Surfski & Ocean Racing

Aterra Wave Challenge 2022

1-3 july

Welcome to Aterra Wave Challenge 1-3 july 2022

AWC is Swedens oldest surfski race still running. Our first competition was 2010, 28 km in flat water but since then we have had the oppotunity to offer waves to the participants. We have several courses and can offer race in any wind direction. See our course map below.


Resultat Surfski SM 2021


AWC is a part of Sweden Surfski Open Cup and we have done the Swedish Championship twice. New for 2022 is that we will be a international race level 4 for the first time. Courses are 17-28 km U16-18 10-14 km.

Classes 2021:

  • SS1 Women
  • SS1 Men
  • SS1 U18 Women
  • SS1 U18 Men

A detailed pre Skippers meeting with all information can be seen from 18:00 before race on You Tube, all participants will get a link.


Program 30 june

  • Register 11:00-15:00 at Aterra Kayak Shop
  • Adress: Kajpromenaden 12, Helsingborg Sweden
  • Downwind training on race course, free transport of surfskis, trailer leaves Aterra Kayak Shop 15:00

Program 1 july

  • Register 16:00-20:00 at Aterra Kayak Shop
  • Adress: Kajpromenaden 12, Helsingborg Sweden
  • Free training

Program 2 or 3 july main race (preliminary)

  • Register 09:00-10:00 at finish area.
  • Load boat on trailers before 10:30
  • Bus leaves to start 11:00
  • Register at start area. Not possible!
  • Skippers Meeting 13:00 around the start area.
  • 14:00 Start of race
  • From 2 hours after start snack at the finish area.

Program 3 july Main Race or Short Track Race (life saving style) this will take part after main race or on friday 1 july

  • Register 09:00-10:00 at beach.
  • Skippers Meeting 10:30 around the start area.
  • 11:00 Start

Race course depending on wind directions. Announced at the latest 14:00 day before start.

Registration at the end of page!

More information about Surfski Open

Information & Rules

AWC will supply with buss transport for participants. Trailers will also be available.   Under 8 m/s we dont use safetyboat (depending of the choosen course).

Mandatory safety equipment:

  • Competition licence.
  • Leg leash
  • PFD (life jacket)
  • Smoke Flare
  • Fox 40 whistle or similar
  • You shall be dressed to manage at least 30 minutes in water.
  • Colourful clothing on shirt and/or PFD, fully black is not recomended!
  • Cellphone with Webtracking app installed, w. at least 80% battery capacity
  • Competitors must be able to re-enter from water. (Spot-check, on demand. The safety officer on the boats or on land have the right to refuse your start.)
  • Recommended: PLB, VHF or button cell phone
  • Recomended: Sticker on paddle in sharp color

Webtracking & Security info for swedish participants only:

  • Svenska Kantoförbundet:
  • Info om appinstallation finns under Race Admin:
  • International racers will get information about tracking system.

Starting procedure:

Surfski Open Rules


Price money Aterra Wave Challenge

  • < 20 participants 3000 sek / 300 Euro
  • 20-30 participants 4000 sek / 400 Euro
  • 31-40 participants 5000 sek / 500 Euro
  • 41-60 participants 6000 sek / 600 Euro
  • 61-80 participants 8000 sek / 800 Euro
  • >81 participants 10000 sek / 1000 Euro
  • Price money goes to 1-2-3 place Men & Woman

Swedish Champion 2021 Ivan Kruger Team Aterra

Ivan Kruger took the goldmedal in  Skälderviken, the course gave the participants good waves. Second place to Aron von Bienke and Nils Karls third. 

Emma Levemyr was first over the line of the ladys with Jennie Larsson and Teresia Uggla behind.

Master Men: Tommy Karls is back on top, second place was Johan Skärskog and third Team Aterras hard fighting Leif Davidsson.

Prices for participitation

  • 1 day main event 700 sek (70 euro)
  • 1 day second event (training event) Free
  • Short track. Free

Late registration/payment:

  • Last day for register 20 june!

Payment to Swich :information later.

I Swish: skriv ditt namn + AWC 2022

Abroad competitors payment information later.

Prices can be changed without further notice.

Race courses

Surfski Race courses Aterra Wave Challenge. Click for bigger map and info. 

Skälderviken, one of our courses, june 11-2021:

Register Race date 1-3 july 2022

Please fill in the form.

Contact your federation or club if you dont know.
Shorttrack race will be held day after the main race or two days before main race.
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