The worlds best are coming to London on the 7th – 8th July. The city of London will offer great viewing for spectators, as well as plenty of opportunity to get involved in the racing too. Read the APP Press Release below…
The Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP), announced today that it will be bringing the opening leg of its 2018 World Tour to central London for the first time this summer.
The London SUP Open will see a series of elite stand-up paddle board races take place on the River Thames and Royal Docks on 7th – 8th July 2018 as the biggest names in international SUP descend on the capital.
Outside of the Pro competition, a major focus of the London SUP Open will center on mass participation, from 1km entry level races, to multiple distance races and sprint formats: these races are open to everyone and will provide a full weekend of fun and activity for all the family.
Entries are now open at www.londonsupopen.com (#londonsupopen)
The APP World Tour builds on the foundations laid by the Waterman League since its inception in 2009, with a laser focus on growing the sport, creating icons, delivering a dynamic show and ensuring an all-inclusive experience that inspires participation at every level across key markets worldwide.
Tristan Boxford, CEO of the APP World Tour said, “The APP World Tour is excited to kick off the 2018 season in London: as one of the most iconic and recognisable cities in the world, London provides not only the ideal backdrop for this all-important opening stop of the APP World Tour Season for 2018, but held at the Royal Docks, a central venue that will welcome participation for all complimented by music and entertainment for a true ‘beach lifestyle’ festival in the heart of the City.”
The 2018 Season on the APP World Tour for Racing sees a concentrated focus on the World’s major Cities, as it starts with the London SUP Open, heads to New York City for the New York SUP Open, then onto San Francisco for a unique extreme race in XL surf, capped off with the Paris SUP Open in December, with World Tour Surfing taking place in New York and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. FOr more on the Tour, go to www.appworldtour.com and follow @appworldtour