The first round of the BSUPA contest series to find a men and womens Champion in 2008 is now on, it will feature distance races, coaching tuition and board demo’s. Location is West Wittering Beach on 17th and 18th May. Simon and myself have been working hard on the contest rules and regulations and we are now publishing them on as many SUP sites as we can to get the message out. If you would like to compete then please read the rules, join BSUPA and fill in the contest entry form. We also have a party planned on the Saturday night at the Bell Inn in Birdham. All in all it should be a great weekend.
Here is the latest update :
The 2XS GONG BSUPA round 1 at West Wittering looks likely that the wave forecast is going to be flat- so if this is the case we will change the event to a paddle distance event rather than pospone the whole event. The event format will be on Saturday a set of shorter distance sprints. There will Intermediate /Expert coaching from Jon Hibbard Starboard Fat Face and Neal Gent Gong,2XS Fat Face. Any beginners’ Simon Bassett will on hand for this coaching. We will have different SUP brand demos. Saturday night the Party at the Bell Inn, Birdham featuring the Matt Argyle Band. Sunday there will be expression sessions and a longer distance event. Prize giving will be early afternoon many prizes including a Gong Board for the winner. Patrice Guenole from Gong will attending the event and will be on the water to demo some of his latest moves.
The event is sponsored by GONG, 2XS, Prosport Sunscreen, REEF,X-train SUP training,Atan –
Start time on the beach will be later than posted so sign on the beach at 8.45 am any issues please contact Simon on 0774 7775 8883 or X-train 01243 512552