Guests Of Honor: Olivia Piana and Raphael Filippi
PORT LOUIS, Mauritius - After the success of its first edition, the Mauritius SUP Challenge will once again take place on the beach of the LUX Belle Mare Hotel, one of the premier destinations on the island's Eastern coast. This is set to run during the weekend of December 7 and 8, 2013. For anyone unfamiliar with Mauritius, it's a French island off the coast of Africa, well-known for its perfect beaches, amazing diving and all-inclusive resorts
The races are open to all paddlers at any level, with boards for rent available at the hotel - stocks are limited, though. In special cases, ski and canoe paddlers are also welcome to join the race.
Special Race Clinic
Olivia Piana, the current number 5 paddler on the Women's World Series rankings, will be hosting a Stand Up Paddle Race Clinic for anybody who feels like learning something. Again, this is open to all paddlers, so don't be shy, but numbers are limited. There are two sessions - the first from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and another from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
There will also be a of fun events happening side by side with the Mauritius SUP Challenge, including a DJ, chill out corner, BBQ, a special dinner and after party at the Lux* Belle Mare. For more information about the event, registration and getting involved, follow the link to www.sup-mauritius.com.