WHAT IS SUP?
SUP is an acronym that stands for “standup paddleboarding” and it is the fastest growing sport in the world.
THE ULTIMATE PADDLE BOARD FESTIVAL
On December 8th & 9th, the APP World Tour finishes its racing season with the World's Largest Partcipatory Race in Paris. This third and final stop on the 2018 World Tour will be where the 2018 APP World Champions for SUP racing will be crowned.
In addition, the Paris SUP Open will host a mass participation race, building out of the 9-year legacy of the Paris SUP Crossing which is the largest SUP race in the world to date. Registration for this extraordinary event will open on September 15th, 2018 and be capped at 800 paddlers. The opening of registration for the Paris SUP Open will be the same day as the historic Statue of Liberty paddle in NYC, 2nd stop on the 2018 APP World Tour and City Paddle Festival events.
Be a part of legacy of the historic Paris SUP Crossing as the Guiness Book of World Record's largest SUP mass gathering!
MASS PARTICIPATION PADDLE
Be a part of the APP World Championship Tour podium crownings for Sprints, Distance and the much anticipated Overall 2018 Champion for both Men & Women in the Pro division.
in town, stay tuned for dynamic exhibition components built into the program that will showcase the latest and greatest in the world of water sports
Enjoy lunch and celebrations back at the Nautic Salon Nautique including afternoon Q&A's with the Pros and demos in the pool. Enjoy participation and entertainment for all the family.
The Paris SUP Open, will be held in front of a global audience at the Nautic Salon Nautique, one of Europe's premiere boat shows. Bringing together water men and women from all over the world, the APP promises an event like no other.
A GLOBAL AUDIENCE
A RACE FOR EVERY LEVEL
Whether you are an avid enthusiast wanting to push your limits a fun team racer or you have kids that want to join the youth clinics, there are multiple options to get on the water and take part in the Paris SUP Open. Enjoy demo boards and a truly inclusive participatory experience right in the heart of Paris.
APP WORLD TOUR STOP # 4
Featuring Pro & Pro-Am Competition
The New York SUP Open will be the second stop on the 2018 APP World Championship Tour that will welcome the World's very best Stand Up Paddlers to New York to continue their 2018 season. Watch out for the likes of Michael Booth (Australia), Casper Steinfath (Denmark), Mo Freitas (Hawaii), Kai Lenny (Hawaii), Danny Ching (USA), Travis Grant (Australia), Slater Trout (USA), Arthur Arutkin (FR) and many more in the men, while some of the major names for the women include Candice Appleby (USA), Shae Foudy (USA), Manca Notar (Slovenia) and Chloe Walkerdene (Australia).
Meanwhile watch out for the wildcards who will be looking to take it to the World's best on their home turf. The APP World Tour Pro division will feature the Top 24 Men and Top 8 Women from the 2017 Ranking who will be joined by 8 Men & 8 Women Wildcards who will step up to take on the best of the best.
The New York SUP Open will also have a Pro-Am division for aspiring Pros wanting to break into the big leagues and competitive enthusiasts looking for a challenge, following the same format as the Pros and providing a fun and exciting competitive experience for avid enthusiasts.
For more information and for registration please go to www.appworldtour.com
Team Racing divisions integrated into the Paris SUP Open with both Dragon Racing and Funboard formats (large multi-person)
Building on the fun competition approach of the City Paddle Festivals, the Paris SUP Open will feature 2 team events during the weekend of racing:
An Official stop for the Red Paddle Co's Dragon Racing: Dragon Racing boards are available and registration for this division will open online September 15, 2018 and will be limited.
In keeping with the spirit of entertainment of the Paris SUP Open, we have also integrated an open multi-person craft race (large inflatable boards for 4 - 6 people). Again boards are available and registration will open September 15, 2018
Team Racing: $120
Single Day: (per team: minimum of 2 athletes / max 6)
Youth Clinic: Free**
**with pre-registration (space allowing)
*All entries include welcome pack except for Team Racing
Covered Changing facilities
Live Entertainment (DJs, Live Commentary & Live Music)