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2019 “Red Bull Heavy Water” Epic SUP Challenge | Under Golden Gate Bridge

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch from the shore.

Aquatic Park | 900 Beach St, SF


2019 “Red Bull Heavy Water” Epic SUP Challenge | SF

Red Bull Heavy Water returns as arguably the most intense stand-up paddling event in the world with the event window beginning on Monday, October 14.

The world’s best male and female SUP athletes will be back in San Francisco to take on a 12 km course from Aquatic Park under the iconic Golden Gate bridge concluding with a surf battle and finish at Ocean Beach.

“Red Bull Heavy Water” Epic SUP Challenge
Friday, October 18, 2019 | Time TBD (mid-morning) – Subject to change due to surf/weather conditions
Aquatic Park to Ocean Beach | San Francisco, CA
FREE to watch from the shore

When is the actual competition date? Check Redbull.com for the “Surf Window” – when it’s Green, then it’s on.

Event update – as of 10/15/19 surf window is “Green” which means “Event is On!”

Red Bull Heavy Water 2019 Event Update

Red Bull Heavy Water, a highlight on the pro Standup Paddleboard circuit, announced a 5-day green light for the competition weather window, as forecasting indicates that Friday October 18 will be ideal conditions. Red Bull Heavy Water welcomes 24 male and 12 female athletes to the third annual SUP competition, an integral stop on the 2019 APP World Tour circuit.

These optimal conditions are required within the weather window, which for 2019 is from October 15th – November 7th. Ideal forecasting suggests that the 5-day green light alert has been activated, with Friday October 18th the likely competition date. The race begins mid-morning from Aquatic Park, ending at Ocean Beach.

UPDATES: Make sure to check redbull.com for updates as the schedule can change due to weather/surf conditions.

Zak Noyle/Red Bull Content Pool

Zak Noyle/Red Bull Content Pool

Balazs Gardi/Red Bull Content Pool

The world’s best male and female SUP athletes will be back in San Francisco to take on a 12 km course from Aquatic Park under the iconic Golden Gate bridge concluding with a surf battle and finish at Ocean Beach. The preliminary race date is set for Friday, October 18th starting in the mid-morning.

Check redbull.com for updates and exact times.


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Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch from the shore.
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Address: 900 Beach St, SF

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