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Monthly Round-up of SUP / October 2021

Welcome to our collection of the biggest news and stories that have taken place in the SUP world from the previous month. Let's recap what happened in October.

Inaugural FreeWing Wingfoil World Games - Wing Foil Racing Event

The first-ever FreeWing WingFoil World Games took place 20th – 24th October, 2021 at Lake Garda, Italy. Competitors came from all around to compete in the wing foiling race event and the grand prize winners were Alessandro Josè Tomasi in the men’s division & and Olivia Piana in the women’s. To see the full results, event info, videos and more visit the Campione Univela website.

FreeWing was designed by Starboard x Airush. To learn more click here.

APP World Tour Postpones 2021 Season - Back in 2022

The APP World Tour are disappointed to announce that it has been deemed necessary to postpone the return to competition until February 2022 to protect the legitimacy of the Tour and deliver the best possible product for both Athletes and Partners. Following a string of additional hurdles, from Government decisions to obstacles faced by local organizers and partners as well as the global travel restrictions, it has been deemed preferable to kick off a full season afresh in February of 2022 rather than try to force a shortened and challenging season in 2021.

A good call by the APP as many athletes have been unable to travel to events and this will hopefully ensure greater participation from the World’s best athletes. The Carolina Cup will go ahead as planned in early November as a 2022 season qualifier event.

Red Paddle Co Drops 2022 Range - See What's New

Red Paddle Co have released their new products for 2022 and there seems to be some innovative changes and updates to their equipment. There’s three new boards added to the range which are the 12’0 Compact, a new 12’0 Voyager and an 11’0 Sport. Also being released are new paddles, a backpack and updates on their fittings for all 2022 boards. Click here to see the full equipment range and releases from Red Paddle Co in 2022.

First Pair To SUP Length of Mainland Britain - SUP It & Sea

Dave Chant & Sophie Witter are the first pair to paddle from Land’s End to John O’Groats. Using the sea, inland waterways and canals, the pair paddled a total distance of 1702.95km with 64 paddling days.They are trying to raise £24,000 for the RNLI, Wilderness Foundation and Frontline Children. Learn more by clicking here.

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