Minister for Industry, Trade Tourism and Lands and Mineral Resources Hon. Faiyaz Siddiq Koya today met World renowned extreme sports motorbike rider Robbie Maddison.
Mr Madison says Fiji has always been a dream for him after riding the waves on his specially modified motorbike at the Wailoaloa Beach in Nadi.
With the arrival of the Fiji International Golf Championship, Super Rugby, Fiji Pro (Surfing) Championship and Extreme Sports, Minister Koya believes sports tourism is thriving.
“It is wonderful to see that sports tourism is growing by the day and we get to host a world record holder in World record length motorcycle jump and surfing on a dirt bike,” he said.
Mr Maddison who is in the country for the last two days was attracted to Fiji’s cloud-break waves near Tavarua Island.
“Fiji has always been a dream for me and I love the country, the people its truly paradise and i hope to continue returning to this beautiful country.”
[Source: Fijian Government]