Going to the Gorge Next Month? Love Data? Read this!

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Graphing the Gorge We love a good geek-out.  And we love the Columbia River Gorge.  What could be better, then, than an graphic and data expert from one of our big, local yet global analytics and data management companies breaking down the race course for...

Race Recap: The Inaugural Paddlemore

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Race Recap from Southern Shores, NC We love hearing about new paddle events, so we asked the organizers of the Paddlemore race in North Carolina's Outer Banks to tell us how last weekend's event went.  Here's what they said: "The inaugural Paddlemore SUP event went off...

R2AK SUP Pioneer Places First in Class in the Seventy42

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Kruger Finishes in Top 20 in the Seventy48 Karl Kruger, who became the first SUP paddler to successfully complete the arduous Race to Alaska won the standup division of the inaugural SEVENT48 - a 70 mile race from Tacoma, WA to Port Townsend. The mileage had...

Key West Classic never disappoints

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As we looped around the island, over Stock Island and the Lazy Dog Shack,  and lined up for landing just east of Smathers Beach, I could feel my whole being warm. It didn't matter that it was raining. It didn't matter that the plane...

Honscheid and Baxter Win the 10th Annual Olukai Ho’olaule’a on Maui

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Team Starboard Dominates Olukai Race Starboard's Sonni Honscheid and Connor Baxter came out victorious against not only their competitors but also the weather in this year's Olukai on Maui.  For the second year in a row, the 8-mile downwind race was postponed a day because...

Carolina Cup: The View from the Beach or… Spectating So Hard

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The Carolina Cup: It's the People, Stupid Races grow, hopefully. And with growth comes change. As more and more people discover SUP, more and more of them are discovering that there is such a thing as SUP racing. And with that comes new blood and...

Video: Santa Cruz Wrap-Up

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Santa Cruz Paddle Fest Wrap Up Kyle Ellison - a Maui resident who has ties to North Carolina and is the owner of Wai Mauna Sup Tours in Asheville put together this awesome wrap up of the Santa Cruz Paddle Fest held last weekend in...

MulletKai 2018- Prelude to the Carolina Cup

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Tuning up for the Carolina Cup Mulletkai Style Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina is a “sporty” kind of place. And this is the time of year when sporting events start to ramp up in North Carolina. This past weekend, two major competitions were staged in our...

Booth, Sato Win the “12 Towers” Ocean Race as 230 Paddlers Sweat It Out in Australia

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Michael Booth Outlasts Titouan Puyo, Yuka Sato Stuns Aussie Women NEWS RELEASE Photo Credit: Georgia Schofield   Michael Booth and Yuka Sato picked up a bag full of pre-season Paddle League points on the Gold Coast this weekend, with the Starboard duo overcoming a hot field and even...

Dusi Canoe Marathon 2018

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Another Epic Dusi Race The Dusi Canoe Marathon concluded this past weekend, and as usual, it was an epic affair.  The three-day race, which is the largest canoeing event on the continent of Africa, attracts somewhere in the neighborhood of 2,000 paddlers.  Here’s how the...

Bark’s Chattajack 2017 Slideshow

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Chattajack Through Team Bark’s Eyes Team Bark and Chattajack 31 are almost synonymous....and Fin Film Company has put together another look at this year’s epic race.  We, of course, had to share!

The Official Chattajack 2017 Highlight Reel

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The Guts and The Glory of Chattajack 2017 How anyone could turn out any footage of the cold, rainy and windy Chattajack 2017, let alone one this beautiful is beyond us. If you were a participant this year, just go ahead and get the box...

Video and Results of the Women’s 2017 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships

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South Africa's Nixon Wins ICF Canoe Worlds The 2017 ICF Canoe Ocean Racing World Championships are underway in Hong Kong.  The women's race is over, with South Africa's Hayley Nixon taking first with a time of 1:55:23. Her countrywoman Michelle Burn followed in second, and defending...

The Inland Paddler: The End of A Season

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So Long, 2017 Paddle Racing Season And just like that...boom! The time changes (for most of us) and the daylight departs way too early and the stand up paddle race season is over. For many of us in the South and Mid-Atlantic, our last hurrah of...

Chattajack Stories – Paddler’s Notebook: Team Ide

Chattajack 2017: Scott and Mary Kay Ide
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Editor's Note: This is one in series of first-person posts recounting individual paddler experiences of this year's Chattajack 31 endurance race in the Tennessee River Gorge. It's from Scott Ide of Boston, MA, who paddled CJ with his wife Mary Kay in their OC2....

Chattajack Stories: Paddler’s Notebook: Kathy Summers

Chattajack 2017: Kathy Summers
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Chattajack 2017: Kathy Summers Editor's Note: This is another in series of first-person posts recounting individual paddler experiences of this year's Chattajack 31 endurance race in the Tennessee River Gorge. It's from Kathy Summers of Washington, DC. Photo Credits: Deb Action Photo By Kathy Summers For the...

Chattajack Stories: Paddler’s Notebook: Team Green Dragon

Chattajack 2017: Jason Hjelseth and Theo Burn
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Chattajack 2017: Jason Hjelseth and Theo Burn Editor's Note: This is another in series of first-person posts recounting individual paddler experiences of this year's Chattajack 31 endurance race in the Tennessee River Gorge. It's from Jason Hjelseth of Chattanooga, TN  who completed the race with...

Chattajack Stories: Paddlers’ Notebook: Team Geiger

Dylan and Jason Geiger Chattajack 2017
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Dylan and Jason Geiger Chattajack 2017 Editor's Note: This is the first in series of first-person posts recounting individual paddler experiences of this year's Chattajack 31 endurance race in the Tennessee River Gorge. It's from Jason Geiger of Satellite Beach, Florida, who for the past...

Chattajack Debrief: 2017 Hell Frozen Over Edition

Another Chattajack 31 for the Books
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Another Chattajack 31 for the Books I am not going to write a long winded, mile by mile account of our race this year.  I think I am still too cold for that. And besides, there are 600 or so stories in the naked Gorge,...

Harrison Deisroth: The Molokai Hoe 2017

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“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...

Molokai Hoe: Epic Race in the Channel

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Molokai Hoe 2017: More Battles in Hawaii's Channel of Bones Yesterday's running of the 65th Molokai Hoe six-man outrigger race from Molokai to Oahu was epic.  Conditions in the  Ka'iwi Channel were less than ideal, and the 150 teams participating in Hawaii's oldest sporting event really...

Video: Copenhagen SUP Crossing 2017

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Paddling in Denmark Not all of the festivities and events surrounding the recent ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark centered around the pros.  250 recreational paddlers participated in this year's inaugural Copenhagen SUP Crossing, which organizers say "was all about having fun and...

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

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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...

ISA Worlds: Steinfath and Notar Capture Sprint Wins

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2017 ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship  Local hero Casper Steinfath and Slovenia's Manca Notar captured the men's and women's sprint titles today in "Cold Hawaii" at the ISA World Sup and Paddleboard Championship in Copenhagen. Here's the official news release - and the highlight reel follows. "Steinfathovercame...

Lansdown Scores a Catalina Classic Three-Peat

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Lansdown Wins Catalina Three Years in a Row. Great video with 2017 Catalina Classic winner Lachie Lansdown, who won the stock class title in this race for the third year in a row Sunday, with a time of  six hours and 29 minutes. Video by...
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