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Race Courses For the 2014 ISA World SUP And Paddleboard Championship In Nicaragua Announced

2013 ISA WSUPPC Women’s SUP Long Distance Race Copper Medalist, Laura Quetglas from Spain, gets ready to improve her result from last year in Peru. Photo: ISA/Michael Tweddle

The 2014 ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship (WSUPPC) in Nicaragua continues tomorrow with the SUP, Paddleboard, and Relay Races on Lake Nicaragua. All 27 National Teams have returned to Granada, after the exciting SUP Surfing in La Boquita Beach, for the thrilling racing leg of the ISA WSUPPC.

The world’s best SUPers and Paddleboarders are training hard in preparation for the upcoming races in the 2014 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship. Photo: ISA/Rommel Gonzales

The Technical, Long Distance and Relay race courses have been announced. Click here to see each course map-


Thursday will begin with The Morning Show at 08:40am hosted by Beau Hodge, ISA World Champion Jamie Mitchell and SUP Racer’s Chris Parker, followed by the competition with:

Paddleboard Technical Race

9:00am – Women Heat #1
9:30am – Men Heat #1
10:00am – Women Heat #2
10:30am – Men Heat #2

SUP Technical Race

11:30am – Women Heat #1
12:00pm – Men Heat #1
12:30pm – Women Heat #2
1:00pm – Men Heat #2

ISA Relay Race

2:00pm ISA Relay #1
2:25pm ISA Relay #2
2:50pm ISA Relay #3

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About the International Surfing Association:
The International Surfing Association (ISA) is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the World Governing Authority for Surfing. It was originally founded as the International Surfing Federation in 1964 and has been running the Open Division World Championship since 1964, the World Junior Surfing Championship since 1980, the World Masters Surfing Championship since 2007, the World Bodyboard Championship since 2011, the Hainan Wanning Riyue Bay International Surfing Festival in China, and the World Standup Paddle (SUP) and Paddleboard Championship beginning in 2012. The ISA also sanctions the World Kneeboard Titles and the World Tandem Surfing Championship, and will launch the World Longboard Championship in 2013.

ISA membership includes the surfing National Governing Bodies of 84 countries on five continents. Its headquarters are located in La Jolla, California. It is presided over by Fernando Aguerre (Argentina), first elected President in 1994 in Rio de Janeiro and re-elected seven times since. The ISA’s four Vice-Presidents are Alan Atkins (AUS), Karín Sierralta (PER), Debbie Beacham (USA) and Layne Beachley (AUS).

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