2017 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship: Presenting Team Mexico

Team Mexico

Team Members

Erika Benitez- 06/25/2000- Long Distance- Sprint

“Team Mexico is ready to be part of the ISA world Championship SUP in Denmark. I can’t wait to compete and have a great time. I am ready to give everything I have . Viva Mexico! ”

Jose Manuel Rodriguez- Long Distance- Sprint- Technical Race

“I am very excited to participate in the ISA World because the event will be in a very interesting country and it is always good to know new places. Most of the time I compete in short distance races with my friends from Sayulita Mexico and I believe this is the opportunity that I can compete against the bests in the world and give me an idea if I’m doing a good job or if I need to train harder to become better!”

Fanny Saucedo- Technical Race

“I’m just going to be in the water, on top of my board, competing with the bests in the world and representing my country in SUP’s most important event Of the year … Aaaw! More than grateful to life, I am living one of my dreams, so enjoying the most of this experience since they confirmed my participation and focused on giving the best of me!”

Felipe Hernandez- SUP Surf

“It is a pride to go to Denmark representing Mexico. Where you show people and especially yourself that when you work hard and train everything is possible and that dreams are fulfilled with dedication and effort and the feeling of winning a medal at world level, that is priceless, you can’t buy it with anything in the world!”

Alejandra Brito- Long Distance- Technical Race- SUP Surf

“There is no greater honor to paddle and surf for mexico. This year the competition is fiercer than ever with two women per country for the first time. I am very excited to bring the Mexican passion to Denmark. With your support we are stronger”

Hector Gonzalez – SUP Surf

“I’m very proud to represent Mexico and to go to Denmark. After 2 years of no competition for economic reasons and work. But I’m back and I hope to play a very good role in this next World Cup even though we are not used to the cold that we will do all the best to represent our country and Viva Mexico.”

Team Managers

Erik Benitez

“So stoked and proud to represent my beautiful country as a Team Manager. It will be for sure an amazing experience and a lot of great memories. Viva Mexico!”

Mario de Leon

“I am very excited to attend the ISA SUP World Games in Denmark. Will be a good experience to improve my level of competence and share with the Mexican team.”

Technical Race: Jose Manuel Rodriguez – Fanny Saucedo – Alejandra Brito

Long Distance: Erika Benitez – Jose Manuel Rodriguez – Alejandra Brito –

SUP Surf: Felipe Hernandez – Alejandra Brito – Hector Gonzalez

Sprint: Erika Benitez – Jose Manuel Rodriguez

Team Managers: Erik Benitez – Mario de Leon

About the Author

Mathieu Astier

Mathieu is the hyper-active founder of TotalSUP and a multilingual online marketing veteran with more than 20 years of experience working for top international internet companies. His love-at-first-sight for Stand Up Paddling in 2013 led him to build one of the leading online media dedicated to SUP in English and French and to turn his family lifestyle towards the ocean.

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