WSL plans relocation of 2016 Rio Pro

Barra da Tijuca: perfect and polluted | Photo: Smorigo/WSL

The 2016 Rio Pro will likely be relocated because of the severe pollution in the city’s waters.

The World Surf League (WSL) is planning to move the contest site from Barra da Tijuca to a surf spot located further west. Health concerns rise, as the city of Rio de Janeiro prepares to host the…

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