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2022 APP World SUP Surf Champions

Meet your newly crowned 2022 APP World Tour SUP surfing World Champions.

The APP World Tour held a single SUP surf event for the 2022 season in Gran Canaria, Spain last weekend which meant this event would be crowning the 2022 World Champions.

Benoit Carpentier won the mens division ahead of Luis Diniz in solid surf on the final day. Benoit scored some of the highest heat totals all event and deserved the win in Gran Canaria.

Kaede Inoue, a 17 year old surf from Japan stunned the judges with huge turns and committed manoeuvres to get the win ahead of Lucia Cosoleto from Argentina. Expect big thing from Kaede into the future.

Kaede also won the junior girls division ahead of her sister Sakura to secure a second world championship.

Kapono Fukuda from Japan took the win in the junior boys ahead of Titouan Pajot from France.

Leco Salazar just pipped Benoit Carpentier in the longboard division to secure his 2nd world title on the APP World Tour.

Check out all the highlights and look out for Beau Nixon’s event recap dropping soon.

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1 year ago

Really loved this comp. I was on for a few of the livestreams and found it really gripping and inspiring. Not sure why it seemed so different to the ISA stuff recently. Maybe the camera work & the commentating of course. It seemed more relatable maybe.

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