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Mo Freitas and Fiona Wylde are crowned Overall APP World Champions across Surfing & Racing

Mo Freitas caps off a strong year with a 2nd place in Racing, 4th place in Surfing to capture the Overall APP World Title

The trajectory of Mo Freitas towards becoming one of the most well rounded athletes in the sport has been astonishing. it all started with his breakthrough win back in 2012 at the Ubatuba Pro where he took the world by storm with the most progressive SUP Surfing to date, to take down the soon to be crowned, and first ever Brazilian World Champion, Leco Salazar.

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Red Bull Heavy Water Teams Up With Spoondrift & Mapbox to Revolutionize Ocean Sports for Athletes & Fans

Red Bull Heavy Water Teams Up With Spoondrift and Mapbox to Revolutionize Ocean Sports for Athletes and Fans

Featuring Real Time Data Analysis and State of the Art Safety Technology, 26+ of the World’s Top Watermen Return to Compete in the San Francisco Bay in October 2017

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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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THE WATERMAN LEAGUE GROUP SECURES SERIES A CAPITAL IN SUPPORT OF THE COMPANY’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WATER EVENTS

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Efforts Led by Asia-Based AID Partners, LLC.

North Shore Oahu, Hawaii – (January 10th, 2017) – The Waterman League Group, known for its professional paddlesurfing racing and surfing league, today is pleased to announce it has closed a Series A round of financing. The efforts were led by private equity firm AID Partners (AID), LLC and Darren Shaw, a Hong Kong based co-investor: both entities will join the Company’s board of directors. The proceeds of this investment will be used to expand the Waterman League’s Paddlesurf World Tour events established in 2009.
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Immersedtv.com to broadcast Da Hui Shootout LIVE from Monday featuring Shortboard, longboard, SUP & Bodysurf

30 of Pipeline’s most respected Surfers will step up to do battle at the 2016 Da Hui Shootout in Memory of Duke Kahanamoku

With the coming of the New Year, we see the return of the Da Hui Shootout in Memory of Duke Kahanamoku. Now in its 20th year, Pipeline is set to deliver in what is a holding period that is stacked with back to back WNW swells. With 30 of the most respected Pipeline Surfers in the unique format featuring up to 6 rounds of non elimination competition, where the absolute best waves will decide who is the 2016 Shootout Champion, a prestigious title indeed.

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Kai Lenny & Candice Appleby win the World Series Finals and secure the 2015 World Racing Titles

Kai Lenny & Candice Appleby are crowned 2015 World Champions

It was an epic close to the 2015 season here at Turtle Bay, as we saw extremely competitive racing and dramatic finishes in both the long distance and sprint racing that led to the crowning of 2 new World Champions for 2015.

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World Series Finals returns home to Turtle Bay, with an epic forecast in place for a dramatic finish

Epic forecast in place for a dramatic final event of the 2015 season that will decide the 2015 World Champions at Turtle Bay Resort

It will once again all come down to this dramatic final weekend of the season to decide the 2015 World Championship Title for the Men, and establish podium positions overall for the women, as Turtle Bay is once again set to deliver a show like no other.

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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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Kai Lenny & Candice Appleby reign supreme at stop #2 of the World Series in Japan

Kai Lenny excels in the sprint racing to secure the win take the Overall victory here at the Victoria Cup Hayama Pro in Japan

In a dramatic Final heat here at stop #2 of the 2015 Stand Up World Series, Kai Lenny (Naish) digs deep and resets himself mid way through to find a window of opportunity while rounding the final buoy to take the win in the sprint racing component of the Victoria Cup Hayama Pro. Once round the buoy, he accelerated to move into second past the World Rankings leader Connor Baxter (Starboard), then past Casper to move into first and take victory on this final day of action.

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