First BSUPA event in 2010 UK SUP Series
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Tuesday, 04 May 2010 05:58
BSUPA ROUND 1 National series
West Wittering MAY 15/16 2010
Sponsored by 2XS
The first of the BSUPA UK national series for stand up paddle surf and distance. The event will comprise of a surf event in heat format (subject to surf conditions) and a down wind distance race. We have the new board categories for racing of up to 12ft 6" (Stock category) and 12ft 7" plus (Open category).
Entry is available to all BSUPA members (new members welcome) -membership is available on the day. There will free test stand up paddle boards for newcomers to try. Also there is a chance to see the latest new paddles and stand up paddle boards.
Local stand up paddle surfers Neal Gent 2008 BSUPA surf champion from Bracklesham, Bobbie Cooper ladies number two from West Wittering, Holly Bassett Junior 12 year old rider from Itchenor, Matt Argyle from Bracklesham second overall in 2009 and current ladies champion Claire Blacklock will all looking for good results. Stand up paddle surfers from all over the UK will be travelling to compete in the event.
FREE SUP coaching sessions organised by X-Train from Jock Patterson BSUPA 2009 champ, Neal gent 2008 BSUPA surf champion & Simon Bassett BSUPA head Coach.
Competitors please be on the beach by 9am. Entry forms available at BSUPA or call 01243 513077 to speak to Chris, Rosco or Simon for more info, or to book a free coaching session.
Event organiser Simon Bassett “this is the third year we’ve started off the season with the BSUPA national series at West Wittering we are really pleased to have it here again. West Wittering is a very popular water sports venue and has become home to stand up paddle surfing on the south coast and the UK.”
The event is sponsored by by local on line store www.2xs.co.uk ,X-train West Wittering , Kialoa,RRD, Da kine, Prosport Sunscreen, indo board and www.supglobal.com.
Entry forms can be downloaded here
For more information please contact Simon Bassett 01243 513077 or 0774 775 8883 or