Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is set to host the prestigious World Championship Tour Final for SUP Surfing from the 10th – 19th December.
The APP World Tour will be heading out to the beautiful City of Las Palmas on the island of Gran Canaria from the 10th – 19th December for a prestigious surfing stop – the Gran Canaria Pro-Am. After a groundbreaking first edition in 2018 that saw one of the most epic final days of competition ever on the APP World Tour held at the World Class break of El Lloret, we are looking forward to what will no doubt be a dramatic finale to the 2019 season, as World Champions will be crowned once again in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
About Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Capital de Gran Canaria – Isla Europea del Deporte
Las Palmas is the bustling capital city of Gran Canaria with around 400,000 residents and boasting some of the very best surf on the island, with multiple points providing great conditions for a World Championship Stand Up Paddle surfing event. The calibre of the surf, coupled with the ideal environment for hosting an event of this kind, with its beautiful and central Playa de las Canteras providing an unparalleled beach lifestyle experience, make the Gran Canaria Pro-Am event in the APP World Tour an event not to be missed.
The Events Lineup:
Gran Canaria Pro-Am SUP Surf World Cup ~ 10th – 19th December
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will host a prestigious World Championship Tour Stand Up Surfing event from the 10th – 19th December, with a nine-day holding period allowing athletes to capitalize on the best surf through the holding period. With Open Trials competition to decide the final 4 spots in the Main Event, followed by the spectacular Surf competition from the World’s Best.
Inflatable SUP World Games ~ 14th & 15th December
The all-new for 2019 APP World Tour is the introduction of the Inflatable SUP World Games, that will provide a completely all-inclusive component to the Gran Canaria Pro-Am, with participation for youth and adults. Pro’s and Amateurs come together competing in different heats at the City Beach of Las Canteras – sport zone
The races will also count for the final stop of the Canarian Championship (rider must be federated in the Canarian surf federation FCS)
For more info, visit the official event website: www.sup-grancanaria.com