GTA Sponsors 'Surf the Basin' Competition

(Tamuning, Guam) Monday, January 23, 2023- On Saturday, January 21, local surfers and bodyboarders harnessed the waves and competed in the '2023 Surf the Basin' professional surfing competition at the Hagåtña Boat Basin.

GTA proudly sponsored the event and donated airline miles for the top competitors to use for off-island competitions. Recipients of the airline miles include Noa Mendiola, men's overall surf winner, and Jonathan Leon Guerrero, 1st place winner in the open bodyboard division.

The '2023 Surf, the Basin' event was the first surf competition since the pandemic.

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Photos by Yoshi Cramer and Carlo Dela Cruz

Photo 1: 'Surf the Basin' Winners and Volunteers

Photo 2: Noa Mendiola, Men's Overall Surf Winner

Photo 3: Jonthan Leon Guerrero, 1st Place Open Bodyboard Division

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About GTA

GTA provides complete communications services in Guam. These include local and long-distance telephone service, 3G, LTE, and 5G mobility service, High Speed Internet Access, Dedicated Ethernet, Carrier-Class High Capacity Services over SONET and SDH networks, and advanced television, or IPTV. GTA operates a data center on Guam offering a secure, managed environment for customers who need an alternative site for business data storage. The company also runs Guam’s first locally owned cable landing station and data center in Piti.

Based in Tamuning, Guam, GTA is a U.S. and locally owned company and locally managed. The company’s website is

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