From Europe to California to Maui, Another Big Weekend of Racing

Lost Mills stand up paddling race in GermanyWe’re set for another big weekend of racing, with the EuroTour kicking off in Portugal, more downwind action on Maui, and the future stars on show in southern California.

Here’s a quick preview of what’s in store the next few days — check back on Sunday to catch all the results…   → READ MORE

[RESULTS] Slater Trout, Lina Augaitis Win Orange Bowl Paddle Champs In Miami (UPDATED)

2014 Orange Bowl Stand Up Paddle raceSlater Trout and Lina Augaitis have claimed the first big race of the year, the Orange Bowl Paddle Champs in Florida. Thomas Maximus claimed line honours on his unlimited board, while Slater was pushed to the line by Mexico’s Fernando Stalla and Brazil young gun Vinnicius Martins.

The racing has literally just finished but we’ve got the full results up already so click through to see how it all went down in Miami…   → READ MORE

[RESULTS] Danny Ching, Candice Appleby Win Orange Bowl Paddle Championship (UPDATED)

2013 Orange Bowl SUP Race ResultsThe first big SUP race of 2013 has just wrapped up in Miami, Florida, with Danny Ching and Candice Appleby taking out the Orange Bowl Paddle Championship. Ryan Helm, Brennan Rose, Krisztina Zur and Bailey Rosen also made the podium in the Elite Race, while Fernando Stalla won the sprints.

Many of the world’s best were in town, thanks in large part to the big Surf Expo trade show over in Florida last week, so the starting list of competitors was very solid.   → READ MORE

Ching, Appleby Set To Defend “Orange Bowl” Titles As Solid Field Heads To Miami

Orange Bowl Paddle ChampionshipThe 2013 Orange Bowl Paddle Championship is only a few days away, and it looks like a pretty stacked field will be kicing off the 2013 SUP racing season down Miami way. 2012 event champions Candice Appleby and Danny Ching will be there, chasing the $3,500 first place prize (for both men and women) and the chance to kick-start their 2013 racing campaigns.

Miami’s Orange Bowl SUP race is timed to coincide with the massive Surf Expo in Orlando. The annual trade show attracts every major SUP brand, with team riders often joining in to help promote their sponsors, meaning that a good portion of the world’s best paddlers are in town this week.   → READ MORE

Next Week: The Orange Bowl Paddle Champs; 2013’s First Big SUP Race

The first big SUP race of 2013 is just one week away: the Orange Bowl Paddle Champs in Miami. This is the event that Danny Ching narrowly won ahead of Jamie Mitchell 12 months ago, while Candice Appleby dominated the women’s event.

The Orange Bowl is happening on Sunday 13th at the Bayside Marketplace in downtown Miami, with a 7 mile Elite Race, 3 mile Rec Race and SUP Sprint Races all on the schedule. There’s also a tidy $13,000 on the line, with the prize money split looking something like this:   → READ MORE

Orange Bowl Paddle Champs: $13,000 Up For Grabs In The First Big Race Of The Year

The first big SUP race of the new year – the Orange Bowl Paddle Champs in Florida – has just announced that a prize purse of $13,000 will be up for grabs next month.

The event is happening in Miami on the 13th January and is offering $3,500 for first place in both the men’s and women’s elite divisions. The 2012 Orange Bowl saw Danny Ching beat Jamie Mitchell in a sprint to the line while Candice Appleby took out the women’s race, so expect some solid names to again line-up in Miami in a few weeks.   → READ MORE

[RESULTS] Orange Bowl Paddle Championship

Results from the 2012 Orange Bowl Paddle Championship in Miami.

In the men’s Elite 12’6″ race it was an epic battle between Danny Ching and Jamie Mitchell, with the Californian taking home the $5,000 winner’s check by half a second.

On the women’s side, Candice Appleby claimed victory ahead of Heather Baus. Click through for FULL RESULTS   → READ MORE

First big SUP race of the year: Orange Bowl Paddle Champs…

The first big Stand Up Paddle race of the year is almost here: The 2012 Orange Bowl Paddle Championship is happening this Sunday (15th) in Miami.

With $13,000 in cash prize money on offer, the event has attracted plenty of elite paddlers.

Defending champ Danny Ching returns, chasing the $5,000 first place prize…   → READ MORE