Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) is one of the fastest growing water sports in the world and, after the inclusion of surfing, is one step closer to becoming an Olympic sport. Coincidently (or maybe not) the International Canoe Federation (ICF) has recently challenged the idea that the International Surfing Association (ISA) is the world governing body for the sport. So, who should rule SUP: surfers or canoeists? The ISA has been running stand-up paddleboarding events and world championships for over a decade.
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Who should rule SUP: surfers or canoeists?