August Heats Up With SUP Events


TC Waterman Challenge and Expo


SAN DIEGO, California - As many of you prepare for the upcoming week, it will be nice to have this quick glimpse of some of the best stand up paddle events happening soon.  Mark your calendars and join the fun, or stay tuned to Supconnect for news and results.


Sea Paddle NYC - Pier 40 Hudson River Park, NYC

The 6th Annual SEAPaddle NYC Event and White Water Evening is an opportunity to bring awareness and funding for SEA’s environmental projects and ancillary Autism charities. The event will take place in New York City on Friday August 17th, 2012.  Click the title above for details.


Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge - Hood River, Oregon

The Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge (CGPC) is a Festival celebrating the sport of Stand Up Paddling in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge.  The Paddle Challenge will feature a Distance Downwind Race, a Course Race, a Team Relay Race and a recreational, non-competitive Paddle for the Park, a fundraiser for the new Hood River Waterfront Park. In addition, there will be SUP exhibits from many companies, free SUP lessons and demos, live music and more!  Click the title above for details.


Watermans Paddle for Humanity - Washington, DC

The Watermanʼs Applied Science Paddle for Humanity started as grass roots paddling event back in 2009 as a way to bring the paddling community together in support of a common cause. Since that time the race has grown to become the largest national paddling series and has raised thousands of dollars for its non- profit partners. For 2012, the Paddle for Humanity is expanding to five events, including Dana Point, Deerfield Beach FL, Washington DC , Lake Tahoe CA and Austin Texas .  Click the title above for details.


Sup Splash RAce Series - Savannah, Georgia

This is the 2nd year for the WPA Sanctioned Paddle Savannah SUP Splash Race. They will have a 3 mile and 6 mile loop course starting and finishing at the scenic Delegal Marina on the private Skidaway Island.The race welcomes recreational and elite racers. We will have classes for men’s and women’s 12’6 , 14 , unlimited and prone. They are also offering a kayak division as well and a kid’s race. They will have a SUP Cleanup and a portion of the race proceeds going to local and maritime charities. All races start at 9:30 sharp. Come join the fun!  Click the title above for details.


TC Waterman Challenge & Expo - Traverse City, Mi

The TC Waterman Challenge and Expo is the Midwest's premiere Stand Up Paddle (SUP) event. This SUP festival is the Midwest's largest SUP exposition including recreational and elite races for all ages and skill levels, free product demonstrations, free clinics, free kids races, and an awards Luau ceremonial dinner for all participants. This World Paddle Association- (WPA) sanctioned event is the site of the 2012 Great Lakes Regional Championship!  Click the title above for details.


More Events in Maryland, Virginia and California listed here: Supconnect Events Page


Last modified onSunday, 12 August 2012 23:48
Erin Blunt Robbins

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