(ECNS) -- World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series for men and women -- Corona Open China -- kicked off in Wanning, Hainan on Monday.
A star-studded lineup is competing for qualification points ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Riyue Bay is considered one of the best surfing locations in China.
The Bay is a tropical paradise with palm tree lined beaches surrounded by beautiful mountainous forests.
Corona Open China will be held from January 6 to 12.