The mountains are calling and I must go, and I will work on while I can, studying incessantly.
- John Muir
Since its inception in 2012, the International Surfing Association’s (ISA) World SUP and Paddleboard Championship has been the most exciting event of the year for the fastest growing watersport in the world.
The World Championship brings the best athletes to one spot and showcases their extreme skills you can watch the LIVE streaming of all the events here. This year, the ISA is putting on the Championship event in the chilly waters of Denmark, where 286 athletes representing 42 countries will duke it out in all manner of disciplines, from SUP surfing to prone paddleboard distance sprinting. Over the course of ten days, 65,000 in-person spectators and countless more watching live online will help celebrate the ever-more popular sport of SUP and paddleboarding. [caption id="attachment_8698" align="alignnone" width="900"] Daniel Bruch SUP surfing at Cold Hawaii, Denmark. Photo: Courtesy of ISA.[/caption] Tony Philp, TOJ ambassador, 13-time windsurfing world champion and the person responsible for bringing the 2016 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship to Fiji, thinks Denmark was an inspired choice for 2017. “It’s good to spread the World Championship across different geographies,” Philp reasons. “The first four editions were all in South or Central America.