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London SUP Open 2022: Get ready for stop #2 of the APP Race World Tour!

19 Aug 2022

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The APP World Tour is back in Canary Wharf for the 2022 London SUP Open from September 14th to 18th and is offering hundreds of free stand up paddle sessions to visitors!
Visitors will be able to watch the pros in action as they battle it out in stop #2 of the World Tour and can also get involved in 3 days of free paddle activities including SUP, SUP Yoga and Pilates as well as open racing for all ages and abilities.

Stand Up Paddle in the heart of London

The London SUP Open kicks off on Wednesday 14th September with the Nautical Mile, which will see corporate teams compete in a relay race for a chance to win the Nautical Mile Cup. The free sessions will then commence on Friday 16th September and will continue through to Sunday 18th September, where visitors can sign up for SUP, SUP Yoga and Pilates sessions in Middle Dock and Wood Wharf.

Sprints on Saturday!

The professional racing will kick off on the afternoon of Saturday 17th. Canary Wharf’s Middle Dock will be transformed into an arena for viewers to witness the world’s best SUP athletes compete in a thrilling sprint tournament for the coveted London sprint title. There will also be open racing and team racing if visitors want a piece of the competitive action.

Long Distance on the River Thames on Sunday

Sunday 18th September will see the pros partake in the iconic voyage down the River Thames in a 15km distance race. Then, Canary Wharf and the APP World Tour are calling for all paddle enthusiasts to take to the water for the Paddle for the Oceans challenge. The global 2.5km paddle unites thousands of paddlers on the water in a show of solidarity for the oceans with 50% of all proceeds going to ocean-related charities.

Learn to paddle, watch the pros and stand up for the oceans in what will be an incredible festival of sport and wellness in one of the greatest cities in the world.

Check out www.appworldtour.com for more info!

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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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