R2AK SUP Pioneer Places First in Class in the Seventy42

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 to be completed within 48 hours.  Kruger, racing under the moniker “Team Heart of Gold” finished the task in just under 15 hours.

Here are the unofficial race results as posted by SEVENTY48 organizers on the event’s website (listed by team name):

Race Finishes
1) Epic
2) 6 by 600
3) Way Two Close
4) Go Mamas GO!!
5) Stick Boys
6) Wave Forager
7) Sound Rowers
8) Night Owl
9) Kikaha O Ke Kai-Mahina
10) Oaracle
11) No Dream
12) Minke on Port
13) Rabbit
14) Old Enough to Know Better
15) Bearded Boat Bros
16) Heart of Gold
17) KayakPhD
18) Ahti-stache
20) Performance Anxiety


Congrats to everyone who participated in this amazing race!



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