Mangalore, May 24: Star Indian surfers including Ishita Malviya and Dharini Selvakumar will be seen riding the waves for the top slot in their respective categories during the second edition of the Indian Open of Surfing, which gets underway at Sasihithlu beach here from Friday.
Besides Malviya and Selvakumar, the other big Indian mes in the premier competition include Sincha Gowda, Aneesha yak, Manikandan and Sekar Pitchai along with Tanvi Jagadish.
The Indian surfers are expected to face stiff competition in their respective categories from their Australian, US and French counterparts in the three-day event.
Tanvi is a top-ranked Stand Up Paddler and will be the surfer to look out for at the event. She had recently achieved major intertiol glory by emerging third in the Stand Up Paddling event at the West Marine Caroli Cup in the US. (IANS)