Happening Now: Live Stream of SUP World Tour BVI
- December 11th, 2012
- in Lifestyle
We were excited to hear the news that one of the premier stand-up paddleboard competitions, and the best of the best in the sport, had chosen the BVI as the 2012 “Location X” destination of choice. Following the announcement of the Waterman League’s recent vote by peers and fans as where to host this year’s final in the ultimate of paddle surfing, the world’s top 16 will be arriving here on Dec 11 for a weeklong showdown at various locations across the islands. Be sure to check out highlights from last week’s Stand Up World Tour in Brazil. We’ll keep you posted when we find out the exact locations where the events will take place.
Check out the star-studded lineup:
We first received the announcement on Nov 7. Here’s what the organizers had to say about the event:
The British Virgin Islands has been named as the destination for the 2012 Location X. After a flurry of interest online and hundreds of voters sharing their wishes and favorite destinations from all over the globe, the decision has been taken for this beautiful chain of islands in the Caribbean to host this unique event featuring the World’s Top 16 athletes plus 2 wildcards.
Living and exploring aboard The Moorings yachts, the athletes will take part in one of the most dramatic events in recent years, with a completely mobile venue providing the ultimate surf adventure.
Despite the remote location, you will be able to tune in live to watch the action go down as the world’s best will battle it out in the beauty of the British Virgin Islands.
You will also be able to tune into broadcasts as soon as 5 days after the event on NBC, NBC Cable, Universal, Eurosport and Fuel TV Australia to mention just a few as this unique adventure aboard the Moorings boats will add an extra element to this already dynamic World Tour, providing a fitting close to the 2012 Season.