Harrison Deisroth: The Molokai Hoe 2017

“You guys know what to do. Just do your jobs” Molokai Hoe 2017 The Molokai Hoe is one of the most well known, longest running, and most prestigious 6-man outrigger races in the world. The best teams, canoe clubs, and paddlers compete against one another across...

Download the Updated Salt Life Cup Standings for the World Paddle Association WPA

Here are the latest updated women's and Mens standings for the Salt Life Cup Standings for the World Paddle Association WPA as of August 24, 2015. Lahui Kai's Annabel Anderson and Riviera's Ryan Helm lead the way going into these final 2 races. The 2015...

2019 Catalina Classic Quick Edit Video

2019 Catalina Classic
Fin Film Company always nails it. The Soul. The Vibe. The inspiration. A quick look at the 2019 Catalina Classic brought to you by Bark Paddleboards. Congrats to everyone who finished this epic race. Shot on the Panasonic Pro Video USA CX350.

SEA Paddle NYC Race Recap and A Note on Recovery

SEA Paddle Recap
Grateful. Really Really f-ing grateful. That’s about sums up SEA Paddle NYC 2016 for me. For those that didn’t know, I had double shoulder surgery on May 11th. It was arthroscopic and nothing was getting rebuilt or re-attached, but still…kind of a scary thing for...

Fiona Wilde reflects on the 8th Annual Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge

Photos by Gorge-Us Photography & Georgia Scofield
by Fiona Wilde What an amazing weekend it was! We were fortunate to be greeted with a hefty breeze all weekend for the 8th Annual Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge, creating epic downwind conditions and a very technical course race! It is crazy to think that this is...

2015 Chattajack31 Results and Photos

Congratulations to all the competitors, race directors, volunteers, friends and family. Great job everyone!! POSTED RESULTS AS OF SUNDAY 1:24PM EST If there are any errors or corrections, please contact the race directors. Official and complete results can be found here: http://www.sceniccitymultisportllc.com/results 2015 ChattaJack 31 Position Bib # Name Finish MPH Last 200 Meter Division 12_6_SUP...

Video :: 2019 East Coast Ocean Surfski & Paddleboard Championships / Part 01

It looks like they had great conditions in Florida this past weekend. I missed this race this year, but have been to 4 or 5 in the past 10. I think I see Paolo at 2:48 lol.. Buoy turns!

Detroit Rising: OABI (Once Around Belle Isle) as a reflection of a city’s rebirth

“We’re going to try to get you on the water and started on time to avoid the weather that’s forecasted for later today.” Thunder boomed in the distance. “OK. We’re going to check the weather again and we may have to delay the start.” More thunder. More thunder. Laughter. “I’m...

Is OABI dead?

By Harrison Withers Last week, on Saturday, August 10, 2019, 20 paddlers lined up between a channel marker and a pontoon boat. The group collectively counted down from 5, and when they hit 1, they set off for a clockwise lap around Belle Isle.  This...

The Cape to Cape Crossing across Delaware Bay recap and results

On September 30, 2001, Chad DeSatnick was surfing during Hurricane Umberto. On his third wave, he was thrown head first into about 3 inches of water, shattered C6, C7, was taken up to Atlantic City Trauma Center and went through 11 hours of surgery. Chad stood in...

All the Gear and No Idea: Annabel Anderson reflects on the Payette River Games

Annabel Anderson Payette River Games
Have you ever walked past your corner coffee shop and noticed the daily morning posse of neon middle aged lycra clad men with a car yard’s worth of carbon fiber leaning against the window front? There’s team kit, space age eye wear and a...

Doug Vojtko reporting from the Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge 2019 for the Mullet

One of our favorite Mullets, Doug Vojtko headed from cold and snowy Wisconsin to warm and sunny San Diego for the Hanohano Huki Ocean Challenge. Doug Manages Midwest Paddle League, which means San Diego paddlers need to reciprocate and head north in the summer to race...

Bart De Zwart on his World Record-Breaking 24 Hours

Another New 24 Hour Flatwater SUP Record
 Another New 24 Hour Flatwater SUP Record 2017 will likely go down as The Year Records Kept Getting Shattered.  First it started with "Superman" Robert Norman, then Scottish powerhouse Joanne Hamilton-Vale set a new record for both female and male in the flatwater arena and...

Tommy Bahama Paddleboard Race & Ocean Festival at the Santa Monica Pier Results and Photos

Mo Freitas and Shea Foudy Sweep Overall Honors at the Tommy Bahama Paddleboard Races & Ocean Festival at the Santa Monica Pier
photos courtesy of Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica: Mo Freitas and Shea Foudy Sweep Overall Honors at the Tommy Bahama Paddleboard Races & Ocean Festival at the Santa Monica Pier One of paddle racing’s largest cash purses drew top racers from as far away as Brazil...

2017 Queen Lili’uokalani OC6 Race Lights Up Big Island of Hawaii

World's Biggest Outrigger Race Held in Kona It may be the largest outrigger canoe race event in the world,  the Queen Lili in Kona, Hawaii was started in 1972.  It now attracts 2,500 paddlers from all over the world. While the main event are the...

Up North Standup Paddleboard Classic: Midwest Paddle League Makes the Most Out of What Nature Offers

Up North Standup Paddleboard Classic: Midwest Paddle League Makes the Most Out of What Nature Offers Photo by Doug Vojtko
The Midwest Paddle League completed it’s 6th race of the season this past weekend (7/20) in the beautiful northwest corner of the lower peninsula of Michigan. Crystal Lake is a pristine, clear 22.5 square mile inland lake just south of Traverse City and Sutton’s...

Two-time Ultimate Waterman Champion Zane Schweitzer!!!!

2017 Ultimate Waterman Champion
Repeat in New Zealand for Maui's Zane Schweitzer in the Ultimate Waterman competition!!! The contest wrapped up yesterday with the eighth and final event, the OC1 race.  Australia's Jackson Maynard won the event, but Zane retained the overall lead to win the contest again....

Colin McPhillips surfs a prone paddleboard during competition at the Pacific Paddle Games

In the technical finals of the Pacific Paddle Games in the Prone Paddleboard division, competitors battled in and out through overhead surf, rounded buoys and completed three laps to determine the champion. Colin McPhillips, former world longboard champion dropped in on a wave and popped...

Full Results: Anderson 4-peats and Titouan takes new spot atop Mens in 2016 Carolina Cup

Annabel Anderson of New Zealand captured her fourth consecutive victory in the women's division of the Carolina Cup elite Graveyard Race on Saturday, April 23. On the men's side, Frenchman Titouan Puyo picked up his first Carolina Cup championship, upsetting an impressive field of the...

Race the Lake of the Sky Day 1 Photos from Mike Muir

Great shots from Lake Tahoe from Riviera's Mike Muir
Great shots from Lake Tahoe from Riviera's Mike Muir

Englewood Paddlefest Results, Photos and Recap Day 1

Englewood Paddlefest is a 3-day event in Englewood Beach, FL. Paddlers and their families traveled from all over the country to the pristine beaches for a  weekend of fun. Englewood Beach: Setting the Stage Englewood Beach, located on the Southwest Gulf coast of Florida, halfway between...

Video: Blackburn Challenge 2017 Start

Blackburn Challenge Race Start Video The Blackburn Challenge is an epic 20-plus mile race around Cape Ann, near Rockport, MA, held by the Cape Ann Rowing Club. Conditions can be rough for the paddle and oar craft that participate in the storied event, which this...

Kai Lenny Come-from behind win from Fiji Via ISA and Supracer

Supracer posted interesting drone video from the ISA of Kai Lenny's gap closing run during the final leg of the Team relay in the Worlds in Fiji.  It's worth a look!

Ft DeSoto Paddle Roundup photos and results

Ft DeSoto Paddle Roundup
Congratulations Danny Ching for taking the overall win in the Ft. Desoto Paddle Roundup. It looks like the smoked mullet was a hit. Overall Place Bib Name Team name Category Age Gender Time 1 26 Danny Ching 404 - Hippo Stick SUP 14’ 18-39 31 Male 1:43:15.1 2 24 Karen Mirlenbrink YOLO Board Surfski 36 Female 1:51:34.9 3 13 Mark Weinzierl None OC1 74 Male 1:54:23.3 4 17 Brad Ward Hoviesup SUP 14’ 18-39 24 Male 1:54:27.5 5 30 Bob Reed Self Surfski 53 Male 1:57:55.5 6 43 James Douglass CGT Kayaks And Paddleboards SUP 14’...

Surf to Sound Challenge Full Results and Photos

It seems like every year, the warm fall weather picks one weekend to turn the corner and play winter make-believe. And this year, again, it was the Surf to Sound at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort. The race, organized by the Wrightsville Beach Paddle...
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