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Monthly Round-up of SUP / March 2022

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 March.

Starboard Tiki SUP Challenge - 10 x 10

Starboard invites you to participate in the global edition of the TIKI SUP CHALLENGE 10x. The challenge is simple — to paddle 10km in one session by 10.10 (October 10th, 2022).

Each participant will have one mangrove planted for them and 1.1 KG of plastic removed from the coastlines of Thailand. Entering this competition is your key to taking care of our planet!

The competition is open to everyone and you can use any type and brand of board. There are also loads of awesome prizes you can win, and category prizes — read more below.

Are you ready? Let’s GO paddle together for the planet! JOIN HERE

SUP Standards - New Standard in SUP Safety

The SUP industry has many different experts and organisations but its hard to find that information easily. SUP Standards hopes to solve this problem by providing a platform for anyone who is interested in paddle boarding to find out more and give themselves the best opportunity with the sport. SUP Standards is dedicated to ensuring that the rising sport of stand up paddle boarding is as safe an environment as possible for those taking to the water. The aim is to provide consistent safety and paddling standards and information for SUP. 

One of the unique things about SUP Standards is that there are country specific sections allowing stand up paddlers to check for any specific standards, safety and reference links, in their own country. The SUP standards committee is a dedicated team of experts throughout the world who regularly contribute on a wide range of topics. The committee members all have a specific area of expertise that they focus on, this could be anything from SUP safety to mental health to Foiling. 

Developed by ASI, this is the one stop website for educating water users about SUP. Visit the site.

Lanakila Classic 2022 - Danny Ching & Candice Appleby

The International Surfing Association (ISA) is delighted to confirm that the 2022 ISA World StandUp Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC), hosted in San Juan, Puerto Rico, will take place October 28 – November 6.

This year’s WSUPPC is the 9th edition of the ISA event.  With the world’s top SUP athletes competing, the ISA’s championship will continue to be the premier global SUP and Paddleboard competition. SUP Racing and Paddleboard will be staged in the heart of San Juan’s famous Laguna del Condado and Bahia de San Juan. SUP Surfing is scheduled to take place in “La 8”, a well-known local break.

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