InformationThe EuroSUP Sardinia kicks off

3 settembre 2018

It’s a kick off for the EuroSUP Sardinia, the European Championship of Stand Up Paddle Racing and SUP Wave scheduled from 4th to 9th September in Torregrande (Oristano).

The event was presented this morning in Torregrande, attendees were Andrea Lutzu, Mayor of Oristano, Stefania Zedda, Tourism Councillor of the Municipality of Oristano, Huw John, European Surfing Federation President, Thiago Matos European Surfing Federation Technical Director, Andrea Abis Mayor of Cabras, Mirco Babini, FISW Surfing Sports Director, Edmondo Piana, Open Water Challenge Organizer and Gabriele Scintu CONI Oristano Representative.

The EuroSUP will take place within the ninth edition of the Open Water Challenge and it will involve the strongest continental athletes from 10 countries: Denmark, England, France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Wales, Germany and of course Italy.

France, holds the Vice-World Champion title, gained at the ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship 2017, and will turn up with a roster of true champions: Alexis Deniel, Benoit Carpentier, Caroline Angibaud, Martin Vitry, Olivia Piana, Tom Auber. Carpentier holds a world bronze for SUP Wave whereas Olivia Piana took home the world championship bronze both in the Long Distance and Technical Race. From Denmark Casper Steinfath, World Champion of Sprint Race and bronze in Technical Race.

Of course, the Italian national Team with Leonard Nika, Caterina Stenta and Laura Dal Pont all confirmed, and Tommaso Pampinella, Riccardo Rossi, Alessandro Onofri and Margherita Boschetti called to be part of the national Team.

EuroSUP Sardinia 2018 Full Program:

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

– 14:00/18:00: Team arrivals and registrations

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

– 11:00: Opening Ceremony

– 14:00: Possible call for the SUP Wave competition

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

– 8:00/18.00: Possible call for the SUP Wave and the Technical Race competitions

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

– 8:00/18.00: Possible call for the SUP Wave competition

Friday, September 7th, 2018

– 8:00/18.00: Possible call for the SUP Wave competition

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

– 8:00/18.00: Possible call for the SUP Wave competition

– Long Distance

– Awards Ceremony

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

– Sinis SUP Marathon

The EuroSUP Sardinia 2018 thanks for their cooperation and support the: Municipality of Oristano, Municipality of Cabras, Municipality of San Vero Millis, Sa Sartiglia Foundation, Sinis Peninsula – Island of Mal di Ventre Marine Protected Area, Marine Oristanesi, Oristano Port Authority, BRICOOK Oristano, Due Ci Ford Dealer, Crai Supermarkets, Sea Scout Divers Unit, GVPC Civil Protection Riola Sardo, OMRCC Onlus Voluntary Civil Protection Oristano Group, Oristano Pro Loco.

Source: Roberto d’Amico

Translate: Daniela Meloni

 

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