One of the top three competitors
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The 'Stand Up World Tour, Location X Finals' which was held in the British Virgin Islands earlier this month will be will be aired today on NBC network.
The show will be aired at 3:00pm EST/12:00pm PST/10:00am HST on World of Adventure Sports.
The show is hosted from the British Virgin Islands and will look back at the year on tour through all its dramatic stops, only to end with the Location X Finals and the culmination of the 2012 Stand Up World Tour.
"The BVI was chosen because it provides the perfect atmosphere to add a special touch to the finale of this great event. We were looking for an exotic destination that provided a unique platform for Location X and the BVI definitely provided that and much more," said Tristan Boxford, Tour Director and CEO of the Waterman League.
He added, "We are encouraging everyone to tune in and watch this prestigious world championship event for a chance to see the Worlds top 16 athletes compete in the BVI. This year´s finals has the closest title race ever seen, with the top three contestants being only one point away from each other."
According to the BVITB, the Stand Up World Tour is the Official World Championship tour for the sport of Stand Up Paddle Surfing.
It has grown into a dynamic global sports property with events in six countries and with participation from 15 different nations in establishing the undisputed Champion of the World. In this year´s Location X Finals there are three main title contenders and Stand Up World Tour fans from around the world are encouraged to tune in and watch as competitors battle to be named the undisputed champion of the world for paddle surfing.
After a flurry of interest online and hundreds of voters from all over the globe sharing their favourite destinations, the decision was taken to host this unique event in the British Virgin Islands.
The Moorings yacht charter company presented the groundbreaking event, as their fleet of boats hosted the athletes and crew.
Location X 2012 started in Hawaii in February and continued to various countries throughout the year including France, Tahiti, Brazil and now in the BVI for its grand finale where the world title winner will be decided.
The winner received a $10,000 cash prize as well as bragging rights as the undisputed champion of the world for paddle surfing. This event features the world´s top 16 Stand Up Paddle Surfing athletes plus two wildcards. The event will be aired in 140 countries worldwide.