Contest SUP surfing isn’t always about solid firing swells, light offshores and endless carving walls… although it would be nice if it was! It’s often more about trying to make the most out of small swells and windy conditions to get the points you need to climb the podium.
SUP surfer and blogger Anthony Maltese has recently come back from the Ventura SUP Championships in the States, and he has put together this great vblog of the event. The waves and the conditions may not have been perfect, but seeing which waves get which scores is useful if you are unfamiliar with competition surfing. And it really shows how high wave scores are more about what you do on a wave, not the wave size.
Words below from Anthony: