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The Abu Dhabi All Stars Invitational will be broadcast live today

Wednesday 3 April

Day 1 of the Abu Dhabi All Stars Invitational: live today

The Abu Dhabi All Stars Invitational presented by Abu Dhabi Sailing Club, UAE SUP and Wadi Adventure is live today, with the start of the surfing component at Wadi Adventure.
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Abu Dhabi All Stars Invitational will go live this week

Monday 1 April

The Abu Dhabi All Stars Invitational will go live this week

Abu Dhabi will play host this week to a selection of the world’s very best stand up paddlesurfers for the inaugural Abu Dhabi All Stars Invitational, presented by the Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club, UAE SUP and Wadi Adventure Park.
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The Abu Dhabi All Stars Invitational is coming up next week

Monday 25 March

Abu Dhabi to host the All Stars Invitational: April 3 – 7

Abu Dhabi has long been a host to global sport at its highest level, from Formula 1 car racing, to golf, and even the world’s premier yacht races, hosted by the Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club. However, from the 3rd – 7th April it will open its arms to a whole new kind of sporting excellence: the World’s leading Stand Up Paddlesurfers as they congragrate for the inaugural Abu Dhabi All Stars Invitational presented by Abu Dhabi Sailing and Yacht Club and in association with UAE SUP and Wadi Adventure.
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Promo for the Abu Dhabi All Stars Invitational

Tristan Boxford fom The Waterman League sent this to us via email.

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Connor Baxter Wins The Stand Up World Series Season Opener On The Epic Iceberg Lake

Event Update by Connor Baxter

The 2013 Patagonia Chile event was amazing. It started off with a lot of traveling and long car rides. On the way to Patagonia, I saw more sheep and llamas and alpacas than I did people – we were in the middle of nowhere. Once we finally got to this beautiful place the water was freezing and the air was cold – but it was perfect racing conditions.
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Connor Baxter wins the Aragas Magallanes Paddle Challenge, stop 1 of the World Series

Monday 18 March

Connor Baxter powers to victory in Puerto Natales, Chile

Connor Baxter (Starboard) puts every last shred of energy into a tiebreaker to claim the overall victory here at the Aragas Magallanes Paddle Challenge. With Kai Lenny (Naish) taking the win in the long distance, Connor knew that it was all or nothing on the final day of action here in Puerto Natales, and that he had to put it all on the line to take down arch rival and the reigning World Series Champion.
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World Series season is officially open as the first stop in Chile lights up

Friday 15 March

Aragas Magallanes Paddle Challenge sees epic start

The Stand Up World Series kicked off in style today at Day 1 of the Aragas Magallanes Paddle Challenge presented by Stand Up Latino and powered by Big Foot Adventures. Blue skies and one of the most striking and dramatic backdrops imaginable played host to a fiercely competitive long distance race that saw a selection of the world’s best battle it out on Lake Grey, in the infamous Torres del Paine National Park.
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The Aragas Magallanes Paddle Challenge to kick off this week with record prize-money

Monday 11 March

Record 1st place prize-money at Chilean World Series

With a groundbreaking and biggest ever $9,000 first place for any SUP event in history, the Aragas Magallenes Paddle Challenge presented by Stand Up Latino and Big Foot Adventure Company will kick off this Friday with an epic long distance in front of the incredible glacier in the region of Patagania, south Chile.
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History to be made at the Magallanes Paddle Challenge, Chile

Thursday 28 February

Magallanes Paddle Challenge to open 2013 World Series

This year’s World Series Opener will venture into uncharted waters and tread new ground for the sport of Stand Up Paddling as a whole. Set in the dramatic surroundings that the region of Patagonia, South Chile provides, from the 14th – 17th March the Magallanes Paddle Challenge will see a selection of the World’s best athletes battle it out for the $20,000 prize-money below the Glaciers for the first stop on the 2013 Stand Up World Series.
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Kai Lenny wins the 2013 Sunset Beach Pro in epic fashion

Thursday 14 February

Kai Lenny regains his Sunset Beach Pro Title with a win

After having to settle for 3rd place overall in 2012, and narrowly losing to Bonga Perkins in the Finals of the 2012 Sunset Beach Pro, the young Kai Lenny (Naish) from Maui, Hawaii was a man on a mission this year at Sunset Beach, putting together a string of standout performances through the heats to make it all the way to the Final.
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The Abu Dhabi Surf & Paddle All Stars Invitational is announced

Tuesday 12 February

The Waterman League takes the world’s best to Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi may seem like an unlikely location for a World Class Stand Up Paddle Showdown, but it has all of the ingredients to become a World Class destination for the sport. From flat water cruising in the warm waters and continual sunshine, to the waves, yes, you did hear right, waves found at one of the world’s premier wave pools (Wadi Adventure), Abu Dhabi has something for everyone from entry level paddler, to high performance surfer.
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Another day of epic surf for Day 2 of the Sunset Beach Pro

Sunday 10 February

Sunset Beach sees another day of spectacular action today

For a second day in a row, Sunset delivered big powerful surf for the assembled contenders to battle it out for the event crown. Sunset once again called the shots, as the competitors put it all on the line in the maxing conditions, providing more spectacular rides, heavy wipeouts and drama, as we completed Round 1, the repecharge and got half way through Round 3 of the Main event.
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Sunset Beach delivers perfection for the 1st day of the Sunset Beach Pro

Friday 8 February

Sunset Beach provides magic for Day 1 of the Main Event

It was a magical day at Sunset Beach today, with a picture perfect Hawaiian day accompanied by giant but managable surf in the 12ft+ range (20ft plus faces). The perfect setting saw some spectacular action that took us all the way through the trials and through 6 heats of the 1st round in the Main Event. With mindblowing conditions and action to match, Sunset Beach once again legitimized itself as the ultimate opener for the Stand Up World Tour.
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Turtle Bay Women’s Pro & Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge turn heads

Friday 8 February

Turtle Bay provides the ideal arena for spectacular action

Turtle Bay’s pool bar provided the perfect backdrop for Amp Energy’s Turtle Bay Women’s Pro and Go Pro’s Na Kama Kai Youth Challenge, presented by Starboard as a wealth of talent from all over the world showed up to one of the most intimate arenas in ocean sports. Here we see Benoit Carpentier (Naish) putting it all on the line at Pool Bars and click here to watch the highlights
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Xcel Race Against Skin Cancer Coming Saturday, February 9

Xcel Race Against Skin Cancer
Coming Saturday, February 9

First-Time Event Supports University of Hawai’i Cancer Center

O’AHU, HAWAI’I – Pre-registration continues for the Xcel Race Against Skin Cancer presented by the University of Hawai’i Cancer Center, a standup paddle race Saturday, February 9 benefiting skin cancer awareness.
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