The APP World Tour formally announced its Korean stop of the 2022 APP World Tour, the Busan SUP Open.
** Press Release APP World Tour
Taking place from the 23rd – 25th September, this prestigious stop on the APP World Tour will not only bring the World’s very best athletes to this beautiful part of the World, but celebrate the sport in all its forms, in an entirely inclusive manner.
Like the other City Paddle Festival stops on the APP World Tour, the Busan SUP Open will bring together a World Class Sporting spectacle with participation for all: whether it be competitive, cause related or just for the fun of it For racing, cruising, SUP Yoga or introductory sessions, the event will bring the SUP community together for a unique beach festival at the heart of the Republic of Korea’s second largest City.
As one of the most exciting of the emerging regions for SUP in Asia, the Republic of Korea boasts a passionate community that is growing fast. With ideal locations for paddling from Seoul down to Busan and beyond, the country is surrounded by water and is rich in venues.
The APP is also proud to announce the formation of K-APP, the Korean division of the APP, that is the driving force behind the event and that has come together with the district of Suyeong to celebrate and grow the sport of Stand Up Paddling in Korea.
This district has embraced SUP wholeheartedly, and designated Gwangalli Beach as the official center for the activity, with unparalleled resources for local or visiting paddlers, from showers and bathrooms to extensive water sports programs for paddlers of all levels.