This is a chance for the general public to try out the latest summer 2011 standup paddle models by the industry's leading SUP manufacturers. A fun filled day for the whole family.
Welcome to the BOARDWORKS Knockout $1,000 SUP Sprint Race which will be held at 9:00 AM Sunday May 01, 2011 at Bonita Cove, in Mission Bay, San Diego Ca. brought to you by the organizers of the Annual Standup Roundup. Elite Standup Paddlers (Men and Women) from Southern California will match skills, speed and endurance while vying for the top Prize of $1,000 on a 100 meter flatwater sprint course. First, A 5K qualifier race: You paddle a 12'6" or a 14' or an Unlimited board in the qualifier. Your choice. The top 3 finishers in those three divisions will determine the 9 paddlers for the KNOCKOUT race. Then the real fun begins. A heat of 9 paddlers will sprint head to head on boards provided by BOARDWORKS SUP, the last finisher will be eliminated until 2 are left to advance to semi finals. The top 2 paddlers from the semi finals will then repeat the process for the Final. (***There will be a surprise twist to the Final race which will test the champion's skill)
Industry leaders from the Sport of Standup Paddling will be present to give the public an opportunity to try the Sport of Standup Paddling. The top team riders from various SUP Manufacturers will be on hand for various free technique clinics.
Bring the family and spend the day!
http://standuproundup.com/#knockout to learn more and get directions