The ICF World Championships organized by the International Canoe Federation (ICF) are about to take place in Southeast Asia. It’s a marquee event in the world of stand-up paddleboarding, where elite athletes from around the globe converge to showcase their skills and compete for top honors. This year, as the competition unfolds in the picturesque setting of Thailand, a fascinating narrative is emerging – the Changing of the Guard.
Not only is this the first time a SUP event of this magnitude is being hosted in Asia (pretty sure 600+ competitors is a record), we are getting ready to see our experienced NSP paddle boarders going head-to-head with a long list of an emerging generation of rising stars from Spain, Denmark, USA, Portugal, Japan and many other nations. This meeting of seasoned expertise and youthful enthusiasm provides a distinctive opportunity for mutual learning, all set against the backdrop of their intense competition for the World Titles in Sprint, Long Distance, and Technical racing.
As our seasoned NSP riders share their wisdom and experience with the younger generation, the newcomers bring with them fresh ideas, unbridled passion, and remarkable achievements. This dynamic exchange of knowledge and energy creates an environment of growth and evolution in the world of stand-up paddleboarding and one thing is for sure, we’re excited to see how it all plays out in Pattaya.
Meet Some of Our Seasoned Riders going to the ICF World Championships
Meet Some of Our Rising Stars going to the ICF World Championships
The changing of the guard in Thailand is a testament to the enduring nature of the sport, where each level of athlete learns something valuable from one another, ensuring that this thrilling sport continues to flourish and captivate audiences worldwide and for years to come.
Join us in Pattaya, Thailand, from November 15-19, 2023, for the electrifying ICF World Championships. Who will rise to claim the coveted titles, what are your predictions. Don’t miss this thrilling competition hosted by the #2023ICFSUPWorldChampionships #SUPbyRCAT and #SUPWorldinPattaya