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Cardiff International White Water Centre

2024 GBSUP National Series - Round 2: Cardiff Stadium Pursuit

Explore the heart of Cardiff like never before at the Cardiff Bay Open on May 5th! Paddle through iconic sights, including the majestic Principality Stadium, in this urban adventure. Join the race, feel the city's pulse, and make waves at the Bank Holiday Watersports Festival

2024 GBSUP National Series - Round 2: Cardiff Stadium Pursuit
2024 GBSUP National Series - Round 2: Cardiff Stadium Pursuit

Time & Location

05 May 2024, 07:30 – 16:00

Cardiff International White Water Centre, Watkiss Way, Cardiff CF11 0SY, UK

About the event

Cardiff Stadium Pursuit - Round 2 of the 2024 GBSUP National Series

Calling all SUP and surf ski enthusiasts! Gear up for the Cardiff Stadium Pursuit on Sunday, 5th May 2024, at the Cardiff International White Water Centre. This event is round 2 of the 2024 GBSUP National Series, offering something for paddlers of all levels and disciplines.

Test your SUP skills on the water:

  • Long Distance Course (12km): Experienced racers, prepare for a challenging out-and-back course in Cardiff Bay and the River Taff, culminating at the iconic Principality Stadium.
  • Challenge Tour (6km): New to SUP racing or seeking a more relaxed challenge? The 6km course provides the perfect platform to experience the thrill of competition and enjoy the stunning Cardiff scenery.
  • Juniors (2km): Encourage the next generation of paddlers with the dedicated 2km junior course, a safe and exciting environment to develop skills and make new friends.

Surf Ski debuts at Cardiff Stadium Pursuit:

This year, we're excited to welcome the surf ski community with a dedicated race, offering fleets for male and female U18s, Open, Over 40s, Over 50s, and Open Double Ski categories.

If you are entering a Double Ski, please note that the entry is per boat, not per person.

Key Timings:

Site Opens: 7:30 am (SUP & Surf Ski)

Board/Boat Drop-off:

  • SUP: 7:30 am to 9:00 am
  • Surf Ski: 8:30 am to 9:30 am

Check-in:

  • SUP: 8:00 am to 9:00 am
  • Surf Ski: 8:30 am to 9:30 am

Launch Briefings:

  • SUP: 9:30 am
  • Surf Ski: 10:30 am

Competitor Launch:

  • SUP: 9:50 am
  • Surf Ski: 10:50 am

Race Starts:

  • SUP: 10:30 am
  • Surf Ski: 11:30 am 

Facilities and Amenities:

Convenient changing and toilet facilities are available at the Cardiff International White Water Centre. On-site refreshments to keep you fueled throughout the day.

GetOnTheWater and other sponsors and vendors will be present, offering race gear, apparel, and more.

Don't miss out!

Registration opens 6pm Friday 2nd Feb 2024

Secure your spot in the Cardiff Stadium Pursuit and be part of the exciting GBSUP National Series.

 We look forward to seeing you on the water in Cardiff on Sunday, 5th May 2024!

Schedule


  • 1 hour 30 minutes

    SUP Board Drop-off

    Race HQ

  • 1 hour

    SUP Check-in

    Race HQ
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