 11 Aug - 7:00pm 16 Aug, 2021
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Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Oi Rio Pro 2021: Surf and party in Rio De Janeiro

The 8th stop on the Men’s Surfing Championship Tour 2021. After the conclusion of the Australian Leg at the Margaret River Pro and the Rip Curl Rottnest Search in Western Australia the WSL migrates across the globe to North America for the Surf Ranch Pro followed by The Search in Mexico. Then it’s down to the south to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, for the Oi Rio Pro 2021 presented by Corona.

Typically held in average beachbreak conditions that can deliver a punch. The contest is as close to an old ‘80s beach party as you’re going to find on tour today. The Brazilian crowds on the beach swell to hundreds of thousands of peoples, all frothing to take in the action. With world titles going to Gabriel Medina and Adriano De Souza and 2019’s WSL World Champ Italo Ferreira the country has fallen in love with surfing. In fact it’s the second largest sport in Brazil after soccer. If you’re thinking of traveling there to take in the contest, get ready for a heady dose of South American beach culture.

Hang at the world-famous Copacabana Beach or Ipanema to soak in the culture, or make the trek to the top of a nearby mountain to visit the 100-foot tall Christ the Redeemer statue and get a crazy panoramic view of the area. If you’re feeling frisky, there’s no shortage of nightlife in Rio, but remember to keep your wits about you as petty crime is common.

Highlights from the Oi Rio Pro 2019 Final with Filipe Toledo taking on Jordy Smith:

Where to stay in Rio 

There are heaps of hotels and Airbnb’s in Rio de Janeiro. With Rio Pro scheduled to take place Saquarema there are plenty of great guest houses and hotels in Rio.

You can also check out the map below for the best deals, guest houses, apartments and hotels in the city.

Things To Do In Rio

Rio De Janeiro is an incredible multi cultural city. Head to the world famous Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. Explore the city’s street art and colonial treasures during the day, take the gondola up to Sugarloaf mountain for the sunset and unwind with a capriosca and party the night away.

Don’t miss the iconic Christ Redeemer Statue on top of Corcovado Mountain for spectacular views over the city. Avoid the taxi’s and bus tours as they are expensive and your’ll get stuck in traffic,  instead take public transport and walk through Tijuca national park up to the summit.

For more information and things to do in Rio check out RioDeJaneiro.com

Rio Pro 2021 Dates

The Oi Rio Pro will be held from August 11 – 16, 2021.

Check out the next events on the WSL 2021 Championship Tour:

Surf Ranch Pro 2021 on August 12-15
Outerknown Tahiti Pro 2021 on August 22 – September 1

Feature image: Wiggolly Dantas sneaking under the curtain. Photo credit Daniel Smorigo 

Brazil Travel Tips:

Plan ahead: Book your perfect trip with our Brazil travel guide and destination information. Does Brazil require a visa? Check the visa requirements before you get caught up during your travel.

Stay safe: Even the best-laid plans can head south. battleface can help you stay safe in dangerous or hostile situations as well as that epic road trip or catching a few waves. How to stay safe during Oi Rio Pro 2021? If you’re not covered for your trip yet, get your quote here.

Spend money wisely: Take public transport and dine in from time to time are common saving tips during traveling. How to spend money wisely in Brazil? Make use of technology. There’s an app for everything.

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