2015 ISA World Championship || Opening Day || Photo Gallery

An international amalgam of the world’s elite SUP athletes joined together yesterday in the small town of Sayulita, Mexico, for the opening day of the 2015 World SUP and Paddleboard Championship. This year marks the most expansive event to date as the 4th annual ISA Worlds—the only international SUP event of this magnitude—kicked off with the opening ceremony and parade featuring rallies of patriotism and celebration from each of the 26 nations set to compete in this week’s event. SUP the mag is on site in Sayulita and will be dishing out exclusive daily event coverage, starting with this action-packed gallery from the opening day.

Tune in today to catch the first competition of the event—SUP Surfing—live on the ISAWSUPPC website.

Check back with SUPthemag.com later today for a recap and photos of the day’s action.

Get informed with SUP’s predictions for the top teams of the 2015 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championships.

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