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2022 APP World Tour

 
Leco Salazar Crowned First-Ever APP SUP Longboard World Champion

23 Nov 2022

Leco Salazar Crowned First-Ever APP SUP Longboard World Champion

The first-ever SUP Longboard World Champion was crowned today at the 2022 Gran Canaria Pro Am. After a day of many upsets, huge performances and incredible longboarding at La Cicer, Brazilian SUP surf veteran Leco Salazar claimed the first-ever SUP longboard World Title, while French and Starboard Dream Team rider Benoit Carpentier took home the […]

Japanese SUP Surfers Kaede Inoue and Kapono Fukuda Crowned 2022 APP Junior World Champions

22 Nov 2022

Japanese SUP Surfers Kaede Inoue and Kapono Fukuda Crowned 2022 APP Junior World Champions

Japan made a clean sweep on Day 1 of the Gran Canaria Pro Am Kaede Inoue and Kapono Fakuda claim the junior World Titles whilst the longboard division sees both SUP veterans and fresh faces advance into the quarter-finals. When 16-year-old Kapono Fukuda scored a 9.07 in round one of the junior competition the fate […]

New generation of SUP surfers to dominate APP World Tour Gran Canaria Pro-Am

18 Nov 2022

New generation of SUP surfers to dominate APP World Tour Gran Canaria Pro-Am

They’re young, hungry and unapologetically confident about their SUP goals and dreams… On the eve of the APP World Gran Canaria Pro-Am in Las Palmas, TotalSUP caught up with some of the most exciting riders of the young generation ready to shred! Buckle up for some serious SUP surf action that will be unfolding from […]

From injury recovery to the APP World Tour: SUP journey with Infinity Rider Kane Degrauw

14 Nov 2022

From injury recovery to the APP World Tour: SUP journey with Infinity Rider Kane Degrauw

‘Injuries can become your greatest teacher,’ Laird Hamilton’s quote has become a mantra for Infinity SUP Rider Kane Degrauw, who returned to the SUP racing circuit after a long recovery caused by his knee surgery. TotalSUP caught up with this talented SUP athlete always on the lookout ‘for the biggest physical and mental challenge’ to go […]

APP World Tour Gran Canaria Pro-AM: Fireside chat with windsurfing legend & event partner Björn Dunkerbeck

2 Nov 2022

APP World Tour Gran Canaria Pro-AM: Fireside chat with windsurfing legend & event partner Björn Dunkerbeck

Get ready for some serious carving as the APP World Tour returns for the third time to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to host the #1 stop of the World Surfing Tour. In the run up to the event held between 19th and 27th November, TotalSUP caught up with Björn Dunkerbeck, ocean athlete, windsurfing legend, […]

“Busan SUP Open is a true benchmark in the history of the sport!”: World’s top athletes on the APP World Tour stop in South Korea

13 Oct 2022

“Busan SUP Open is a true benchmark in the history of the sport!”: World’s top athletes on the APP World Tour stop in South Korea

2022 Busan SUP Open is one for the books. The 3rd stop of the APP World Tour in South Korea has been one of those events on this year’s SUP racing circuit that has showed what stand-up paddleboarding Olympics could look like with drones illuminating the sky in a spectacular opening ceremony to display the […]

Busan SUP Open: Starboard Rider Choi Ji Won is all set for the APP World Tour stop on her home turf

23 Sep 2022

Busan SUP Open: Starboard Rider Choi Ji Won is all set for the APP World Tour stop on her home turf

It’s been a busy month for Choi Ji Won, Starboard Rider and one of Korea’s leading SUP athletes, who’s just completed London SUP Open, the 2nd stop of the APP World Tour, and winning the women overall 4th position. TotalSUP has caught up with this up-and-coming athlete just hours before the next highly anticipated APP […]

2022 APP World Tour: British SUP Champ Blue Ewer joins the London SUP Open pro division

1 Sep 2022

2022 APP World Tour: British SUP Champ Blue Ewer joins the London SUP Open pro division

“If there was one thing different to anything I had experienced in surfing, it’s this competitive rivalry pushing stroke for stroke with the guy next to you, which I love,” claims four-time British SUP racing Champion Blue Ewer, as he prepares for London SUP Open, the 2nd stop of the APP World Tour on the 14-18 […]

Canadian Starboard Rider Tim Oliver is ready to crush the next APP World Tour stop

22 Aug 2022

Canadian Starboard Rider Tim Oliver is ready to crush the next APP World Tour stop

North America Starboard Team Rider, Tim Oliver, has been leading the charge on the fast-growing Canadian SUP racing scene and he’s now ready to take on the upcoming APP World Tour stops (watch out London!) and then more. A full-time firefighter and father of two girls, Tim has just punched his ticket to represent Canada […]

London stop of the APP World Tour moved to the 16-18 September 2022

29 Jul 2022

London stop of the APP World Tour moved to the 16-18 September 2022

The APP World Tour team has just announced that the London  SUP Open event has been moved and will now take place on the 16-18 September 2022. Here’s the official APP World Tour statement: “Due to the intensive strike action across all rail and underground in London that has been announced for the entirety of […]

The APP World Tour returns to SoCal this weekend and it’s going to be EPIC!

24 Jun 2022

The APP World Tour returns to SoCal this weekend and it’s going to be EPIC!

The US Open of SUP at Santa Monica Pier kicks off the Championship Tour his weekend! Here’s just a taste of all the things we can’t wait to watch: the homecoming of the APP to Southern California after 7-years; the return of Mo Freitas; dramatic surf racing and an iconic distance race that will launch […]

Shrimpy would go: 16 year old Shuri Araki is ready to take on APP World Tour flagship US stop!

14 Jun 2022

Shrimpy would go: 16 year old Shuri Araki is ready to take on APP World Tour flagship US stop!

‘Shrimpy would go’* and Shrimpy keeps going, stealing the limelight from SUP veterans at some of the most iconic SUP racing events both in the US and Europe. Shuri Araki aka Shrimpy from Okinawa, Japan, has just turned sixteen but his remarkable and consistent performance has already ranked him among the top pro athletes in […]