[PHOTOS] Awesome Action From The Stand Up World Series Finals

Take a look at the action from the Stand Up World Series Finals that went down @ Turtle Bay on the weekend. As you can see from the full race results, Kai Lenny dominated the weekend to take not only the event victory, but also the overal 2012 Stand Up World Series Championship title.

Check out how many stars of the paddling world were in action on the weekend… the level of competition was intense! You can also take a look at the Long Distance Race video.

JUMP TO: Long Distance Race Photos | Sprint Race Photos | Podium Photos


DAY 1: LONG DISTANCE RACE

Rainy start for the Distance Race @ the Stand Up World Series Finals // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Connor Baxter took the early race lead // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Kai Lenny took control of the race in the second half // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Aussie Jake Jensen in the Distance Race of the SUP World Series Finals // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Ryan Helm, Slater Trout and Kody Kerbox // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Andrew Logreco vs Connor Baxter in the battle for 2nd place // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Annabel Anderson dominated the Women’s Distance Race // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Denmark’s Casper Steinfath has surprised a lot of onlookers in the past month, with very solid results at the Battle of the Paddle and now in Hawaii // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Mexico’s Fernando Stalla // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

France’s Eric Terrien // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Rachel Bruntsch took 2nd in the Distance Race at the SUP World Series Finals // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Mo Freitas and Kolaiah // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

France’s Olivia Piana // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Slater Trout // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Halie Harrison // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Kai Lenny paddles past Waimea Bay // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Connor Baxter led for much of the Distance Race, before eventually taking 2nd behind Kai Lenny // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Kai Lenny heads to the finish line to claim the Distance Race victory // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League


DAY 2: SPRINT RACES

Connor Baxter // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Connor Baxter leads Jake Jensen through the surf // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Ryan Helm dodges Eric Terrien // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Aussie Jake Jensen. 4th overall. Solid result. // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Kai Lenny @ Turtle Bay for the SUP World Series Finals // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Kody Kerbox // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Mo Freitas // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Noa Ginella grabs the wave while Casper Steinfath just misses out // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Rachela and Annabel at the SUP World Series Finals @ Turtle Bay // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Rachel Bruntsch takes flight… // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Ryan Helm // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Ryan Helm // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Slater Trout // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Rachel and Annabel battle it out in the Women’s Sprint Race // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Hawaii’s Vanina Walsh leads France’s Olivia Piana round the buoy // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Kai Lenny leads the pack // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Party Wave! Logreco, Steinfath, Diaz, Napoleon, Ginella // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

2012 Stand Up World Series Champion: Kai Lenny // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Zane Schweitzer leads Bart de Zwart round the buoy // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

2012 Stand Up World Series Champion: Annabel Anderson // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Casper Steinfath leads the pack around the buoy // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Kai Lenny looking stylish out front, followed by Casper Steinfath and Mo Freitas // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Rachel Bruntsch and Annabel Anderson // pic © Hank Foto/Waterman League

Zane, Casper, Kai and Slater surf the same wave to the line in the Sprint Race Final // pic © JD Photo Fairy

Sprint to the finish… Zane, Casper, Kai, Slater // pic © JD Fairy Photo


WINNERS PODIUM

SUP World Series Finals – Men’s Winners (Kai Lenny, Connor Baxter, Casper Steinfath) // pic © JD Photo Fairy

Stand Up World Series – Overall Top 3 for 2012 (Kai Lenny, Connor Baxter, Slater Trout) // pic © JD Photo Fairy

2012 Stand Up World Series Champions – Kai Lenny and Annabel Anderson // pic © JD Photo Fairy

Kai Lenny wins the 2012 Stand Up World Series // pic © JD Photo Fairy


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