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App World Tour Confirms its 2018 Racing Schedule

Updated: Feb 14, 2018

The APP World Tour confirms its Racing season for 2018, with iconic, major market stops in London, NYC, San Francisco & Paris.


Ericeira, Portugal, 25th January 2018: The APP is proud to announce its confirmed racing schedule for the 2018 season on the APP World Tour (please stay tuned for official release on Surfing schedule for 2018). With a clear focus on major markets in 2018, the APP World Tour will feature stops in London, Paris, New York and San Francisco. It also provides a more defined season for the athletes to follow, running from July to December, and a series of ‘bucket list’ events in the major Cities (London, NYC, Paris) for enthusiasts to join in and be counted.

I’m looking forward to racing some of the best in the world this season on the @appworldtour and excited about the high profile venues that will bring stand up paddling to a much larger audience”, - Danny Ching, APP World Tour athlete


The APP World Tour will feature a laser focus on developing all aspects of the sport in 2018, with its events providing not only a high profile and media rich platform for the World’s best athletes, but also extensive participation opportunities for stand up paddlers of all abilities and ages, with iconic races and water sport festivals that will provide something for everyone in the World’s Major markets.




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Here is the racing line-up for 2018:

1. London, UK: 7th – 8th July

  • Professional, Amateur and Entry Level Competition for both Men and Women

  • Discipline: Racing

  • Prize-money: $30,000

2. New York, USA: 15th – 23rd September (Racing 15th – 19th / Surfing 18th – 23rd)

  • Professional, Amateur and Entry Level Competition for both Men and Women

  • Discipline: Racing and Surfing

  • Prize-money: $55,000

3. San Francisco, USA: 15th October – 2nd November (holding period)

  • Professional Competition by Invitation only for both Men and Women

  • Discipline: Racing

  • Prize-money: $50,000

4. Paris, France: 8th – 9th December

  • Professional, Amateur and Entry Level competition for both Men and Women

  • Discipline: Racing

  • Prize-money: $30,000

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