[RESULTS] 2011 Battle of the Paddle Hawaii (Long Distance)

After a hardcore Elite Race the previous day, the Hawaii Kai run was the second chance for the world’s best paddlers to show what they were made of.

Danny Ching was out to prove a point after being beaten by Travis Grant 24 hours earlier. And the Californian led from start to finish for a convincing win ahead of Georges Cronsteadt and Connor Baxter. Meanwhile a super fast Jenny Kalmbach took out the women’s division, in a race that drew close to 200 competitors.   → READ MORE

[RESULTS] 2011 Battle of the Paddle Hawaii Elite Race

The 2011 Rainbow Sandals Battle of the Paddle Hawaii, took place on the 14 & 15 May 2011 at Waikiki Beach.

The main draw at every BoP is the Elite Race, where paddlers race in and out through the waves. It’s become one of the world’s most prestigious SUP races.

Defending champion Danny Ching came in as favourite. But the runner-up from BoP Hawaii 2010, Aussie¬†Travis Grant, pushed Ching all the way and eventually broke free on the last lap for victory. Click through for full results from the BoP Hawaii Elite Race…   → READ MORE