GBSUP Viking Bay Classic 2021

British National SUP Sprint Championships

Wow, what a weekend that was over at the British Canoeing who hosted GBSUP for the ‘British National SUP Sprint Championships. Both the men and ladies had to set a fastest time over 2 rounds, with each round having 3 heats of competitors.

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We have all seen a huge upsurge in people taking up Stand Up Paddle Boarding over the last year. As a result the RNLI are attending more and more Stand Up Paddle boarders in difficulty. Let’s all work together and do our bit to help this great organisation keep us safe. Join us here at GBSUP in making a difference. Over the next year we have partnered with the RNLI and are raising money in aid of them and the amazing work that they do. Every donation will help in saving lives.

What you said in the '2020' GBSUP Racer Survey

45% of you have been racing for one year or less.
63% of you now see SUP/Prone as your main sport.
80% of you saw yourself as a friendly competitor rather than serious racer.
As the National Race Series moves into it's 8th year the team at GBSUP aim to deliver a year of friendly competitive racing to attract experienced and inexperienced racers to have fun & GET IT ON!
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58% of you are members of clubs.
68% of you do not attend organised SUP race training.
81% of you said you would you if they were available.

What to expect!

Stand up Paddleboard (SUP) short course racing in the UK is still developing along with the international race scene. The National series has grown to involve three types of racing; Distance (10 to 16km), Technical (beach or water start with laps around a course of buoys) and Sprint (up to 100m with or without a buoy turn). For more info on the types of races and what's involved click the read more button below.

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