Awesome News: Chattajack goes virtual

FROM AN EMAIL SENT TO ALL PARTICIPANTS FROM THE RACE DIRECTORS: First, in response to some of the outreach, we would like to offer the option of a virtual paddle race.  It’s a far cry from the real deal but we’re excited to present a...

2020 Chattajack has been cancelled due to the pandemic

We are humbled and saddened to have to announce that the 2020 Chattajack has been cancelled due to the pandemic. We truly gave it our best shot and we can’t thank everyone who offered to volunteer in the difficult circumstances and especially all the...

Coach Larry Cain, Facebook Live on The Cancellation of Chattajack and ongoing Training in 2020

Paddle Monster Coach Larry Cain discusses the cancellation of Chattajack due to the Pandemic and what we should be training for in 2020. This Facebook Live originally aired August 4, 2020 at 3:00 pm ET. #sup #racing #paddling #paddle #paddlemonster #pdlmnstr #virtualpaddleleague #2020

Paddling with Purpose: Virtual Panda Paddle and Standup for the Cure

In trying times, it’s easy to retreat inward, to make our world as small and manageable as we can. It helps us feel in control of ourselves. As much as that feels good, it doesn’t change the fact that there is a great big...

Good Luck Tomorrow: AAU Olympics Championship Stand Up Paddleboard Race in Palm Bay, FL

Hosted by Paddling Paradise and Hannah McClatchey 4220 Dixie Hwy NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905-7427, United States From the Event Organizers: We will be following the CDC guidelines before, during and after this event. Please be prepared with a mask and to practice social distancing. Thank you Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior...

Good luck to everyone racing the virtual M20 this weekend!

Be safe. Bring tons of water. Bring nutrition. Have fun. Race hard. FROM THE RACE ORGANIZERS: Aloha M2O Virtual Paddlers, Please note that we have extended the window for submitting results, photos and GPX uploads due to inclement weather for some of our paddlers and time zone challenges. ...

New Virtual Paddle League (VPL) Race: Clash of the 200 Meter Titans

The Clash of the 200m Titans is a 200m sprint that is intended to weed out the fast short distance paddler on the planet! This race requires skill in sprinting, starts, technique, and strength and a great connection with the water to find the one person...

Bay Paddle: first-ever attempt to SUP the entire length of the Chesapeake Bay

Bay Paddle
Annapolis native, Chris Hopkinson will attempt to stand-up paddle the entire length of the Chesapeake Bay in support of @oysterrecovery. His ambitious 240-mile journey will begin in Havre de Grace, MD and end in Virginia Beach, VA over the course of just nine days,...

AAU Junior Olympic Games to hold first ever AAU SUP National Championships on July 26 in Palm Bay, FL

AAU Junior Olympics
Paddling Paradise will host the first-ever Stand Up Paddleboard AAU Junior Olympic National Championships Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 09:00 AM Location: Paddling Paradise 4220 Dixie Hwy NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905, USA Palm Bay, FL 32905 Details: We will be using One Class boards on a short course...

Race Preview x 2 and Bucket List Destination: Traverse City, Michigan

sunset of east grand traverse bay
It’s been a challenging year for paddling, but the world is slowly starting to open up again. While there is still some uncertainty in the air, two races in the Traverse City, Michigan area are still very much planning on happening: 45 North Paddle Festival...

Race Preview: Midwest Paddle Festival

Ladies and Gentlemen, we had our doubts, but the first confirmed event of the 2020 season is upon us! The Midwest Paddle Festival has confirmed that they have all the necessary permits and approvals needed to hold an event and are pushing forward. With...

Coach Larry Cain on Training for Chattajack in 2020

Paddle Monster Coach Larry Cain discusses training for Chattajack 2020 ... in 2020 on this Facebook Live that originally aired June 8, 2020 To learn more about training with Paddle Monster, go here

Virtual Paddle League – 1k Race Open

The 1k Race is Now Open! Ok, everyone, it's time for the next race in the 2020 Virtual Paddle League Race series! As we continue to move into shorter races with a focus on sprinting, we're SUPER excited to announce the King and Queen of...

Trash Cleanup event: Cayuga Lake SUP #Paddleforchange #Trash2art

Cayuga Lake SUP
From the paddling folks in Ithaca, New York who put on the Cayuga Lake Cup, #Paddle4Change is a summer-long project to preserve, respect, and appreciate the environment through paddling, trash clean-up, and art as we adjust to paddling with social distance this summer. Here’s how...

Midwest Paddle League 2020 Season Preview

Midwest Paddle League
The Midwest Paddle League has a great 2020 season planned with someone for everyone. One of the league’s priorities this year is to continue to promote our events as not just a race, but also destination worthy recreation opportunities. The league has been working...

The 24: The 30 minute film by Chris Aguilar, Fin Film Company

A short video story by Chris Aguilar about the 24. This video follows the founding member of the 24, Troy as he prepares for the 5th year of the 24. This unique movement raises money for families dealing with the cancer experience in their...

URGENT – Cape to Cape 2020 — Call for Paddler Applications

Cape to Cape
Ladies and gentlemen, Happy February 29 ! The Desatnick Foundation is offering our annual priority entry into the Cape to Cape Paddle slated for Sunday August 23. As a 2019 participant, or previous division winner, you will have the ability to pre-register. The application below...

The 24: It’s that time of year again when we Go Because We Can

The 24
From Troy Nebeker, founder of the 24: This time of year is pretty amazing. The spark and energy coming from this group makes a heart smile. Thank you for being part of this. Just got a note from a veteran 24 paddler who is captaining a...

2 Races. 1 Weekend. Florida. ROAD TRIP!!

In a few weeks, we have 2 races coming up on the same weekend. When winter lifts it's heel off your throat, run to your car and drive or fly south. If you want to jump on a plane, there are boards to rent....

Travis Grant discusses Koa Nui

With multiple Koa Nui crowns under his belt, Travis still anticipates the toughest competition in the unique Koa Nui racing format. Register, train, and be there. From PA'A Hawaii Facebook.

The 24 – Trailer 1 from Fin Film Company

This is a group of paddlers who have taken on the charge of paddling for 24 hours to help families battling cancer.

2020 Key West Classic: Destination Racing When You’re Completely Done with the Cold Weather

key west paddle classic
April 30 - May 3, 2020, Key West Florida The Key West Classic is a race that's close to our hearts at Paddle Monster. I believe I've been to the last 5 and it never disappoints. Run by the Lazy Dog Key West, it's one...

Gorge Downwind Champs registration goes live Saturday November 30th 2019 at 5pm PST

Gorge Downwind Championships
The Champs will be July 13th thru 18th 2020. It will sell out at 750 spots. It is first come first serve for all boat types.   SUP, OC and SKI. We highly suggest setting an alarm on your calendar. This will sell out fast. Register here:...

Chattajack Season is Upon Us!

October is Chattajack Season Forget pumpkin is the time for neoprene, or maybe not, for Tailwind, CarboPro or Roctane, and for stressing over weather forcasts and CFS projections!! Chatta-time! We are less than two weeks out from the Inland Molokai to Oahu!! And what...

Chattajack Mile 22 Bend Weeds Aerial View

Some Mile 27ish beta for 2019 racers compliments of Rock Creek Aviation! Probably a little easier to see from the air vs. water but may pay dividends :) If the last guy on your draft train miraculously disappears as you're nearing the finish, he...
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