Only 2023 ICF SUP World Cup event in Europe to be Agios Nikolaos on SUP

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AGIOS NIKOLAOS, Crete, Greece - Agios Nikolaos, a breathtaking destination nestled in the heart of Crete, is set to become the ultimate hub for stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) enthusiasts this summer. With its crystal-clear waters and stunning beaches, Agios Nikolaos offers the perfect backdrop for the Agios Nikoloas on SUP - National Panhellenic SUP Championship, an adrenaline-fueled event that promises excitement and unforgettable memories.

This prestigious event, taking place from July 7th to July 9th, will be the only ICF SUP World Cup in Europe for 2023. Participants from around the globe will gather to compete in races designed for junior, masters, and elite athletes, with open categories allowing paddlers of all levels to join in the action. With a fantastic atmosphere and a chance to meet fellow SUP enthusiasts, the event promises an experience like no other.

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  • 9.000€ Prize Money: Participants will have the opportunity to compete for a share of the prize money, with awards of 3000€ for the Long Distance race, 3000€ for the Technical race, and
  • 3000€ for the Sprint race.
  • Ranking Points: This event offers extra incentive by providing ranking points for the 2023 world championships.
  • SUP Board Transfers and Rentals: Convenient SUP board transfers from SUP events in Central Europe and rentals are available for participants. For more information and to arrange transfers or rentals, please visit: [insert link].
  • National Championships: For Greek athletes, the event will also serve as the National Long Distance Championship and the National Juniors Sprint & Technical Championship 2023.
  • Parallel Event: The event will be held alongside the Agios Nikolaos Cliff Diving event at Agios Nikolaos Lake (Voulismeni Lake), adding to the excitement and entertainment.

The indicative schedule for the event is as follows:

  • Thursday, July 6, 2023: Athletes' package pickup
  • Friday, July 7, 2023: Technical race
  • Saturday, July 8, 2023: Sprint race
  • Sunday, July 9, 2023: Long Distance race

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"We are thrilled to collaborate with Agios Nikolaos in organizing another World Cup event," said Naomi Horvath, ICF SUP Committee Chair. "With their experienced organizing committee and the breathtaking destination they offer, we are confident that our athletes will love competing in such a beautiful location."

Fiona Wylde, ICF World Champion, expressed her enthusiasm for Agios Nikolaos as a SUP venue, stating, "Paddling in Agios Nikolaos is unforgettable, from the stunning coastal scenery to the vibrant colors of the water. It truly is an amazing venue for the sport."

Don't miss your chance to be a part of this thrilling SUP celebration in Agios Nikolaos this summer. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner seeking an exhilarating challenge, the Agios Nikolaos on SUP is the place to be.

For more information and updates about the event, please visit: agiosonsup.gr

Last modified onWednesday, 24 May 2023 12:22

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