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Team GB – ISA World SUP Championships

Posted on April 30, 2014 - Filed Under Stand Up Paddling, Surftech Boards | By

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Good Luck Team GB from all at Surftech

Team GB are gearing up to head out to the ISA SUP Worlds in Nicaragua from the 3rd to the 11th May 2014.

Ollie Shilston Surftech Team Rider will compete in the 12’6″ flat water competition.
The ISA World StandUp Paddle (SUP) and Paddle board Championship (WSUPPC) is an ISA World Championship that features 48 men and 24 women in each of four discipline, SUP Surfing, SUP Racing Technical, SUP Racing Distance and Paddleboard Racing technical and Distance. Within the SUPRacing and Paddleboard disciplines, athletes will be competing in up to three (3) events including the Technical and Distance Races and the Paddle Relay.  There will be one Gold Medal National Team. The event hosts a maximum of 240+ athletes from 24 countries worldwide. The team will base its self in Granada Nicaragua and the surf side of the competition will be held at La Boquita and the flat water /distance competitions will held on Lake Nicaragua.
The Team will have some tough competition during the event as some of worlds best water sport paddling athletes including Jamie Mitchell,  Kai Lenny, Slater Trout, Shaun Poynter, Annabel Anderson,Olivia Piana and Antoine Delpero will be fighting it out over the 9 days of competition, based from the shores of the powerful pacific at La Boquita with decent left and right sections for the waves and Lake Nicaragua for theDistance paddling – South america’s largest inland lake with over 8000 sq km and its own freshwater sharks to add to the pressure!
If you want to follow the team check out the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stand-Up-Paddle-Board-Team-GB

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