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2016 Gorge Downwind Champs

2016 Gorge Downwind Champs, a fundraiser for Rivers for Change. The Columbia River Gorge. Event sponsor Epic Kayaks rep Kenny Howell said it best: “It’s like God’s gift.” I agreed best: “Exactly.” The Columbia River drains more than a quarter million square miles of...

Friday Paddle Racing News

4/15/2016 Feeling compelled to restart my weekly news and events posts today. Been too long since the last post on what's going on in the Standup Paddle Community and what's on the racing calendar. This week, the news broke that Race the Lake of the Sky (RTLS) will be...

30th Annual Santa Cruz Paddlefest, Incoming!

  Here comes the 30th Annual Santa Cruz Paddlefest! I remember back in 2006 or so, discussing with the committee and vying for considering bringing a SUP Surf category to the contest, because we're all armed with paddles, and the more the merrier. Well, now we...

The 2016 California 100 Adds 50 and 25 Mile Options!

NEWS FLASH! In 2016, Rivers for Change added 25 and 50 mile options to the epic California 100, all starting together under the Sundial Bridge early on June 11, 2016! This means the race is ON for any and everybody! There is plenty of time to train and partake in the...

2016 Paddle Race Calendar is UP!

Been spending the last couple of weeks talking and emailing with race directors to do a big update on the 2016 SUPCURRENTS Event & Race Calendar. I think the racing calendar looks pretty solid for 2016 with some new events however a couple of events still have not...

2015 ChattaJack31: Woah.

It's Wednesday, and I found my shoulders. I had left them on the side of a river in Tennessee, like so many tears and overused banjo references from people who think they know something about the south. Like my one ex from CA who tried to emulate a southern accent,...

Battle of the Bay: Race Report and Recap

Battle of the Bay: That’s a Wrap! This years Battle of the Bay was an EPIC weekend of paddle racing on San Francisco Bay. The event organizers Steve Pugh from Bluerush Boardsports and Laree Mancour delivered what could be called an unforgettable weekend of paddle...