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Kai Lenny & Izzi Gomez take victory in epic fashion at the 2017 Sunset Beach Pro, Stop #1 of the APP World Tour

Sunset Beach provides an epic Finals Day for Stop 1 of the APP World Tour as Kai Lenny and Izzi Gomez are crowned Champions

Sunset Beach delivers great conditions for a spectacular finals day that saw dramatic action from start to finish and Champions crowned at Stop #1 of the 2017 APP World Tour.

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The APP World Tour prepares for an epic Finals day at Stop #1, the 2017 Sunset Beach Pro

The Australians are making their presences felt as we prepare for a dramatic finals day in conjunction with a new long period swell

With just the quarters thru final remaining for the Men’s division and just the Final left for the women here at the 2017 Sunset Beach Pro, tension is mounting as we build up to what promises to be a spectacular final day of action at Stop #1 of the APP World Tour.

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Top seeds turn up the pressure in Round 3 of the Men, FInalists are decided for the Women and Na Kama Kai Champion is crowned

An epic day of action at the Sunset Beach Pro sees the top seeds rise to the challenge, Finalists decided and a Champion crowned

Blue skies, clean conditions and high performance surfing was the order of the day today on Day 3 of the 2017 Sunset Beach Pro, as we completed the repechages for both Men & Women, as well as Round 3 of the Men, and Semi Finals for the Women.

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Waterman League Group rebrands the World Championship Platform and confirms 2017 Schedule

The Waterman League Group announces the Official rebranding of Stand Up World Tour and Series into the unified APP World Tour

North Shore Oahu, Hawaii, January 19th, 2017– The newly-formed Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Waterman League Group, announces a rebranding of the Stand Up World Series (Racing) and Stand Up World Tour (Surfing), to align under a new single banner, the APP World Tour.

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Caio Vaz from Brazil and Izzi Gomez from the USA are crowned World Champions for 2015

After 2 years of being so close with two 2nd place finishes, the Brazilian Caio Vaz secures his first World Title at just 21 years old

Caio Vaz (Art in Surf) was in the final back in 2012 when Leco Salazar (New Advance) won his World Title, so felt the emotion and excitement of being able to bring a World Title home to Brazil.

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Poenaiki Raioha and Izzi Gomez are crowned 2015 the US Open Stand Up Paddlesurfing Champions

Poenaiki Raioha puts on a flawless performance on the Final Day of action to take victory at the 2015 US Open of Stand up Paddling

Poenaiki Raioha (F-One) put on a flawless performance this week at the US Open of Stand Up Paddling, with some of the most progressive surfing imaginable and a mindblowing success rate.

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A full day of action sees the World Title Race intensify here at the US Open of Stand Up Paddling

A full day of action sees stand out performances, surprise exits and the tightest World Title Race in history for both Men and Women

With perhaps the best forecast of the week coming today, it was always going to be a marathon day of action here at the 2015 US Open of Stand Up Paddling, as action got underway at 7am with the 2nd half of Men’s Round 1. You can check out the highlights by CLICKING HERE

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The US Open of Stand Up Paddling presented by FIAT will kick off in Huntington Beach next week

The US Open of Stand Up Paddling featuring World Tour & Series competition to kick off this weekend in Huntington Beach California

Tension is mounting as we build up to the US Open of Stand Up Padding that is set to kick of this weekend at Huntington Beach.

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Champions are crowned at the European Cup, Brazil withdrawn, while Japan and US Open are set to make waves

The 2015 European Cup wraps in epic fashion at the Italia Surf Expo concluding a dramatic 3 event Series across Europe

This past week saw the dramatic conclusion of the European Cup, a dynamic series of events that spanned the European Continent and provided a very comprehensive challenge to the attending athletes, with diverse conditions across all 3 stops and some memorable performances from some of the World’s very best racers.

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The #SapinusPro Tahiti is just one week away, as the South Pacific swell action heats up and the world’s best prepare

#Sapinus Pro Tahiti to kick off next week as the World’s best Stand Up Paddlesurfers head south for stop 2 of the Stand Up World Tour

Stop 2 of the 2015 Stand Up World Tour will kick off next week in the magnificent Tahitian island chain as the #SapinusPro is back (WATCH THE TRAILER). The Stand Up World Tour has a rich history in the islands since the launch of its Contenders exhibition back in 2009, and then the first full year of the Tour in 2010, as the #Sapinus Pro was born.

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Sapinus Pro Tahiti Entries now open & Barcelona to open World Series in style

The Sapinus Pro Tahiti is back for 2015 and set to deliver one of the most exciting spectacles of the year: Entries are now open

The Stand Up World Tour Legacy was set in stone back in 2009 with the groundbreaking Contenders project, an event that changed preconceived notions of the sport of Stand Up Paddling for good.

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Official Details on Brazil announced as Sao Paolo will take center stage now in August

The Sao Paolo Region of Brazil will host the 2015 Grand Slam event featuring World Tour Surfing and World Series Racing in August

Final details of this year’s Grand Slam Surfing and Racing stop in Brazil confirm a shift in dates for what will be a groundbreaking stop for the sport, the World Tour & the World Series in 2015.

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News from the Stand Up World Tour & Series: Hawaii Opener & Finals, EU Cup update, Brazil, Japan and US news

Hawaii’s World Tour Opener draws record viewing online, sees dramatic action and crowns 2 worthy Champions

Sunset Beach and Turtle Bay register over 2.8million minutes watched and 270,000 unique views, as the fanbase for the sport grows and the Waterman League steps up its live broadcast reach and impact.

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Day 2 of the #SunsetBeachPro sees exciting and challenging conditions for the completion of Round 2

Day 2 of the #SunsetBeachPro produces some incredible surfing in testing conditions

Zane Schweitzer (Starboard) produced some of the best surfing of his #SUWT career to score the highest heat total of the competition so far. A 9.77 and a 8.33 (total: 18.1) in Round 1 of the #SunsetBeachPro was clearly the stand out score of the day. The Maui youngster showed he has an excellent array of talent and composure to score highly in any conditions.

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Day 1 of the #SunsetBeachPro open’s in dramatic fashion as we see stand out performances from Justin Holland, Bernd Roediger & Fiona Wylde

#SunsetBeachPro open’s in dramatic fashion on Day 1

The first stop of the 2015 Stand Up World Tour kicks off in big surf and light winds at the #SunsetBeachPro on the North Shore in Hawaii.

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