HIF Victorian SUP Titles
Presented by Be the Influence
Ocean Grove, Australia
7 - 8 June, 2014
Ocean Grove readies for SUP action
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 5 June, 2014 - The best Stand Up Paddleboarder’s in the state are set to gather this weekend at Ocean Grove for the HIF Victorian SUP titles presented by Be the Influence.
Held over two days, the event will showcase the best SUP riders in the state in all disciplines including Marathon Races, SUP Surfing and Technical Races.
The Marathon Race will be held on the Barwon River with a looped course starting at the Barwon Heads Bridge car park (opposite the Barwon Heads Hotel). The race will begin at 8am on Sunday, full details on the course can be found at surfingvic.com under the events section.
The SUP Surfing and Technical races will be held on Saturday at Ocean Grove Main Beach. The surfing component will include Open Men and Women, Under 18 Boys, Over 40 and Over 50 divisions.
The technical race requires surfers to manoeuvre in and out of the wave zone through a pre-determined course testing the technical ability of the racer.
Surfing Victoria Official Swell Forecaster, CoastalwatchPLUS, is calling for a building swell on Saturday with offshore winds in the morning, switching onshore in the afternoon.
The HIF Victorian SUP Titles is Presented by Be the Influence - Tackling Binge Drinking and Supported by TeamUp, VicHealth, Play it Safe by the Water, Core Boardsports and Surfing Victoria.