Thursday, October 28, 2010

SUP Australia Inc. Peak Body Finally Born!!!

SUP Australia Inc. Peak Body Finally Born!!!

Standup Paddlesurfing in Australia has been crying out for a national association and finally due to the hard work and dedication of Tania Nesbitt, SUP Australia Inc. has been born. The aim of the association is to provide rules, regulation and training in the sport and support clubs with start-up as well as providing competitively priced insurance packages. The association will also consult with local councils on SUP School accreditation and genral requirements.

The progress so far..

  • 7 Clubs have come onboard.
  • Former ASP Head Judge Perry Hatchett has come onboard to compile the rules & regs.
  • The surfing rules will follow the criteria as set by the SUP World Tour. (See Details HERE)
  • Sponsorship being finalised.
  • Event program being prepared, expect at least one major event before the end of the year!

The current Board Of Directors are:

  • Jamie Mitchell
  • Will Anido
  • Darren Borg
  • Simon Dodd
  • Andrew Cassidy
  • Stuart Murray
  • Paul Jackson
  • Jodie Marsh
  • Woogie Marsh

The association is on the lookout for representives from WA, TAS, SA & VIC to sit on the board.

All interested parties can contact Tania at

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